Juliana Furgala is a News Editor and Online Editor for the Tufts Daily. She is a senior and can be reached at [email protected].

First offshore wind energy engineering master’s program in US introduced at Tufts

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering will introduce a new master’s program in offshore wind energy engineering in the fall. This three-semester program is the first of its kind in the U.S., according to TuftsNow. According to the official M.S. program page, the goal of the program is to provide students with “world-class training in wind policy, […]

Miller Hall open to residents, Houston Hall prepared for renovations

Construction on Miller Hall is largely completed, and renovations on Houston Hall have begun, according to Joshua Hartman, director of Residential Life and Learning (ResLife). Students living in Miller who were temporarily placed in Houston for the fall 2018 semester were moved back at the end of December 2018, Hartman said in an email to the Daily. Miller reopened […]

Dining Services to bring changes to SMFA Café Express

The School of the Museum of Fine Arts (SMFA) at Tufts is expanding dining options with the ongoing development of the SMFA Café Express built last year and plans to expand it into a larger Commons Marketplace-style cafe, which may happen next semester. Nancy Bauer, dean of the SMFA, said that the expansions were necessary to ensure future students’ access […]

Green Line Extension progresses, massive construction effort underway

Construction on the first phase of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority’s (MBTA) Green Line Extension (GLX) ramped up this summer, the latest step forward for a public transit project in the works since 1990. The extension, which will add a stop at the intersection of College Avenue and Boston Avenue and allow students to commute to the School of […]

Jane Etish-Andrews, director of the International Center, retires after 35 years

Jane Etish-Andrews, director of the International Center (I-Center) and former advisor to the International House (I-House), will be retiring after 35 years of work at Tufts. Shanice Kok (LA ’16), a Tufts Admissions counselor, Nidhi Rao, 2017–2018 I-Club President; and Chiamaka Chima (E ’14, EG ’16) all described Etish-Andrews as a source of support who went above and beyond to build […]

‘Capen Village’ housing development renamed ‘CoHo’

The housing development formerly named Capen Village has officially been renamed CoHo, according to Tufts Community Union (TCU) President Benya Kraus. CoHo is intended to serve as themed housing for juniors and seniors, Kraus said.  The name change comes about because of Medford zoning rules, which include specific requirements for the use of the term “village,” Jamie Neikrie, a […]

Students rally at Massachusetts State House in support of two sexual assault prevention bills

Content warning: This article discusses sexual violence. Students from Tufts joined students from 25 other colleges at the Massachusetts State House yesterday to show support for two sexual assault prevention bills, H.4159 and S.2203, and for stopping the “silent epidemic,” according to Bailey Siber, an executive board member of Tufts Action for Sexual Assault Prevention (ASAP). Siber is […]

TAMID at Tufts hosts Michael Granoff for lecture on autonomous vehicles, electric energy

At an event hosted by TAMID at Tufts yesterday evening, Michael Granoff (LA ’91), founder of Maniv Mobility, presented a vision of the future that featured autonomous vehicles and clean energy with Israel playing a key role. According to the TAMID at Tufts website, TAMID is a student-led consulting group that “offers programming for business-minded students […]

Seohyun Shim for Tufts Energy Conference
Fletcher hosts climate change strategists, innovators for annual Energy Conference

Tufts hosted the 2018 Tufts Energy Conference (TEC) on Friday, Feb. 2 and Saturday, Feb. 3 at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. A team of graduate and undergraduate students organized the conference with support from the Tufts Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning (UEP) and the Tufts Institute of the Environment (TIE). The conference […]

Capen Village plans approved, development on schedule

Plans for Capen Village, a cluster of houses owned by Tufts that will be available as housing options for juniors and seniors starting next fall, will continue on schedule after approval by the Medford Zoning Board of Appeals on Jan. 11, according to Associate Director of Housing Operations Matt Austin. Karla Chaffee, a member of the Medford Zoning […]