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Five years ago, I wrote a column about how parents could tell the difference between normal teenage mood swings and possible mental illness. I said then that most depression in teenagers was a sign of psychiatric disease. Since then, I've come to think that most teen depression now is caused not ...
T.S. Eliot had it at least half right when he wrote, in the opening to The Waste Land, that April is the cruelest month, at least judging by the cold, miserable weather we've been having this so-called spring. It also is, coincidentally, National Poetry Month, proclaimed by the Academy of American Poets.

Donald W. Klein, an influential voice for understanding contemporary China and who artfully interpreted power shifts in Communist leadership for students, scholars, and the general public, died on March 2 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He was eighty-eight. For twenty-three years Klein taught in ...
Bridget O'Leary, visiting artist in the Department of Drama and Dance, this month brings to the Tufts stage a play from 1992 that, as she sees it, "could have been written today." Fires in the Mirror, by actress, author, and playwright Anna Deavere Smith, explores the three-day riot that erupted in August ...
Twenty-four teams submitted their business ideas for the competition, which was sponsored by the Friedman School in conjunction with the Tufts Gordon Institute but open to the entire Tufts University community. The seven finalists who presented gave five-minute pitches and answered questions from ... Businesses
MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (April 18, 2018)--Anthony P. Monaco, president of Tufts University and a distinguished geneticist, has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in recognition of his leadership in education and science. Founded in 1780, the academy honors ...

Organized by the Gordon Institute's Entrepreneurial Leadership Studies Program at Tufts University, the competition draws entries from alumni, faculty, staff, and undergraduate and graduate students from across the university. Eighteen finalist teams competed for prizes and in-kind services totaling ...
Today at 6 p.m., Justice Stephen Breyer will speak at Tufts University as part of the university's Tisch College Distinguished Speaker Series. ... SCOTUSblog (Apr. 4, 2018, 5:26 PM), http://www.scotusblog.com/2018/04/event-announcement-livestream-of-justice-breyer-speaking-at-6-p-m-at-tufts-university/.
The sensor currently detects and measures intake of glucose, salt and alcohol, although other chemicals may be possible in the future(Credit: SilkLab, Tufts University). You've gotta watch what you eat and drink … but if you need a little help doing so, a new tooth-mounted antenna-like sensor could help. Designed by ...
That could soon change thanks to new, miniaturized sensors developed by researchers at the Tufts University School of Engineering that, when mounted directly on a tooth and communicating wirelessly with a mobile device, can transmit information on glucose, salt and alcohol intake. In research to be ...
(March 12, 2018) – Tufts University will hold a Community Presentation on Wednesday, March 21, to inform community members about programs and resources available to them and to provide an overview of recently completed and upcoming projects. The event will begin at 6:30 p.m. in Alumnae Lounge ...
BELMONT — A panel discussion on “Armenian Women: Leadership, Empowerment, and Human Rights” will take place on Wednesday, April 11, 2018, at 7:30 p.m., at Tufts University, Alumnae Lounge, 40 Talbot Ave, Medford, MA. The program is organized by the National Association for Armenian Studies ...
27, 2018) – Diplomats, scholars and activists from across the globe, including United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed, former Foreign Minister of Poland Radoslaw Sikorski, and former Canadian Justice Minister Allan Rock, will gather at Tufts University's Institute for Global ...
The Tufts University men's swimming and diving team won their first-ever New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) championship this past weekend, February 23-25, at Bowdoin College. With the victory, head coach Adam Hoyt's Jumbos broke Williams College's fifteen-year streak of ...
A public exhibit, "Expressions Unbound: American Outsider Art from the Andrew and Linda Safran Collection," opens in August and will run at Tufts University Art Gallery during the Fall 2018 semester. The exhibit will include educational components designed to introduce art and art history students and ...
A public exhibit, "Expressions Unbound: American Outsider Art from the Andrew and Linda Safran Collection," opens in August and will run at Tufts University Art Gallery during the Fall 2018 semester. The exhibit will include educational components designed to introduce art and art history students and ...
David Harris, who has been provost and senior vice president at Tufts University since 2012, has been named the next president of Union College, a liberal arts college in Schenectady, New York. He will take up his new position at Union in July, and Deborah T. Kochevar, dean of the Cummings School of ...

