A new study, published in print this month in the journal Health Services Research found that the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) reduced disparities in outpatient mental health services among Native American beneficiaries.
The Institute for Democracy & Higher Education (IDHE) at Tufts University’s Tisch College of Civic Life has been awarded a $105,000 grant from Lumina Foundation to explore higher education’s unique role in educating for the health and future of an inclusive democracy.
Physician and researcher Helen Boucher has been named to a new, joint position as interim dean for Tufts University School of Medicine and chief academic officer for Wellforce, beginning July 1. Boucher will be the first woman to lead the School of Medicine in its 128-year history.
Dayna Cunningham, founder and executive director of the Community Innovators Lab (CoLab) at MIT and a civil rights attorney has been named the Pierre and Pamela Omidyar Dean of the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life at Tufts University.
More than 70% of K-12 students across the country experienced some remote schooling during the 2020-21 school year, with stark differences emerging along regional and racial lines and the worst effects on students’ social relationships, according to a new, nationally representative study conducted by Ipsos, using its KnowledgePanel, for the Tufts University Research Group on Equity in Health, Wealth and Civic Engagement.
White people are more likely to have been vaccinated than Black people despite similar levels of vaccine hesitancy, or saying they are very unlikely to get a vaccine. Therefore, access to vaccines and other factors could be limiting vaccination efforts, according to a new, nationally representative study from the Tufts University Research Group on Equity in Health, Wealth and Civic Engagement.
Tufts University has been selected to join the Association of American Universities (AAU), a consortium of America’s leading research universities noted for their accomplishments in education, research, and innovation.
A report released today by the Center for State Policy Analysis (cSPA) at Tufts University’s Tisch College describes a range of evidence-based options for fixing Massachusetts’ troubled unemployment insurance (UI) system.
Tufts University has announced it will prohibit direct investment in coal and tar sands companies as part of a multi-part plan to support sustainability. Additional actions include investing up to $25 million in positive impact funds related to climate change over 5 years.
Presidential election turnout among young people ages 18-29 reached 52-55%, significantly higher than the 45-48% turnout of 2016, according to a new youth turnout estimate released today from CIRCLE at Tufts University’s Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life.
A new report by the Center for State Policy Analysis (cSPA) at Tufts University’s Tisch College describes the potential impact of the Transportation Climate Initiative (TCI) — a proposal to curb emissions from gasoline and diesel fuel — in Massachusetts and other Northeastern states.
Although votes continue to be counted, the youth vote has the potential to shape the outcome of the 2020 election and to decide the presidency of the United States, according to analysis out today from CIRCLE, at Tufts University’s Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life.
Next Generation Leaders (NGL), a new initiative between the Mastercard Foundation and the Talloires Network of Engaged Universities (the Network), will create a first-of-its-kind virtual community of university student leaders who are committed to civic engagement and social responsibility.
Tufts University will lead a $100 million, five-year program to understand and address threats posed by zoonotic viral diseases that can “spill over” from animals to humans, such as SARS-CoV-2, in an effort to reduce risk of infection, amplification, and spread, USAID announced today.
Amigos de las Américas (AMIGOS) and Tufts University’s Tisch College of Civic Life are proud to announce a new virtual gap experience for high school graduates: the Civic Action Gap Semester.
Sixty-eight percent of African Americans say they know someone who has been unfairly stopped, searched, questioned, physically threatened or abused by the police, and 43 percent say they personally have had this experience—with 22 percent saying the mistreatment occurred within the past year alone, according to survey results from Tufts University’s Research Group on Equity in Health, Wealth and Civic Engagement.
In its continuing efforts to encourage colleges and universities across the country to share resources and facilities with local hospitals and communities to relieve unprecedented strain on the healthcare system caused by COVID-19, Tufts University today announced it is making available tools and guidance to help facilitate relationships between schools and their local healthcare providers and government authorities.
In partnership with local health-care providers and its host communities, Tufts University today announced it will make its residence halls available to house medical personnel, first responders, and patients, including those recovering from COVID-19, in an effort to help contain the spread of the virus as local hospitals prepare for a surge of cases that threatens to overwhelm their capacity.
A new policy brief from the Center for State Policy Analysis (cSPA) at Tufts University’s Tisch College of Civic Life provides detailed, non-partisan estimates of the devastating impact that the COVID-19 crisis will have on tax revenues in the state of Massachusetts.
Young people are poised for a potentially historic turnout in the upcoming Iowa caucuses, and young Democrats prefer Sen. Bernie Sanders, according to an exclusive CIRCLE-Tisch College/Suffolk University Iowa youth poll released today by Tufts University.