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Beyond Information Transfer: An Initiation Into Lifelong Learning

Michael Roth | Posted 07.04.2012 | College
Michael Roth

Our campuses should be places where diversity leads to learning as students come to see differences among people as a deep resource for solving problems and seeking opportunities. Online education can complement this educational environment. But it does not replace the need for it.

Tufts Crew Team Punished for 'Check Out Our Cox' T-Shirts

Adam Kissel | Posted 07.03.2012 | College
Adam Kissel

Parody, satire, humor, and puns are fully part of the marketplace of ideas, and it is unacceptable for a university like Tufts to violate its promises and abuse its "bias incident" policy to decide which jokes may or may not be told on campus.

Scott Brown's Frat Brothers Pitch In To Campaign

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 04.03.2012 | Politics

Sen. Scott Brown (R-Mass.) is getting some fundraising help from ZetePAC, which helps members of the Zeta Psi fraternity run for office. Brown was...

Miracle Zero Carb Cranberry Juice: American Heart Month, Day 16

Suzanne O'Malley | Posted 04.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Suzanne O'Malley

Antioxidant-rich cranberry juice may boost heart health by decreasing arterial stiffness, according to a recent Tufts and Boston University study.

College Hookup Culture Part I: She Says

The Cac | Posted 11.29.2011 | College
The Cac

Hollywood gave me a false impression of what to expect from dating: the frat boy with the heart of gold, just waiting till the right funny girl comes along. These things don't exist where I live -- not even close.

The Five Most Common Mistakes in Social Marketing - and How to Avoid Them

Dorie Clark | Posted 04.21.2015 | Impact
Dorie Clark

Bad social marketing campaign isn't going to achieve any of your goals. If you want to encourage individuals or business owners to change their behavior and habits, you need to do it right.

Annie Brody: "I Believe in Dog"

BJ Gallagher | Posted 10.02.2011 | Women
BJ Gallagher

The goal of many dog owners is to be as wonderful as their dogs think they are. Annie Brody's story is one of love, companionship, personal challenges, and heroism. She was every bit as good a best friend to him as he was to her.

The Benefits and Drawbacks of Dual-Degree Programs

Daniel Grant | Posted 08.09.2012 | College
Daniel Grant

"Smart" and "cool" needn't be kept apart, and many smart kids who want to be artists and artistic kids who want a rigorous academic program have been frustrated by the need to make a choice.

Brooks vs. Huntington

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Reese Schonfeld

Brooks concludes that Huntington's "mistakes illustrate useful truths: that all people share certain aspirations and that history is wide open." I know, just from having lived eighty years, that all people do not share certain aspirations.

The 12 Worst Colleges For Free Speech

Greg Lukianoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Greg Lukianoff

U.S. News can tell you which colleges and universities are ranked the "best," but what about your right to express yourself on campus?

Bike Share Programs In The Works For Boston

Tufts Daily | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Paris, Minneapolis, Denver, Washington, Miami, New York, Hangzhou, China, and now Boston -- these are just some of the many cities across the world th...

Push to Open Campus Police Reports at Mass. Private Universities

Ken Brack | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Ken Brack

For a student in Massachusetts seeking to find out more about an on-campus crime -- or a neighbor who lives close to one of Boston's universities -- gaining access to campus police reports is a crap shoot.

'Most Dangerous' Ranking Irks Tufts

Tufts Daily | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

A new listing last week ranked Tufts as the most dangerous campus in the nation, beating out 457 other institutions. University administrators have di...

Boston Med Students Host Free Health Clinics For Uninsured (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Medical students in the Boston area are gaining experience and helping their uninsured neighbors by hosting regular pop-up clinics to provide health c...

Lawrence Bacow, President of Tufts University, on the School's Evolution, Globalization, Social Impact, and Much, Much More

Rahim Kanani | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Rahim Kanani

You'll find Fletcher alumni in the embassies of literally every nation in the world. You'll sometimes find them as the heads of state. One interesting illustration of this was when the Dean of Fletcher and I went to Beijing a couple of years back. At the time, we had 12 Fletcher alumni who held ambassadorial rank in Beijing.

Outing Campus Censors in U.S. News & World Report

Greg Lukianoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Greg Lukianoff

In this age of campus obsession with sensitivity above all else, some may think that criticizing a university professor could rightfully land a student in hot water. But colleges and universities must not insulate themselves from serious controversy.

"Is Campus Censorship the New Normal?" in Free Inquiry Magazine

Greg Lukianoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Greg Lukianoff

We need to be teaching students to not only to tolerate speech they don't like, but also to jump into debates and encourage discussion of different points of view.

UPDATED: Twittering in Pashto: A New U.S. Military Communications Strategy in Afghanistan?

Rahim Kanani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Rahim Kanani

Who exactly is the intended audience of the U.S. military's tweeting efforts in Afghanistan? They're all in English.

Firing McChrystal is Not Enough

Tom Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tom Andrews

It's time to stop the manipulation, the insubordination and the military dreams of endless war in Afghanistan. Fire McChrystal and then fire the strategy.

Math Dances, Ukuleles And More: College Applicants Get Creative On Screen

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Some enterprising high school seniors are leveraging their digital skills through a new college application medium: The admissions video. In numerous...

Tufts Study Incites Possible National Investigation Of Calorie Counts

Tufts Daily | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

U.S. Rep. Maurice Hinchey (D−NY) is pushing for U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulatory changes based on the results of a recent study by...

How Haiti, Scott Brown and the Underwear Bomber Can Move Us to Action Rather Than Gloom

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

Brown's victory is not the end of civilization as we know it but it should inspire all Americans to take a careful look at what they've done in rejecting Hope for No.

What Is Peace To You? Start 2010 With

Dr. Susan Corso | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Corso

Most peace organizations fight for peace. Most peace organizations are against issues, not for them. Most peace organizations focus on world peace. My 17 years of development have made some things clear.

Tufts Sex Rule: Tufts University Formalizes "Sexile" Rule; No Dorm Sex When Roommate Present (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Tufts University has formalized what for many was probably an unspoken rule: no sex when a roommate is present. "Sexile," as the practice is commonl...

Tufts University: No Sex While Roommate Is Around

U.S. News & World Report | Jeff Greer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Tufts University has taken a bold step toward regulating sexual activity in dorm rooms. The school, whose main campus is in Medford, Mass., instituted...