Campus Life

Simin Meydani at Tufts
September 28, 2016 Large Image
Immunology scientist led Tufts center focused on nutrition in aging

Simin Nikbin Meydani, the new vice provost for research at Tufts, is known for her groundbreaking work on nutrition and the immune system. But her...

Bernard and Marie Harleston in front of sign on new Harleston Hall
September 27, 2016 Slideshow
Renamed dormitory honors pioneer in access to and diversity in higher education

In 1956, Bernard W. Harleston, H98, was the first African-American to be hired as a tenure-track professor in Arts and Sciences at Tufts. He would...

Anna Deavere Smith at Tufts University
September 27, 2016 Large Image
Anna Deavere Smith brought her one-woman show “Notes from the Field” to Tufts and sparked a discussion about race and criminal justice

From the stage of Distler Auditorium at Tufts, actress and playwright Anna Deavere Smith issued a call to action: “What I say to young people...

September 23, 2016 Large Image

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE (September 23, 2016)—Tufts University dedicated one of its undergraduate residence halls today in honor of Bernard W. Harleston...

Steven Jaharis and Mary Jaharis in 2009 at Tufts
September 21, 2016 Large Image
The latest Jaharis Family Foundation donation will lift the anatomy lab out of the basement into a bright new space and ease the debt burden on students who specialize in family medicine

Students consistently rank the gross anatomy course as one of Tufts School of Medicine’s top classes. More than anything else that is a tribute to...