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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. “...

Faneuil Hall marketplace in Massachusetts
June 8, 2020 Large Image
Center for State Policy Analysis at Tufts University’s Tisch College describes how to help workers, families and businesses despite state budget short-falls

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A brick-fronted apartment building. The lack of affordable housing is getting worse, and it’s not just that housing costs are too high, but that incomes are too low, says a Tufts urban planning professor
June 2, 2020 Large Image
It is not just that housing costs are too high, but that incomes are too low, says a Tufts urban planning professor

America is facing an affordable housing crunch—and it was getting worse even before the pandemic struck and eviscerated jobs and incomes.

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“A crisis of this magnitude demands an unprecedented civic response, and Tisch College is proud to provide a platform for volunteers to be safely connected to opportunities in our communities,” said Alan Solomont, dean of Tisch College. Photo: Ingimage
May 28, 2020 Large Image
An online platform from Tisch College connects the Tufts community to virtual and local volunteering opportunities

For the average person, it’s easy to feel powerless against a global pandemic like COVID-19. At least, that’s how Jeffery Zou, A22, felt.

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