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With unprecedented focus, Tufts is creating cross-disciplinary collaborations in laboratories and classrooms that reinforce its distinctive strengths in the STEM disciplines—Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. STEM principles are spurring approaches to teaching that accent self-discovery and hands-on problem solving.


  • The Science and Engineering Complex is a new 175,000-square-foot-next-generation facility that will provide a collaborative space for the next generation of scientists and engineers.
Jim and Kristy Tiampo
Jim Tiampo, E83, A83, and his wife, Kristy, E83, endow a junior faculty professorship at the School of Engineering. “It’s certainly a wonderful feeling to know that we’re contributing to a positive experience at Tufts.”
Thomas So and Son
For Thomas So, E78, A13P, gratitude for his undergraduate education and, most importantly, a crucial scholarship, is expressed in a generous gift to the Science and Engineering Complex. “Tufts gave me the knowledge and the vision to be where I am today.”
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The Crowdfunding at Tufts website, crowdfund.tufts.edu, showcases the wide range of these projects, including some you might not have suspected were going on at the university.