Arts & Culture

A portrait of two women in nature
April 28, 2020 Large Image
Provides critical support for artists in early stages of their career

BOSTON and MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (April 28, 2020)—The School of the...

"We have created this false distinction that learning happens in school and life is some other thing," said Brian Gravel, E01, E04, G11, director of Elementary Education in the Department of Education at Tufts University. Photo: Ingimage
April 27, 2020 Large Image
It’s time to reexamine what learning looks like and the forms it can take, says a Tufts elementary education professor

With Governor Charlie Baker’s announcement that Massachusetts schools will remain closed until the end of the school year, many parents are left...

Natalie Shapero talking into a smartphone camera. Tufts professor of the practice Natalie Shapero shares three poems to celebrate National Poetry Month.
April 22, 2020 Video
Professor of the practice Natalie Shapero shares three poems to celebrate National Poetry Month

Poetry isn’t just meant to be read—ideally it’s recited aloud to an audience. These days, of course, that’s out of the question. So to mark...

Student leaders from Tufts Hillel held a virtual mental health seder to come together as a community amid COVID-19. Photo: Courtesy Rabbi Jordan Braunig
April 17, 2020 Large Image
From matzah delivery service to virtual seders, the Jewish community is staying connected and accepting the imperfect

Passover is normally a time when the Jewish community comes together to celebrate spring and liberation, and families and friends gather for a...

A professor and her students look at a poster depicting two students killed in the 1970 Kent State shootings. Their visit to the Tufts archives was part of a course at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts.
April 17, 2020 Large Image
Historic protest posters still make an impact in course at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts

Among some 60 protest posters spread out for viewing, one made an unforgettable impression. In lower-case white letters marching across a black...

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