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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.

Students digging up the subfloor of a house

Spotlights

  • A student wearing a "Jumpstart" t-shirt reaches for a book on a shelf in a library.

    Tisch College houses the Tufts chapter of Jumpstart, a national early education organization that recruits and trains college students and community members to serve preschool children in low-income neighborhoods.

  • People sitting around a table at a conference

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

  • A woman points out information about CIRCLE on a projector screen.

    Authoritative research on the civic and political engagement of young Americans, especially those who are marginalized or disadvantaged in political life. 

  • 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. 

  • student and professor talking

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

  • 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.