His name is Russell Sargent and the first spacecraft he worked on, called Cygnus, recently arrived at the international space station. He built the guidance and some of the navigation software for demos 3 through 5, and also helped to design the approach trajectory in the last figure shown here. The mission went very successfully, and now… Continue reading I know a real rocket scientist.
Relay for Life. Does its good intentions really advance the cause?
This article by a cancer surviver attending Tufts University points out some serious concerns with the annual philanthropic event benefiting the American Cancer Society, including funding allocations and the language used to talk about cancer.
Vote for Chloe Rossen and Jen Bokoff for Tufts Alumni Council!
Read our bios and get easy instructions for how to place your vote in the next month! Your vote matters, and we’d love to continue to represent you!Vote for Chloe Rossen and Jen Bokoff for Tufts Alumni Council!
President Joyce Banda on Women’s Health and Empowerment in Malawi Produced by Julia through the CSIS Global Health Policy Center… kudos my friend!(Source: http://player.vimeo.com/)
This Asian elephant foetus after 12 months in the womb is catching some shut eye before she takes her first heavy steps in the world in just under a year’s time. The gestation period for an elephant is 22 months. This and other animals in the womb were captured on camera by scientists for a… Continue reading
Narratively, a new digital publication devoted to original, true & in-depth stories about New York, is going to be big. They have an experienced team with fresh angles to journalism and a clear vision. I have often lamented how the news glosses over the most incredible human interest stories because there’s something flashier to be… Continue reading
This. AH! To be clear, I don’t freak out every time I meet someone famous. But, his smile while carrying a coffee on the otherwise gloomy street was the best possible way to start this Tuesday, and his love for Tufts (and tweeting back at all!) is icing on the cake.
Job Hunting, Children’s Book Style!
You Can Do It, Bunny! is a fun and encouraging tale about staying positive while job-hunting, starring cute and endearing animals. Bunny is a recent graduate from Animal School. She’s smart, capable, and determined. However, she is not totally sure what the right job for her is. On top of that, the economy is very… Continue reading Job Hunting, Children’s Book Style!
Ecards like this from Tufts University actually make my day and are great for donor relations. Plus, ecards require virtually no money, so gifted money can actually go towards university programs instead of towards superfluous thank you gifts. And who doesn’t love a Jumbo?
The choice should include not just your personal reasons and goals for giving to a particular cause. Your giving should be grounded in some understanding of where the greatest needs are, and which organizations are doing the best job. Most charitable gifts go to organizations that are already wealthy. Much less goes to organizations struggling… Continue reading
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