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The 50-Ton Patient

How do you study animals you can't fit on an exam table?

Curiosity Saved the Cats

The untold story of how researchers saved millions of feline lives—and helped identify HIV.

Live from Morocco

How veterinary students are learning to treat donkeys, mules and horses a world away.

Best of Breed

A renovation of the Foster Hospital expands its capacity for pets to receive first-rate care.

Prized Cows

Bovine IVF service enables New England farmers to propagate their best milkers and maintain a steady revenue stream.

The Art of Loving Animals

Sculptor Merrilyn Marsh draws her inspiration from the human-animal bond.

Bad Medicine

Beware: Some of the drugs you take for your own health are hazardous to your pets.

Learning by Doing

New animal simulation laboratory will help train students in basic surgery and other foundational clinical skills. 

Jumbo Mission

A new group at the university is working to save wild elephants.

Flesh-eating Parasite Returns

After being vanquished 50 years ago, screwworms invade the Florida Keys.

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Aug 22, 2017Former Trustee Neil Chayet, A60, Dies

An expert on the law, Chayet devoted five decades of service to the universityFormer Tufts Universit...

Aug 22, 2017Engineering a Better Classroom Experience

Kristen Wendell is studying how teachers and students learn to help promote engineering educationItâ...

Aug 17, 2017Tufts Appoints New Chief Diversity Officer

Amy Freeman comes to the university from Penn State, where she led inclusion and outreach efforts at...


Canine ALS

Lou Gehrig’s patients could benefit from a Tufts study in dogs.

Diagnosing Liver Failure

Biopsies can often determine the cause of the disease, but that procedure carries its own risks.

Space Invaders

Brown anoles are outcompeting their native green anole relatives in south Florida.

Powered by the Sun

Two new solar installations in Grafton are expected to save Tufts up to $5.3 million over the next 20 years.