Arts & Culture

An open book. Tufts faculty, staff, and alumni share their summer book recommendations
June 25, 2020 Large Image
What’s worth reading? Tufts faculty, staff, and alumni share their favorite books

As summer rolls around, we ask the Tufts community to offer book recommendations, and this year is no exception. What’s different are the...

"These days, I like comforting dishes that require little to no work and reheat nicely. And for something decadent, I like a good caramel sauce," said Chris Poldoian, A12.
June 17, 2020 Large Image
Three Tufts alumni share tips for quick and creative cooking during the pandemic

Fried rice with leftover veggies and frozen pork. A brisket that appears again in sandwiches and soup. A caramel sauce that’s both decadent and...

“Music is my number-one mood lifter—listening to it, but creating it with others, even more so,” said Shira Doron, associate professor at the Tufts University School of Medicine. Photo: Courtesy of Off Label
June 11, 2020 Large Image
These Tufts medical professionals double as musicians who record performances to lift the spirits of health care workers amid COVID-19

It’s a cool evening in May, the backyard patio is lit with mellow blue light, and the chords of “Let Love Rule” by Lenny Kravitz break the...

A line drawing of a bird on a roof overlaid on a window looking out on flowering yard. As the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts moved instruction online this spring, faculty and students improvised and kept creating
June 8, 2020 Large Image
As the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts moved instruction online, faculty and students improvised and kept creating

When the COVID-19 pandemic sent student artist Maria Fong, A21, back to her home in Berkeley, California, she found a fresh way to make art,...

Intrigue and conflict mount steadily in National Book Award finalist Elliot Ackerman’s new novel, Red Dress in Black and White. The story is set in a period of turmoil in Istanbul, Turkey.
May 26, 2020 Large Image
Intrigue and conflict mount steadily in Elliot Ackerman’s new novel, set in a period of turmoil in Istanbul

In the latest novel by Elliot Ackerman, A03, F03, his main characters Peter and Catherine sit at a restaurant in the Istanbul Modern Museum,...

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