Arts & Culture

A man with a VR headset covering his eyes, against a screen with orange coloring. A School of the Museum of Fine Arts professor and his students talk about the vast potential of VR
April 16, 2020 Large Image
An art school professor and his students talk about the vast potential of VR—and their work in it

Virtual reality, that mind-expanding bridge between the real and imaginary, is moving rapidly from an expensive, niche, high-tech tool into the...

TV screen with different channel selections
April 15, 2020 Large Image
Our watch list spotlights actors, directors, and others with Jumbo ties

If you’re binge-watching TV shows and movies during this pandemic (like most of us), you can maintain your connection to Tufts by streaming these...

“The big new thing is using online tools synchronously, with real-time interaction in the chat room and breakout rooms," said William Masters, a professor at Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy. (Photo: Ingimage)
April 13, 2020 Large Image
Four of Tufts’ distance education veterans share best practices for a smooth transition online

When U.S. universities closed their campuses and switched to online learning, Tufts had a significant head start. 

Tufts’ Friedman School...

April 8, 2020 Large Image
When you’re stuck at home with kids and teens, use screens as tools for creativity and connection

Screen time limits can be hard to enforce under normal circumstances. Setting screen limits on kids who are home during the COVID-19 pandemic can...

Angkor Wat multiple-layered ancient building in Cambodia. From world heritage sites to our local communities, the meaning of heritage is open to interpretation, says a Tufts art history professor
April 7, 2020 Large Image
From world heritage sites to our local communities, the meaning of heritage is open to interpretation, says a Tufts art history professor

When President Donald Trump earlier this year threatened military attacks on cultural sites in Iran, it caused a global outcry. In Paris, UNESCO...

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