New cutting edge technology recently installed at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University reminds Cheryl London, the associate dean for research and graduate education, of the 1966 sci-fi film “Fantastic Voyage.” In the movie, an intrepid submarine crew shrinks down small enough to float through an injured scientist’s bloodstream to save his […]
Somerville Two Somerville city councilors look set to face off in the November’s general election for mayor to replace longtime Mayor Joe Curtatone after an extremely close preliminary election that saw first and third place separated by only 415 votes. At-Large City Councilor Will Mbah led the field with 4,498 votes, 30.07%, followed by Ward […]
City officials cited major hurdles to in-person learning, one of which is that they are aiming to install upgraded air filters, as well as a number of other modifications to increase air circulation, in school buildings, but they are not done yet.
Facing outcry over the high price of dues and criticism on social media, Alpha Phi and the vast majority of Chi Omega members will disaffiliate from their national organizations and plot a new course. These announcements mean that by next year, Tufts will only have two remaining sororities.
Testing began yesterday and will be available to neighbors living in areas roughly bounded by George, Main and Harvard streets in Medford and Powder House Boulevard and North Street in Somerville.
More than 50 protesters from the local Tibetan, Hong Kong, Uighur, Vietnamese and Taiwanese communities marched across campus on Thursday to protest the presence of the Confucius Institute (CI) at Tufts, which has financial ties to the Chinese government.
University President Anthony Monaco expressed cautious optimism about Tufts’ reopening plan and thanked students, faculty and staff for following health guidelines during a virtual town hall with other university administrators on Sept. 25. Monaco noted that, as of Friday, the university’s seven-day COVID-19 positivity rate in all campuses is 0.01%, in comparison to Massachusetts’ seven-day […]
Tufts Dining workers say that COVID-19 protocols and the new ordering system are causing a serious staff shortage, leaving them feeling weary and unappreciated.
Hodgdon Food-on-the-Run closed early Tuesday afternoon after a worker at the dining establishment learned that a member of their household tested positive for COVID-19, according to an email from Patti Klos, director of dining and business services, sent out to Hodgdon employees on Tuesday night.
In recent weeks, Tufts has come under fire from local mayors, legislators and residents for its reopening plan. Critics of the plan say the return of students from across the country and globe threatens to reverse the significant progress they have made in containing the pandemic. In an Aug. 10 letter to University President Anthony […]