Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor speaks about diversity of Supreme Court, being first Latina justice

Associate Justice of the Supreme Court Sonia Sotomayor spoke before an audience of around 3,000 in Gantcher Family Sports and Convocation Center yesterday afternoon. The university-wide event, which was organized by the Office of the President, began at 3:30 p.m. and ran for an hour. Tufts Professor of History Peter Winn acted as the moderator […]

Monaco attended 2018 meeting with Saudi crown prince

University President Anthony Monaco and leaders from five other Boston-area colleges and universities met with Mohammed bin Salman, the crown prince of Saudi Arabia, whose human rights record has sparked widespread controversy, on March 25, 2018. Tufts did not disclose the meeting at the time. The meeting, held at the Harvard Faculty Club, was hosted by […]

Q&A: New Tufts Data Intensive Studies Center director Dr. Abani Patra

Editor’s note: This interview has been edited for length and clarity. Dr. Abani Patra was appointed director of the up and coming Data Intensive Studies Center (DISC) at Tufts University this past spring. He started in this position on Aug. 15. Patra has an extensive background in computational and data sciences. He previously served as […]