News Releases

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April 27, 2021
Center for State Policy Analysis at Tufts University’s Tisch College describes key principles for spending billions in federal aid

A report released today by the Center for State Policy Analysis (cSPA) at Tufts University’s Tisch College describes the unique opportunities —...

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April 15, 2021
Tufts Community Grant program provides support for local non-profits hit hard by COVID-19 pandemic

Thirty-five local organizations in Tufts’ four host communities in Massachusetts have been awarded $35,000 in grants from the Tufts Community...

April 12, 2021
Results over 16 years also show persistent disparities by race and ethnicity


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April 8, 2021
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston exhibition inspired by travel made possible by SMFA at Tufts Traveling Fellowship

Multidisciplinary artist Samantha Nye envisions a fantasy space for erotic exchange between  aging queer womxn—a population often wrongly deemed...

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April 1, 2021
Tufts and Georgetown scientists, and humanitarian José Andrés, call for a new approach to address food and nutrition inequities

In the 1960s, a national focus on hunger was essential to address major problems of undernutrition after World War II. In the 1990s, the nation...

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March 31, 2021
Artificial living organisms can work together in swarms and record information

Last year, a team of biologists and computer scientists from Tufts University and the University of Vermont (UVM) created novel, tiny self-healing...

March 26, 2021
Computer model shows human economic activity can transmit and magnify climate change impact

Water scarcity is often understood as a problem for regions experiencing drought, but a new study led by Tufts University researchers finds that...