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Behavior Science: How It Affects Our Patients and Our World

Tuesday, April 21, 2020 – Part of the Animal Matters Seminar Series Presented by Tufts Center for Animals and Public Policy with Tufts Behavior Club and Tufts Wildlife, Aquatic, Zoo Animal, and Exotic Medicine Organization (WAZE) Speaker Marion Desmarchelier, DMV, IPSAV, DES (Zoological Medicine), DES (Animal Behaviour Medicine), MSc, DACZM, DECZM (Zoo Health Management), DACVB Read More

Asian Elephant Rescue, Rehabilitation and Rewilding

Thursday, March 12, 2020 at 12 PM – 1 PM *UPDATE: During this period of uncertainty due to coronavirus (COVID-19), this seminar will be available for the public to join remotely via WebEx. A current Tufts ID will be required to attend in person on campus.* Part of the Animal Matters Seminar Series presented by Read More

Equine Behavior, Needs, and Mental Health in a Human-Centered World

Monday, October 28, 2019 at 12 PM – 12:50 PM in the Agnes Varis AUDITORIUM, in the Campus Center (#16 on the Campus Map) Part of the Animal Matters Seminar Series presented by Tufts Center for Animals and Public Policy with the Behavior Club Speaker: Nina Ekholm Fry, MSSc., CCTP Director of Equine Programs, Institute Read More

Potpourri of Veterinary Disaster Response

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at 12 PM – 12:50 PM Part of the Animal Matters Seminar Series presented by Tufts Center for Animals and Public Policy with the Veterinary Disaster Response Club Speaker: Warren Hess, DVM Disaster Coordinator, Assistant Director Division of Animal and Public Health, American Veterinary Medical Association Watch presentation here: See pdf Read More

Animal Welfare Institute: Lobbying for Change in Animal Policy

M.S. in Animals and Public Policy Externship Experience (MAPP) May-August 2019 Animal Welfare Institute: Lobbying for Change in Animal Policy Click link for Externship Presentation Animal Welfare Institute, Government Affairs Intern Allison Ludtke This summer, I was the Legislative Intern in the Government Affairs department at the Animal Welfare Institute. After the MAPP program, I Read More

The Sound of Saving a Species

M.S. in Animals and Public Policy Externship Experience (MAPP) June-August 2019 The Sound of Saving a Species Alyssa Wile As a research intern at Ocean Alliance, I was involved in numerous projects to help save whales and their ocean environment. My main focus was working with Ocean Alliance’s incredible archives of whale songs and vocalizations. Read More

Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo: Conserving Wildlife through Animal Policy

M.S. in Animals and Public Policy Externship Experience (MAPP) May-July 2019 Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo: Conserving Wildlife through Animal Policy Click link for presentation Mallori Morris As a conservation intern for Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo I focused on ethogram research for animals on the AZA Species Survival Program, horticulture projects and participated in various local conservation programs Read More

Gray seals at Cape Cod: Looking at all sides while working with the Northwest Atlantic Seal Research Consortium

M.S. in Animals and Public Policy Externship Experience (MAPP) July-August 2019 Examining Stakeholder Perceptions of Conversations Surrounding Human-Seal-Shark Overlap in the Northwest Atlantic Region Click link for Externship Presentation Q&A with Nathan Click link for Q&A with Nathan The Northwest Atlantic Seal Research Consortium, Cape Cod, MA Nathan Alexander This summer with the Northwest Atlantic Read More

Animals & Society Short Course 2019

Animals & Society Short Course: Current Issues in Human-Animal Relationships 2nd Annual June 10-14, 2019 presented by Tufts Center for Animals and Public Policy Course Director: Allen Rutberg, Ph.D., Director, Center for Animals and Public Policy Photos from event: The M.S. program in Animals and Public Policy (MAPP) program provides students with the knowledge and Read More

COVID-19 Guidance: Guidance and operational updates for Cummings School and its veterinary teaching hospitals. Read More