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  • A Step in the Fight Against a Deadly Parasite
    Scientists at Tufts devise a method to store the Cryptosporidium parasite, aiding vaccine research efforts In May, just before one of the hottest summers on record, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a warning about diseases lurking in recreational water facilities like swimming pools and water playgrounds. ... read more
  • MS in Animals and Public Policy Student Externship and Research Poster Presentations 2018
    Master of Science in Animals and Public Policy Student Externship Presentations and Research Poster Session Saturday, September 8, 2018 from 8:00 – 5:00 pm Agnes Varis Auditorium, Grafton Campus – 200 Westboro Rd., North Grafton, MA 01536 MAPP Externship Presentations: 8:00 Check in. Continental breakfast to be served – Elms ... read more
  • Evaluation of Enrichment for Reptiles in Zoos
    Taylor Eagan, M.S. in Animals and Public Policy (MAPP) 2016 Center for Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University, North Grafton, MA, USA Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science Published: 2018 DOI: 10.1080/10888705.2018.1490182 Abstract Studies on environmental enrichment for reptiles are lacking in the scientific literature. Although the literature reflects a ... read more
  • Knowledge, Tradition, and Community Predict Success for BLM Wild Horse Adoptions in Colorado and Texas
    Knowledge, Tradition, and Community Predict Success for Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Wild Horse Adoptions in Colorado and Texas Mary Koncel, MS in Animals and Public Policy 2010, Allen Rutberg, Director, Center for Animals and Public Policy Society & Animals 26 (2018) 1-21 Published: August 2018 DOI: 10.1163/15685306-12341502 Abstract With ... read more
  • Alternatives for Learning About Wildlife in Captive Settings
    M.S. in Animals and Public Policy Research Project (MAPP) July-August 2018 Jessica Baldeck, MS in Animals and Public Policy Class of 2017-2018, has been working on her research project “Alternatives for Learning About Wildlife in Captive Settings.” This study’s objective is to determine the impact of a pond life educational ... read more