Arts & Culture

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...

Dan Jay at the exhibition of his art
September 18, 2014 Large Image
Professor Dan Jay merges two loves—chemistry and drawing—to create a style of his own

In the sixth of an occasional series, Tufts Now highlights the hidden talents of Tufts faculty and staff.

When he was a...

September 12, 2014
Discussion will focus on race relations on 50th anniversary of Civil Rights Act

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. –Tufts University's Center for the Study of Race and Democracy will draw on the widely reported shooting of unarmed...