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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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Dances at Noon

Oct. 23, 12 – 2 p.m.
Aidekman Arts Center>>
Join members of Boston’s professional dance community in shared performances featuring new works and works-in-progress in an informal studio setting.
For more information, please contact the Dance Office at 617.627.2555 or visit:http://dramadance.tufts.edu/contact/
RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/882704201819891/

by Joyce Van Dyke
Oct. 29-30, Nov. 5-7, 8-11 p.m. & Nov. 7, 2-5 p.m.
Balch Arena Theater>>
RSVP at https://www.facebook.com/events/1608087456120633/
Based on the true story of two survivors of the Armenian Genocide: one of them, the playwright’s maternal grandmother; the other, a woman with strong ties to Massachusetts and to Tufts. Daybreak’s focus is on courage, resilience, transformation, and hope.
Tickets and info: 617-627-3493

Ticket prices:
$15 General Public
$10 on October 29
$1 on November 5


Fall Exhibitions at the Tufts University Art Gallery
All events are free and open to the public.
Exhibits run from now until December 6

More info>>

Shahzia Sikander: Parallax
Tisch Family Gallery

Last Folio
Koppelman Family Gallery

Sophia Ainslie: In Person – 574
Remis Sculpture Court

CreateDate: Unleash your inner artist!
Oct. 15, 22 and 29 from 5 - 7 p.m.
Aidekman Arts Center>>
Drop-in art making and participatory activities related to current exhibitions.


The Center for Engineering Education and Outreach (CEEO) Community office hours
Thursdays: Nov. 5, Dec. 3, Jan. 7, Feb. 4, March 3, April 7, & May 5 from 4-6 p.m.
200 Boston Ave, G-810
Medford/Somerville Campus

  • Learn about the CEEO's projects
  • Explore tools that can be used for engineering in the classroom
  • Hear about our work with students
  • Discuss best practices around engineering education
  • Receive curricular support


Fall Music Department Concerts:
Unless otherwise noted, performances are free, require no tickets, and take place at the Granoff Music Center on the Medford/Somerville Campus.  More Details >>

Sunday at Tufts-Community Concert Series:

  • Sarita Uranovsky and Hisako Hiratsuka
    Oct. 11, 3 – 5 p.m.
    Join performance faculty members Sarita Uranovsky, violin and Hisako Hiratsuka, piano for an afternoon of music to include Debussy’s "Violin Sonata in G minor" and Ravel’s "Tzigane".
  • Tall Tale Trio
    Oct. 18, 3 – 5 p.m.
    Tall Tale Trio brings jazz into the chamber music setting in a delicate balance of improv and original composition with constant surprise, whim, and a potpourri of style. Featuring performance faculty pianist Michael McLaughlin, bassist Andrew Blickenderfer, and drummer Gary Fieldman


Most of Tufts’ NCAA Division III Varsity team games are free and open to the public. Visit the Athletics website >>
Directions to Athletics facilities>>
* = Conference games

Women’s Field Hockey

Home Games are played at Bello Field
Medford/Somerville Campus

Oct. 10, 12 p.m.
Middlebury *

Oct. 12, 2 p.m.
Christopher Newport

Oct. 28. 7 p.m.
Bowdoin *

Men’s Football

Home games are played at Ellis Oval/Zimman Field Medford/Somerville Campus

Oct. 10, 1 p.m.
Bowdoin *

Oct. 17, 1:30 p.m.
Trinity *

Oct. 31, 1 p.m.
Amherst *

Women’s Soccer

Home games are played at Kraft Field
Medford/Somerville Campus

Oct. 10, 1:30 p.m.
Middlebury *

Oct. 20, 3 p.m.
UMass Boston

Oct. 27, 3 p.m.
Bowdoin *

Men’s Soccer

Home games are played at Kraft Field
Medford/Somerville Campus

Oct. 10, 11 a.m.
Middlebury *

Oct. 13, 3 p.m.

Oct. 28, 2:30 p.m.
Bowdoin *


              Music Highlight:

TUWE Halloween Concert
John McCann, Director
Oct. 31, 6 - 8 p.m.
Distler Perfomance Hall, Granoff Music Center>>

Tufts Wind Ensemble features music for the season, including "Incantation and Dance" by John Barnes Chance, “Voodoo” by Daniel Bukvich, and "Night on Bald Mountain" by Modest Mussorgsky

More Info>>



2015 Wellington Burnham Lecture

Oct 15, 4:30-6:00 p.m.
51 Winthrop Street, Medford/Somerville Campus
*A reception will take place prior to the lecture.

The 2015 Wellington Burnham Lecture brings you  Raj Chetty, a Professor of Economics at Stanford University.  Chetty's research combines empirical evidence and economic theory to help design more effective government policies.  His current research focuses on equality of opportunity: how can we give children from disadvantaged backgrounds better chances of succeeding?
More Info >>

Tisch Library Author Talk: Our Future with Bees
Noah Wilson-Rich
Oct.16, 3:30 – P.M.
Tisch Library, Hirsh Reading Room>>

Tufts alum, Noah Wilson-Rich, Ph.D., G11, is a biologist, professor, NYTimes contributor, two-time TEDx speaker, beekeeper, and author whose research focuses on bee immunology. Wilson-Rich also is the Founder and Chief Scientific Officer of The Best Bees Company.  His book, The Bee: A Natural History, focuses on information for non-scientists and provides some of the most accessible information available about all bee species.
A book signing will follow his talk.

Tisch Distinguished Speaker Series:
Alumnae Hall>>
Free and open to the public
RSVP requested at activecitizen@tufts.edu

  • Larry Summers
    Oct. 27, 5:30 p.m.
    Tisch College continues its distinguished speaker series with Lawrence H. Summers, Charles W. Eliot University Professor and President Emeritus of Harvard University
At Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine on the Grafton Campus…

The fall 2015 Animal Matters Seminar Series presented by the Center for Animals and Public Policy.
Varis Lecture Hall>>
Free and open to the public
web site: http://vet.tufts.edu/capp/animal_matters/
Contact for more information: capp@tufts.edu

  • The Effects of Human-Animal Interaction on Individuals with Developmental Disabilities
    Oct. 22, noon-1p.m.
    Speaker: Jennie Dapice Feinstein, PhD, OTR/L, Pediatric Occupational Therapist, Perkins School for the Blind. 
    Download the flyer for this event here  
  • The Challenges of Creating Zoos That Are Ethical Edens
    Nov.10, noon-1p.m.
    Speaker: Ron Kagan, Director/Chief Executive Officer, Detroit Zoological Society. 
    Download the flyer for this event here 


Tufts Film Series
Barnum Hall, Room 008>>
shown on 35mm film on a big screen with a Dolby Digital 12.1 surround sound system, in a theater that seats about 200 people.
Free and open to the public.
For more info., See updated schedules and Trailers>>

French Film Experience
Olin 011 & 012>>
Medford/Somerville Campus
All films are subtitled in English and begin at 6:30 p.m.

Oct. 11
La cour de Babel
Julie Bertuccelli, 2013

Nov. 8
Christian Duguay, 2013