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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 […]

Wellness

Boston Schools Make ‘Healthiest Colleges in America’ List

Because Boston is a city of world-class hospitals and healthcare, it comes as no surprise that some of our area universities were on Greatist’s “25 […]

City Life

Tufts Is Asking Its Applicants ‘What Does #YOLO Mean to You?’

Tufts University is asking potential members of the class of 2018 to provide short answer (200-250 words) to a choice of prompts, the last of […]

Wellness

Ask the Expert: Can You Be Addicted to the Internet?

For many of us, the average work day means eight or more hours in front of a computer. As if that’s not enough, we often […]

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Students Get Creative Designing Graduation Caps for Commencement

It’s a long-standing tradition for college students to spruce up their graduation outfits—most notabley their caps—as they prepare to recieve their degrees during commencement ceremonies. […]

Wellness

Boston’s Restaurant Meals Exceed Daily Calorie Needs

Last month, we asked why Boston restaurant menus don’t have the calories listed like they do in New York City. We are the third healthiest city in America, […]

City Life

With Admitted Student Weekends Disrupted, Universities Went Online

As universities shuttered their campuses and canceled activities during Friday’s lockdown, prospective students who had come from around the country for open house visits suddenly […]

Wellness

Pediatrics Group Supports Same-Sex Marriage, Says Beneficial to Children

Tufts Medical School Professor of Pediatrics Dr. Ellen Perrin co-authored a statement this week with the The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), saying that same-sex parents getting […]

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Excessive Drinking Isn’t Just a Tufts University Problem

Photo Credit: Pete Jelliffe via Flickr If you’ve been a college student in the last decade or so, there’s a chance that news of Tufts […]

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Tufts Finds Compromise Over Evangelical Group

File this in the “can’t we all just get along?” folder under YES: The recent controversy brewing at Tufts over the student government’s “de-recognition” of an […]

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Lance Armstrong Is No Longer an Honorary Jumbo

Image Credit: PoweriPics via Flickr The collective run away from Lance Armstrong has another entrant in Tufts University, whose board of trustees unanimously voted to […]

Wellness

How We Choose Hospitals According to Google

Google’s new hospital study says that 94 percent of people choose a hospital based on reputation, which is good news for the hospitals in our area, since […]

City Life

Rankling with U.S. News and World Report College Rankings

U.S. News and World Report released their annual list of college and university rankings yesterday, and Boston-area schools are well represented yet again. Harvard and […]