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Congressman Will Hurd speaks into a microphone. Expand Crossing the Political Divide

Will Hurd, a Republican Texas Congressman leaving the House of Representatives next year, tells a Tufts podcast that more unites us as a country than divides us.

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Janetrix Hellen Amuguni, V11, an associate professor in the Department of Infectious Disease and Global Health at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, stands outside resting against a tree. Expand Tufts Institute of the Environment Marks Its Twentieth Anniversary

A program celebrating two decades of activism includes awards to Janetrix Hellen Amuguni and Jennifer Baldwin and a talk by U.S. Senator Edward Markey.

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Tufts University students fill in a map of Congressional districts on the night of the 2018 midterms. Expand College Student Voting Doubled in 2018

A study of 10 million college students shows national surge in voting in 2018 midterms; black women are most active voters on campuses; Hispanic students’ voting rate shows largest increase.

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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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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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John Casey, Tufts baseball coach, on the field during a game
Longtime Tufts Baseball Coach Honored

John Casey, who won his 750th game this spring, is selected as American Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame inductee.

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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

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

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For This Navajo Doctor, Listening Is Medicine

Michael Tutt, M88, employs traditional and western practices to heal his community.

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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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Joseph “JT” Duck Named Dean of Undergraduate Admissions

An admissions professional with wide experience, he comes to Tufts from Swarthmore.

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New Tufts Chief Information Officer Named

Christopher Sedore brings extensive experience in higher education.

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