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Black men protesting police actions in Camden, N.J. A study of race and policing shows disturbing differences between Black and white neighborhoods, says Tufts sociologist
June 17, 2020 Large Image
A study of race and policing shows disturbing differences between Black and white neighborhoods, says Tufts sociologist

In late May, video of the brutal death of George Floyd at the hands of a police officer in Minneapolis went viral, stirring a national movement...

Selma Miriam and Noel Furie pose in the kitchen. Selma Miriam, J56, reflects on four-plus decades serving food that matches her politics
June 16, 2020 Large Image
Selma Miriam, J56, reflects on four-plus decades serving food that matches her politics

Selma Miriam, J56, remembers pining to play with a toy chemistry set as a ten-year-old in the 1940s. “My mother was not exactly excited about it...

A form to apply to vote by mail, with a pen lying on it. Young voters of color are less likely to vote by mail, and getting information to millions of new voters, especially youth from low-income communities, about the process is crucial
June 15, 2020 Large Image
Getting information to millions of new voters, especially youth from low-income communities, about the process is crucial, says civic participation expert at Tisch College

With the November election only five months away, fears of crowded polling places in a time of pandemic have highlighted the possible role that...

Susan Landau in a server room at Tufts. To protect privacy, Tufts professor Susan Landau is working to develop guidelines for Internet of Things devices
June 12, 2020 Large Image
To protect privacy, a Tufts professor works to develop guidelines for Internet of Things devices

If you turn off your lights by talking to a smart speaker or control your thermostat with your phone, you may already enjoy the growing...

An illustration shows people of various races wearing face masks. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Tufts University alumni are helping their communities by feeding the hungry, making and distributing protective equipment, and providing disinfection solutions.
June 8, 2020 Large Image
"Dispatches from the Pandemic" — Feeding the hungry, making and distributing protective equipment, and providing disinfection solutions, Tufts graduates help their communities

Tufts alumni around the globe are responding to the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic with innovative ideas and a generous spirit. “...

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