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Pomp’s Wall at Brooks Estate, located along Grove Street in West Medford. Expand On the Trail of African American History in Boston

An interactive map project that highlights African American historical sites brings together decades of research.

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Engineering education needs to be holistic, giving students a wide skill set and preparing them for the workplace decades from now.

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Deke Sharon, A91, the a capella expert behind the Pitch Perfect movies, conducts a whirlwind residency at Tufts.

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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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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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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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News

  • Donna Brazile talking at Tufts
    A New Political Playbook

    Young people are the largest voting bloc, and it’s time for them to get involved in politics, Donna Brazile tells a Tufts audience

  • man views TV set in Korea with photos of Trump and Kim
    What’s Behind the North Korea Summit?

    Trump’s second meeting with Kim Jong-Un just gives North Korea more time to perfect its nuclear bombs, argues Fletcher’s Sung-Yoon Lee

  • person with stethoscope around neck talking with another person in medical setting
    Bringing HIV Prevention to Campus

    Tufts Student Health Service staff develop protocol to help other colleges provide HIV prevention with daily medication

Tufts People

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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Ria Brodell poses in front of a series of self-portraits displayed on a wall.
Painting Untold Stories

SMFA alum and lecturer Ria Brodell’s new book tells the stories of twenty-eight “Butch Heroes.”

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Bringing a Painful Past to Life

A new play by Tufts doctoral student Tara Brooke Watkins tells the story of the Tulsa Black Wall Street Massacre of 1921.

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Jamie Maguire Appointed to Named Professorship

Jamie Maguire, a tenured associate professor of neuroscience at the Tufts University School of Medicine, has been appointed the first Kenneth and JoAnn G. Wellner Professor.

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