Campus Life

an ocean-going container ship
September 24, 2018 Large Image
A conference on September 28 at Tufts will bring experts to address ocean geopolitics, sustainability, and innovation

The ocean—source of food and energy, vital shipping route, and arena of environmental and security concerns, as well as business opportunities—...

David Litt at Tufts
September 21, 2018 Large Image
Humor makes people pay attention and can be used to create positive change, former Obama speechwriter David Litt tells a Tufts audience

When David Litt first heard Barack Obama speak in early January 2008, his future was up in the air—30,000 feet up, to be exact. A senior in...

Peter Souders--in student gear and fencing gear
September 18, 2018 Large Image
Peter Souders combines championship-level fencing with graduate studies in mechanical engineering

When Peter Souders had the chance to try fencing when he was a boy, it was something of a no-brainer. “It seemed like, what could be a better...

Julie Graham in her art studio
September 13, 2018 Large Image
A longtime teacher at the SMFA, her paintings and photography were about looking for the unseen

Traveling anywhere in a car with painter and photographer Julie Graham meant stopping “all the time, so she could leap out and take photographs,”...

an alcove in Tisch Library with books and a poster on the wall
September 10, 2018 Large Image
Using the university’s libraries, the Bridging Differences initiative encourages learning about the political, social, and cultural issues that divide our society

If you are walking toward the Tower Café in Tisch Library this semester, you’ll notice a couple of big signs on the wall and a reading alcove with...