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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...

illustrating rumors
October 13, 2011
James G. Ennis, an associate professor of sociology in the School of Arts and Sciences, gives us the scoop

Are rumors becoming more common? One might think so. It’s easy to be dazzled by the explosion of fast, ubiquitous communications technologies:...

Using an iPad
October 6, 2011 Large Image
How the Apple co-founder changed the way we use technology

As a researcher in the field of human-computer interaction, it is a very sad day. Steve Jobs was a visionary leader in technology and a major...