Category Archives: News

Science and Engineering Complex (SEC) – Now in Move in/Commissioning Phase

The Science and Engineering Complex (SEC) is in its “Move-in/Commissioning” phase. With much of the construction complete, the summer months will be spent setting up labs and commissioning building systems.
For more information about this project, please visit  https://sites.tufts.edu/construction/science-engineering-complex/ .

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Video: Brown & Brew Closing this August

5/22/17: The Brown & Brew Coffee House, a destination for faculty to sip, study, regroup and recline since 1997, will serve its last cup of coffee this coming August. This YouTube video provides a brief history of the coffee house as well as a sneak peek into its upcoming transformation into the Kindlevan Café.
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Bucket Truck and Aerial Lift Training in Boston

05/17/2017: On March 20 and 21, employees from Tufts University Boston Facilities attended training on the Boston Campus to learn how to safely and effectively operate bucket trucks and aerial lifts. This training will help our team reach new heights…literally and figuratively speaking!

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Update on Custodial Services Reorganization: August 27, 2015

Dear Members of the Tufts Community:
We are writing with an update on the reorganization of Tufts’ custodial services, undertaken by DTZ this summer. Our priority throughout this process has been to support DTZ in an effort to minimize job loss and treat each person with compassion and respect. Reducing personnel is always difficult, more »

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Construction Project Contracting: A Message from Linda Snyder

August 5, 2015
Dear Tufts Community Members,
We have received some questions about flyers and signs on the Boston and Medford/Somerville campuses that raise concerns about hiring practices for construction projects at Tufts.
Tufts is committed to hiring contractors that can deliver high quality services that adhere to all applicable safety standards, more »

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Update on Custodial Services Reorganization: August 3, 2015

August 3, 2015
Dear Members of the Tufts Community,
We are writing to update the community on the reorganization that DTZ—the company that provides our custodial services—is undertaking and to respond to some concerns that have been raised by community members. The University and DTZ agreed to delay this reorganization, initially proposed for more »

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Why Tufts needs to reorganize custodial services

Originally printed in the April 27, 2015 edition of the Tufts Daily

A number of questions have been raised by students and others in the Tufts community about the reorganization of custodial services at the university. We’d like to take this opportunity to share some key points about this change.

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Janitorial Services Process Improvement Plan Introduced

Consistent with the agreement between Tufts Labor Coalition and University administration, on March 10 the Janitorial Services Process Improvement Plan was presented to members of the TLC. » read

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Tufts University Labor Coalition Agreement

Tufts University is committed to treating all members of our community − including those who work on our campuses but are not our employees – with respect, fairness and transparency. » read

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