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A number of sea turtles on tarps on the floor of a large building. With the largest sea turtle stranding in history in the Texas cold, here’s how veterinarians, conservationists, and civilians stepped in to help
February 24, 2021 Large Image
When an extraordinary cold spell in Texas led to the largest sea turtle stranding in history, here’s how veterinarians, conservationists, and others stepped in to help

As Texas faced life-threatening cold temperatures and dire power and water challenges in the aftermath of a record-breaking winter storm this...

Henry Aaron baseball card proclaiming him as home run king. Aaron overcame persistent racism to become the home run hero of the nation.
February 23, 2021 Video
Aaron, who received an honorary degree from Tufts in 2000, overcame persistent racism to become the home run hero of the nation

Henry “Hank” Aaron was one of the best baseball players of all time, and broke Babe Ruth’s home run record in 1974. He had a Tufts connection, too...

Political strategist and activist Wilnelia Rivera, A04, AG14, the inaugural recipient of the Lyon and Bendheim Citizenship Award from Tisch College
February 22, 2021 Large Image
Alumna Wilnelia Rivera talks to a Tufts audience about fighting for change in our cities—and on the ballot

For political strategist and activist Wilnelia Rivera, growing up in Lawrence, Mass., made her witness each day to the realities of injustice, and...

A calculator and a pen sit on top of a page of mathematic calculations
February 17, 2021 Large Image
Center for State Policy Analysis at Tufts University’s Tisch College assesses the urgent and long-term challenges of state’s unemployment insurance funding

A report released today by the Center for State Policy Analysis (cSPA) at Tufts University’s Tisch College describes a range of evidence-based...

David Mbai, F21, and Sabrina Rose, F21, co-presidents of The Fletcher School Africana Club
February 16, 2021 Large Image
The Fletcher School Africana Club offers the Tufts community a global perspective into African issues and culture

Students join The Fletcher School Africana Club for many reasons—they may be from Africa...

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