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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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  • The Coronavirus Sneaks Its Way Into Cells. But How? November 13, 2020
    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 […]
    Catherine Caruso
  • WHO Chief Scientist, NEJM Editor Headline Tufts COVID-19 Symposium November 9, 2020
    The virtual, public event on Nov.17-18 will address the pandemic’s impacts on health and societyOn Nov. 17 and 18, faculty and researchers from across Tufts University will join experts from around the globe for a wide-ranging discussion of COVID-19 and its effects on nearly every facet of our lives.
    News Staff
  • Telling a Story with Data to Get Results November 6, 2020
    A new cross-school initiative at Tufts aims to change how we teach data science in STEM and non-STEM disciplines alikeBig data permeates our lives these days, in everything from health care to marketing to voting. But without context and a story to tell, data falls short in driving substantive change. Data scientists and engineers must […]
    Lynne Powers
  • 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