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  • A Jumbo Helping Hand November 16, 2017
    The Tufts Community Appeal, which runs through December, is a way for faculty and staff to contribute to many worthy causesBuilding a sense of community takes creativity, a can-do attitude, and money.
  • Tufts Helps Somerville Celebrate Its 175th Anniversary November 16, 2017
    More than 300 guests came to the Aidekman Arts Complex for a party marking the occasion A gala celebrating Somerville’s 175th anniversary on November 11 brought more than 300 guests, including Somerville Mayor Joe Curtatone, to the Aidekman Arts Complex on the university’s Medford/Somerville campus.
  • A World of Threats November 15, 2017
    Fletcher alum Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, tells a Tufts audience about U.S. responses to cyber attacks, North Korea, and other military challengesGeneral Joseph F. Dunford Jr., F92, is confident that the United States can defend against the current threat posed by North Korea, but the thought of cyberattacks keeps him […]
  • The Cure for the Common Desk Lunch November 15, 2017
    At Cummings School, a registered therapy dog is giving the campus community a reason to gather for some weekly group exerciseWhen Irish wolfhound Einstein passed the 22-part skills and aptitude test to become a registered therapy dog and a member of the Tufts Paws for People animal-visitation group, his human companion, Professor Lisa Freeman, couldn’t […]