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  • Norman Fortenberry delivers the 2019 Engineers Week Dean's Lecture

    As part of National Engineers Week celebrations, Norman Fortenberry of the American Society for Engineering Education delivered a Dean's Lecture on the future of engineering education and what students need to know.

  • Dean Jim Glaser holds up the School of Engineering sweater that he wore as part of a bet with Dean Jianmin Qu
    The Tufts Community Appeal (TCA) campaign raised $475,000 this year. In a friendly competition between Deans Jianmin Qu of Engineering and Jim Glaser of Arts & Sciences, the School of Engineering came out on top with a higher participation rate, so Dean Glaser wore a sweater selected by the Engineering department with the leading department participation: Mechanical Engineering.
  • Professor Maria Flytzani-Stephanopoulos in the lab
    Distinguished Professor Maria Flytzani-Stephanopoulos received this year’s American Chemical Society Catalysis Lectureship for the Advancement of Catalytic Science with her Tufts colleague Charles Sykes, to be presented at the American Chemical Society national meeting in San Diego in August. The two faculty members received the honor for their work developing single-atom metal catalysts that could be significantly more efficient than those currently deployed in the production of goods such as fuel and plastics, the processing of food, and removing harmful gases in catalytic converters.
  • A man stands for a portrait
    Javier Rincon, E19, whose parents are immigrants, came to Tufts as an undergraduate after serving almost a decade in the Marines.
  • An aerial photo of a city
    A first-of-its-kind study led by Tufts researchers, in collaboration with Somerville officials and citizens, will measure indoor air quality and comfort in multifamily housing developments near busy roadways. 
  • A woman stands against a wall, smiling
    Center for STEM Diversity Director Ellise LaMotte reflects on the successes, challenges, and future plans of the Center as it celebrates a decade of service at Tufts.
  • Solar panels on a roof

    Assistant Professor Deborah Sunter and colleagues determined that racial inequality persists in the deployment of rooftop solar panels.

  • A group of students touring campus
    The School of Engineering attracted 4,348 undergraduate applications, up from 4,062 last year.
  • A woman and a child in a toy store looking at a shelf
    Marina Umaschi Bers, a professor and chair of the Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development who heads the Developmental Technologies Research Group and has an adjunct appointment in the Department of Computer Science, offers options for choosing high-tech toys for kids. 
  • A woman stands in front of a large clothing donation box
    The Tufts Community Appeal invites faculty and staff to contribute to their communities at Tufts and beyond.

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