Mid-November signals the start of frantic preparations for Thanksgiving, dramatic drops in temperature, and the return of those beloved red cups at Starbucks. But it also signals a sudden spike in mustaches–and other fanciful facial hair creations–throughout the country: it’s Movember, the annual phenomenon that encourages men to grow mustaches while raising money for men’s health issues, including prostate cancer.
A team of graduate students at Tufts’ Gordon Institute have risen to the challenge and are encouraging others to support their team. The “Tufts of Hair” team features 15 members, including Tufts Professor James Nash, and has been racking up donations throughout the month. Be sure to visit their page for more information, and enjoy this photo of the mustache-clad students below: