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Articles tagged: STEM

Animals as a Gateway to Science

Thursday, August 16th, 2018

Cummings faculty capitalize on kids’ affinity for animals to foster diversity in veterinary medicine and other STEM fields Kids love animals, and the evidence isn’t only anecdotal. Research published in the journal Developmental Psychology in… Read More

Animal Instinct

Friday, June 1st, 2018

Can we capitalize on kids’ affinity for animals to foster diversity in veterinary medicine and other STEM fields?

Helping a ‘dachshund’ in post surgery recovery

Thursday, March 9th, 2017

Students at North Street Elementary School attend a STEM workshop led by faculty and clinicians from Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University. The students were tasked with creating a mobility cart for a paralyzed dog.

Faculty All-Stars Teach K-12 STEM

Wednesday, March 8th, 2017

On February 28th, 2017, Cummings School faculty and clinicians made the short trip to North Street Elementary School, in Grafton, MA, to lead a STEM workshop with primary school students. Their assignment: to design and make a mobility cart for a paralyzed dog. The outcome: see for yourself…