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Miles Reid and Peter DeMaria wearing masks and holding baseball gloves and bats. In the aftermath of the wider reckoning with racism in American, some Tufts teams are using their virtual time together to become more informed about the issues
December 18, 2020 Large Image
In the aftermath of the wider reckoning with racism in America, some Tufts teams are using their virtual time together to become more informed about the issues

It’s Monday morning around 10, and a member of the women’s soccer team has just posted an item for her teammates to consider. Rather than soccer...

David Gelfand swimming in a pool, seen from below in the water. Tufts writers and multimedia producers share their favorite pieces of 2020.
December 14, 2020 Large Image
It may have been a bad year, but there were still good stories to tell

At the end of every year, we ask Tufts Now writers and multimedia producers to pick the favorite pieces they wrote or produced. This year...

New Yorkers wait outside an Urgent Care for Covid-19 testing. Experts at the Tufts 2020 COVID-19 Research Symposium talk about lessons learned from the pandemic.
December 7, 2020 Large Image
Germs, disinformation, and inequities are easily spread, say COVID-19 researchers

The battle is far from over, but public health professionals have already learned some valuable lessons about fighting a pandemic. Tufts...

An electric meter. As more people worked remotely and avoided community activities in 2020, residential electric usage shot up.
November 30, 2020 Large Image
As more people worked remotely and avoided community activities in 2020, residential electric usage shot up

Since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic in the United States in March, disruptions to daily patterns of life have become the norm. For the...

Gilda Barabino. Pushing for greater equity and inclusion in science education and engineering helps address inequities across the board, she tells Tufts audience
November 30, 2020 Large Image
Pushing for greater equity and inclusion in science education and engineering helps address inequities across the board, Gilda Barabino tells Tufts audience

There are good reasons to be hopeful about science education and its effects on social justice, said Gilda Barabino, president of Olin College of...

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