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Tufts air quality monitoring RV unit
November 2, 2011 Large Image
Preliminary findings from a study of air pollution in neighborhoods near major highways shows it may be worse on weekday mornings in winter

Common sense says that living near a highway means the air you breathe isn’t all that good. What is less well known is exactly how polluted that...

November 1, 2011 Video
A food truck run by a Friedman School grad on Boston’s City Hall Plaza takes lessons from the locavore movement to heart

As a student in the Agriculture, Food and Environment Program, Asta Schuette, N10, studied companies that seamlessly weave environmental...

Mike Savicki in a wheelchair race
November 1, 2011 Video
Mike Savicki, A90, overcame a life-threatening injury to become five-time wheelchair winner of the Boston Marathon

When Mike Savicki, A90, one of the top wheelchair marathoners in the country, received the 2011 Distinguished Achievement Award from the Tufts...

Occupy Boston on Summer Street
October 25, 2011 Large Image
The spontaneous protests are unprecedented in the United States, says a Tufts sociologist, but their impact on the 2012 elections is still unclear

Occupy Wall Street began on Sept. 17 after Adbusters, which calls itself an anti-consumer magazine...

October 21, 2011
Inaugural Speech Examines Value of Higher Education, Calls Universities "One of Our Society's Wisest Investments"

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (Oct. 21, 2011) — A college education doesn’t simply benefit individuals, it generates knowledge and discovery that...