Campus Life

Thornton Dial, Sr.
August 20, 2018 Large Image
Largest single-collection gift of works predominantly by African-American artists in university’s 166-year history

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (Aug. 20, 2018)—The Tufts University Art Galleries presents "Expressions Unbound: American Outsider Art from the Andrew...

Jesse Grupper at sport climbing competition
August 20, 2018 Large Image
Jesse Grupper, E19, places fifth at the World University Sport Climbing Championship in Bratislava, Slovakia

When Jesse Grupper, E19, was in first grade, his older sister took climbing lessons, and his mother took him along. Soon he was taking lessons,...

Michael Romero
August 13, 2018 Large Image
Biology professor Michael Romero wins a presidential award for mentoring students underrepresented in science

When Michael Romero started as an undergraduate at Swarthmore in 1984, one of only a handful of Hispanic Americans there, he was majoring in...

Talloires priory building seen from above
August 3, 2018 Large Image
The Tufts European Center, once part of a thriving Benedictine monastery at the foot of the French Alps, marks a historic year

For John Kodis A81, memories of the Tufts European Center in the village of Talloires, France, are inseparable from the awe evoked by the building...

Frank Hazel and his three daughters at his 100th birthday party, held at Tufts
July 31, 2018 Large Image
Francis Hazel, A41, one of the few African American students in his class, looks back on a life of challenge, friendship, and accomplishment

Shortly before moving out of his home in Lexington, Massachusetts, last year at age ninety-nine, Francis “Frank” Hazel, A41, submitted a...