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Gaurika Singh in front of the Olympic rings in Tokyo. Tufts first-year student Gaurika Singh is on Nepal’s swim team, and carried her nation’s flag at the opening ceremonies.
July 26, 2021 Large Image
Arts and Sciences first-year student Gaurika Singh is on Nepal’s swim team, and carried her nation’s flag at the opening ceremonies

Most of Tufts’ Class of 2025 first-year students are at home now, resting up before their move to campus in Medford, but not Gaurika Singh. She’s...

Trickle Up president Bill Abrams stands with three women in a field in India. Abrams has led the international nonprofit Trickle Up for the last 16 years, working to help the poor start businesses, earn, and save.
July 14, 2021 Large Image
Tufts Distinguished Achievement Award winner Bill Abrams reflects on 16 years at the helm of the international nonprofit Trickle Up

Three decades after leaving the Hill, Bill Abrams, A75, A11P, A16P, had hit a media trifecta, working as a journalist and senior executive at ...

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...

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