Campus Life

A statue of Jumbo the elephant in the sunlight is in front of a green space filled with community members celebrating Community Day.
August 28, 2019 Large Image
Annual festival celebrates university's relationship with Medford, Somerville communities

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (Aug. 28, 2019)—Tufts University, in cooperation with the cities of Medford and Somerville, will host the 17th annual...

A rooftop view of the crowd on the Tufts academic quad at matriculation.
August 28, 2019 Slideshow
The new undergraduates and transfers set records and are “ready for the challenge” of Tufts, said President Anthony Monaco

What’s a little rain when you’re a Jumbo—and especially Jumbos starting out on a new adventure?

No bother at all, as matriculation for the...

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor smiles while wearing a black judges robe in a dark-paneled room
August 27, 2019 Large Image

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (Aug. 27, 2019)—Tufts University will host Sonia Sotomayor, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States...

A professor and a student look at a test tube together in a lab. Recognized by the NIH for his mentoring skills, scientist Chris Dulla offers some advice for mentors and mentees.
August 23, 2019 Large Image
Recognized by the NIH for his mentoring skills, scientist Chris Dulla offers some advice for mentors and mentees

Part advisor, part guide, part therapist—a good mentor is someone who can make all the difference in a career, especially if that career starts in...

Head shot of JT Duck, the new incoming dean of undergraduate admissions at Tufts University.
August 13, 2019 Large Image
An admissions professional with wide experience, he comes to Tufts from Swarthmore

Joseph “JT” Duck has been named the new dean of admissions for the School of Arts and Sciences and the School of Engineering. The director of...

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