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Sexual Violence and Money in The Maltese Falcon

on Kiran Bhatt's Film Noir Webpage

by Kiran Bhatt

2 hours, 43 minutes ago

Film noir often discusses recurring American themes of violence, sexuality, and the relentless pursuit of money. In many classic noirs, an uneasy amalgamation of these three subjects informs the film’s plot, […]

Global Health & Innovation Conference

on Tufts Pre-Health

by Melissa Lee

6 hours, 33 minutes ago

We recently received an announcement about the upcoming 12th annual Global Health & Innovation Conference at Yale on March 28-29, 2015. They are currently accepting social enterprise abstracts for presentation, as […]

Update on Union Square Development Plans

on Practical Visions

by Benjamin D. Baldwin

6 hours, 55 minutes ago

UEP Professor Penn Loh is interviewed by Somerville Community Access Television (SCATV) regarding the particular situation unfolding with the Community Benefits Agreement (CBA) between the City of Somerville and developers. The article and video (found here) also discuss the history and theory behind CBAs generally. Union United and the Somerville Community Corporation, representing workers and community residents, are upset at being left out of negotiations. As Loh explains, it is important that community members are consulted before approvals are made, while they still have some leverage. Many city representatives and members of the Union Square Civic Advisory Committee have requested that the CBA be settled after plans are further developed, which would effectively exclude community approval as a regulating mechanism. Follow this link for more information.

UEP Students Make #BlackLivesMatter Statement

on Practical Visions

by Benjamin D. Baldwin

7 hours, 33 minutes ago

The statement appears in the latest issue of The Tufts Daily, and can be found here. The letter was written in collaboration with graduate students from across the Tufts community, but organized largely by UEP students. It mentions the impressive work and organizing done by Tufts' undergraduate population and calls for increased involvement among the graduate community. Urban planning, in particular, has had a complex history with Black communities. Recognizing this, these UEP students strive to build equitable cities "where Black lives do indeed matter." To get involved, email and attend a meeting in the coming weeks.

Retail Interconnections Engineer (Waltham, MA)

on Tufts Gets Green

by Lauren Martin

8 hours, 3 minutes ago

About the Position:  National Grid is seeking an Engineer in our Retail Connections Engineering Group. This group is responsible for the retail connections engineering studies, installation acceptance review, […]