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  • Why are there so many wild turkeys in Massachusetts now? November 20, 2018
    Chris Whittier, V97, research assistant professor of conservation medicine at Cummings School, explains Along with the American bison, the wild turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) is one of America’s great conservation success stories. Native to North America, and the same species as those we farm and eat for Thanksgiving, wild turkeys, like many other species, suffered population […]
  • The Spirit of Service November 20, 2018
    The Leonard Carmichael Society celebrated its sixtieth anniversary this year, and is still going strong with students serving in the communityThe Leonard Carmichael Society—affectionately known as LCS—has come far since a band of about ten students back in 1958 launched the university’s first public service student organization. Today, LCS has grown to more than 1,000 […]
  • Is Spanking Ever Right? Pediatricians Say No November 19, 2018
    Tufts medical professor co-wrote policy saying that corporal punishment harms children and doesn’t workIs it ever good to spank your children—or shame or humiliate them—to try and correct their behavior? The new answer from the American Academy of Pediatrics is an unequivocal “no.” In a policy statement co-written by Robert Sege, a professor of medicine […]
  • Men’s Soccer Advances, Field Hockey Falls in NCAA Final November 19, 2018
    The soccer team is headed to the Final Four, while field hockey came up short in the NCAA championship The Tufts University men’s soccer team advanced to the NCAA Final Four after defeating Montclair State University 4-0 on November 18 at Bello Field on the strength of four first half-goals. This will be the third […]