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The Crowdfunding at Tufts website,, showcases the wide range of these projects, including some you might not have suspected were going on at the university.
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Ted and Lori Samuels, co-chairs of the President's Council at Tufts, hope to give future students the same kind of support, opportunities, and guidance that formed the heart of Lori's Tufts experience—as well as inspire future donors to follow their lead.
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Norman Einstein, M73, pledged $400,000 to set up a scholarship program that will provide up to $10,000 a year for up to four medical students at a time. The scholarships will be for the neediest students, on top of what Tufts would already provide for financial aid.
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Steve Ricci and his wife, Gerry, E88P, have funded a charitable remainder trust that establishes three endowed funds for summer scholar research grants, graduate fellowships, and undergraduate scholarships at the School of Engineering.
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