Campus Life

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October 2, 2015 Large Image
Now on the wane, it is what built American higher ed, argues a former Tufts provost

“The single most important factor preventing change in higher education is tenure.” Wow. That was the sentiment expressed in 2010 by Mark C....

Eboo Patel giving a Talk in Cohen Auditorium. Photo: Alonso Nichols
September 18, 2015 Large Image
Eboo Patel, the author of this year’s Common Reading Book, offers a prescription for peace in a world of division

“Adolescent identities can shift in an instant,” writes Eboo Patel in his memoir Acts of Faith: The Story of an American Muslim, the Struggle...

Nancy Marks
September 14, 2015 Large Image
Campus workshop and exhibit use the stuff of life to ease the pain of death

By Helene Ragovin

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


September 10, 2015 Large Image
Sherman Teichman, who has directed the Institute for Global Leadership for three decades with stunning success, is entering his final year on the job

The modest three-story frame house at the edge of campus on Packard Street looks poised for liftoff as soon as you step inside. Banners, flags,...

September 4, 2015
Neighbors, Friends Invited to Join University for Learning, Family Entertainment, Lunch, More

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. – Residents, neighbors and friends are invited to celebrate the 13th annual Community Day at Tufts...