Faculty and Staff News

Ever Wonder: How Do Parrots Talk?
With their physical ability to make complex sounds, parrots can imitate a range of things such as microwaves cooking, but often focus on human speech
The Fight Against Goat Plague
A Cummings School researcher is looking to wipe out a viral illness that threatens both endangered species and the livelihoods of families in the developing world
Orofacial Pain Fact and Fiction
Many dentists’ websites contain inaccurate information about treating temporal mandibular disorders (TMDs)

What's Happening on Campus

TEDxTufts 2017 Talks Now Available
Ten video presentations by students, faculty and alumni cover everything from teaching justice to humanizing science
Faculty Senate Appointments Announced
University-wide body will meet monthly in the academic year beginning in September
Tops in Sports
Third-place finish—out of more than 300 colleges—for Tufts Athletics is best ever in Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup

From the Archives

The Center for Health, Environment and Justice was founded in 1981 by Lois Marie Gibbs. The organization grew out of Gibbs’ experience organizing her community in Love Canal, New York and began as an information clearinghouse for environmental health issues and developed into an organization that focuses on raising awareness for environmental health concerns and assisting communities, organizations and individuals faced with environmental threats.

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