The Tufts School of Engineering will launch an online Master of Science in Data Science program and an online Post-Baccalaureate (PB) in Computer Science program in September 2021 to meet the growing demand for coding skills and offer a flexible way for working professionals and students to advance their careers in data science and computer science.
The Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate discussed methods and tools for institutional change at the Senate’s disposal in planning for its initiatives and goals next semester in a virtual meeting on Sunday night.
The poll found that Former Vice President Joe Biden led President Donald Trump 52% to 45% in the national survey of likely voters.
Residential advisors (RA) claim they have seen a lack of guidance from the university regarding the implementation and enforcement of the residential cohort system. The Office of Residential Life and Learning (ORLL) maintains they provided RAs with a variety of resources in an effort to help them navigate the new system.
The new library, which is expected to open in the fall of 2021, will be named the Charlotte and William Bloomberg Medford Public Library after Bloomberg's parents, who lived in Medford for more than 60 years.
The collection of identity-based centers on campus, formerly known as the Group of Six, has been renamed to the Division of Student Diversity and Inclusion (DSDI), and new staffing positions were added to three of the centers. This change is part of a broader restructuring that has been taking place since the fall of 2019. […]
The pre-orientation team announced on June 3 that all Tufts pre-orientation programs will be virtual and free of cost to incoming students, citing uncertainty surrounding COVID-19 and the health and safety challenges posed by the virus. Christa Ricker, associate director for Campus Life, announced the decision in a series of emails sent to incoming first-year […]
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) last month sent a letter to University President Anthony Monaco, demanding that Tufts immediately prohibit any new animal experiments and finalize and end ongoing tests, as well as publicly release information about the status of animal experiments conducted by the university. The April 15 letter was prompted […]
The Medford/Somerville campus became a certified Bee Campus USA affiliate and the first urban Bee Campus in Massachusetts on April 3, with the help of the Tufts Pollinator Initiative (TPI), a collaborative effort of students and faculty committed to supporting pollinators on campus. Bee Campus USA, an initiative of the Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation, […]
Tufts Health Service will conduct outpatient visits through telemedicine indefinitely and implement new procedures for handling and testing potential COVID-19 patients to protect the safety of patients and clinicians from the spread of the coronavirus. The policy was implemented on March 23 after being announced by Executive Vice President Mike Howard in a March 20 […]