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An illustration of casually-dressed students, many holding signs, gathered near a building on campus with a Expand Will Young Voters Turn Out for the Midterms?

How Tufts’ Tisch College is working to get young people – the largest age group of potential voters in the country – to actually show up at the polls.

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Boris Sorkin of the Tufts men’s tennis team won the 2018 ITA Cup Division III singles national championship.

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Shapiro hit it big with her novel “The Art Forger,” and now she’s back with a tale from the 1920s.

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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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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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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

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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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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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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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Senior tri-captain Frank Hattler
Frank Hattler, E18

Senior tri-captain Frank Hattler of the Tufts University men's lacrosse team was announced as a member of the 2017-18 Google Cloud Academic All-America® Division III At-Large Teams on Tuesday. A Computer Science and Economics major, Hattler was the recipient of Tufts' Lewis F. Manly Memorial Prize for academic and athletic excellence this year.

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