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2014 Common Reading Book
The common book program serves as a community-building experience while introducing incoming students to important social issues and to the values of Tisch College and Tufts University. There will be programming based on the book in the fall semester, including a lecture by author Wes Moore on September 8.
For additional details about active citizenship events on and off campus, please check our current opportunities page.
Tisch College Dean Attends International Gathering of University Leaders
In late July, Tisch College Dean Alan D. Solomont was one of more than a thousand higher education leaders from universities in 33 countries who attended Santander Universities' III Universia International Presidents Meeting in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. more
Tisch Summer Fellows Wrap Up Transformational Internships
More than 40 Tufts student are wrapping up their 10-week internships this week in Massachusetts, New York, and Washington, D.C. through the Tisch Summer Fellows program, and celebrated their fruitful summers alongside their mentors and Tufts alumni at closing receptions in each city. more
Tufts Alumna Writes about Downed Planes and Peacebuilding
Tufts alumna Tara D. Sonenshine, J81, former Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs and now a Distinguished Fellow in the School of Media and Public Affairs at George Washington University, wrote recently on The Hill about how incidents like the downed plane over Ukraine underscore the need for conflict resolution and diplomacy. more
Tisch College Co-Hosts Talk with Secretary of the Navy
Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus recently came to Tufts University to speak about the modern, global navy and the important energy issues that the military grapples with every day. The event was co-hosted by Tisch College, and our Dean Alan D. Solomont introduced Secretary Mabus, who he described as "a dedicated public servant, an American patriot, and a good human being." more