Campus Life

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...

Two students sit in chairs on the academic quad. The first day of undergraduate classes looked very different this year, but students were still excited to be back on campus
September 9, 2020 Large Image
The first day of undergraduate classes looked unlike any other year, but students were still excited to be back on campus

Tuesday was the first day of classes for undergraduates at Tufts, and like everything in this pandemic year, things were very different. Any other...

Grid of photos of speakers. Tisch College virtual speakers in fall 2020 include former presidential candidates, activists, members of Congress, academics, diplomats, political strategists
September 9, 2020 Large Image
Speakers include former presidential candidates, activists, members of Congress, academics, diplomats, journalists, and political strategists

The Tisch College of Civic Life is hosting innovators, leaders, and activists for virtual events...

David Gelfand swimming in a pool. Gelfand took last semester off from Tufts University to train as a member of the U.S. national team, with the goal of qualifying for the Paralympics in Tokyo.
September 9, 2020 Video
Chasing down a childhood ambition, engineering student David Gelfand trains for the Paralympics with the U.S. national team

David Gelfand, E21, has sampled many an aquatic environment—from the pool at the Wilton, Conn., YMCA, where he swam as a part of the club team, to...

The exterior of the Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston. The  financial burden of providing a COVID-safe environment has led to employee layoffs and furloughs.
September 4, 2020 Large Image
The School of Dental Medicine works to balance academics, safety, patient care, and the costs of a pandemic

Like the rest of academia, the Tufts University School of Dental Medicine (TUSDM) has faced the challenge of continuing to teach its students as...

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