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  • Good Governance Begins Close to Home October 12, 2018
    A Tufts alumna is helping lead a startup trying to encourage recent college grads to go into local government Benya Kraus, A18, still remembers the day two summers ago when she walked into a new house in a rough part of north Minneapolis. It had been built through a city economic development subsidy program and […]
  • Overfishing and Modern-Day Slavery October 11, 2018
    Tufts’ Jessica Sparks researches the connections between fishing stock declines worldwide and forced labor on the open seas You’re about to make a sandwich with canned albacore tuna today, and thinking that it’s all a good thing—nutritionists talk about the health benefits of eating more seafood, after all. One thing you probably didn’t think about […]
  • New clinical trials seek treatments for canine cancers, may offer clues on human cancers October 11, 2018
    Trials for osteosarcoma and solid tumors enrolling at Cummings Veterinary Medical Center at Tufts University for eligible canine candidates GRAFTON, Mass. (Oct. 11, 2018)—Two studies into deadly cancers in dogs are now underway, offered through the newly formed Clinical Trials Office at Cummings Veterinary Medical Center at Tufts University. Dogs with spontaneous osteosarcoma, as well as […]
  • Former Secretary of State John Kerry to visit Tufts University October 11, 2018
    Nov. 28 event is part of Tisch College Distinguished Speaker SeriesMEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (Oct. 11, 2018)—The Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life at Tufts University will host former United States Secretary of State and Senator (D-Mass.) John Kerry on Wednesday, Nov. 28, at 6:30 p.m. in Cohen Auditorium at Aidekman Arts Center on Tufts' Medford/Somerville […]