Campus Life

Yolanda Smith in front of a US flag. After a career at the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department, she will oversee the university’s emergency management, fire safety, emergency medical services, and police functions
June 1, 2021 Large Image
After a career at the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department, she will oversee the university’s emergency management, fire safety, emergency medical services, and police functions

Yolanda Smith, an accomplished criminal justice leader, will become Tufts University’s next executive director of public safety, effective July 1...

A student takes notes on a paper while sitting in front of a laptop. Tufts University dental and medical students have been volunteering as online tutors for school children during the pandemic.
May 27, 2021 Large Image
Dental and medical students volunteer as online tutors during the pandemic

Marisol Uribe knew all too well what it was like to be the new girl—not just new at school, but new to the country, and new to learning English....

Langley Topper, Jillian Impastato, Kianie Ramirez, and Michelle Nguyen. Tufts students and faculty work closely together to foster inclusive teaching and learning in the new  Pedagogical Partnership Program
May 26, 2021 Large Image
Tufts students and faculty work closely together to create a new program that fosters inclusive teaching and learning

In her sociology classes, Assistant Professor Anjuli Fahlberg, A07, often touches on sensitive and controversial subjects—racism, sexism, and many...

Members of Tufts University School of Dental Medicine’s Asian Dental Organization pose in a garden.
May 25, 2021 Large Image
A student dentist confronts language barriers in the community and the clinic

There’s an expression in Cantonese: “like a chicken talking to a duck.” It refers to the difficulty people who speak different languages—or...

Architectural drawing of football field on Tufts campus. Converting from grass to environmentally friendly synthetic turf means more teams, including Somerville youth sports, can use the field.
May 24, 2021 Large Image
Converting from grass to environmentally friendly synthetic turf means more teams, including Somerville youth sports, will be able use the field

Conversion of Tufts’ football field from grass to an environmentally friendly synthetic turf will score as a win for both the Tufts and Somerville...

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