News Releases

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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)—...

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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...

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September 29, 2020
Center for State Policy Analysis at Tufts University’s Tisch College weighs the evidence and provides non-partisan assessment on Massachusetts Question 2

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (September 29, 2020)—A...

September 17, 2020
Network promotes communication among top global universities, sharing strategies and encouraging cooperation

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLEMass. (September 17, 2020)—The...

September 14, 2020
Researchers estimate potential for locally sourced food based on land needs for different diets


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September 10, 2020
Generous donation from Jeff Stibel, including FDA-approved Brain-Computer Interface (BCI) technologies, will launch the Stibel Dennett Consortium, creating new center of gravity in brain and cognitive science