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  • Susan Landau in a server room
    Protecting privacy and building trust, as well as improving the technology, will be key to success, says Bridge Professor Susan Landau.
  • Exterior of Halligan Hall in spring
    The Department of Computer Science launches mentoring programs to support students throughout the 2020-2021 academic year.
  • Research Professor John Germaine
    Civil and Environmental Research Professor John Germaine shares his experience teaching laboratory specialists from around the world as part of the Courses at Tufts program.
  • Person receiving a vaccine
    Professor Jonathan Garlick’s “Science and Civic Action” course focuses on how marginalized communities have been overly burdened by the pandemic and what can be done about it.
  • Jared Jaramillo
    Jared Jaramillo, E21, recalls his experience of the community response in the time immediately following the March 2020 campus closure.
  • Susan Landau
    Susan Landau, Bridge Professor in Computer Science and Cybersecurity, examines what is needed for contact-tracing apps to be an effective public health tool.
  • tisch library's roof garden
    As we near an end to 2020, Tufts Gordon Institute reflects on some of their top stories and milestones from this year.
  • App screen on a phone, showing risk factors
    Human factors engineering MS student Tom Ribeiro and colleagues won first place in two hackathons with their app to help users understand their risk of contracting COVID-19.
  • John Durant and Neelakshi Hudda
    Professor John Durant and Research Assistant Professor Neelakshi Hudda discuss the improvement in air quality due to less vehicles on the road during the pandemic.
  • Four masked students in the Ventilator Project space, plus one student in inset
    Five Tufts engineering students and alums worked with hundreds of fellow volunteers to develop a cost-effective ventilator that could be produced quickly.