Tom Guan is a News Editor at The Tufts Daily. He is a sophomore who has not yet declared a major. Tom can be reached at [email protected]

Tufts students engage in civic projects through Tisch Student COVID Response Program

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life has continued its educational mission of civic engagement through the establishment of the Tisch Student COVID Response (TSCR) Program. The TSCR provides funding to students who wish to engage in self-designed or existing projects that address the impacts of COVID-19 on various communities. […]

Green Line Extension construction continues amid pandemic

The Green Line Extension (GLX) project of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) will continue its construction amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. This project’s contract was awarded in November 2017 and is scheduled to be completed by December 2021. While the cities of Somerville and Medford issued construction stoppages to adhere to social distancing guidelines, […]

World Peace Foundation panelists discuss internationalization of African conflicts

Noel Twagiramungu, a fellow at the World Peace Foundation at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, and Alex de Waal, executive director of the World Peace Foundation, gave a talk on Monday titled “Transnational Conflict.” The panel examined the conventional wisdom regarding African regional conflicts, and questioned the effectiveness of prevalent research methods in […]

Tisch roof garden renovation proposal wins Green Fund competition

The Tufts Office of Sustainability announced the seven winners of this year’s Green Fund earlier this month. In one of two such grants awarded to the Medford/Somerville campus, winners Alicia Bellido and Bayley Koopman plan to renovate the rooftop garden on top of the Tisch Library in order to improve its environmental impact. Using budgets […]

MIT researcher discusses Madagascar pharmaceutical industry

Gabrielle Robbins, a Ph.D. candidate at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), spoke on Friday about how local farmers in Madagascar navigate their relationships with pharmaceutical and biotechnological companies in a globalized setting. Robbins visited Tufts for the Science, Technology, and Society (STS) lunch seminar, co-hosted by the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life […]