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  Schools - OpenCourseWare - Tufts University
Tufts University School of Dental Medicine sees research, teaching and clinical care as equal and interdependent in producing professionals who possess the analytical capacity and the spirit of inquiry to deal with an ever-increasing knowledge base and rapid technological changes.
Tufts' Cummings School is an invaluable regional, national and international resource, touching the lives of millions of pet owners, equestrians, veterinarians, farmers, wildlife rehabilitators, agricultural scientists, educators and students.
The School of Arts & Sciences is nationally and internationally renowned for its innovative, interdisciplinary approach to undergraduate and graduate teaching and research.
ocw.tufts.edu /Schools   (389 words)

 Giving to Tufts - School of Arts & Sciences
Tufts' founding tradition of liberal education thrives in the School of Arts and Sciences, the largest of Tufts' eight schools and the heart and soul of the university.
The School of Arts and Sciences, composed of the College of Liberal Arts and Jackson, and the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, is intellectually and culturally diverse, with an international reputation in research and a commitment to service.
As the cornerstone of Tufts University, the School of Arts and Sciences is integral to the success of the entire institution.
www.tufts.edu /development/ways_to_give/support_art.html   (1080 words)

 Help - OpenCourseWare - Tufts University
Tufts University launched the OCW initiative with a pilot showcase of open materials for a limited number of subjects in June of 2005.
No, Tufts has no relationship with, grants no special permission to, and does not approve, endorse, or certify any organizations, teachers, tutors, or other service providers who use educational materials available on the Tufts OCW Website in connection with their services.
Tufts grants the right to anyone to use the materials on Tufts OCW either "as is," or in a modified form.
ocw.tufts.edu /Help   (3610 words)

 Tufts University groundbreaking research on caterpillar locomotion
—Tufts University neurobiologist Barry Trimmer is inching his way to unlocking the secrets behind the way caterpillars maneuver and climb, and is using that knowledge to one day build flexible robots that could explore internal organs, blood vessels and the insides of pipelines.
Tufts University, located on three Massachusetts campuses in Boston, Medford/Somerville, and Grafton, and in Talloires, France, is recognized among the premier research universities in the United States.
Tufts enjoys a global reputation for academic excellence and for the preparation of students as leaders in a wide range of professions.
www.eurekalert.org /pub_releases/2004-05/tu-tug051204.php   (695 words)

 Tufts University School of Arts and Sciences - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The School of Arts and Sciences is under the supervision of a dean, appointed by the president and the provost, with the approval of the Trustees of Tufts College (the university's governing board).
The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, formally named as such in 1909, and Jackson College for Women, created by the Trustees and chartered by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in 1910, and the Division of University Extension, established in 1939-40, became Associated Schools.
Except for the 1962-1965 period, the School of Religion (formally renamed the Crane Theological School in 1955) was one of the Associated Schools of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences from 1903 until the school's closing in 1967.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tufts_University_School_of_Arts_and_Sciences   (1355 words)

 Division of Clinical Care Research
New England Medical Center (NEMC), the primary teaching hospital of Tufts University School of Medicine, is internationally known for its excellence in patient care, research, and training.
The Sackler School was established in 1980 in cooperation with the Tufts University Schools of Medicine, Dental Medicine, and Veterinary Medicine and the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.
Together with Tufts clinicians at the Tufts-New England Medical Center Hospitals, the University’s health science schools, and the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition on Research Center on Aging, the perseverance of understanding, treating and preventing human diseases is reinforced.
www.tufts-nemc.org /dccr/Fellowinfo.htm   (2109 words)

 Lehigh University - CAS: Health Professions
Entering candidates are expected to rank in the top 10 percent of their high school class, achieve a minimum score of 1200 on the SAT and achieve at least a minimum of a 92 high school grade point average.
Lehigh, in cooperation with the School of Dental Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, offers an accelerated program that enables selected students to earn a combined baccalaureate and doctor of dental medicine degree after a minimum of seven years of study at the two institutions.
The dental school also reserves the right to require that students spend additional time at Lehigh if the school feels that this is necessary to ensure the student's academic or personal maturation.
www3.lehigh.edu /arts-sciences/cashealth.asp   (1616 words)

 The Fletcher School - Academic Programs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
During the third and fourth years students are enrolled at the Harvard Law School and cross-register for the required number of courses at Fletcher to fulfill the degree requirements of both institutions.
Students are required to spend a minimum of three semesters in residence at The Fletcher School and five quarters in residence at the Tuck School.
Final acceptance at the Fletcher School occurs in early January of the student's senior year in college and is conditional upon maintaining a 3.6 GPA in the pre-Fletcher courses and a 3.4 GPA in the remaining undergraduate courses.
fletcher.tufts.edu /academic/joints.shtml   (2890 words)

