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Five Things You Didn’t Know about Groundhogs

Chris Whittier, V97, research assistant professor of conservation medicine at Cummings School, shares the dirt on these important enormous, whistling, burrowing squirrels While many Americans would recognize famed Punxsutawney Phil as a groundhog, they may not know much else about the species. As Groundhog Day approaches on February 2, let’s take a minute to consider Read More

Hunting Ebola’s Origins

Two Tufts alumni contributed to research providing a critical clue into the mysterious cause of the deadliest Ebola outbreak in history

Motherhood and Veterinary School

Cummings School researchers find that women who are pregnant, raising children, or considering parenthood at U.S. veterinary training institutions may lack adequate support

Caring for the Caregivers

Wellness programs surge on campus to help students, faculty, and staff weather the demands of veterinary practice and training.

Making a Difference by Degrees

In addition to its D.V.M. program, Cummings School also offers graduate programs preparing scientists like these for service around the world.

Veterinarian at the Museum

A Tufts alum helped create an exhibit exploring how human pandemics emerge from animals and the environment.

Combating Dogfighting

New research reveals distinct wound patterns from the criminal enterprise—and may provide a new tool for law enforcement.