News & Announcements

TIHAI is currently accepting proposals for the 2018 HAI Student Scholars Program.  The HAI Student Scholars program will accept requests for funding events, projects, and programs related to HAI in the realms of research, education, and service.

Any Tufts University student is eligible to apply for up to $500 in support

Over the next several months, we will highlight profiles of our 2017 TIHAI Student Scholars awardees. We are grateful to the Elizabeth A. Lawrence Fund through the Center for Animals and Public Policy for supporting the Student Scholars Program.
Megan Ballou, M.S. in Animals and Public Policy, Class of 2018
Aging Equines: Understanding the Experience

Join us for the 2017 TIHAI Spring 'Pet and Learn' Series!

NEW DATE - MARCH 29 from noon to 1pm
Barnum 104
Come meet therapy animals from Tufts Paws for People and support the Tufts Equestrian Team bake sale!
Followed by:
"Horses and Humans - Understanding our Hooved Companions"
Dr. Megan Mueller

TIHAI is pleased to be accepting applications for our 2017 Student Scholars program!

Any Tufts University student is eligible to apply for up to $500 in support for research, education, or service projects related to human-animal interaction.

Please see our Student Scholars page for more information.

Workshop for Elder Care Facilities: Managing Risk in Animal-Assisted Interventions
Thursday May 18, 2017
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

This workshop will educate facilities providing care for older adults on providing enhanced, safe, and effective animal-assisted intervention programs. Course instructors will present practical, proven methods of assuring the safety of both residents and visitors. Facility directors, managers, executive staff,

Proving the Point:
Integrating Research into Equine Assisted Therapy Programs
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
6:00-8:00pm EST
Register online:
$39 ($29 early registration before December 31)
Learn how to obtain scientifically relevant data and information for your equine assisted therapy program! This online experience will give you a roadmap for conducting research within your existing programs.
This webinar qualifies

Time is Running Out for Elephants!

One of the most urgent wildlife conservation crises is the poaching of elephants for the international illegal ivory trade. If poaching continues at current rates, wild elephants could be driven to extinction within a decade.

Please donate and join Jumbos for Jumbos in the race for

Congratulations to our 2016 TIHAI Student Scholars:

We are thrilled to announce four awardees of the 2016 TIHAI Student Scholars program. Stay tuned for updates on their exciting projects throughout the year.

Jonathan Sirota A17, Erick Garcia E17, Eric Hochwald A17, Kevin Lindell A17: ChangeFire Tufts, Development of Crucial Infrastructure for Community-led Hawksbill

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