Campus Life

a student with her host family in Urubamba, Peru
March 5, 2019 Large Image
With the Tufts Civic Semester, incoming undergraduates spend their first fall semester abroad

Almost five years ago, Tufts launched its 1+4 Bridge Year program, in which...

Buddhist chaplain speaking at Tufts
February 25, 2019 Large Image
Tufts’ first Buddhist chaplain talks about working with students—and gives advice on starting a contemplative practice

The Venerable Priya Sraman is Tufts’ first Buddhist chaplain, one of the few Buddhist chaplains employed by universities in the U...

Donna Brazile talking at Tufts
February 20, 2019 Large Image
Young people are the largest voting bloc, and it’s time for them to get involved in politics, Donna Brazile tells a Tufts audience

Donna Brazile, former chair of the Democratic National Committee, said she used to think of young voters as the topping on the political ice cream...

Norman Fortenberry speaking at Tufts
February 19, 2019 Large Image
Engineering education needs to be holistic, giving students a wide skill set and preparing them for the workplace decades from now

Being able to move nimbly across disciplines and bridge technology with policy will be among the critical characteristics of influential engineers...

person with stethoscope around neck talking with another person in medical setting
February 14, 2019 Large Image
Tufts Student Health Service staff develop protocol to help other colleges provide HIV prevention with daily medication

Approximately 40,000 new HIV cases are diagnosed every year in the U.S., and many are in adolescents and young adults. HIV specialists are hopeful...