Arts & Culture

February 2, 2016 Large Image

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (February 2, 2016)— Anderson Cooper, anchor of CNN’s “Anderson Cooper 360°,” will discuss contemporary...

Thomas Stumpf
January 25, 2016 Large Image
Music teacher, pianist and composer Thomas Stumpf deftly unscrambles letters for the game board

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

Thomas Stumpf, a classical...

Sylvan Barnet
January 15, 2016 Large Image
The longtime Tufts professor introduced generations of college students to Shakespeare, and his preferred stage was the classroom

In the spring of 1954, the three newly minted Harvard English department Ph.D.s had their choice of plum assignments. It was the Golden Age of...

December 22, 2015 Large Image

BOSTON and MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (December 22, 2015)—The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA), and Tufts University have signed a memorandum of...

illustration of people dancing
December 18, 2015 Video
This form of expression might have been important in our social evolution, and demonstrates the brain’s intricate powers, says Tufts psychologist Aniruddh Patel

The Tufts Now video series Ever Wonder features faculty and other experts answering questions...