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September 18, 2019 Video
Anthropologist Nick Seaver explains that attention isn’t just something that is ours to have or lose, it also reflects society’s values

What does it mean to pay attention? Nick Seaver, an assistant professor of anthropology at Tufts, says it’s a lot more than just how closely you...

A young woman looks at a national map divided between red and blue states. The new Tufts Campaign School will teach students how campaigns work
September 18, 2019 Large Image
The new Tufts Campaign School is a six-day course in the winter term designed to train students about political campaigns ahead of the 2020 election

The 2020 election is fast approaching, and campaigns are heating up. Now students can learn more about political campaigns—to work on them or...

A woman standing in a desert region, camera slung on her shoulders, as she looks off to the side. Nichole Sobecki, A08, has covered violence and devastation around the world, bringing back important stories that need to be told
September 18, 2019 Large Image
Nichole Sobecki, A08, has covered violence and devastation around the world, and talks in a Tufts podcast about bringing back important stories that need to be told

Tell Me More is a Tufts University podcast featuring brief conversations...

Izzie the spider monkey recovering after his arm surgery, standing outside with a splint on his arm. Cummings School alumni and faculty members team up to help a spider monkey victim of the illegal pet trade in Belize. Photo: Wildtracks
September 16, 2019 Large Image
Cummings School alumni and faculty members team up to help a monkey victim of the illegal pet trade

The young spider monkey was no more than a year old when her mother was killed. Poachers in Belize had shot her so they could sell the young...

Sonia Sotomayor speaking into a microphone while standing in the aisle between large crowds of seated people. The Supreme Court justice told a large Tufts audience that we all need to speak up and be heard—and be willing to engage with others
September 13, 2019 Large Image
We all need to speak up and be heard—and be willing to engage with others, the Supreme Court justice told a large Tufts audience

When U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor spoke to the crowd of almost 3,000 at Tufts on September 12, she told them that her success comes...

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