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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 provides a collaborative space for the next generation of scientists and engineers.
Roger Gu sits by a piano
Roger Gu says he spends too much time in the Granoff Music Practice Rooms. With recent piano upgrades, the rooms are especially tempting. Whether practicing piano on his own or playing clarinet in Wind Ensemble, Roger finds that through music he can relax and forget everything else. What else, exactly? Roger is pre-med and a member of the varsity swim team.
A gift from Rob Stricker, E69 and his wife, Jane, supports the Stricker Family Genius Bar in the Nolop FAST (Fabrication, Analysis, Simulation and Testing) Facility, Tufts’ newest makerspace.
David Hammer
David Hammer, director of the new Institute on Research and Learning, talks about the education research the institute is launching, and the gift from the McDonnell Foundation that made it possible. “It’s really inspiring what can happen if we think differently.”