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Author and Fletcher School alum Olaf Groth stands outside at Tufts' Medford campus. Expand Tell Me More: Can AI Make Us Smarter?

Artificial Intelligence can be a force for good—or the opposite, says author and Fletcher School alum Olaf Groth in a Tufts podcast.

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A rainbow flag is shown close up. Expand Leading LGBT Advocacy in the Arab World

Fletcher graduate Tarek Zeidan revives a groundbreaking gay rights organization in his native Lebanon.

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Alfre Woodard and Senator Edward Markey amidst a crowd of faculty and graduates at Tufts University's 2019 Commencement. Expand Congratulations to the Class of 2019

Actor and activist Alfre Woodard delivered this year's Commencement address. Watch her speech, see more photos and videos, and share your own special moments using the hashtag #Tufts2019.

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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

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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Tufts People

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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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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Ellise LaMotte stands in front of glass windows while wearing a grey and black suit.
Helping Students Aspire to STEM Careers

Ellise LaMotte, new director of the Center for STEM Diversity, aims to help even more underrepresented students achieve success in those fields.

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The Venerable Priya Sraman, Tufts’ first Buddhist chaplain, speaks into a microphone.
Bringing Mindfulness to Campus

Tufts’ first Buddhist chaplain talks about working with students—and gives advice on starting a contemplative practice.

Bringing Mindfulness to Campus
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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