Institute for Innovation holds first Annual Student Symposium

Tufts Institute for Innovation (TII) hosted its first Annual Student Symposium, titled “Research, Innovation and Community Engagement,” on Friday, April 10. The event featured welcoming remarks, keynote address speakers, panel discussions and poster sessions. TII Deputy Director Lauren Linton said that the major speakers — Faith Wallace-Gadsden, founder of the Archimedes Project, and Peter Levine, professor of citizenship and public […]

First-year Harry Paul presents work on scoliosis at White House

Tufts first-year Harry Paul presented his invention, intended to ease the lives of children living with congenital scoliosis, to President Barack Obama and other White House officials earlier this month. Paul has been working on the device for three years and recently submitted it for a patent. The Daily spoke with Paul about his invention, […]

University introduces new international travel policies

In a March 18 letter addressed to all members of the Tufts community, the Office of the Provost and Senior Vice President announced the key details of a new International Travel Safety Policy, which is effective immediately. The policy is meant to present a structure for fostering safe international travel, and it outlines two new procedures […]

Institute for human-animal interaction unites pets and future vets

Pets have always been described as man’s best friends. But for students and faculty involved in the Tufts Institute for Human-Animal Interaction (TIHAI), a walk in the park or game of fetch represent real, positive effects on the health and well-being of both people and animals. TIHAI is a new university-wide initiative that endeavors to examine human-animal interaction […]

International Relations program acquires first departmental class

The International Relations (IR) program at Tufts is one of the most respected in the country.  Until recently, however, one thing that the interdisciplinary IR program lacked were classes of its own. That changed this semester with the introduction of INTR-92, Quantitative Research Methods. The class is one of many that can be used to […]