Thursday, April 14, 2016

Getting Tufts to Blog

"The National Labor Relations Board dealt a blow to Tufts University medical school professors trying to unionize, ruling that the faculty members’ managerial duties preclude their right to organize. Despite the setback, unionization efforts among tenured faculty will continue, Local 509 said...."

"Tufts Medical Center recruits college grads as nurses’ aides" by Katie Johnston Globe Staff  March 31, 2016

What’s a philosophy-biology double major doing changing bed pans?

I suppose it's better than babysitting.

It — is helping him figure out what he wants to do with his life.

Some question whether requiring a bachelor’s degree for a lower-level position is shutting out otherwise qualified candidates. But there is no shortage of jobs...."

I hope that let in some fresh air....

"A female Tufts University student told authorities she woke up early Saturday to find a strange man in her dorm room rubbing her arm, according to campus police. A police alert issued Sunday said the student, who lives in Wren Hall, reported that the incident took place at about 3:55 a.m. Saturday. Police are looking for a suspect who is approximately 5-foot-8, has short black hair, and was wearing a dark shirt. Tufts University police urge any one with information or who experienced similar incidents to contact them....

He was found dead.

A first-year Tufts University student died Saturday morning in downtown Boston, according to school officials. Alex Bhak was a first-year student in the school of arts and sciences, and the cause of his death remains under investigation, Tufts University President Anthony P. Monaco and other university officials said in a statement. “His parents and friends say he loved being at Tufts, and we know his sudden passing will be deeply felt by those who knew and loved this bright and talented young man,” said the statement, which was dated Saturday. The school held a gathering for students on Saturday evening, and provided counseling services on Sunday evening."