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Hank Azaria Is Tufts University’s 2016 Commencement Speaker

Hank Azaria Photo by Joe Seer / Shutterstock.com Local universities are bringing a slew of stars to town for this year’s graduation season. Harvard University […]

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MIT Ranked Best Engineering School for 28th Consecutive Year

MIT tops U.S. News & World Report newly released list of the best engineering schools in the country, marking the 28th consecutive year the school has taken […]

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Research Says Pretty Much All Restaurant Food Is Bad For You

You already know that McDonald’s is not a great nutritional choice. But your neighborhood Thai place is okay, right? Wrong, says new research from Tufts […]

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New Tufts Study Seeks to Determine What Makes a Good Leader

Ever wonder what makes a good leader? Soon, you may be able to find out. Tufts University researchers are embarking on a five-year collaboration with the […]

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Tufts to Take Control of the School of the Museum of Fine Arts

Pending final approval in the coming months, Tufts University will take over the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, assuming operational responsibilities from the […]

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A Boston School Rescinded Bill Cosby’s Honorary Degree, and It Wasn’t BU

A university in Greater Boston came to its senses, admitted its mistake, and rescinded the honorary degree it awarded former sitcom dad and alleged serial […]

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Tufts Divestment Protests Continue Inside, Outside Administrative Building

Update: Friday, 5:09 p.m. Tufts spokeswoman Kimberly M. Thurler has confirmed the sit-in has ended and the students have left President Monaco’s office. Update: Friday, 4:06 p.m. […]

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On Earth Day, Tufts Students Stage Sit-In to Demand Divestment [Updated]

Update, Thursday, 1:12 p.m.: A Tufts spokeswoman provided the following comment regarding the administration not allowing food to be delivered to the students: “Students chose […]

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MBTA to Meet With Universities About New Student ‘UPass’

College students taking the MBTA’s trains and buses in the Greater Boston area could soon have a new pass—embedded in their university ID cards—to help […]

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Breakfast in Classroom Program Linked to Better Breakfast Participation, Attendance

Schools that offer the Breakfast in the Classroom (BIC) program—where kids, no matter their income level, eat breakfast in school right after the opening bell—had higher participation in […]

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The Tufts-Developed ‘Instinct Diet’ May Stop Junk Food Cravings

Susan Roberts, a senior scientist at the Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, was tired of diets based on just one idea—like simply […]

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Home-Packed Lunches Often Fall Short of Nutrition Guidelines, Study Says

It’s already that time: Back-to-school commercials have taken over the airwaves. In addition to the pencils and notebooks, you may want to add something else to that […]

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Tufts’ ‘Snack It Up’ Initiative Promotes Healthy Eating

With a third of children and adolescents now classified as obese or overweight, the issue of childhood obesity has never been more pressing. Recent research […]

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Massachusetts Schools on List of Places Being Investigated for Possible Title IX Violations

Six Massachusetts colleges and universities are on a federal list of institutions being scrutinized for possibly violating the rules when it comes to reporting and handling […]

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Local Schools Get Grants To Get Moving

The Active Schools Acceleration Project (ASAP), an initiative of ChildObesity180 at Tufts University, has awarded 1,000 schools across the country $1,000 each ($1 million total). ChildObesity180 is […]