Latest Event Updates

Monthly Coffee Hours – February 2018

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Just a friendly reminder to take a break for coffee and cookies!


When: Thursday, Februrary 1st, 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Where: Jaharis Cafe


When: Thursday, Februrary 1st, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Where: SEC Room 120

Special Guest!

Elissa Milto

Director of Outreach Programs

Center for Engineering Education and Outreach (CEEO)


AAAS Mass Media Science & Engineering Fellowship

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The American Association for the Advancement of Science’s Fellowship application window is closing soon! If you’re interested in science communication, take a look!

AAAS Mass Media Science & Engineering

Providing career exploration for over 40 years.

2018 application available
October 16 – January 15!

The AAAS Mass Media Science & Engineering Fellowship places science, engineering, and mathematics students and postdocs at media organizations nationwide. They have worked as reporters, editors, researchers, and production assistants at media outlets that include the Los Angeles Times, WIRED, National Public Radio, National Geographic, and Scientific American.

The Mass Media Science & Engineering Fellows use their academic training in the sciences as they research, write and report today’s headlines, while sharpening their abilities to communicate complex scientific issues to the public. The Fellowship experience broadens the participant’s career path while increasing the public’s understanding of science and technology. For additional information about the program visit

Financial Planning 101

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Come learn how to save for the future while managing current debt. Laura Adamski, a financial analyst for TIAA, will be giving an hour long seminar on financial planning and debt management. Lunch will be served!

Registration and more info here! WebEx available!


BPDA Ice Skating Night #Jan28

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From the BPDA:

BPDA Ice Skating

Come and shine with Boston PDA in this new year 2018 for a night of ice skating, hot chocolate and fun at Community Ice Skating @ Kendall!

We’ll be ice skating from 6:30-8pm on Sunday January 28th. Significant others and families are welcome!

Rink access is complimentary. Skate rentals are $8.50 per person, and you’re welcome to bring your own ice skates!


To access the event, please register online on:



BPDA Social Committee

Sign up for your employee dental insurance by August 1!

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Tufts University is pleased to announce that payment for the voluntary dental plan will now be processed by payroll deduction making is a more affordable option for dental insurance for Tufts University postdoctoral scholars! 

This insurance is voluntary and consists of the Delta Dental PPO Plus Premier Plan.  Please enroll by August 1 to be eligible for dental insurance between September 1, 2017 – December 31, 2017

Effective September 1, 2017 Tufts Support Services (TSS) will handle the administration and billing of the voluntary Delta Dental Plan.
The voluntary Delta Dental PPO Plus Premier Plan that is offered will run on the calendar year starting January 1, 2018. Information will be emailed to you in November 2017 on how to enroll and information regarding the new policy year, January 1, 2018 – December 31, 2018. 
Questions regarding plan benefits should be directed to Delta Dental at 800-872-0500 or . When selecting a dentist, please make sure to select in the Delta Dental PPO network,

For enrollment questions, please contact Gianna Vroom, Director of Student Advisory & Health Administration Office at Gianna.Vroom(at)