Campus Life

Hanna Petros
May 23, 2019 Large Image
The Class of 2019 graduate escaped political persecution in Eritrea. She now wants to use her clinical psychology training to help refugees

When she graduates from Tufts this spring, Hanna Petros, A19, won’t have her parents alongside to celebrate. “My parents are political prisoners...

Tim Reitzenstein
May 23, 2019 Large Image
Whether on the football field or in the classroom, the new graduate always found ways to solve problems by seeing both sides

Tim Reitzenstein, A19, is an all-conference football player who didn’t start out as a football player.

“I was a basketball player all my...

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...