Arts & Culture

An open book with bookshelves in the background. Tufts faculty, staff, and alumni share their favorite books, from recent titles to classics
December 1, 2020 Large Image
Need something good to read? Tufts faculty, staff, and alumni share their favorite books, from recent titles to classics

As the nights get longer, there’s a natural inclination to want to curl up and read a good book. Add to that a lack of good options for getting...

"So much has been racked up against Native Americans, but we have made it through, which just speaks to how resilient we are," said Tylee Nez, E24.
November 24, 2020 Video
As an Indigenous student, Tylee Nez, E24, finds ways to educate the Tufts community about Native American issues, both past and present

Tylee Nez, E24, is an environmental engineering and political science major from Tucson, Arizona, located about an hour from the U.S. border with...

Mary Morris. The author talks about her memoir “All the Way to the Tigers,” books that inspired her to become a writer, and what she’s reading now
November 23, 2020 Large Image
Mary Morris, J69, talks about her memoir “All the Way to the Tigers,” books that inspired her to become a writer, and what she’s reading now

Bookish is an occasional Tufts Now series of interviews with authors from the...

Noirret Francis in a booth rehearsing with director Maurice Emmanuel Parent. Producing three plays amid the pandemic—and addressing the crisis of racism—required a lot of inventive thinking for drama staff and student actors
November 18, 2020 Large Image
Producing three plays amid COVID-19—and addressing the crisis of racism—required a lot of inventive thinking for drama staff and student actors

Noirret Francis stepped inside the freshly sanitized clear plastic booth in the middle of Balch Arena Theater, a smartphone camera facing her, the...

Undergraduates voted at the Cousins Gym polling place on Election Day. Photo: Alonso Nichols/Tufts University
November 12, 2020 Large Image
Voters ages 18-29, especially young voters of color, propelled Biden to victory in several battleground states, election data shows

President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. has plenty of people to thank for his election win over incumbent President Donald Trump. But voting data...

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