Meagan Adler is an Assistant News Editor at the Tufts Daily.

GreECO Reps and Tom Thumb’s Student Garden team up for gardening event

Tufts GreECO Reps and Tom Thumb’s Student Garden hosted an instructional gardening event titled “Corn Hole and Gardening” on Saturday, April 18, at which participants worked together on projects in the garden by South Hall. Senior and Founder of Tufts GreECO Reps Ellen Osborn explained that she organized the event with Tom Thumb’s Student Garden President Nicholas Dorian, noting that the two on-campus groups partnered a few weeks […]

Tufts to commemorate centennial of Armenian Genocide

The Commemoration of the Centennial of the Armenian Genocide will be held at Tufts on Wednesday April 15 at 7 p.m. in Goddard Chapel. The event is sponsored by Professor of History and Darakjian and Jafarian Chair in Armenian History Ina Baghdiantz McCabe, the Department of History, Tufts Armenian Club and the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR). Dr. Claire […]

Kids’ Day to provide activities, performances for local children

The Leonard Carmichael Society (LCS) will be hosting Kids’ Day for children in the Medford, Somerville and Chinatown communities tomorrow, April 11. The event will be for kindergartners through third graders. Kids’ Day has been an annual event for 52 years, according to Co-Coordinator Adam Kronish, a senior. This year’s theme is “Jumbo Makin’ Waves,” senior Tara Mount, a fellow […]

Student groups host talk to explore American international influence

The Tufts Economics Society, Tufts Financial Network (TFN) and SovereigNET will come together to host “The Future of American Superpower: Implications for Security, Politics and Markets” tonight. The event will feature Ian Bremmer, founder and president of the Eurasia Group, and James Stavridis, dean of the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, who will discuss America’s changing role on the global stage. […]

Two assistant professors receive NSF CAREER awards

Remco Chang and Qiaobing Xu, assistant professors in computer science and biomedical engineering, respectively, received the National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER award, giving them grants to pursue research in their fields. Chang is an assistant professor of computer science who received the award for his research on how users interact with computers. He said that his goal of […]

Second Fletcher Africana Conference to occur this Friday

The second annual Africana Conference at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, titled “Africa on a Global Stage,” will take place this Friday, Feb. 20, running from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. The conference, organized by the Fletcher School’s Africana Club, aims to understand and explore Africa’s role in the international community. It will feature four different panels, […]

STEM Ambassadors promote math, science with high school students

Students participating in Tufts’ STEM Ambassadors will begin visiting high school classrooms next Friday to encourage students to explore science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields and study math and science in college. STEM Ambassadors is a joint program between the Center for STEM Diversity and the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Citizenship and Public Service, Shirley Mark, […]

Tisch College offers mini-grants to student activists fighting race, discrimination

Through the Tisch Fund for Civic Engagement, the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Citizenship and Public Service is beginning to offer mini-grants to Tufts students engaging in student activism and raising awareness of issues involving race and discrimination. According to Alan D. Solomont, the Pierre and Pamela Omidyar dean of the Tisch College, these mini-grants were first discussed […]

Gehling to step down as Director of Athletics

After 16 years serving as Tufts’ Director of Athletics, William Gehling (LA ’74, G ’79) will officially step down from his current position on July 1 to assume the new role of senior advisor to University Advancement. According to Gehling, the search for a new director is currently underway. In 1979, Gehling started working at Tufts as the first coach […]

Tufts Eco-Reps to host annual symposium this weekend

Eco-Reps from a number of Northeast universities will gather at the Aidekman Arts Center this weekend for the fifth annual Eco-Rep Symposium. The event, which will be hosted by the Tufts Eco-Reps, brings together students interested in campus sustainability to exchange ideas and talk about related programs at their schools, according to Victoria Manogue, communications intern at the Office […]