Arts & Culture

a man walking in war ruined Gaza in 1917
November 18, 2014 Large Image
Leila Fawaz recounts the long-forgotten history of the Ottomans’ losing fight in World War I, and the widespread suffering it caused

When most Americans think of World War I, images of trench warfare in France come to mind. But the Great War, as it was called then, wasn’t just...

still from movie, of mother and daughter
November 4, 2014
Kathryn Dietz, J76, helped organize the upcoming Boston International Kids Film Festival with shows for, about and sometimes by young people

And now, for your viewing pleasure, we present a film about a rag-tag team of friends battling the inevitable zombie apocalypse, directed by...

illustration of halloween pumpkin in moonlight
October 28, 2014
On the cusp of All Hallows Eve, some haunting reading for you from our archives

You wouldn’t think university news could be so macabre, but it turns out that Tufts can be a frightfully interesting place.


Jumbo in sepia photo
September 22, 2014 Video
An art exhibition and book chronicle the history of the legendary Tufts mascot

Jumbo, the elephant Tufts never forgets, is being celebrated this fall with an art exhibition and a commemorative book to mark the 125th...

Erik Lindgren
September 19, 2014 Large Image
Erik Lindgren, A76, the man behind Birdsongs of the Mesozoic, is still smashing genres

Unless you keep up with underground neoclassical music’s more eccentric strains, you’ve probably never heard the weightiest music in Erik Lindgren...