GAYpril events bring awareness to LGBT community on the Hill

  Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) students and allies on the Hill will come together this month to celebrate and educate the Tufts community about the LGBT experience for the annual GAYpril pride month. The celebration includes events ranging from free HIV testing to the Queer-Straight Alliance’s (QSA) Annual Drag Show. GAYpril, which originated […]

Tufts sees record family medicine placements

  Twelve percent of the Tufts University School of Medicine’s graduating class this year (22 students) placed into family medicine residency programs, the largest number of matches the school has ever seen in family medicine. According to Wayne Altman, director of medical student education in the Tufts University School of Medicine Department of Family Medicine, […]

Conference analyzes Obama’s policies in U.S. and abroad

Tufts last Thursday through Saturday hosted the third annual Barack Obama and American Democracy conference, which focused on national and global dialogue about issues of race, civil rights and democracy.  The conference panelists discussed Obama’s impact on healthcare, active citizenship and civic engagement, and the conference examined and critiqued both the past and present through […]

Health Service launches sleep campaign

Tufts Health Service next month will launch a campaign that will focus on raising student awareness of the importance of sleep and educating the community about good sleep habits, as well as the physical and emotional repercussions of lack of sleep. The campaign was organized by Violence Prevention Education Coordinator Elaine Theodore. Theodore believes that […]