First offshore wind energy engineering master’s program in US introduced at Tufts

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering will introduce a new master’s program in offshore wind energy engineering in the fall. This three-semester program is the first of its kind in the U.S., according to TuftsNow. According to the official M.S. program page, the goal of the program is to provide students with “world-class training in wind policy, […]

‘The Anonymous Elephants’ secure second place in MITRE’s 2018 Embedded Capture-the-Flag Competition

Disclaimer: Juliana Furgala is a news editor for the Tufts Daily. She was not involved in the writing or editing of this article. A team of seven Tufts students earned second place in the 2018 collegiate Embedded Capture-the-Flag Competition (eCTF), sponsored by MITRE, a not-for-profit organization that operates federally funded research and development systems. The […]

R.E.A.L. Talk: Second chances are not a guarantee

As summer starts, students are leaving campus to plan their futures. Many will find summer jobs and internships, and they will return to their studies here at Tufts in September. Some will travel and take advantage of the time away from school. Many, like myself, will be graduating and starting a new chapter of our lives. […]

New data science major to become available in fall 2018

Tufts has officially approved a new data science major in the School of Engineering, to become available next fall. According to Dean of the School of Engineering Jianmin Qu, this new major results from recent initiatives for progressive data science research and education. Alva Couch, an associate professor of computer science, co-authored the data science […]

DNA evidence helps police indict suspect in 1992 Lena Bruce cold case

A Suffolk County grand jury on Oct. 1 indicted James Witkowski, 42, for the 1992 murder of Lena Bruce (E ’92). Twenty-one-year-old Bruce was found dead in her South End apartment just a couple months after graduating from the university. The case went unsolved for more than two decades until DNA evidence linked Witkowski to the homicide in January.  According […]