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Tufts University sign beside a flowering tree. Tufts emergency response grants are offered to community nonprofits in Medford, Somerville, Boston, and Grafton.
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The $1,000 grants are available for organizations in university host communities of Medford, Somerville, Boston, and Grafton

Tufts University is offering emergency grants to nonprofits in its host communities to help them implement services associated with the COVID-19...

Christine Jost with a number of Somali women. A Cummings School and Fletcher School alum, Jost works to get U.S. aid where it’s needed to fight COVID-19, locusts, and other emergencies across the globe
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A Cummings School and Fletcher School alum works to get U.S. aid where it’s needed to fight COVID-19, locusts, and other emergencies across the globe

Disease. Locusts. Famine. Floods. If an international disaster sounds biblical in nature, it is all in a day’s work for Christine Jost, V96, F03...

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MEDFORD/SOMERVILLEMass. (May 14, 2020)—Thirty-four local organizations in Tufts’ four host communities have been awarded $28,000 in...

In the video above, urban and environmental policy and planning professor Justin Hollander talks about the ways that thinking about public spaces will change with the pandemic. Video: Jandro Cisneros
May 14, 2020 Video
Lessons from a Pandemic: Cities adapted in the past to pandemics, and one place to start is in parks, says a Tufts urban planning professor

“Lessons from a Pandemic” is an occasional video series featuring Tufts faculty offering...

Christina Holman, Lee Ann Song, Ashton Stephens, Earn Khunpinit, and Sai Wang. Tufts Gordon Institute students’ startup FoodEase hopes to help communities struck by natural disasters
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Gordon Institute students’ startup FoodEase hopes to help communities struck by natural disasters

“Young Innovators” is an occasional series showcasing Tufts students and alumni who are turning opportunities and ideas into new and original...

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