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A hand puts a container with testing swabs into a box containing other swabs
June 17, 2021 Large Image
Funds from Cummings Foundation bolster testing model that has contributed to safe in-person learning for Medford PK-12 schools

Tufts University and Medford Public Schools are the joint recipients of a Cummings Foundation $...

A couple in wedding attire embraces in front of a waterfall.
June 16, 2021 Large Image
Tufts couples, a justice of the peace, and a caterer reflect on a year that upended celebrations but could not squelch their joy

As the pandemic upended wedding plans over the past year, couples scrambled to find ways to celebrate their “Big Day” while still taking the...

Roger Gu, E20, and Adam Hoyt in front of a large indoor swimming pool. Gu is the first Tufts Jumbo to qualify for the Olympic swimming competition.
June 8, 2021 Large Image
Roger Gu, E20, is the first Jumbo to qualify for the competition

Capping an outstanding day at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials, Roger Gu, E20, won the B final in the 50-meter freestyle on June 7 with a time of...

María Belén Power. The Tufts alumna advocates for justice-centered change from Chelsea, Massachusetts to the White House Environmental Justice Advisory Council
June 4, 2021 Large Image
María Belén Power, AG20, advocates for justice-centered change from Chelsea, Massachusetts to the White House Environmental Justice Advisory Council

For María Belén Power, AG20, environmental justice needs to happen on all levels—from Chelsea, Massachusetts, where she lives and works, all the...

Two men wearing protective masks carry an oxygen tank from a gas supplier in New Delhi.
June 1, 2021 Large Image
From undercounted deaths to vaccine shortages, researchers see signs of a difficult road ahead

Over the last two months, a devastating second wave of COVID-19 has swept through India. People around the world have watched as a record-breaking...

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