In the World

A large crown in front of a building, with a ribbon being cut with a pair of giant scissors. Tisch College Dean Alan Solomont shares his insights on how Barnum Hall reinforces the college’s central role in the life of the university
January 31, 2020 Large Image
Dean Alan Solomont shares his insights on how Barnum/Dana reinforces the college’s central role in the life of the university

The Tisch College of Civic Life last week celebrated its new home on campus and began its twentieth anniversary year with a heightened sense of...

A small mammal walks in a forest that has burned due to wildfires in Australia. The extremity of the fires in Australia have created stresses that are a harbinger for those ahead due to climate change
January 31, 2020 Large Image
Australian wildfires have created dangerous stress for wildlife, a harbinger for increasing pressures on animals due to climate change

As climate change-related drought fanned catastrophic wildfires across Australia, claiming lives, homes, and farms, the richly diverse flora and...

Four children around a table interacting with undergraduate instructors. Kindergartners and first graders are pondering the deep questions of philosophy with help from Tufts students.
January 29, 2020 Large Image
They might be young, but with help from Tufts students, they’re pondering the deep questions of philosophy—and loving it

It happens to be World Philosophy Day, this Thursday in late fall, when the K-1 class at the Eliot-Pearson Children’s School holds its sixth and...

Aiden Lewis at Vertex Pharmaceuticals in Boston. In a first for Tufts, a biomedical engineering co-op program lets undergrads spend a semester in industry.
January 28, 2020 Large Image
In a first for Tufts, co-op program lets undergrads spend a semester in industry

A handful of Tufts biomedical engineering students have become trailblazers, as the first to take part in a co-op program that gives...

January 28, 2020
Tufts Green Fund proposals bring fresh ideas to the challenge of sustainability

Members of the Tufts community are invited to hear Green Fund finalists pitch their...

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