Maya Hamberg is a staff features writer for the Tufts Daily. She is a first-year who has not yet declared a major. She can be reached at [email protected]

Faculty, graduate students discuss scarcity of women in economics department

There are fewer women than men among both professors and students in the economics department at Tufts, according to Professor Dan Richards, chair of the Department of Economics. Richards told the Daily in an email that 35 percent of undergraduates majoring in economics or quantitative economics at Tufts are women. On Feb. 2, The New York Times […]

Tisch College offers Tisch Civic Studies courses

As announced in April 2016, Jonathan M. Tisch College of Citizenship and Public Service, was renamed the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life. The name change was one effort Tisch College made to focus its mission towards civic engagement as a way to combat a “broken” democracy. Another step is taking shape in a variety of courses now listed […]

Women in Computer Science club helps bring gender equity to the field

(Maria Fong / The Tufts Daily) Imagine an unhackable, military-grade attack helicopter. Picture an event calendar that pulls from Facebook’s application programming interface to collect all the events happening at Tufts over the weekend. Or imagine an app, called Know Your Rights, that could scrape the web and find resources for sexual assault survivors based on […]