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Eleven Tufts students receive Fulbright grants for 2017–2018 academic year

Disclaimer: Abigail Feldman is a former Managing Editor and Executive News Editor at the Daily. She was not involved in the writing or editing of this article. Eleven Tufts alumni were awarded grants through the Fulbright Program, an international exchange program for college graduates and alumni sponsored by the U.S. government for the 2017–2018 academic year. This makes Tufts a top producer of Fulbright […]

TUPD uses TuftsAlert, safety training, arms police to protect community members

In light of the recent tragedy at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., as well as the recent discovery of a gun magazine clip at the McGlynn Middle School in Medford, Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) has put sufficient safety measures in place to protect community members from a potential active shooter on campus, according to Kevin […]

Dean of Cummings School Deborah Kochevar to serve as provost ad interim

Deborah Kochevar, the Dean of the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts, will serve as provost ad interim after Provost David Harris assumes his new role as president at Union College. University President Anthony Monaco said he was pleased to appoint Kochevar to serve in Harris’ place. “Debbie has been an outstanding Dean for [the] Cummings School, […]

After gun magazine clip discovery, Medford School Committee discusses school security, closes school today

A gun magazine clip found in an auditorium at the McGlynn Elementary and Middle School in Medford went unreported to the police by Medford Superintendent of Schools Roy Belson for close to seven weeks, according to a story in the Medford Transcript. A cleaning company discovered the clip, containing three or four bullets, under a seat at the […]

Naftali Brawer to succeed Jeffrey Summit as executive director of Tufts Hillel

Rabbi Naftali Brawer, a published writer and the chief executive of a London-based think tank, will succeed Rabbi Jeffrey Summit as the Jewish chaplain and Neubauer Executive Director of Tufts Hillel, according to Patrick Collins, Tufts’ executive director of public relations. Brawer has taught in Jewish communities in Chile, Colombia and Venezuela, as well as in London. […]

Katy Tur to headline 2018 Edward R. Murrow Forum on Issues in Journalism

The Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life will host NBC News journalist Katy Tur as its main speaker for the thirteenth annual Edward R. Murrow Forum on Issues in Journalism on Wednesday, April 11, at noon. The forum, held in conjunction with the Film and Media Studies Program and the Edward R. Murrow Center for a Digital World, is part […]

Tufts Democrats hosts Mass. gubernatorial candidate Setti Warren

The Tufts Democrats held a lecture and question-and-answer session with Massachusetts gubernatorial candidate and eighth-year Newton, Mass. mayor Setti Warren on Tuesday. The event took place as President Donald Trump gave the 2018 State of the Union Address. Tufts Democrats President Misha Linnehan, a senior, said that the Q&A with Warren was the first part of a three-part 2018 Gubernatorial Series, which will feature each Democratic candidate up for […]