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Psychologist Claude M. Steele to Deliver Tufts Commencement Today
Tufts University celebrates its commencement Sunday. Ceremonies begin at 9 a.m., and Claude M. Steele, a Stanford psychologist who specializes in stereotypes, will deliver the commencement address.
7 hrs ago
Newer whooping cough vaccine not as protective
A newer version of the whooping cough vaccine doesn't protect kids as well as the original, which was phased out in the 1990s because of safety concerns, according to a new study.
Sun May 19, 2013
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Veterinarians graduate from Tufts University
Veterinarians have served in the U.S. Army since the days of George Washington. Once they served as farriers for cavalry horses.
Sat May 18, 2013
Five Things: Somerville High School Foundation Raffle, Tufts Softball Team Graduates
2) Tufts Softball Team Graduates The Tufts softball team will miss Sunday's commencement because they'll be playing in the NCAA Division III College World Series.
At 71, Veteran Boston Newscaster Will Graduate from College
Jim Boyd, a veteran Boston anchorman and member of the Massachusetts Broadcasters Hall of Fame , graduated from high school in 1958.
The Somerville News
Tufts Sociologist examines the past, present, and future of an All-American City
Susan Ostrander is a Professor of Sociology at Tufts University. Among the classes that she teaches are "Wealth, Poverty and Inequality" and "Making Social Change Happen: Roots, Activism & Community Organizing." She is also the author of several books, the most recent of which is this year's Citizenship and Governance in a Changing City, ... (more)
Thu May 16, 2013
Kamloops This Week
Imagine No Religion this weekend
By Staff Writer - Kamloops This Week Published: May 16, 2013 9:00 AM Updated: May 16, 2013 9:51 AM The Kamloops Centre for Inquiry, along with CFI Canada and the James Randi Educational Foundation, are presenting Imagine No Religion 3 - the third-annual conference for religious skeptics and atheists.
Colo Colo to show Bingham photographs
Courtesy of the artist Amanda Swain Bingham will show works at Colo Colo Gallery in New Bedford May 18-June 1 in an exhibition titled 'Shadows: Travels Without Skin.' Colo Colo Gallery in New Bedford will celebrate the opening Saturday of "Shadows: Travels Without Skin," photographs by Amanda Swain Bingham.
Wed May 15, 2013
Tufts Softball Seniors Graduate Early; Jumbos to Compete in World Series
Tufts University held a special commencement ceremony on Tuesday night for seniors on the women's softball team.
Most Restaurant Food Has Too Many Calories, Studies Find
That too much fondness of fast food can cause weight problems is old news. But the idea that nearly all types of restaurants dish up meals that can expand your waistline has not been as widely discussed - until now.
Restaurants leave few choices for the calorie conscious, studies reveal
If you're looking to count calories or cut fat and salt from your diet, you're probably not going to want to eat out at a restaurant, two new studies published May 13 in JAMA Internal Medicine suggest.
Menu calorie count: Is food labeling effective weight loss and obesity strategy?
New study published online May 13, in JAMA revealed the excessive calorie content of non- chain restaurant foods.
Tue May 14, 2013
National Review Online
Obama Lost 2.4 Million Youth Voters from 2008 to 2012
A study from Tufts University found that over 2 million voters between the ages of 18 and 29 did not vote for President Obama's reelection after voting for him in 2008.
Beacon Hill Times
Shapiro to Be Keynote Speaker at BHCA Meeting
Barbara Shapiro will speak at the Beacon Hill Civic Association's 91st Annual Meeting on May 20 with an engaging talk about her widely acclaimed novel, The Art Forger.
US News & World Report
10 Private Medical Schools With the Lowest Price Tags
The U.S. News Short List, separate from our overall rankings, is a regular series that magnifies individual data points in hopes of providing students and parents a way to find which undergraduate or graduate programs excel or have room to grow in specific areas.
The increasing power and accessibility of genetic technology may one day give parents the option of modifying their unborn children, in order to spare offspring from disease or, conceivably, make them tall, well muscled, intelligent or otherwise blessed with desirable traits.
Mon May 13, 2013
Calorie counts in small Boston restaurants higher than area in fast food chains, Tufts study finds
While most health-conscious Bostonians would probably shun a McDonald's Big Mac and fries for a grilled tandoori chicken dish at a local Indian restaurant, they may be getting twice as many calories as a result.
Typical Restaurant Meal Loaded With Fats, Salt, Calories: Studies
The next time you sit down at your favorite local eatery, ponder this: Two new studies find that the average restaurant meal provides diners with most of the calories, fats and salt they require for the entire day.
Transitions: NATO Commander to Lead Tufts's Fletcher School; New Vice ...
James G. Stavridis , the U.S. Navy admiral who was NATO's supreme allied commander for Europe and commander of the U.S. European Command from 2009 until this week, will become dean of the Fletcher School at Tufts University after he retires from the Navy this summer.
Savannah Guthrie's Engaged! 5 Things to Know About Today Anchor's Fiance Mike Feldman
Guthrie's not the only one with a big career! Mike is a founding partner and managing director of the Glover Park Group, a strategic communications firm.