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Community Day
September 6, 2018 Large Image
Annual festival celebrates university's relationship with Medford, Somerville communities

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (Sept. 6, 2018)—Tufts University, in cooperation with the cities of Medford and Somerville, will host the 16th annual...

a young man teaching a class at a blackboard
September 5, 2018 Large Image
Across the globe and around Tufts’ campuses, these ten students did research, volunteered, interned—and earned some money

It’s called summer vacation, but for most students, summer isn’t a time to just kick back and relax, it’s a time to work. We caught up with ten...

August 9, 2018 Large Image
"Election Imperatives" challenges universities to improve democratic engagement for 2018 midterms and beyond; major higher education associations endorse report

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (Aug. 9, 2018)Amid amplified interest in the upcoming midterm elections, a new report released today by the...

a group of people pose before a snow-capped mountain
August 8, 2018 Large Image
Fred Ptucha, A65, led a group of Americans to the summit of Mount Damavand in Iran, all part of a cross-cultural friendship mission

Fred Ptucha, A65, has summited many mountains around the world to promote peace. But his latest climb tested his commitment to international good...

Talloires priory building seen from above
August 3, 2018 Large Image
The Tufts European Center, once part of a thriving Benedictine monastery at the foot of the French Alps, marks a historic year

For John Kodis A81, memories of the Tufts European Center in the village of Talloires, France, are inseparable from the awe evoked by the building...

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