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COMMENCEMENT 2014 A life without time for family, friends, and pleasure is an unfulfilled one, Anne–Marie Slaughter, a former State Department official and Princeton University dean, told 3,400 graduates on May 18.

NEW FRIEDMAN DEAN Dariush Mozaffarian, a cardiologist and epidemiologist who studies links between lifestyle and heart disease, will become the new dean of the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts on July 1.

SELECT U For the undergraduate Class of 2018, Tufts received a record 19,075 applicants and accepted a record–low 17.8 percent—evidence of “the continued strength of Tufts,” says Lee Coffin, dean of undergraduate admissions.

ONE–STOP HEALTH CARE The dental school is embracing a new education model in which dentists, physicians, nutritionists, nurses, and other professionals are trained to work as a team to create “health–care homes” for patients.

NEW GRAD SCHOOL DEAN Robert Cook, a psychologist who studies animal cognition and behavior, has been appointed dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. He had served as interim dean since November.

GAP YEAR REIMAGINED The Tufts 1+4 program will offer incoming undergrads from all economic backgrounds the opportunity to pursue a year of national or international service before starting coursework.

ART OF LISTENING Tufts School of Medicine has redoubled its training on how to interview patients properly.

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