Arts & Culture

Dayna Cunningham, dean of the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life, walking on campus
September 23, 2021 Video
Dayna Cunningham, the new Tisch College dean, outlines key opportunities and responsibilities for higher education in shaping the next generation of engaged citizens

A few months into her role as dean of the Jonathan M....

Collage of book and film covers. Books, films, multimedia—and even a Spotify playlist—recommended by members of the Tufts community to expand your horizons
September 20, 2021 Large Image
Books, films, multimedia—and even a Spotify playlist—recommended by members of the Tufts community to expand your horizons

For Latinx Heritage Month, running from mid-September to mid-October, we asked Tufts faculty, staff, and alumni to recommend books, films, music,...

Actor, writer, and comedian Joel Perez
September 17, 2021 Large Image
From the national tour of “In the Heights” and the Tony-winning “Fun Home” to shows he writes himself, Joel Perez brings a fresh perspective to the stage

One summer night in 2008, Joel Perez, A08, settled into his seat in Broadway’s Richard Rodgers Theatre and watched the curtain rise on a graffiti-...

A woman, seen from behind, facing a fork in a path. Tufts philosopher Daniel C. Dennett debates in a new co-authored book whether we have free will and moral responsibilities
September 16, 2021 Large Image
Tufts philosopher Daniel C. Dennett debates in a new co-authored book about free will, moral responsibility, and getting our just deserts

Picture this: an accountant embezzles hundreds of thousands of dollars from his employer and gets caught red-handed. He pleads that he shouldn’t...

Best friends “Jaz” and “Bear” laugh in front of a mural in North Camden
September 15, 2021 Large Image
For more than a decade, photojournalist April Saul has documented the lives of people in Camden—honoring both their sorrow and their joy

Each of the 65 photos is more joyous than the last: high school graduates wrapped in gold, purple, or turquoise, a whirlwind of exuberant grins...

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