Alexander Davis is a Contributing Writer at the Tufts Daily.

Rebranded Tufts Entrepreneurship Center offers expanded programming

The Tufts Entrepreneurial Leadership Studies program was rebranded as the Tufts Entrepreneurship Center (TEC) over the summer to reflect its updated programming and new focus under TEC Director Jack Derby. The new name is meant to clarify TEC’s mission to train innovative students and provide them with the resources to start their own companies. The center hopes to entice […]

Tufts Robotics wins international competition at Trinity College

On April 7 and 8, the Tufts Robotics Club attended the Trinity College Fire Fighting Robot Contest, hosted by Trinity College in Hartford, Conn., where they won the Olympiad tournament in both the team and individual categories. According to club president Ryan Stocking, a senior, this year’s success in the Olympiad marks the team’s fourth win since 2014. […]

School of Engineering celebrates National Engineers Week

This week, the Tufts University School of Engineering celebrated Engineers Week (E-Week). Engineering students, in conjunction with faculty, the Career Center and the Center for Engineering Education and Outreach (CEEO), organized and hosted a series of celebratory events and activities, according to Darryl Williams, the Dean of Undergraduate Education for the School of Engineering. Williams said the week-long programming displayed the achievements […]

Water-quality investigation finds safe levels of lead

No dangerous lead quantities are present in any of the residential buildings tested for water quality, according to a message set to be sent out to the Tufts community Friday morning by Tufts Vice President for Operations Barbara Stein and Dean of Student Affairs Mary Pat McMahon. This update comes as a follow-up to the email Stein and McMahon sent out to […]

Tufts Debate Society hosts West Point team in mass surveillance debate

The Tufts Debate Society hosted the debate team from the United States Military at West Point for a debate about mass surveillance on Nov. 17, in front of an audience of students and Debate Society members. The Tufts team argued in favor of mass surveillance, while the West Point debaters argued in opposition. Each participating team […]

International Relations Program adds computer science Senior Lecturer Ming Chow as core faculty

Last week, the International Relations (IR) Program welcomed Senior Lecturer Ming Chow from the computer science department, as a core faculty member, meaning that computer science will now have representation among the many departments affiliated with the IR program, according to the Sept. 26 IR newsletter. Additionally, the newsletter announced another three core faculty members from other disciplines: Associate Professor Keith […]