Arts & Culture

Stacey Abrams on Zoom with a Tufts University audience as part of the Tisch College Distinguished Speaker Series.
March 23, 2021 Large Image
Stacey Abrams shares strategies for organizing, increasing voter engagement, and “getting good done”

If Stacey Abrams has one piece of advice for those looking to enter politics, it’s this: “Politics should be a tool for your policy. Policy should...

Illustration of Seamus Blackley, A90
March 18, 2021 Large Image
Reviving yeast from the time of the pyramids, Seamus Blackley recreates loaves fit for a pharaoh

Last spring, when so many people were baking bread that grocery stores ran out of yeast, physicist and tech entrepreneur Seamus Blackley, A90,...

Tufts University graduate Sonia Raman prepares to throw a basketball. Raman, the first Indian American woman to coach in the NBA, joined the Memphis Grizzlies in September.
March 16, 2021 Large Image
Sonia Raman, J96, is the first Indian American woman to coach in the NBA

Last September, Sonia Raman, J96, joined a group of trailblazing women coaching men’s professional sports teams when she was hired by the Memphis...

Book cover for the novel 2034. In the new novel by Tufts’ Elliot Ackerman and James Stavridis, a spark ignites a conflict between the U.S. and China, which quickly escalates into the next world war
March 9, 2021 Large Image
In "2034," a new novel by Tufts alums Elliot Ackerman and James Stavridis, a conflict between the U.S. and China quickly escalates into world war

It’s March of 2034. The setting is the South China Sea. A seemingly minor incident involving a U.S. Navy warship and a Chinese fishing vessel...

Martina Tan, A21 (BFA and BS) and Freya Gupta, A24 (BFA and BA)
March 8, 2021 Video
Two SMFA at Tufts students recall when they heard about COVID-related campus closures—and how they came to create once again after they relocated

When the COVID-19 pandemic shifted instruction from in-person to virtual, the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University (SMFA at...