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Distinguished professor to discuss nuances of GMOs

 The Environmental Studies Program is hosting a university-wide event on genetically modified organisms (GMOs) entitled “Future Food: Eco-friendly GMOs” in collaboration with the Community Health Program and the International Relations Program with support from the Office of the Provost this Thursday from 6:30-8:00 p.m. in Eaton 201. The event will be led by Professor and Foreign Associate of […]

TCUJ to hold info sessions after rewriting bylaws

The newly-rewritten Tufts Community Union (TCU) Judiciary bylaws, which are meant to hold student groups more accountable and which were recently approved by the Committee on Student Life (CSL), are now going into effect. The Judiciary is holding two question-and-answer sessions to further clarify any misconceptions about the new bylaws, which will be held in the Mayer Campus […]

Vet school offers new infectious disease degree

The Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine has announced a new degree program in Infectious Disease and Global Health. The program, led by Saul Tzipori, Chair of the Department of Infectious Disease and Global Health, and Abhineet Sheoran, the program’s new director, was created due to a need to better prepare those who are interested in […]

University survey measures internal communication with employees

The Internal Communications Working Group, led by Christine Sanni (LA ’89), executive director of Advancement Communications and Services, and Michael Baenen, chief of staff in the Office of the President, conducted a survey among Tufts faculty and staff across all schools last spring to gauge how effective Tufts is at relaying relevant information to its employees in a timely fashion.  “Basically […]

Bridge Professorships to join university’s schools

The Office of the Provost recently announced the two winning proposals for the new Bridge Professorships initiative. According to the announcement, these new professorships will bridge the different schools that make up Tufts University. One of the inaugural proposals will introduce professorships that connect the School of Arts and Sciences and The Fletcher School of […]

Tufts to host new event instead of Winter Bash

In light of unruly behavior during last year’s annual Winter Bash celebration, the Sophomore Class Council will hold a new winter event instead of Winter Bash this year.  Vice President of Social Programming for the class of 2016 Mauri Honickman confirmed the changes, stating that Programming Board is still intent on hosting a wintertime gathering.  […]

University launches new threat management program

University officials recently established a new safety system, the Tufts Threat Assessment and Management (TTAM) program, in order to better prevent violence on campus.  According to Director of Public and Environmental Safety Kevin Maguire, who serves as chair of the new TTAM teams, the program is designed to calculate possible threats by breaking down information […]