Neighbors Page - Winter 2015 - Images by Tufts University

Welcome to the Tufts Neighbors page. You will be able to find information here on upcoming events and university resources. We hope you will visit often! If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Community Relations at 617.627.3780 or email us at

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Summer Engineering Workshops for Educators

Tufts Center for Engineering Education and Outreach is pleased to announce the return of its Summer LEGO Engineering Institute for Educators. This year, there will be two sessions. The first will be Beginner EV3 and will be offered July 27-31, 2015. The second will be Intermediate EV3 and will be offered on August 3-7, 2015. It is suitable for anyone with EV3 experience including those who attended training last year. More information and registration information is available at https://sites.google.com/site/ceeooutreach/.

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Tufts University is pleased to provide any "third ager" the opportunity to return to the classroom with on-campus study groups and on-line E-learning courses. Course offerings focusing on subjects as varied as modern art, the world economy and memoir writing, ensure a wealth of options for your intellectual inquiry. There are no examinations, course credits, or degrees awarded.
Fall catalog coming soon!
More Info>> 

Upcoming Fall Exhibitions at the Tufts University Art Gallery
Exhibitions will open to the public on Thursday, September 10 at 11:00 am with the opening reception scheduled for Tuesday, September 15 at 5:00 pm.  

Shahzia Sikander: Parallax
Tisch Family Gallery
September 10 – December 6

Last Folio
Koppelman Family Gallery
September 10 – December 6

Sophia Ainslie: In Person – 574
Remis Sculpture Court
September 10 – December 6

More info>>

Magic Circle Theater Performances
at the Balch Arena Theater on the Medford/Somerville campus

New England's oldest theater by and for children will be performing three full-length productions this summer:

  • Babe, The Sheep Pig
    by David Wood, based on the book by Dick King Smith.
    Join us for high adventure in the farmyard as Babe grows from an ordinary piglet to the one of a kind remarkable "sheep pig."
    Jul. 21 at 10:30 a.m. & 2:00 p.m.
    Jul. 22 at 10:30 a.m.
    Jul. 30 at 10:30 a.m. & 7:00 p.m.
  • Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
    by Jessie Braham White, based on the famed fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm, and directed by Betsy Goldman
    Come see this classic fairy tale with a twist to find out how Snow White and her seven new friends thwart the Queen's evil plans!
    Jul. 23 at 10:30 a.m. & 7:00 p.m.
    Aug. 4 at 10:30 a.m. & 2:00 p.m.
    Aug. 5 at 10:30 a.m.
  • Disney Beauty and the Beast, Jr.
    Directed by Luke Jorgensen, this delightful story tells of Belle, a young woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, who is really a young prince trapped under the spell of an enchantress.
    Jul. 28 at 10:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.
    Jul. 29 at 10:30 a.m.
    Aug. 6 at 10:30 a.m. and 7:00 p.m.

More Info>>
Tickets $7; group rates available
For reservations and information, please call (617) 627-3493


                    Save the Date!   

Residents, neighbors and friends are invited to celebrate the 13th Annual Community Day at Tufts University from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, October 4, 2015.
The event will take place on the academic quad at Tufts’ Medford and Somerville campus and is cosponsored by the two cities.
Activities, including lunch, are free of charge. 
This event takes place rain or shine.
More Info >>



Summer Hours

Many campus facilities operate on a different and/or limited schedule during Tufts summer sessions. We recommend that you confirm opening hours with your destination if visiting the campus.


Brown and Brew Coffee House

Curtis Hall, 474 Boston Avenue>>
Open May 18 - August 7, closed May 25 and
July 3
M-Th 8 a.m.- 5 p.m., Fr 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Hotung Express Coffee Bar
Mayer Campus Center, lower level>>
Open May 18 - August 21, closed May 25 and July 3
M – F, 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Weekly Menus>>

The Tower Cafe at Tisch Library:
35 Professors Row>>
Open May 20- August 7, closed May 25 and
July 3
M-Th 10 a.m. - 7 p.m., F 10a.m. - 4 p.m.

Tisch Library
Summer Session
Full schedule of Summer Hours>>