 Tufts University School of Engineering - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Along with the School of Arts and Sciences (AandS) and the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, the School of Enginerring is located on the university's main campus in Medford and Somerville, Massachusetts.
The School of Engineering is under the supervision of a dean, appointed by the president and the provost, with the approval of the Trustees of Tufts College (the university's governing board).
The School of Engineering maintains dual degree programs with the School of Arts and Sciences and the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy and joint degree programs with the School of Medicine, the Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences, and the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tufts_University_School_of_Engineering   (656 words)

 Program Description
Tufts University School of Arts and Sciences Faculty
She is part of a research group collaborating on the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of Cryptosporidium parvum infection, a problem of particular importance in sub-Saharan Africa, where the high prevalence of HIV infection has resulted in a corresponding increase in the prevalence of cryptosporidial infections.
Killian is a senior lecturer in the Department of Psychology at the University of Natal, Pietermartzburg and a licensed clinical psychologist.
www.nemc.org /mch/program_aims.htm   (5365 words)

 Grad Profiles - Tufts University Public Health
The Medford campus consists of the Tufts College of Liberal Arts and Jackson College, the College of Engineering, the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, the Boston School of Occupational Therapy, the School of Nutrition, and the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy.
In the Boston facilities of Tufts University, approximately 1,500 students are preparing for the medical, dental, and veterinary professions, and approximately 400 students are pursing graduate degrees.
Tufts students and faculty members are served by the University’s library system, which has more than 1 million volumes and approximately 5,500 journal and periodical subscriptions.
www.gradprofiles.com /tufts-publichealth.html   (2032 words)

 Tufts measures potential with new yardstick - The Boston Globe
This fall, Tufts will try a more scientific approach to its toughest decisions, using its application to measure aspects of intelligence that cannot be approximated by SAT scores.
A top Tufts dean believes that creativity and practical skills -- the ability to implement ideas and win other people's backing -- are just as important as the analytical skills typically measured by standardized tests.
Word of Tufts' experiment generated buzz at an admissions training seminar at Harvard last month, and deans at MIT and Stanford said they would be watching closely in the next few years to see if Tufts is successful.
www.boston.com /news/education/higher/articles/2006/07/06/tufts_gets_creative_on_admissions   (1096 words)

 Grad Profiles - Tufts University
The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, the School of Engineering, the Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, the Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences, and the Schools of Dental Medicine, Medicine, and Veterinary Medicine offer graduate and/or professional education.
The Master of Arts degree may be earned in art history, art history and museum studies, child development, classical archaeology, classics, drama, economics, education, English, French, German, history, history and museum studies, mathematics, museum education, music, occupational therapy, philosophy, school psychology, and urban and environmental policy and planning.
Copies of credentials must be validated by a school administrative officer, such as a registrar or an official of the issuing body, and must be attached to a certified English translation.
www.gradprofiles.com /tufts.html   (883 words)

 Graduate Programs in English - Boston College   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
A thriving division of a research university with over 1,000 graduate students, the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at Boston College offers three graduate degrees in English: the M.A. the M.A.T. and the Ph.D. The M.A. program also offers a concentration in Irish Literature and Culture.
Boston College is part of one of the richest intellectual and cultural environments in the country, with unparalleled local resources in research libraries, archives, historical and fine arts museums, and public events of all kinds.
Requests for applications to the graduate program should be sent to the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at gsasinfo@bc.edu.
www.bc.edu /schools/cas/english/graduate   (460 words)

 Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
It is unlawful, and contrary to Harvard University policy, to discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, veteran status, or disability unrelated to job or course of study requirements.
Immediately adjacent to the Harvard School of Public Health, are the Harvard Medical School, the Countway Medical Library, one of the most complete biomedical research collections in the country, and the research laboratories of seven affiliated hospitals and institutes.
Note: Graduate School of Arts and Sciences admissions forms must be used to apply for this program and must be submitted directly to the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences by the December 8 deadline.
www.gsas.harvard.edu /programs_of_study/biological_sciences_in_public_health.php   (4820 words)

 QS Top Universities: Tufts University
Tufts enjoys a global reputation for academic excellence and for the preparation of students as leaders in a wide range of professions.
Approximately 40 percent of all undergraduates attending Tufts pursue course work outside the United States to add a strong international dimension to their field of study, and the university's language studies are both popular and rigorous.
Tufts balances teaching with research, and students are encouraged to develop strong analytical skills.
www.topuniversities.com /scorecard/modules/school_search/search_school_details.php?voidsess&sch_id=989   (222 words)

