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In her new book, Our Common Ground: Insights from Four Years of Listening to American Voters, Diane Hessan, J76, A11P, shares what she’s learned from conversations conducted each week with more than 500 voters across the political spectrum
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Entrepreneur Diane Hessan, J76, A11P, reveals surprising findings in her new book on American voters

The political polarization in the U.S. can seem hopeless. Television pundits and politicians stoke stereotypes, driving a wedge between neighbors...

Stalks of rye wheat on a sunny day. Experts from Tufts’ Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy offer ways that individuals can shrink their carbon footprints
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Experts at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy tell us what we as individuals can do to shrink our carbon footprint

Rising temperatures, fires raging out of control in the American West and Europe, increasingly fierce storms: they are all consequences of climate...

Taliban fighters with weapons. Tufts expert Monica Duffy Toft explains that The U.S. mission in Afghanistan was vague and relied too heavily on military might
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The U.S. mission there was vague and relied too heavily on military might, a Fletcher School professor argues

The fall of Afghanistan’s American-backed government to the insurgent Taliban this week, nearly 20 years after the U.S. first sent troops to the...

August 4, 2021
The ranking is based on innovative patents granted in the United States in 2020

Tufts is one of the top 100 universities around the world in U.S. patents granted for 2020, according to the...

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.
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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...

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