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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

  • 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.

  • student and professor talking

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

  • Tufts Votes Button

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

  • children sitting in a row

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

  • 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. 

  • 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.