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Tufts Institute of the Environment Marks Its Twentieth Anniversary

A program celebrating two decades of activism includes awards to Janetrix Hellen Amuguni and Jennifer Baldwin and a talk by U.S. Senator Edward Markey The Tufts Institute of the Environment will celebrate its twentieth anniversary with a special program on October 7 with lightning talks, panels on environmental activism and justice, awards for impact and leadership, and Read More

Why do animals go extinct?

Some 25 to 50% of animal species on Earth are expected to go extinct over the next 10 to 20 years. Dr. Chris Whittier, V97, director of our M.S. in conservation medicine program, explains why—and shares a glimmer of hope.

Spider Monkey Mission

Cummings School alumni and faculty members team up to help a monkey victim of the illegal pet trade

The young spider monkey was no more than a year old when her mother was killed. Poachers in Belize had shot her so they could sell the young monkey as a pet. The shotgun blast knocked the small monkey clear of the tree where she was being cradled by her mother—shattering her right arm, dislocating her tail, and peppering her body with shot pellets.

Call the Bee Vet

A Cummings School elective in honey bee medicine prepares veterinarians to work with beekeepers

Veterinary students graduate from Tufts

Telegram.com Tufts University’s Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine held its 37th commencement ceremony Sunday. Read full story here: https://www.telegram.com/news/20190519/veterinary-students-graduate-from-tufts

Wild at Heart

Lifelong nature lover Judy Cook has supported Tufts Wildlife Clinic for decades.

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