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  • Lessons Behind Bars October 19, 2017
    New program brings Tufts students to combined class with prisoners to study literature for the benefit of bothIt’s 7 a.m. on a Wednesday, not the usual time for most undergraduates to be up and about. But for students in Hilary Binda’s class Mass Incarceration and the Literature of Confinement, meeting at the crack of dawn […]
  • Helping Seniors Stay Independent October 18, 2017
    HNRCA community series aims to keep older adults healthy enough to live at homeThis fall the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts has partnered with Cambridge at Home, a grassroots organization that helps senior citizens live independently, to create a community lecture series focused on nutrition’s role in healthy aging.
  • To Make Change, Get Involved Locally October 17, 2017
    Longtime activist Lois Gibbs says individuals must organize to confront environmental disasters such as Love Canal—and FlintNo one knows better than Lois Gibbs, H13, what it takes to go up against government, and win. Forty years ago, she discovered that her son’s elementary school in Niagara Falls, New York, had been built on top of […]
  • New Method to Measure How Drugs Interact October 16, 2017
    Research shows a way that’s more efficient and less expensive than traditional testingCancer, HIV and tuberculosis are among the many serious diseases that are frequently treated with combinations of three or more drugs, over months or even years. Developing the most effective therapies for such diseases requires understanding how combining drugs affects their efficacy. If […]