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Tufts University is a private research university in Medford and Somerville, Massachusetts.A charter member of the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC), Tufts College was founded in 1852 by Christian universalists who worked for years to open a nonsectarian institution of higher learning.During the Civil War the college actively supported the Union cause. Stearns which stood on part of the campus was a station on the Underground Railroad.In addition to having the largest classes spring up, 63 graduates served in the Union army.In 1875, as chair of the physics department, he installed a working telephone which connected his lab in Ballou Hall to his home on Professors Row.Two years later Alexander Graham Bell would receive the patent.
During World War II, Tufts College was one of 131 colleges and universities nationally that took part in the V-12 Navy College Training Program which offered students a path to a Navy commission.
His student at the college, Frederick Stark Pearson, would eventually become one of America's pioneers of the electrical power industry.
He became responsible for the development of the electric power and electric street car systems which many cities in South America and Europe used. Babcock who developed the first practical test to determine the amount of butterfat in milk.
With the advent of the four-year program the degrees granted were bachelor of civil or electrical engineering.
Tufts College added the Department of Mechanical Engineering and the Department of Chemical Engineering in 18, respectively.