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A map of the United States highlights the states where young voters will have the largest impacts
May 11, 2020
New index ranks top states and districts where young voters have the highest potential to sway outcome of 2020 elections


A lone figure enters a polling place, as a large sign reading "vote here" sits in the foreground.
May 6, 2020
Center for State Policy Analysis at Tufts University’s Tisch College describes the importance of vote-by-mail, maintaining safe polling sites

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (May 6, 2020...

3D brain tissue neurons with amyloid beta plaques
May 6, 2020
In vitro model is uniquely designed to study the causes and treatments of neurological disease

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE (May 6, 2020)—Engineers and scientists led by...

May 5, 2020
Study shows low intake of flavonoid-rich foods linked with higher Alzheimer’s risk over 20 years


A student in a plaid shirt holds an I Voted sticker after voting
April 30, 2020
Institute for Democracy & Higher Education receives Mellon Foundation grant to expand outreach and improve equity in electoral participation on college campuses

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLEMass. (April 30, 2020)—The Institute for...

A portrait of two women in nature
April 28, 2020
Provides critical support for artists in early stages of their career

BOSTON and MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (April 28, 2020)—The School of the...

Several sailboats sit in Boston Harbor as the Boston skyline looms behind them
April 22, 2020
Center for State Policy Analysis at Tufts University’s Tisch College shows how contact tracing can help contain COVID-19

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (April 22,...