Campus Life

Yonatan Brafman, who joins the Tufts Department of Religion in September, tackles life’s big questions through the examination of Jewish law and ethics.
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A new professor at Tufts tackles life’s big questions through the examination of Jewish law and ethics

In the classroom, Yonatan Brafman poses big questions: What is justice? How should we define human rights? What are our obligations to other...

A new Tufts University building, still under construction, overlooks an intersection with other parts of campus visible around it. Joyce Cummings Center, a new academic hub on the Medford-Somerville campus, is slated to open in early 2022.
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Work begins on simulation clinics for medical and veterinary students, and continues on a new academic center slated to open in 2022

As pandemic restrictions lift, Tufts is resuming work on campus improvements this summer, while staying...

A portrait of Helen Boucher, the new interim dean of Tufts University School of Medicine.
June 16, 2021 Large Image
The infectious disease expert will hold a dual appointment as chief academic officer of the Wellforce health system

Physician Helen Boucher, chief of the Division of Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases at ...

June 15, 2021 Large Image
The event will feature keynote speaker David Harris as well as breakout sessions on topics such as historical inequities in medicine

Tufts University will hold a virtual discussion on racial justice and antiracism efforts on Friday, June 18, to mark Juneteenth—the anniversary of...

Portraits of six people against a rainbow-colored background. Tufts LGBTQ students, faculty, and staff describe being visible, fighting discrimination, and finding community
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Tufts students, faculty, and staff describe being visible, fighting discrimination, and finding joy in community

To help celebrate Pride Month, Tufts students, faculty, and staff talk about their LGBTQ journeys, what they have learned, and what they want...

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