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A chart of remote schooling broken down between white students and students of color
May 25, 2021 Large Image
New nationwide survey by Tufts University researchers finds that parents credit schools with limiting academic harms but see damage to social relationships

More than 70% of K-12 students across the country experienced some remote schooling during the 2020-21 school year, with stark differences...

Alan D. Solomont, A70, A08P, the Pierre and Pamela Omidyar Dean of the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life, was the U.S. Ambassador to Spain and Andorra under President Barack Obama.
May 25, 2021 Video
Dean Alan Solomont, former U.S. Ambassador to Spain, shares his experience representing American interests abroad and offers advice for new ambassadors under President Biden

One of the many things on President Joe Biden’s to-do list is nominating up to 190...

A man poses for a formal portrait in front of the American flag. Pritesh Gandhi, A04, M11, MG11 (MPH) was appointed chief medical officer for the Department of Homeland Security by President Joe Biden.
May 18, 2021 Large Image
Promoting wellbeing of ‘communities and families’ makes the nation safer, says the triple Jumbo who is chief medical officer for DHS

Earlier this spring, physician Pritesh Gandhi, who studied international relations, economics, medicine, and public health at Tufts, was sitting...

A teacher shows students how to tap maple trees at Home Base Learning Center, an outdoor educational program in Milton, Massachusetts. The program, founded by two Tufts graduates, has seen enrollment more than double over the last year.
May 18, 2021 Large Image
A program founded by two Tufts graduates attracts a growing number of Boston-area students for instruction in nature's classroom

It’s January 2021 and the ground is blanketed with snow. The thermometer nailed to the wooden cabin reads 32 degrees Fahrenheit. “Bring some...

Two women, physician Akjemal Magtymova of the World Health Organization and Benedetta Berti of NATO, will receive the Fletcher Women’s Leadership Award. They are both graduates of The Fletcher School at Tufts University.
May 17, 2021 Large Image
The Fletcher School honors graduates for their leadership on global health and security

After the COVID-19 pandemic hit war-torn Syria, Akjemal Magtymova, F14, didn’t hesitate to move there from Oman in April 2020, even though all...