Roshni Babal is a staff writer at the Tufts Daily.

Tufts alumni create summer internship fund for students interested in service

The Bruce-Griffey Leadership and Diversity Internship Fund, an alumni-organized grant to help students afford the financial burden of unpaid summer internships, was offered for the first time last summer. The alumni who created the grant are looking to continue and expand the fund for this summer, according to fund Co-Chair Francesca Freeman-Lujan (LA ’93). The fund […]

Fletcher student launches shoe company with help from Tufts consulting groups

Adelante Shoe Company — startup founded in Oct. 2015 by Peter Sacco, a student in his final year of the Master’s of Arts in Law and Diplomacy program at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy — recently launched its first Kickstarter campaign with the help of several Tufts undergraduate groups.  Sacco said that while he has been […]

Tufts Art Gallery acquires Sam Gilliam’s ‘Fold XII’

On Oct. 21, the Tufts University Permanent Art Collection acquired “Fold XII,” a painting by the famous abstract painter Sam Gilliam. The piece is like nothing else in the gallery: The colors bleed together on the canvas in an array of vibrant hues that make the painting stand out among the others beside it. Gilliam is just […]

JumboCode receives TCU recognition

JumboCode was recognized by Tufts Community Union (TCU) Judiciary on Oct. 2 as one of the official new student groups on campus, according to TCU Judiciary Chair Anna Weissman. The group, which began last fall, provides students interested in computer science with an opportunity to help non-profit organizations in the local community and greater Boston area […]