(February 15, 2018)—The Henry and Lois Foster Hospital for Small Animals at Cummings Veterinary Medical Center at Tufts University recently earned referral accreditation from the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) in 15 areas of specialty veterinary medicine. Foster Hospital is one of only a ...
MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (Feb. 15, 2018) -- The Tisch College of Civic Life at Tufts University will host U.S. Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, for the 5th Alan D. Solomont Lecture on Citizenship and Public Service, part of the Tisch College Distinguished Speaker Series. The event, focusing on politics, ...
15, 2018) -- Katy Tur, award-winning NBC News correspondent, MSNBC anchor, and author of “Unbelievable: My Front-Row Seat to the Craziest Campaign in American History,” will discuss contemporary media issues at the 13th annual Edward R. Murrow Forum on Issues in Journalism at Tufts University ...
“Larry Bacow set Tufts on a trajectory to a different level, and his record at the university speaks for itself,” said James A. Stern, E72, A07P, H14, who served as chair of the Tufts University Board of Trustees during Bacow's presidency. “Larry is an extraordinary leader who, in the pursuit of excellence, thinks ...
In May 2018, Cummings Veterinary Medical Center at Tufts University will join the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (ACVO) to support these animals during the 11th annual ACVO/StokesRx National Service Animal Eye Exam event. As part of this initiative, Tufts board-certified ...
Irene Georgakoudi at Tufts University School of Engineering has opened a window into the cell by developing an optical tool that can read metabolism at subcellular resolution, without having to perturb cells with contrast agents, or destroy them to conduct assays. As reported today in Science Advances, ...
MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (March 7, 2018)—Tufts University is among the country's top producers of Fulbright U.S. Students, with 11 Tufts students earning Fulbright awards for the 2017-18 academic year. This is the second consecutive year that Tufts has been recognized as a top producer of ...
I am a pain specialist for animals; I frequently counsel caregivers on end-of-life issues and know many ways to help animals cope with pain, anxiety, fear and other suffering. Even then, I run out of options. So it was for me when our four-legged soulmate developed a sudden onset of severe and painful ...
(February 15, 2018)—The Henry and Lois Foster Hospital for Small Animals at Cummings Veterinary Medical Center at Tufts University recently earned referral accreditation from the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) in 15 areas of specialty veterinary medicine. Foster Hospital is one of only a ...
15, 2018) -- The Tisch College of Civic Life at Tufts University will host U.S. Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, for the 5th Alan D. Solomont Lecture on Citizenship and Public Service, part of the Tisch College Distinguished Speaker Series. The event, focusing on politics, bipartisanship and public service, will ...
15, 2018) -- Katy Tur, award-winning NBC News correspondent, MSNBC anchor, and author of “Unbelievable: My Front-Row Seat to the Craziest Campaign in American History,” will discuss contemporary media issues at the 13th annual Edward R. Murrow Forum on Issues in Journalism at Tufts University ...
Lawrence S. Bacow, a longtime leader in American higher education, will be Harvard University's 29th president, according to an announcement Sunday. He will replace the university's first female president, Drew Gilpin Faust, who will be stepping down after 11 years, effective July 1, 2018. “Larry Bacow is ...
The Tufts University Alumni Association will recognize ten exceptional Jumbos for their career successes, contributions to the university, and civic engagement during a celebration on the Medford/Somerville campus on March 29. The ceremony is free and open to the public. This year's Distinguished ...
24, 2018) – The Tisch College of Civic Life at Tufts University will host former Vice President Al Gore for an event focused on climate change, politics, and public service on Wednesday, Feb. 7, at 6:15 p.m. in Cohen Auditorium at the Aidekman Arts Center on Tufts' Medford/Somerville campus. Kelly Sims ...
Membrane separates the molecules based on their charge by Columbic interaction. (Ilin Sadeghi, study co-author and Tufts University Ph.D. candidate). Tufts University scientists said the sophisticated membranes can separate organic compounds not only by size—as small as a molecule—but also by their ...
(December 27, 2017)— A neurosurgical team at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University has successfully performed what is believed to be a first-of-its-kind brain surgery on a Northern fur seal named Ziggy Star in an attempt to address her worsening neurologic condition. Ziggy, an ...
