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Detail from “The Librarian” by Guiseppe Arcimboldo, circa 1562. Expand Recommended Books for Winter Nights

The Tufts community offers suggestions for books new and old to make it through the dark months ahead.

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Maura Healey holds a microphone onstage as she speaks. Expand Speaking Up for the Voiceless

Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey tells a Tufts audience how she is pushing back on efforts to curtail rights, resources, and freedom of vulnerable people.

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The NCAA champion Jumbos celebrate their win by huddling as a team, and cheering with hands raised in celebration. Expand Men’s Soccer Wins National Championship

The undefeated Jumbos win a record third NCAA Division III title in five years with 2-1 victory over Calvin College.

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Diversity and Inclusion

"Tufts represents more than an opportunity to educate oneself. It offers a place to be oneself.”

— President Anthony P. Monaco

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Global Leadership

With more than 1,700 international students, 450 international faculty and scholars, and 6,000 alumni living outside of the United States, our global community is an essential part of our identity. 

Tufts is committed to global engagement and international research. 

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Michael Avery holds his patient, a Box Turtle, who is recuperating from a leg injury at the Tufts Wildlife Clinic

Our community thrives on embracing complex issues and marshaling the capacities of our unique constellation of schools to develop innovative approaches to local and global challenges.

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aylor Fasolo leads his group of students across campus during Kids Day
Societal Impact

We encourage our students, alumni, faculty and staff to connect with the community on local, national and global levels. Through leadership, partnership, mentorship, service and discussion, the active citizens of the Tufts community use their knowledge and research to develop solutions to social challenges. 

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New solar panels at the Cummings School for Veterinary Medicine

From class projects and cutting-edge research, to extracurricular activities and internships, sustainability is an integral part of Tufts life. We offer numerous opportunities to get involved in developing solutions to local and global sustainability challenges.  

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Transformative Experiences

We are committed to providing every student with ample opportunity for transformative experiences within and beyond the classroom.

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  • right-wing extremists in Charlottesville, Virginia in 2017 carrying Nazi and Conferate flags
    Hate Speech Is Killing Us

    Bigotry is both virulent and contagious, causing damage and spreading from person to person, and both victims of bigotry and bigots are harmed

  • John Kerry speaking at Tufts
    The Heart of an Activist

    John Kerry tells a Tufts audience that young people have always led social change, which is as necessary now as ever

  • aerial view of Tufts sign on top of Tisch Library
    A New Giving Tuesday Record for Tufts

    The university community came together and set a new record for participants and money raised

Tufts People

Associate Professor Tom Vandervelde at work in a lab
Associate Professor Tom Vandervelde, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Tufts University School of Engineering

Associate Professor Tom Vandervelde is investigating new methods for eliminating inefficiencies in electricity production.

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Sera Busse stands holding her hands on her hips.
Sera Busse

Busse conducted research as an undergraduate student in a discovery with implications for understanding regeneration, wound repair, and diagnostic strategies. Biologists discovered that amputation injury is communicated to opposing limbs. Busse, the study’s first author, graduated with a degree in biology from Tufts in May 2018.

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Boris Sorkin leaps in the air as he swings his tennis racket during a match on the court.
A Tennis First for Tufts

Boris Sorkin, A21, wins ITA Cup DIII men’s tennis singles national championship.

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 Natalie Bettez runs down a trail with other female runners in the background.
Jumbo Athletes on the Move

Natalie Bettez wins the all-divisions New England Championship 5K race and Boris Sorkin heads to the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Cup.

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