Fall 2014

Signs of the Times

New wayfinding system in Boston helps identify the campus and guide visitors

The Tufts health sciences campus in downtown Boston, housed in more than a dozen >>

In a Heartbeat

One in 350 teens is at risk for sudden cardiac arrest. Doug Grosmark, D85, helps save their lives

After Eric Paredes, a 15-year-old high school wrestler and football player, collapsed and died >>

Real-World Science

The Tufts Institute for Innovation crosses disciplines to take on global problems

Four research teams at Tufts have set out to solve some daunting public health >>

Ready for What Lies Ahead 

251 awarded degrees at dental school graduation

At the School of Dental Medicine’s 146th commencement ceremony on May 18, 189 students >>

The Conversation

Kathleen O’Loughlin, D81, talks about your profession and her goals as chair of the school’s board of advisors

Photo: Alonso Nichols

Tufts trustee Kathleen O’Loughlin, D81, has been leading her peers >>

Heartfelt Tribute

Newest alumni honor former classmate by establishing a scholarship

A former classmate’s triumph over heart failure inspired the class of 2014 to raise >>

Staying Connected

A weekend of fun, philanthropy and festivity marks 2014 reunion

This year’s Dental Homecoming and Reunion Weekend had a 1920s Downton Abbey theme, but >>

The Spark That Keeps Us Going

A message from the new president of the Alumni Association

Photo: Kelvin Ma

I was truly honored to be inducted as president of >>

Top Stories

Our Specialty

Patients with disabilities need dental care more than most. At Tufts, they have an ally

All’s Fair

In a Bronx apartment, the Columbian Exposition of 1893 lives on 

His Mother’s Demons

A bittersweet memoir of growing up in the shadow of mental illness

The People’s Science

How a stem cell researcher put his own worldview under the microscope

In a Heartbeat

One in 350 teens is at risk for sudden cardiac arrest. Doug Grosmark, D85, helps save their lives

Editor's Picks

Access to Care: ‘It’s a Crisis’

53 regions in Massachusetts don’t have enough dentists

Fine Eye for Fungi

Joseph Marcantonio’s lifelong love affair with the mushroom

Got Teeth? Use Fluoride

ADA revises guidelines for young children

Practice Perfect

Dental alumni and their patients conduct real-life clinical research for Tufts

Up in the Air

Is there a link between secondhand smoke and cavities?