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Societal Impact

In every discipline, Tufts empowers students to be advocates for social change. Beyond classroom learning, Tufts students learn how to foster collaborative partnerships and creative problem solving that impacts others on campus and around the world.

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Spotlights

  • children sitting in a row

    Part of a national movement to increase access to higher education, particularly for students from underrepresented backgrounds. 

  • two men talking

    A group of Tufts alumni interested in having social impact to network, collaborate, and help current students drive social change.A group for Tufts alumni interested in the social impact field to network with each other, collaborate, and help current students drive social change.

  • Students doing an experiment

    A professional development program with an outreach mission. Ambassadors share their passion for the sciences, technology, engineering and math (STEM) with local middle and high school students. 

  • People on stage at a conference

    Prepares students to become engaged public citizens and community leaders who will help build a more equitable world.

  • Three medical school students practicing taking blood pressure

    In preparation for their role as care providers and community leaders, medical students work directly with community organizations as collaborators, mentors, and educators. 

  • People sitting around a table at a conference

    Advances democracy, student political learning and engagement, and increasing political equity and opportunity.