Campus Life

Student leaders from Tufts Hillel held a virtual mental health seder to come together as a community amid COVID-19. Photo: Courtesy Rabbi Jordan Braunig
April 17, 2020 Large Image
From matzah delivery service to virtual seders, the Jewish community is staying connected and accepting the imperfect

Passover is normally a time when the Jewish community comes together to celebrate spring and liberation, and families and friends gather for a...

An aerial photo of the Tufts campus, with a sign saying “We Miss You.” Tufts faculty and staff share a video message for students during the pandemic.
April 17, 2020 Video
Tufts professors and administrators share video messages for students

Campus is pretty empty these days—students have scattered to the four corners of the world as we all respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.


April 14, 2020

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLEMass. (April 14, 2020)—The...

“The big new thing is using online tools synchronously, with real-time interaction in the chat room and breakout rooms," said William Masters, a professor at Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy. (Photo: Ingimage)
April 13, 2020 Large Image
Four of Tufts’ distance education veterans share best practices for a smooth transition online

When U.S. universities closed their campuses and switched to online learning, Tufts had a significant head start. 

Tufts’ Friedman School...

Edson De Sousa, a predental student at UMass Boston, sits at a sewing machine making fabric face masks. Tufts dental students organized Collect2Protect Healthcare Heroes, a volunteer corps that has produced face masks and shields for health-care workers.
April 10, 2020 Large Image
Tufts dental students lead an effort to make face masks and shields for health-care workers

You can’t be a dentist if you’re not good with your hands. And when clinical and preclinical training at Tufts School of Dental Medicine was put...