In the World

Snapshots show friends Sara Mason Ader and Julia Brady Hoexter, who are both Tufts graduates, in different scenes over 30 years, including high school in the 1980s, Sara’s wedding day in 1997, and Sara’s 50th birthday.
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Growing up in Kentucky, Sara and I felt like outsiders. After we moved North for college, meeting again was the friendship equivalent of falling in love.

This is the third in a series of essays called My Moment, in which Tufts...

A woman in a dentist's white coat tucks her hair into a head covering.
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Headgear for health care workers didn’t cover everyone’s needs. One dentist decided to change that

When Joke Alesh, a Rhode Island dentist, became a new mother, one of her worries was whether germs would be able to hitch a ride home from the...

Kwame Firempong, A14, splits the defense to make a layup during a basketball game at Tufts. An outstanding student-athlete, he led as a point guard on the basketball team and worked toward his goal of becoming a doctor.
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Tufts graduate and aspiring doctor Kwame Firempong was a joyous leader on and off the court

Kwame Firempong’s love for basketball was rivaled only by his dream of becoming a doctor. A member of the Class of 2014, he was a standout point...

An image of the exterior of the Gantcher Center, Tufts University
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New Metro North COVID-19 Vaccination Partnership to open three regional vaccination sites, aims to expand vaccine equity

The new Metro North COVID-19 Vaccination...

"Don't try and force change. Try to change people's hearts," said conservationist and ethologist Jane Goodall to a Tufts audience as part of the Tisch College Distinguished Speaker Series.
April 30, 2021 Video
The renowned scientist discussed her 60 years of chimpanzee research and conservation efforts as part of the Tisch College Distinguished Speaker Series

Renowned conservationist and ethologist Jane Goodall still recalls the last time she visited Tufts University, when she received an honorary...