Flora Meng is the executive science editor and former deputy news editor at The Tufts Daily. She is a junior majoring in political science and film & media studies. Flora can be reached at [email protected].
FuzeMee, the social media app created by Tufts acceptant Christopher Tsetsekos and beta-tested in March 2021, has raised over $800,000 in seed round investments, and recruited over 350 Tufts students as ambassadors for the platform.
Tisch College Dean Alan Solomont opened the discussion by bringing up President Biden's response to the recent Derek Chauvin verdict in the landmark George Floyd case. Pfeiffer also discussed his past work with communications for the Obama administration, which started with his involvement in media initiatives to promote communication with certain groups during his campaign.
“BERT’s specific purpose is to address the community impact of bias and hate events by providing support to everyone — students, faculty, and staff," Mack said. "As we first envisioned how these teams should work, we identified an unmet need for centrally supported, team-based efforts focusing on supporting the community by providing education and resources.”
Christopher Tsetsekos plans to launch FuzeMee, a college social networking app that helps students make friends, find roommates and explore on-campus events through a personalized feed, with co-founders David Graham of Ohio State University and Jon Krouse of Wake Forest University, next month.
Harsha Menon (MFA'17) was appointed last month as the interim Buddhist chaplain at Tufts following Venerable Priya Sraman’s mid-year transition to Emory University in January. The Rev. Elyse Nelson Winger, university chaplain, explained why the Chaplaincy chose Menon for the position.
ORLL is aware that there are many students who have not been able to find their communities yet. Vargas said that ORLL will be organizing ways for students to meet in advance of the selection process. She added that the events will be open to all students, since this concern may affect students in other class years as well.
Tufts Medical Center received 2,925 doses of the vaccine, with 53,625 doses scheduled to arrive at 16 other Massachusetts hospitals the same day.
Tufts students participating in the school-wide Marriage Pact were notified via email on Nov. 23 of their most optimal “match” on campus. Up to 50% of the undergraduate student body participated and over 2,950 matches were sent out.
In a recent letter to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), University President Anthony P. Monaco expressed concern towards a newly proposed rule that would impose fixed time limits to the legal status of international students.
TCU Senate consists of five committees that specialize in initiatives to enhance student life: Administration & Policy, Community & Diversity, Education, Outreach and Services.