Now neuroscientists at Tufts University School of Medicine have generated a novel preclinical model of postpartum depression and demonstrated involvement of the neuroendocrine system that mediates physiological response to stress, called the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis, which is ...
Harold “Hal” Wechsler, A53, J91P, died peacefully on February 8 at the age of eighty-five. Wechsler was born July 30, 1931, in New York. Raised in the Bronx, he graduated from Tufts in 1953, and was a dedicated Jumbo and a member of Phi Epsilon Pi. He went to George Washington University School of ...
20, 2017) – The Tisch College Community Research Center at Tufts University (TCRC) has announced that it will fund two projects in 2018, one aimed at increasing awareness of air pollution among residents in Boston's Chinatown and another that seeks to improve the mental health of Asian-American ...
18, 2017)—Last week, Tufts University School of Medicine cut the ribbon on its new gross anatomy lab, introducing a modern, enlarged space for students to learn essential anatomical training. The lab's opening celebration was also the launch of the school's 125th anniversary. The Michael Jaharis Jr.
Every March, fourth-year students at the Tufts University School of Medicine and medical students across the nation face a potential career and life-defining moment on Match Day, as they open an envelope and discover where they are spending their residency. For couples such as Bryan L. Walker, M17, ...
The only university-wide college of its kind, Tufts University's Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life offers transformational student learning and service opportunities, conducts groundbreaking research on young people's civic and political participation, and forges innovative community partnerships.
... of devastation in Puerto Rico from Hurricane Maria. “The damage here is so huge that we will be in the recovery mode for a long time,” said Nuria Ortiz. Here, an aerial view of the mountainous area of Barranquitas, Puerto Rico, after Hurricane Maria. Photo: Andrea Booher/FEMA. By Laura Ferguson. December 11, 2017 ...
As of Dec. 11, the national Executive Board of Alpha Omicron Pi Fraternity (AOII) has withdrawn the charter of the Delta chapter of AOII at Tufts University, according to a press release sent to the Daily last night by Courtney West, assistant director of public relations for AOII International Headquarters.
Police officials are searching for a man who indecently assaulted a Tufts University student early Sunday morning on her front porch, according to an e-mail sent to the school community. The victim was not injured. The student said that a man followed her to her off-campus home near the school at ...
Through a partnership with the Climate Policy Lab at the Fletcher School of Tufts University, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is ramping up efforts to strengthen effective, inclusive and accountable governance as outlined in the UN organization's new Strategic Plan. “The Climate Policy ...
BOSTON (Feb. 14, 2018)—Tufts University today named Sarah Booth, Ph.D., the new director of the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Center for Research on Aging (HNRCA) at Tufts. Booth has served as interim director for the past 15 months and had served as the HNRCA's associate director since ...
Now neuroscientists at Tufts University School of Medicine have generated a novel preclinical model of postpartum depression and demonstrated involvement of the neuroendocrine system that mediates physiological response to stress, called the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis, which is ...
20, 2017) – The Tisch College Community Research Center at Tufts University (TCRC) has announced that it will fund two projects in 2018, one aimed at increasing awareness of air pollution among residents in Boston's Chinatown and another that seeks to improve the mental health of Asian-American ...
The only university-wide college of its kind, Tufts University's Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life offers transformational student learning and service opportunities, conducts groundbreaking research on young people's civic and political participation, and forges innovative community partnerships.
Police officials are searching for a man who indecently assaulted a Tufts University student early Sunday morning on her front porch, according to an e-mail sent to the school community. The victim was not injured. The student said that a man followed her to her off-campus home near the school at ...
However, a team led by Tufts University biologists has successfully harnessed new technology to develop an approach that could allow for rapid and precise identification of the CGRs involved in disease, cancer and disorder development, which is critical for diagnosis and treatment. The results appeared ...
BOSTON (Dec. 4, 2017)—Researchers at Tufts University School of Medicine, led by Dr. James E. Schwob, are examining the behavior of adult stem cells within the context of aging and, specifically, the sense of smell. As part of the normal aging process, older adults frequently experience a decline in their ...


 

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