Profiles in Giving
Profiles in Giving 2015 Archive
Giving to Tufts transforms the university, and often the lives of both donors and recipients. These profiles highlight the experiences that prompt people to give to Tufts, as well as the tangible impact of their generosity.
- Homage to Otto
Love of Doberman pinscher inspires a clinical residency focusing on kidney disease
- A Renewed Commitment
Brad Meslin, F82, F84, names new scholarship fund after dean
- The Right Balance
Gift boosts research on nutrition, aging, and disease
- Honoring a Devoted Mentor
Tribute to Dr. Richard J. Sorbera provides for faculty development
- Solving Cancer through Prevention
Grant supports researchers at Tufts School of Medicine and Boston University to look at causes of breast cancer
- Raising Awareness of Autism
School of Medicine autism research highlighted at Tufts basketball game
- 500 Gifts for $50,000
New scholarship fund welcomes gifts large and small
- Measures of Gratitude
Again and again, this proud M42 alumnus chose to help future generations
- Advancing Reproductive Health
Family fund creates scholarship for women's health and family planning.
- Building for the Future
Cummings Foundation supports new building above MBTA station.
- Double the Impact
Generous donors and the Financial Aid Initiative ensure Tufts University School of Dental Medicine can educate the best and brightest.
- Going to Jail
Tufts’ Community Service Learning Program brings health workshops to the incarcerated.
- X-Ray Vision
Gift supports eye-catching mural by an alumna in the new Collaborative Learning and Innovation Complex.
- A Show of Gratitude
An award-winning Chicago critic and arts journalist endows a scholarship for Drama and Dance majors.
- Collaboration—and All That Jazz
Family’s gift helps build a new home for innovation and learning.
- New Fellowship Honors Engineering Dean’s Legacy
New graduate fellowship created in honor of Engineering Dean Linda Abriola.
- Cooking Up Ways to Keep Us Healthy
Gift will support Tufts scientist’s research on the role antioxidants play in healthy aging.
- A Teacher's Gift
Cummings professor commemorates five-decade career with a gift to financial aid.
- Waging Peace
Generous gift helps Fletcher shape the peaceful leaders of tomorrow.
- Financial Aid Initiative
To portfolio manager Doug Rachlin, A85, investing in students is “a natural thing to do.”
- Tufts 1+4 Program
Innovative bridge-year program lets incoming Tufts students opt for a year of service before matriculating.
- ROTC/Veterans Scholarship
More than seventy Tufts alumni, including attorney Gregory Arabian, A54, a former major in the U.S. Air Force, helped created the new ROTC/Veterans Scholarship.
The Davenport family’s gift to the new Collaborative Learning and Innovation Complex honors a commitment to Tufts more than 50 years in the making.
- Matching Challenge
Animal lovers and the Amelia Peabody Charitable Fund ensure the future of compassionate animal care by funding renovation of the Foster Hospital for Small. Animals.
- Star Power
Professor emeritus honors a Nobel-winning friend and colleague.
- Doctors Across Borders
Legacy supports healers for communities
- Our Global Stake
Ambassador champions tomorrow’s diplomats
- Small Wins
Promoting active citizenship from the ground up
- Healing Blitz
Sharing expert care around the globe
- Who am I Helping?
Sitting back to ask big-picture questions
- Smile Train
Alumna polishes students’ clinical skills