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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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New & Notable

  • Susan Landau

    In a new book, Tufts cybersecurity expert Susan Landau says it’s more important than ever to protect our data and communications

Spotlights

  • People sitting around a table at a conference

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

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    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.

  • 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. 

  • student and professor talking

    Encourages community involvement and efforts to link research to social action.

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

  • Headshot of Carol R. Goldberg

    An approach to community engagement that facilitates collaboration between government, academia and community groups to solve some of Boston’s most pressing issues.