In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Steve Hirsch of Tufts University traces the historical roots of the societies based on individualism and collectivism.
Steve Hirsh is an associate professor of classics and adjunct professor of history at Tufts University. His teaching and research interests include the interactions between Greco-Roman civilization and other peoples of the ancient world, and global and comparative approaches to the study of antiquity. He holds a Ph.D. from Stanford University.
In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Julian Agyeman of Tufts University explores how the concept of spatial justice can strengthen the economy and social fabric of communities.
Julian Agyeman is a professor of urban and environmental policy and planning in the School of Arts and Sciences at Tufts University. As an environmental social scientist, his research examines the complex relationship between humans and the environment. His work has been widely published the he holds a Ph.D. from the University of London.
Here is some health advice you probably already know; don’t buy contact lenses at a gas station. But the fact is some people do indeed purchase temporary, decorative contact lenses in gas stations, or costume stores, that can in some cases lead to eye damage and a loss of vision. Dr. Michael Goldstein, the co-director of the cornea and external disease service at the New England Eye Center at Tufts University of Medicine, and an assistant professor of ophthalmology at Tufts, says these decorative contacts, often popular at Halloween can cause serious problems.