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Trustees approve new Sustainability Investment Fund

The Tufts Board of Trustees approved an initiative to establish the Tufts Sustainability Investment Fund at its Nov. 8 meeting, which will allow donors to designate monetary gifts to be earmarked for investments that meet environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria, a series of general criteria ...


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Map madness in the media center

For a week in early December, Tisch Library was more than just a place where students congregated to pour over books and study for exams. Instead, it became a place to which the Tufts community excitedly flocked, hoping to acquire maps that were being given away. According to an email sent to Tufts ...


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Tufts professor pioneers biomedical research in silks

Professor David Kaplan, the chair of the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Tufts, has dedicated over two decades to his research in naturally produced silks, namely spider silk and silkworm silk. The Daily sat down with Kaplan to discuss his research and its applications.The Tufts Daily: Why did ...







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The search for Somerville's poet laureate

The United States has one, Great Britain has one, and soon, Somerville will have one, too. Local writers Doug Holder and Harris Gardner, working with the Executive Director of Somerville's Art Council, Greg Jenkins, have created a poet laureate position for the city. Applications were accepted ...


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Ruiners

Except for that one week when I accidentally submitted my most recent diary entry as my column (now that was embarrassing!), I usually refrain from boring my fellow Jumbos with details of my terribly dull day-to-day life. But today I’m making an exception in order to regale you all with the tale of ...



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The Hillside House a hidden gem for commuters

To many on-campus residents, commuter students seem to have the best of both worlds: They get to experience a Tufts education and are still able to go back home every night.First-year student Susan Hassan, for example, enjoys commuting, which allows her to stay close with her family.“It’s really ...




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Greek life offers broad range of philanthropic events

Greek life may be most often associated with vibrant social life, but the importance of philanthropy to these organizations cannot be downplayed. This semester, fraternities and sororities have displayed an active commitment toward helping those in need through a series of social philanthropic events ...



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Concert Board employs new marketing method for Cage Rage

For some Tufts students, mid-November is a time full of hardships, as classes are in their home stretch before finals week and the Medford weather transitions into full-fledged winter. To brighten the mood, Concert Board hosted its signature fall music festival, Cage Rage, this past weekend. The ...



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Flashback Friday: Ralph Nader addresses Tufts students

If there's one thing that has been consistent in politics over the years, it is Ralph Nader. Though his presence has dwindled since the 2008 election, he has been involved since his first presidential campaign in 1992. The year of his first campaign, Nader came to speak to the Tufts student body, ...



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