 Altering the Administration - The Primary Source Online
The new dean would hopefully be sympathetic to this cause, realizing the importance to students of developing their own ideas and beliefs, and not being indoctrinated by professors in the classroom.
As the School of Engineering and the School of Arts and Sciences have become more distinct administratively, Glaser is now providing the link between the two of them.
Tufts students should regard Dean Glaser’s accessibility as an invitation to interact with the administration, and not shy away from dealing with them.
www.tuftsprimarysource.org /issues/23/11/barker.html   (696 words)

 Tufts University Profile
The school is growing, and it’s nice to be a part of that.
Tufts is a wonderful place, and I feel like I’ve really gotten a quality education here.
Tufts University, founded in 1852, is a private institution offering undergraduate programs in liberal arts and sciences and engineering.
college.enotes.com /american-colleges/tufts-university   (317 words)

 University Launches "Tufts on Tuesdays" Program : Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
This week the University launched a new external media outreach program called "Tufts on Tuesdays." Dean Stephen W. Bosworth of the Fletcher School and Fares Center Director Leila Fawaz hosted the first media briefing, with seven faculty members from three of Tufts' eight schools.
The group discussed what is not generally being reported with respect to Iraq and its implications on the region, the U.S. and the world.
More special sessions -- designed to highlight Tufts' cross-school collaborations that address the most pressing issues of the day -- are scheduled throughout the spring.
vet.tufts.edu /content/events/973143444.html   (316 words)

 Massachusetts Biotechnology Industry Directory
Harvard University, Faculty of Arts and Sciences (Cambridge)
Tufts University, Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences (Boston)
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, College of Arts and Sciences (Dartmouth)
www.massbio.org /directory/education/profiles.php3   (270 words)

 The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Thedean of arts and sciences is the chair of the Graduate Counciland the chief executive officer of the Graduate School.
A full-time graduate studentat Brandeis University may enroll in one graduate course eachterm at Boston College, Boston University, Tufts University, orthe Graduate Consortium in Women's Studies at Radcliffe College.Information on courses for cross-registration at each of the hostinstitutions is available at the Graduate School office of eachinstitution.
Teaching assistantship appointmentsare made on the authority of the President of the University withthe approval of the associate dean of the Graduate School who,in turn, acts on the recommendation of a student's program chair.Appointments are made for periods of one year or one term andare renewable.
www.brandeis.edu /registrar/bulletin/1998-99/intro-GSAS98.html   (7288 words)

 Fox on Forensics | News | The Tufts Observer Online
The first is to develop a forensic science curriculum that will generate kids’ interest in science by providing “a relevant and exciting application of the sciences.” The second is to bring his curriculum to schools around the country by training a diverse selection of elementary and high school teachers.
One such project involved traveling to Kosovo in 2001 with a team of forensic scientists and entomologists from the University of Tennessee in an effort to recover and identify human remains from the mass graves generated during the pre-1998 ethnic and religious conflicts between Albanians and Serbians in Kosovo.
Fox applied for one of the Wright Center’s fellowships in the hopes of expanding the criminalistics course he designed for The Advanced Technologies Academy into a full-blown forensic science program that elementary and high school science teachers across the country would be able to incorporate into their school’s curriculum.
www.tuftsobserver.org /news/20040924/fox_on_forensics.html   (938 words)

 Tufts Gift Planning
Loi K. To, A06, of Hartford, Connecticut, is double majoring in Political Science and Russian and receives scholarship funds made possible by generous bequests to Tufts University.
Kathryn McCarthy, Ph.D., (J44, G46) of Lexington, Massachusetts, is a professor emeritus of physics, former dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, and former provost and senior vice president of Tufts University.
She is a recipient of the Tufts Distinguished Service Award, a member of the Cape Cod Tufts Club, and a Friend of the Library.
www.tufts.planyourlegacy.org /donor.php   (1684 words)

 Tufts Symphony Orchestra - About The Orchestra
While mostly comprised of undergraduate Tufts students, membership extends to a few attending the Tufts Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, the Graduate School of Engineering, and even the Tufts Nutrition School.
Liberal arts students and engineers, music and non-music majors alike comprise the body of the orchestra, sometimes including students pursuing a music education at New England Conservatory of Music in Boston, while simultaneously working toward a liberal arts degree at Tufts University.
Prior to joining the Tufts University Music Department faculty as Director of Orchestral Activities, she was Music Director of the New Bach Ensemble of Frankfurt, Germany and Staff Conductor and Chorus Mistress of the New Israeli Opera in Tel-Aviv, where she assisted Zubin Mehta, Claudio Abbado and Valery Gergiev.
www.tuftssymphony.org /about.php   (257 words)

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