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Somerville sees rise in COVID-19 cases, enters red category

The City of Somerville recently entered the "higher risk" zone for COVID-19 cases, with an average of 8.2 new cases per 100,000 people, according to Massachusetts' COVID-19 Community-Level Data Map. Medford remains in the "moderate risk" category, with an average of 6.7 new cases per 100,000 people, based on the same data.

Tisch College hosts lunch with White House correspondent Yamiche Alcindor

Alcindor, PBS NewsHour White House correspondent, spoke on Sept. 29 about covering politics in 2020 as part of Tisch College's Civic Life Lunch series.

Tufts waives eight-semester residency requirement for fall 2020 undergraduates

Tufts University has waived the eight-semester academic residency requirement for all students enrolled full time in fall 2020, due to the unique circumstances caused by COVID-19. 

TCU Senate budgeting, elections to continue

Elections for the Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate and other student government positions will begin this month as scheduled. The student organization budgeting process, however, will now continue online, according to TCU Treasurer Sharif Hamidi. TCU Senate hopes to complete the student group budgets by the end of the semester so student groups will have […]

Tufts professor, PhD student win idea competition, setting NSF research agenda

Matthias Scheutz, a professor of computer science and director of the Human Robotic Interaction Lab, and Vasanth Sarathy, a Ph.D. candidate in computer science and cognitive science, became one of four grand prize winners this month in a highly selective National Science Foundation (NSF) competition. The competition, called the “2026 Idea Machine Competition,” was the […]