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Ten undergraduate and seven graduate students received the Presidential Award for Citizenship and Public Service at a stirring ceremony that showcased remarkable stories of civic engagement. » read
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 9.
For additional details about active citizenship events on and off campus, please check our current opportunities page.
Tisch College Hosts Civic Studies Seminar and Conference
In July, we hosted our annual Summer Institute of Civic Studies, an intensive two-week seminar on the theories and philosophies of citizenship. The Summer Institute was followed by our sixth annual Frontiers of Democracy conference, which brought together more than 150 leaders to discuss the state of the civic field in America. 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
Washington Post Highlights Tisch Summer Fellow Project
A recent feature on the Washington Post's Food section highlighted the Arcadia Mobile Market, a bus that operates in D.C. food deserts, where Tufts student Anna Hymanson, A16, is working as a Tisch Summer Fellow in Washington, D.C. more
Tisch College Dean Awarded Honorary Doctorate
On June 1, Tisch College Dean Alan D. Solomont was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters during the 2014 Commencement ceremony of Hebrew College. The college, based in Newton, Massachusetts, honored Dean Solomont for his extraordinary career in public service and lifelong commitment to the Jewish people. more