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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


  • 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. 

  • 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.

  • Tufts Votes Button

    An initiative to study student registration and voting rates in the interest of greater civic learning and engagement in democracy. 

  • 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.

  • 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. 

  • Girl sitting at a voting table handing out voter stickers and pins

    An undergraduate club dedicated to fostering non-partisan debate within the Tufts community.