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Sarah Sandlow is a news editor at the Tufts Daily. Sarah is a sophomore who has not yet declared a major and can be reached at [email protected]


Medical school, Cummings school professors research viral proteins, COVID-19 infection

Marta Gaglia, assistant professor of molecular biology and microbiology in the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences (GSBS) at the Tufts University School of Medicine (TUSM), and Jonathan Runstadler, professor and interim chair of the Department of Infectious Disease & Global Health at Tufts' Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, are collaborating to determine how certain viral proteins influence the way a cell is able to sense a viral infection.


Organizer LaTosha Brown discusses politics, voter suppression

LaTosha Brown, organizer and co-founder of the Black Voters Matter Fund, addressed the Tufts community in a webinar on Oct. 28 as part of Tisch College’s Distinguished Speaker Series.


Tufts to allow practice of singing, wind instruments in Mods

Mods E and F are the only spaces on campus where singing or playing wind or brass instruments is allowed for students pursuing music degrees. This is a revision to a previous policy, which detailed that no singing or wind and brass instrument playing is allowed on campus or off campus this fall.  


Tufts to lead 5-year research program on zoonotic disease spillover

Tufts will lead a $100 million project called Strategies to Prevent Spillover (STOP Spillover). The five-year program was launched by the U.S. Agency for International Development and aims to address the impact of zoonotic diseases, which are transmitted from animals to humans.


Author Ijeoma Oluo speaks on racial theory, anti-racist conversations

The author of "So You Want to Talk About Race" (2018) addressed the Tufts community in a webinar on Sept. 22 organized by the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life.


Former US presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg discusses current politics, upcoming election

Pete Buttigieg, former mayor and U.S. democratic party presidential candidate, addressed the Tufts community in a webinar held on Sept. 16., as part of the Tisch College Distinguished Speaker Series for fall 2020.


Tisch College reaffirms stance against racism, creates new first-year course, webinar series

Dean Alan Solomont (A’70) released a statement on July 16 outlining the steps the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life is taking to combat racism, including a new first-year course, webinar series and the sponsor of research in different focus areas. The statement follows a letter sent to the Tisch College community on June […]


Tisch College to continue celebration of 20th anniversary into spring 2021

The Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life celebrated its 20th anniversary this spring, commemorating the statement of purpose signing on April 21, 2000 which created the college dedicated to civic engagement. Tisch College intended on celebrating the anniversary throughout the calendar year 2020 but has since postponed it due to the closure of campus […]


Tufts to pilot test-optional admissions in 3-year trial

The Office of Undergraduate Admissions opted to go test-optional for a three-year cycle, beginning with applicants matriculating in fall 2021, which was announced in a March 24 blog post by Dean of Admissions JT Duck. Tufts was not actively considering a test-optional policy, but made the decision due to the COVID-19 pandemic and its effects […]


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