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$8 Million Gift to Study How Students Learn

Wednesday, September, 20th, 2017 News and Events

20 September 2017, Tufts Now | Half of college students pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) end up dropping those courses and switching to another major, says the National Science Foundation. That’s bad news given… Read More

How Higher Ed Can Restore Public Trust

Friday, September, 1st, 2017 News and Events

Inside Higher Ed, 1 September 2017 | The next generation of young Americans is in need of a change. They face unprecedented pressure to follow a defined path to success. They’re often stuck in silos, surrounded… Read More

The Hunt for Hope in the Genome

Thursday, August, 31st, 2017 News and Events

Tufts Medicine, Summer 2017 | Christine McSherry’s son, Jett, was a toddler when she began to notice that something wasn’t quite right. He ran with a wobbly gait. He climbed stairs slowly, one deliberate step at… Read More

Thank You, Jerry Lewis

Thursday, August, 31st, 2017 News and Events

Tufts Now, 30 August 2017 | The cover story of the new Tufts Medicine magazine, “The Hunt for Hope in the Genome,” is about a team of researchers—including Tufts President Anthony P. Monaco and Harvard geneticist Louis Kunkel—who combed… Read More

Fighting for Science

Wednesday, July, 5th, 2017 News and Events

Tufts Now, 29 June 2017 | Tufts President Anthony Monaco was on Capitol Hill on Wednesday and Thursday, expressing strong opposition to President Trump’s proposal to defund the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging… Read More

On Poetry, Physics, and Prosperity

Friday, June, 30th, 2017 News and Events

Tufts Magazine, Spring 2017 | The new administration in Washington has created a lot of uncertainty for American higher education. I want to take a few minutes to talk about one unknown—federal funding for scientific research,… Read More