Campus Life

illustration of three doctors
October 24, 2014 Large Image
Tufts Medical School touched three generations of this writer’s family

With a photographic memory and almost surreal diagnostic skills, my father was a physician with few equals. Born in 1911, when the physician’s...

James Stavridis and Barack Obama
October 17, 2014 Large Image
Fletcher Dean James Stavridis recounts in a new book lessons he learned as the first naval officer to serve as military head of NATO

After five years in the Navy, James Stavridis thought he’d had enough of military life—law school beckoned. He told his commanding officer, and...

two photos of Sol Gittleman
October 16, 2014 Large Image
Sol Gittleman describes how his life—and the university’s—have changed since the early sixties

One week and two cocktail parties after our arrival in South Hadley, Massachusetts, Robyn and I knew this was not the right place for us: too...

October 15, 2014
Vice provost for research has served on NSF policymaking board since 2008

Diane L. Souvaine, the vice provost for research and a professor of computer science, has been reappointed to the National Science Board, the...

family in front of TV in early 1960s
October 14, 2014 Large Image
Family life has altered radically in the last half-century, thanks mostly to technology, writes a child psychologist

In 1964, when the Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development (then known as Child Study) became part of Tufts, a family was...