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  • Doug Brugge at uranium mining conference

    At a recent conference Prof. Doug Brugge, a leader of Tisch College's community-based research efforts, continued to sound the alarm about dangerous pollution from uranium mining in Africa.

  • Tufts alumna Wendy Walleigh and her husband left their corporate jobs in Silicon Valley to pursue meaningful second careers promoting entrepreneurship in Africa.

  • University President Anthony Monaco and Tisch College Dean Alan Solomont met the Spanish king and hosted events for the Tufts community, including 1+4 Bridge-Year students.

  • As part of the Tisch College Distinguished Speaker Series, Admiral James Stavridis shared his thoughts on leadership and on current crises around the world.

  • Through the Tisch Scholars program, Tufts senior Verónica Rosario is helping to fight for the human rights of Haitians in the Dominican Republic.

  • Two international Tisch Summer Fellows are working in Peru to develop a simple, community-based system to collect data about water usage and climate in the country's Central Andes.

  • Fiona Weeks, a former Tisch Scholar and current Massachusetts Tisch Summer Fellow, is a passionate active citizen devoted to immigrant communities and public health.

  • Faculty Fellow Elena Naumova, who studies the spread of water-borne illnesses, looks beyond the data to understand patterns that can save lives.

  • A Tisch Faculty member has a new strategy to teach kids in remote regions of the world to read: put apps in their hands and let their drive to learn do the rest.

  • Tisch College Faculty Fellow Diane O'Donoghue is leading efforts to restore thie Währinger Jewish cemetery in Vienna, a once beautiful burial ground that suffered Nazi desecration and decades of neglect.

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