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Man sitting in theater Expand An Insider’s Guide to Latinx Theater

Noe Montez, chair of the Department of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies, shares the plays and shows that inspired him toward a career in Latinx theater and performance.

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Detail of a blue cloth crown heavily embroidered with gold thread. An exhibition of Armenian liturgical textiles at Tufts University Art Galleries highlights what’s preserved—and lost—in a civilization under fire Expand Connecting the Stories of the Past in Art

An exhibition of Armenian liturgical textiles at Tufts University Art Galleries highlights what’s preserved—and lost—in a civilization under fire.

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A pregnant woman receives the COVID-19 vaccine shot in her arm. Expand Why Pregnant Women Should Get the COVID-19 Vaccine

Erika Werner, chair of obstetrics and gynecology at Tufts University School of Medicine, shares what she hears from pregnant patients and why she encourages them to get vaccinated.

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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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Mehdi Harandi enters the US through customs after the Trump administration's travel ban
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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New solar panels at the Cummings School for Veterinary Medicine
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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Owen Amadasun is hooded at theTufts University School of Medicine commencement ceremony
Transformative Experiences


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

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Dayna Cunningham, dean of the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life, walking on campus
A Vision for Building a Multiracial Democracy

Dayna Cunningham, the new Omidyar Dean of Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life, outlines key opportunities and responsibilities for higher education in shaping the next generation of engaged citizens.

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Eva Bibas, a fourth-year student at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University
Searching for Answers Through Art

Eva Bibas, BFA22, channels her lifelong passion for art into multimedia works that explore spirituality and connect her audience to her environment.

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Brad Snyder and Greg Billington hold an American flag after winning a triathlon race. Tufts alum Snyder took home his sixth Paralympics gold medal overall with victory on August 27
Tufts Alum Wins Gold in Paralympic Triathlon Race

Brad Snyder, F19, won the paratriathlon gold medal in the PTV1 category of vision-impaired athletes at the Paralympic Games in Tokyo on August 27. It was his sixth Paralympics gold medal overall.

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illustration collage of Alok Kanojia
An Online Counselor for Video Game Addicts

Psychiatrist Alok Kanojia, AG08, MG09, M14, MG14, is building an innovative approach to combatting mental health crises among gamers.

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Gabriel Perez, D23, stands outside Tufts University School of Dental Medicine.
As a Boy in Rural Mexico, His Life Was Changed by Dentists. Now Gabriel Perez Is Inspiring Others

With his student leadership and outreach efforts, Perez, D23, is determined to boost awareness of oral care in Hispanic communities.

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Elizabeth Semmelhack, AG93, director and senior curator at the Bata Shoe Museum in Toronto
This Museum Director Focuses Solely on Shoes

From Renaissance platform shoes that were nearly two feet high to today’s virtual sneakers that can’t even be worn, Elizabeth Semmelhack, AG93, illuminates the many meanings of footwear.

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Soledad Caballero, AG02, reads her poem
A Chilean-American Poet Describes Life in Translation

M. Soledad Caballero, AG02, explores memory, body, and identity in her first poetry collection, "I Was a Bell," which won the Benjamin Saltman Poetry Award.

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Edwin Ortega, N20, discussing his family’s experiences as an inspiration for his career as a nutrition researcher
Inspired by His Father, a Nutrition Scholar Strives to Prevent Disease

For Edwin Ortega, N20, family struggle and sacrifice inspire his research into chronic disease and vaccine efficacy.

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Actor, writer, and comedian Joel Perez
A Broadway Performer Celebrates His Puerto Rican Heritage

From the national tour of “In the Heights” and the Tony-winning “Fun Home” to shows he writes himself, Joel Perez, A08, brings a fresh perspective to the stage.

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Best friends “Jaz” and “Bear” laugh in front of a mural in North Camden
A Pulitzer Prize–Winner's Photos of One New Jersey City

For more than a decade, photojournalist April Saul, J76, has documented the lives of people in Camden, New Jersey—honoring both their sorrow and their joy.

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