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Where you read it first | Tuesday, March 5, 2024

Melissa Kain


Cecile Richards optimistic about reproductive rights activism

Outgoing Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards discussed the state of reproductive rights in America in a packed Cohen Auditorium yesterday.The event was hosted by Merrin Moral Voices, a Hillel initiative, with support from the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life. Richards was introduced ...

Faculty to vote on new primary major in environmental studies

A new primary major for Environmental Studies (ENVS) may be available to students beginning in the fall 2018 semester, pending a vote by the Faculty of Arts and Sciences in May, Dr. Colin Orians, Director of the Environmental Studies program and professor of biology, said. According to Orians, this ...


Biomedical engineering department to vote on new co-op program

The Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) at Tufts is creating a co-op program for undergraduates, with the first co-op placements offered as soon as next spring. According to Qiaobing Xu, an associate professor of BME, the program will allow students to participate in full-time paid job placements ...


Merrin Moral Voices hosts Reproductive Rights in Prisons event

Assistant Professor of Sociology Jill Weinberg discussed the reproductive rights and healthcare of incarcerated women at a Merrin Moral Voices-sponsored lecture at Hillel on Wednesday.Merrin Moral Voices is a Hillel initiative that aims to highlight the importance of speaking up on social justice ...


Tufts Capital Projects plans new accessible housing

Accessibility changes are coming to Tufts housing, specifically in Houston, Miller and Stratton Halls, according to Director of Capital Projects Gretchen Von Grossman.According to Von Grossman, every project in a campus building requires code compliance, including accessibility. Tufts has a university-wide ...


ResLife proposes new changes to housing lottery

Changes to the Tufts housing lottery system were proposed at the Oct. 15 Tufts Community Union (TCU) Senate meeting by Matt Austin, associate director for housing operations in the Office of Residential Life and Learning (ResLife).Austin, who started in his position in April, said that he was hoping ...


2017–18 EPIIC colloquium asks "Is the Liberal World Order Ending?"

This year, the 2017–18 Sherman Teichman Education for Public Inquiry and International Citizenship(EPIIC) colloquium “Is the Liberal World Order Ending?” is for the first time under the leadership of Abi Williams, the newly appointed director of The Institute for Global Leadership (IGL) and professor ...

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