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A young woman points to a coffee bush with beans on it. Eric Wilburn helps run a business that directly benefits the people and wildlife in a national park in Mozambique—and hopes it will be a model for others
July 31, 2020 Large Image
Alum Eric Wilburn helps run a business that directly benefits the people and wildlife in a national park in Mozambique—and hopes it will be a model for others

Can you make the world a better place with a cup of coffee? Eric Wilburn, E12, is hoping so.

He is helping lead an experiment in social...

A chart showing income levels of perceived government assistance
July 30, 2020 Large Image
Latinos, those with only high school education, and under-30s hit harder by layoffs than other groups, according to new Tufts University national survey

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (July 30, 2020)—College graduates and high earners...

Police stand in a group wearing riot gear
July 28, 2020 Large Image
Center for State Policy Analysis at Tufts University’s Tisch College assesses key differences and potential missed opportunities of House and Senate bills

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (July 28, 2020)—House and Senate leaders...

A boarded-up house. The laws governing housing, along with redlining, were part of the systemic efforts in Minneapolis to maintain structural racism, Tufts professor says
July 28, 2020 Large Image
The laws governing housing, along with redlining, were part of the systemic efforts to maintain structural racism, Tufts professor says

The legacy of structural racism in Minneapolis was laid bare to the world at the intersection of...

A woman in front of a chicken coop, gesturing to a chicken walking in front of her. Cummings School researchers study how increasing women’s access to livestock vaccines can improve animal and human health and well-being
July 27, 2020 Large Image
Cummings School researchers study how increasing women’s access to livestock vaccines can improve animal and human health and well-being

In many African countries, access to veterinary vaccines have been shown to improve both human and animal health. Vaccinating animals leads to...

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