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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.

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  • Getting to the Roots of Fragile X Syndrome October 22, 2020
    Focusing on glial brain cells, neuroscientist Yongjie Yang hunts for a new path to treating the genetic disorderThe cause of fragile X syndrome (FXS), the most common inherited intellectual disability, is easy to see in the lab. Under electron microscopy, an affected X chromosome exhibits a deformed tip that gives the disorder its name and […]
    Kim Thurler
  • A Lab With All the Comforts of Home—Because It Is October 19, 2020
    Tufts researchers explore the idea of conducting more experiments from home, with benefits for scientists and societyAs the COVID-19 pandemic closed university campuses this spring, laboratory research at many institutions—including Tufts—had to ramp down. Unable to go into their labs, scientists were limited to mostly computational work at home, rather than conducting experiments. But what […]
    Michael Blanding
  • A Push to Prevent the Next Pandemic October 7, 2020
    Tufts will head a global program that aims to stop new viruses from becoming a widespread danger to humansTaking the lead on a five-year, $100 million federal program, Tufts University will head a wide-ranging international development and research effort to head off future pandemics like COVID-19, which has killed more than one million people and […]
    Julie Flaherty
  • Not Looking Away: A Focus on Genocide and Mass Atrocities October 5, 2020
    The first virtual EPIIC Symposium brings together survivors and humanitarian experts as violence continues around the worldFor years, reports have emerged that the Chinese government has systematically repressed the Uighurs, a minority Muslim group of Turkic origin living in the Xinjiang area of western China. At least one million Uighurs in China are in detention […]
    Heather Beasley Doyle
  • Center for Antimicrobial Resistance Renamed for Stuart B. Levy September 22, 2020
    The longtime Tufts researcher and physician was a booming voice on the consequences of antibiotic resistanceThe Center for Integrated Management of Antimicrobial Resistance, a collaborative effort supported by Tufts University and Tufts Medical Center, has been renamed the Stuart B. Levy Center for Integrated Management of Antimicrobial Resistance (Levy CIMAR) at Tufts, in honor of […]
    Lisa LaPoint
  • Tufts Is Studying a Pilot COVID-19 Test That Could Help Neighboring Schools September 15, 2020
    Faculty, staff, and students can take part in the effortTufts University has launched a pilot study that aims to help K-12 students safely return to their schools, and it is calling on the Tufts community to take part in the effort. The study, which began Sept. 14, will look at whether the simple type of […]
    Julie Flaherty
  • Welcoming the Class of 2024—Online September 3, 2020
    For a virtual matriculation, videos, new faces, and alumni come together to create both an all-encompassing and personal reception For more than six decades, matriculation at Tufts has been a well-choreographed celebration that unfolds on the Academic Quad, that leafy theater where first-year and transfer students, with the blessings of university leaders, embark on one […]
    Laura Ferguson
  • The Road to Eradicating Structural Racism at Tufts August 31, 2020
    Leaders share how new workstreams aim to guide Tufts toward a more equitable futureIn response to the latest incidents of racial violence in Kenosha, Wisconsin, President Anthony Monaco expressed his support for and solidarity with Black students, faculty, and staff at Tufts. “I share their pain and outrage over the shooting of Jacob Blake,” he […]
    Ronee Saroff
  • New Research Focuses on Using AI to Understand Neutrinos August 31, 2020
    Tufts is participating in a NSF artificial intelligence institute focused on fundamental particle physicsTufts has been chosen to participate in the recently established National Science Foundation Institute for Artificial Intelligence in Fundamental Interactions. The AI Institute is one of five announced by the NSF on August 26; the institutes are being established to secure the […]
    Mike Silver
  • Tufts Joins Major Effort to Build the Next Generation of Quantum Computers August 27, 2020
    Peter Love, an associate professor of physics, will lead the university’s participation in the projectTufts is joining a major U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) funded center called the Quantum Systems Accelerator (QSA), led by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. The center hopes to create the next generation of quantum computers and apply them to the study […]
    Mike Silver