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A woman facing forward, with a piece of art in the background. When Sesame Street includes a character whose mom is in recovery for addiction, it fosters belongingness, tolerance, and empathy, says Tufts professor
November 13, 2019 Large Image
When the children’s show includes a character whose mom is in recovery for addiction, it fosters belonging, tolerance, and empathy, says Tufts professor

For fifty years, Sesame Street has been at the forefront of children’s television, not just in education, but in diversity and...

A very smoky wildfire. The health effects of wildfires are challenging to track and measure. An environmental epidemiologist at Tufts University School of Medicine explains why and offers insights into where more research is needed.
November 12, 2019 Large Image
A Tufts environmental epidemiologist explains why this is such a challenging task for scientists—and how research can make a difference

Growing up with asthma in Colorado, Laura Corlin, A13, EG15, EG18, an environmental epidemiologist at Tufts...

A woman talking while standing on an open field. Women’s leadership is celebrated at Fletcher School as a journalist and bank executive share alumnae award and a former ambassador headlines gender conference
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Journalist and bank executive share alumnae award; Ambassador Samantha Power headlines gender conference

Washington Post reporter Karoun Demirjian, F06, and Bank of America executive Siobhan MacDermott, F13, will receive the 2019 Fletcher...

Large pieces of concrete wall with graffiti on them, on display behind a railing. The fall of the Berlin Wall thirty years ago unified Germany and reshaped the map of Europe
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The momentous event thirty years ago unified Germany and reshaped the map of Europe

November 9 marks the thirtieth anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, the iconic barrier that divided East and West Germany between 1961 and...

A large continuous truss bridge. The Bourne and Sagamore bridges are “functionally obsolete” and well past their lifespan, mirroring infrastructure problems nationwide, says a Tufts engineering professor
November 6, 2019 Large Image
The Bourne and Sagamore bridges are “functionally obsolete” and well past their lifespan, mirroring infrastructure problems nationwide, says a Tufts engineering professor

For New England beach lovers, going to the Cape is a ritual of summer. Another less pleasant ritual is sitting in traffic at the Bourne and...

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