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A gloved hand places a vial containing a COVID-19 testing sample with an array of other vials.
October 29, 2020 Large Image
New, more efficient pooled testing model could make PK-12 education safer, curb spread in local communities

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (Oct. 29, 2020)—Tufts University and the Cities of...

Brian Schaffner says that representation in local government is not equitable for people of color and racial minorities.
October 16, 2020 Large Image
Representation is not equitable for people of color and the poor, new book by Tufts professor shows

The killing of Michael Brown, an unarmed Black 18-year-old, by a white police officer in 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri, inspired massive protests...

A car sits on a jack at a repair garage
October 14, 2020 Large Image
Center for State Policy Analysis at Tufts University’s Tisch College assesses arguments on Massachusetts Question 1

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (October 14, 2020)—A report released today...

A person dressed in personal protective gear walks next to a graveyard in Liberia. Tufts University will head a program that will work with 10 countries in Africa and Asia to halt the spread of emerging viruses that lead to diseases like Ebola and COVID-19.
October 7, 2020 Large Image
Tufts will head a global program that aims to stop new viruses from becoming a widespread danger to humans

Taking the lead on a five-year, $100 million federal program, Tufts University will head a wide-ranging international development and research...

Rows of grave markers. EPIIC International Symposium at Tufts will highlight the plight of the Uighurs and other persecuted groups, focusing on preventing genocide and mass atrocities.
October 5, 2020 Large Image
The first virtual EPIIC Symposium brings together survivors and humanitarian experts as violence continues around the world

For years, reports have emerged that the Chinese government has systematically repressed the Uighurs, a minority Muslim group of Turkic origin...