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Tisch College Associate Deans at the Forefront of our Work

Miriam Nelson and Peter Levine are helping to chart the future direction of Tisch College. » read

Community Engaged Research for Healthier Communities near Highways

The CAFEH project, supported by Tisch College, recently released a report on the health risks of living near freeways. » read

A Social Venture to Fight Cholera in Haiti

Tisch College helped launch Community Chlorinators, which creates jobs for local women and provides clean water in cholera-ravaged Haiti. Watch a video of the project. » read

Global Leadership in a Complex World

As part of the Tisch College Distinguished Speaker Series, Admiral James Stavridis shared his thoughts on leadership and on current crises around the world. » read

Standing Up for the Stateless

Through the Tisch Scholars program, Tufts senior Verónica Rosario is helping to fight for the human rights of Haitians in the Dominican Republic. » read

Tufts 1+4 Service Site Spotlight: Spain

In the coming weeks and months, we'll be highlighting each service site where our Bridge-Year Fellows can live and work for a year. Today we highlight the service opportunity with United Planet in Madrid. » read

New Alumni Network Looks to Make an Impact

The Tufts Social Impact Network is a new, alumni-led initiative to create a vibrant community of Tufts graduates working in the social impact field. » read


Featured Events and Opportunities

Distinguished Speaker Series: Former Congressmen Martin Frost (D-TX) &Tom Davis (R-VA)
April 22 | 3:00 p.m.

PartisanDivideTisch College will host an engaging discussion and book signing with two former members of the U.S. House of Representatives: Democrat Martin Frost and Republican Tom Davis. Authors of The Partisan Divide: Congress in Crisis, Frost and Davis will share their insights and discuss solutions to the rancor and gridlock in Washington, where they served a collective 40 years in Congress. RSVP here.

Tufts Seniors: Apply for Honos Civicus

HonosCivicusThe Honos Civicus Society honors and publicly recognizes graduating students who have excelled as active citizens during their at Tufts. Honos Civicus provides an opportunity to celebrate and reflect upon a Tufts active citizenship education and to join a network of engaged alumni. Learn more and apply here.

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Latest News

Op-ed in Politico from Our Associate Dean

Peter Levine, Tisch College's Associate Dean for Research, recently authored an op-ed in Politico titled "Why the Voting Age Should be Lowered to 17." Levine, one of the nation's preeminent voices on youth civic and political engagement, argues in the piece that encouraging voting while in high school can increase participation and shape a more engaged citizenry over the long term. more

New Partnership with Nonprofit Leadership Group

Tisch College has formed an exciting new partnership with the Institute for Nonprofit Management and Leadership (INML), an organization that works to transform communities by equipping the most promising nonprofit leaders with the skills, confidence and resources they need to make their organizations effective, innovative and sustainable. ​INML will grant certificates in partnership with Tisch College. more

Tisch College Co-Sponsors Innovation Symposium

On February 19, the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy presented "Customer in Context," the second annual Tufts Innovation Symposium, which was co-sponsored in part by Tisch College. The symposium focused on customer-driven approaches to design and innovation in myriad fields. Miriam Nelson, Associate Dean of Tisch College, moderated a panel titled "Building Dynamic Ecosystems: The Customer in Civic Innovation." more

Tufts Daily Highlights our STEM Ambassadors Program

On February 2, the Tufts Daily reported on our STEM Ambassadors program. Tufts undergraduates will be going into 9th grade science classes in local high schools to give presentations and lead interactive activities on different scientific disciplines. more