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A man's eyes stare out from behind a saffron yellow foreground in a painted image advertising the SMFA Art Sale
October 22, 2020
New England’s leading contemporary art sale moves online and goes global for first time

BOSTON and MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (Oct. 22, 2020)—The School of the Museum...

The cheese microbiome
October 16, 2020
Researchers discover that bacteria that ripen cheese respond to the volatile gases produced by cheese fungi


A car sits on a jack at a repair garage
October 14, 2020
Center for State Policy Analysis at Tufts University’s Tisch College assesses arguments on Massachusetts Question 1

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (October 14, 2020)—A report released today...

October 14, 2020
New collaboration with Noodle Partners prepares Tufts students for the “best jobs in America”


A gloved hand puts a test tube containing a COVID testing sample into a box with other sample tubes
October 6, 2020
Up to 300 asymptomatic tests per week will be available to immediate neighbors in Medford and Somerville, starting October 13

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (Oct. 6, 2020; Updated Oct. 9, 2020)—...

Green and blue image with words "Jean Mayer Prize for Excellence in Nutrition Science and Policy." Silhouette image of Jean Mayer.
September 30, 2020
Recipients honored for response and commitment to COVID-19 crisis to improving food access, nutrition, communities and culture

BOSTON (Sept. 30, 2020)—The Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University is awarding the school’s...

September 30, 2020
Program will involve large consortium of wildlife and human disease experts and networks from around the world

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (September 30, 2020)—Tufts University will lead a $100 million, five-year program to understand and address...