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A close-up view of the exterior of a residence hall at Tufts University. Colleges and universities must take a leadership role in relieving the unprecedented stress of COVID-19 on our health-care system, says Anthony Monaco
March 18, 2020 Large Image
Colleges and universities must take a leadership role in relieving the unprecedented stress of COVID-19 on our health-care system

The quickly expanding COVID-19 outbreak in the United States is soon expected to outstrip the capacity of our hospitals, as in Italy, where they...

Blurry photo of pet food section at a grocery store. A veterinarian advises about how to include pets in a family’s emergency planning for COVID-19
March 12, 2020 Large Image
Emily McCobb, V00, VG02, director of Cummings School’s Shelter Medicine Program, responds

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says there is no evidence that dogs and cats can spread the virus that causes COVID-19....

Anjuli Fahlberg with trees in the background. A summer intensive session at Tufts will teach pre-college students how to use social organizing principles to make a difference
March 5, 2020 Large Image
A summer intensive session at Tufts will teach pre-college students how to use social organizing principles to make a difference

With the state of politics today, it can be tempting to spend hours venting one’s frustrations in conversation or on social media—especially for...

A chart showing how each candidate did with the youth vote on Super Tuesday, with Bernie Sanders performing the best.
March 4, 2020 Large Image
Youth participation and vote choice varies by state

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (Mar. 4, 2020)On Super Tuesday, U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders continued to see the strong youth support he...

Two donut charts showing the voter share of young black voters and young white voters in the 2020 South Carolina primary.
March 1, 2020 Large Image
Biden narrows gap among youth, big differences by race

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (March 1, 2020)—U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders continued to garner the support of young voters, especially young white voters...

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