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illustration of white woman looking at Black woman. To work toward equity, we must admit we aren’t colorblind and take steps to expand our personal networks, Tufts experts say
August 25, 2020 Large Image
To work toward equity, we must admit we aren’t colorblind and take steps to expand our personal networks, Tufts experts say

As the world reckons with racism, one truth is painfully clear: Dismantling it will require more than rhetoric. It will take sustained effort...

A small koala in a blanket in a veterinary hospital. Cummings School veterinary student’s research in Australia helped improve care for hundreds of animals with chlamydia, while medical research at Tufts looks for vaccine
August 25, 2020 Large Image
Veterinary student’s research in Australia helped improve care for hundreds of animals with chlamydia, while medical research at Tufts looks for vaccine

Did you hear the story of a koala that came into a hospital with chlamydia?

It sounds like the setup to a punchline. But...

A Zoom screen with many participants. With summer internships in computer science gone due to COVID-19, the Tufts community stepped up and created a new way of learning skills—and helping others with the Coding for Good program
August 11, 2020 Large Image
With summer internships in computer science gone due to COVID-19, the Tufts community stepped up and created a new way of learning skills—and helping others

Early in the spring semester, Kiran Misner, A22, had set his sights on a summer internship, in part to explore research as a career path, but also...

The mushroom clouds above Hiroshima and Nagasaki following the atomic bombings on August 6 and August 9, 1945. Three Tufts professors discuss the legacy of the bombings and how are they viewed in Japanese culture.
August 4, 2020 Large Image
The effects of the atomic bomb are still felt in Japan and the world, 75 years later

August 6 marks the seventy-fifth anniversary of the atomic bombing of the Japanese city Hiroshima. It was the first time nuclear weapons had been...

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