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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

  • 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.

  • Tufts Votes Button

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

  • People on stage at a conference

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

  • 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. 

  • Group photo of IGL members and Judge Scalia

    Develops effective, ethical leaders who are driven to comprehend complexity, reflect cultural and political nuance, and engage as responsible global citizens in confronting the world's most pressing problems.

  • children sitting in a row

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