UPDATE: Back-to-campus information on COVID-19 testing and more
Tufts announces Fall 2020 semester plans. Please visit go.tufts.edu/coronavirus for the latest updates, including external resources and preventative measures. Read More
Tufts Laidlaw Program Recognized for Top Performance
The Laidlaw Foundation recently recognized Tufts for having the most outstanding performance out of all universities on the Laidlaw Scholars Network. Learn more about the program and our remarkable scholars! Read More
Grafton Diversity Reception
Date: December 4, 2019 Location: Varis Campus Center, Grafton Campus Attendees: Grafton Campus Faculty, Staff, and Students Provost Aubry hosted a series of Diversity receptions across the Medford, Boston, and Grafton campuses where graduate and professional students were... Read More
Tour of Cummings School Farm
Date: December 4, 2019 Location: Cummings School Farm Attendees: Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine Greater Community Provost Aubry visits the Cummings School Farm which serves as both a learning and teaching tool, as well as a research... Read More
Global Perspectives Photo Contest Winners
View the winning photos in each category from the 2019 Global Perspectives Photo Contest! Read More
Provost Aubry Gets a Lesson in Dental Medicine
Last month Provost Aubry visited the dental school for their annual board of advisors meeting. After the meeting she received a crash course in dentistry from some of the dental students! Read More
On July 1, 2019, Nadine Aubry became Provost and Senior Vice President of Tufts University. As Provost, she is the chief academic officer of Tufts University, overseeing eight schools as well as multiple cross-school programs, centers, and institutes.
The Office of the Provost is responsible for setting institutional and budgetary priorities that advance the University’s mission. This team ensures that our educational and research programs are of the highest quality by working closely with faculty, staff, alumni, and students to fulfill the University’s goals and aspirations. The Office of the Provost is also responsible for the Athletics department, the library system, international and industry collaborations, and the ten Boards of Advisors.
Historian Erika Lee, J91, details the long ugly history of discrimination against Asian Americans, how it continues today, and what can be done about itAttacks on Asian-Americans have been growing in the past year—seen most visibly in the killings in Atlanta in March. One Asian American advocacy organization reported some 3,800 anti-Asian racist incidents across […]
Health experts say nearsighted governments threaten the global COVID-19 vaccine rolloutOne of the greatest roadblocks the world faces to finally ending the COVID-19 pandemic is vaccine nationalism, where countries rush to secure shots for their own populations while ignoring global needs, said Salim Abdool Karim, director of the Centre for the AIDS Program of Research […]
Newly developed effort works across all university campuses to respond to bias with education and programming for students, faculty, and staffTufts University’s recently configured Bias Education and Resource Team (BERT) offers new ways to actively support and engage community members on issues of bias, strengthening Tufts’ efforts to increase diversity and inclusion.
Committees have proposed a wide range of actions to make the university more diverse, equitable, and inclusiveTufts will begin to reimagine campus safety, expand implicit-bias training, establish pipeline programs for students and faculty—and much more, university leaders said in a virtual town hall for faculty and staff on Feb. 12. These efforts will be supported […]
As COVID-19 changed the world, the university pivoted quickly to keep students learning and everyone safeIf the spring semester of 2020 was a sprint in the face of COVID-19, the rest of the year was a marathon—or maybe a triathlon, as Tufts responded to a global pandemic unparalleled in recent history. In March, Tufts quickly […]
In a Tell Me More podcast, Tufts experts talk about the wonders of renewal, from animals that regrow body parts to people who rise from tragedyIn this episode, we’re all about regeneration. We talk with a Tufts biologist about the ways some animals regrow lost body parts, and the real possibility of science helping humans […]
Tufts’ human and veterinary medical researchers collaborate to prevent and better treat cardiovascular damage in people and pets who have survived cancerAn explosion in cancer therapies over the past decade has greatly improved people’s chances of surviving cancer. There are upward of 16 million human cancer survivors in the U.S. today—and that number is expected […]
Loss of sense of smell is a common COVID-19 symptom. A biologist explains what could be going onCOVID-19 has many symptoms, including fever, coughing, and fatigue. But one of the more distinctive signs is the loss of the ability to smell. We’re not talking about the usual “stuffy nose” that goes along with a cold, […]
Germs, disinformation, and inequities are easily spread, say COVID-19 researchersThe battle is far from over, but public health professionals have already learned some valuable lessons about fighting a pandemic. Tufts researchers, science journalists, and health experts from around the globe shared some of what they have learned at the virtual Tufts 2020 COVID-19 Research Symposium […]
Marta Gaglia studies the way viruses infiltrate the body without tripping the immune system’s alarmsIn Spring 2020, as the world watched the novel coronavirus spread across the globe, Marta Gaglia, an assistant professor of molecular biology and microbiology at Tufts University School of Medicine, had a realization: The very same approaches she had been using […]