IN NEWS: Each year, Tufts’ Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine distributes a number of small grants, ranging between $200 and $500, to local non-profits. Started in 2010 by Cummings’ Dean Deborah Kochivar, the Cummings School Service Fund provides grants to groups based in both Westborough and Grafton, Mass. The program is modeled on the Tufts Neighborhood Service Fund (TNSF), which was created in 1995 and funds local community service projects.
IN FEATURES: Acclaimed for its study abroad programs, Tufts lacks diversity in its enrollment, according to a December 2013 report from the Council on Diversity.
IN ARTS: After years of threats that the next film — and then the next — would be his last, acclaimed writer and director Hayao Miyazaki has truly delivered his final masterpiece, “The Wind Rises,” which is loosely based loosely on real life events.
IN SPORTS: Sophomore Aditya Advani and junior Zachary Schweitzer are more than the No. 1 and No. 2 players of the men’s squash team. While their relationship began on the courts, it has grown into a strong friendship away from the game.