Campus Life

Images of twelve professors of history at Tufts University since the 1950s reflect the shifting demographics of the faculty. The teaching of history has changed, at Tufts and around the nation, in part because the teachers themselves have changed, says Sol Gittleman, the Alice and Nathan Gantcher University Professor Emeritus.
September 23, 2020 Large Image
Who gets to tell the story of the past? It’s a question that has transformed the Tufts curriculum.

In 1950, history courses at Tufts had not changed for two decades. All five professors in the department were white Protestant men, and three of...

A hand closes a tube that contains a swab. Tufts community members can take part in a pilot COVID-19 pooled testing study.
September 15, 2020 Large Image
Faculty, staff, and students can take part in the effort

Tufts University has launched a pilot study that aims to help K-12 students safely return to their schools, and it is calling on the Tufts...

September 14, 2020 Large Image
As part of a career defined by service, Alan D. Solomont, A70, A08P, embedded civic learning in the academic life of Tufts University

Alan D. Solomont, A70, A08P, the Pierre and Pamela Omidyar Dean of the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life, today announced his intention to...

An illustration of teachers and students in conversation around a table. Tufts University faculty are looking for ways to make social justice and inclusion integral parts of their courses.
September 10, 2020 Large Image
Faculty seek ways to make social justice an integral part of every course

Erin Seaton, who teaches future teachers, repeats the words of civil rights icon John Lewis: We may not have chosen the time, but the time has...

Jeff Stibel. A new consortium to explore the inner workings of our brains will further Daniel Dennett’s legacy at Tufts
September 10, 2020 Large Image
A new consortium to explore the inner workings of our brains will further Daniel Dennett’s legacy at Tufts

Daniel Dennett has inspired many people, but perhaps none more...

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