Campus Life

members of the women's lacrosse team walking off the field after their victory
May 20, 2019 Large Image
Women’s lacrosse heads to the NCAA Final Four and ultimate frisbee, sailing, tennis, and track and field compete in nationals, too

The Tufts women’s lacrosse team will play in its first NCAA Final Four after the Jumbos earned an 11-6 victory over York College in a quarterfinal...

a graduating senior and her mother hug, as others look on
May 19, 2019 Large Image
At a special ceremony for graduates who are the first in their families to attend college, Tufts Dean James Glaser told them learning is about inquiry

This is a transcript of the remarks given at a ceremony for first-generation college graduates at Tufts on May 3 by James Glaser, dean of the...

happy graduates wave to each other at commencement
May 19, 2019 Large Image
Giving shout-outs to student groups, the actor and activist told grads of the Class of 2019 to “write your own script”

In an effervescent message of hope and encouragement, actor Alfre Woodard urged Tufts graduates to seize their futures with gusto, but also with...

rows of folding chairs at Tufts commencement
May 17, 2019 Large Image
Guess the number of folding chairs—and number of languages spoken by Fletcher grads

There are big numbers involved every commencement at Tufts. From the vast sea of folding chairs set...

Philip Tracy and Benji Dossetter at Tufts
May 17, 2019 Large Image
As two medical students graduate, they look back at their time as drummers in bands—and the connection between music and medicine

You wouldn’t necessarily think drumming in a rock band as an undergraduate would lead naturally to medical school—but for two medical graduates...