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Cummings School alum Tom Burns stands on the beach holding his underwater camera while wearing a wet suit and snorkel. Expand He Swims With Great Whites

Cummings School alum Tom Burns helps us better understand sharks—for their safety and ours—through photography and research.

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An open book lays on a table in front of a field of grass. Expand Recommended Summer Books

Members of the Tufts community share their favorites in fiction and nonfiction for your reading pleasure.

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A cockatoo named Snowball dances to a beat. Expand Meet Snowball, the Cockatoo with the Dance Moves

Three takeaways from a Tufts researcher about his new study on a parrot that creates spontaneous—and diverse—dance movements.

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ncoming first-year students celebrate during the Global Orientation scavenger hunt
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
Innovation


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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Sustainability


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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Tufts People

Newly appointed Fletcher School Dean Rachel Kyte, F02, smiles while standing in an office setting.
A Conversation with Rachel Kyte, New Dean of The Fletcher School

Kyte, a visionary leader on climate change, describes her hopes for the school.

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Christopher Sedore sits in front of a laptop at a desk.
New Tufts Chief Information Officer Named

Christopher Sedore brings extensive experience in higher education.

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Javier Rincon wearing a grey coat and a blue tie.
Creating a New Life

Javier Rincon, E19, whose parents are immigrants, came to Tufts as an undergraduate after serving almost a decade in the Marines.

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Michelle Nguyen, A22, stands on a sidewalk while wearing a backpack.
Claiming My Identity

Michelle Nguyen, A22, talks about growing up different and her love of learning.

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Walter Bentson smiles while wearing a Tufts jacket.
Our Tufts: No Judgment Here

Walter Bentson, SMFA campus security officer, talks about his job and the people he meets.

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