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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

Service Dogs 101: What You Need to Know About These Special Tools

Thursday, March 21, 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 Speaker: Kristin Hartness, Executive Director, Canines for Disabled Kids This presentation will explain what the Read More

Animals & Society Short Course 2018

Animals & Society Short Course: Current Issues in Human-Animal Relationships June 25-29, 2018 presented by The Office of Continuing Education at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine with Tufts Center for Animals and Public Policy Course Director: Allen Rutberg, Ph.D., Director, Center for Animals and Public Policy Photos from the event:   For nearly 25 years, Read More

Panel Discussion on Accessible Care

Presented by Tufts Center for Animals and Public Policy Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University Tuesday, August 29, 2017 Many animal welfare organizations have turned in recent years to providing care at the community level. The motivation for these programs is the belief that if we can address the health and welfare needs Read More

Human-animal interaction as a context for promoting youth contribution

Megan K. Mueller, Tufts University; Kristina Schmid Callina, Tufts University Poster presentation on Saturday, December 10, 2016 Poster Presentations sponsored by Tufts University’s Tisch College of Civic Life 42nd Association for Moral Education Annual Conference, Harvard Graduate School of Education, Cambridge, MA Research shows that human-animal interaction (HAI) is associated with indicators of positive youth Read More

Boston Idealist Grad Fair 2016

Thursday, September 22 at 5 PM – 8 PM Boston University, George Sherman Union, 2nd Floor, 775 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA, 02215 Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine’s graduate programs will be represented at our table, “Tufts University Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine Graduate Programs” – please stop by! Want to change the world? The Idealist Read More