Campus Life

David Gelfand swimming in a pool. Gelfand took last semester off from Tufts University to train as a member of the U.S. national team, with the goal of qualifying for the Paralympics in Tokyo.
September 9, 2020 Video
Chasing down a childhood ambition, engineering student David Gelfand trains for the Paralympics with the U.S. national team

David Gelfand, E21, has sampled many an aquatic environment—from the pool at the Wilton, Conn., YMCA, where he swam as a part of the club team, to...

Two students sit in chairs on the academic quad. The first day of undergraduate classes looked very different this year, but students were still excited to be back on campus
September 9, 2020 Large Image
The first day of undergraduate classes looked unlike any other year, but students were still excited to be back on campus

Tuesday was the first day of classes for undergraduates at Tufts, and like everything in this pandemic year, things were very different. Any other...

Grid of photos of speakers. Tisch College virtual speakers in fall 2020 include former presidential candidates, activists, members of Congress, academics, diplomats, political strategists
September 9, 2020 Large Image
Speakers include former presidential candidates, activists, members of Congress, academics, diplomats, journalists, and political strategists

The Tisch College of Civic Life is hosting innovators, leaders, and activists for virtual events...

The exterior of the Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston. The  financial burden of providing a COVID-safe environment has led to employee layoffs and furloughs.
September 4, 2020 Large Image
The School of Dental Medicine works to balance academics, safety, patient care, and the costs of a pandemic

Like the rest of academia, the Tufts University School of Dental Medicine (TUSDM) has faced the challenge of continuing to teach its students as...

Ballou Hall at Tufts University. The university’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences has affirmed its commitment to dismantling racism and outlined a plan to strengthen its support of diversity, inclusion, and equity.
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Tufts school outlines plan to strengthen support of diversity, inclusion, and equity

The Tufts Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (GSAS) is implementing a comprehensive strategy to dismantle systemic racism at the school and the...

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