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All the Dirt That’s Fit to Print

Earlier this month, political journalist Matt Bai, a member of the Tisch College Board of Advisors, spoke at Tufts about the scandal-obsessed nature of the modern political media. His talk was part of the Tisch College Distinguished Speaker Series. » rea ...

Tisch College Researchers Analyze Role of Youth in 2014 Midterms

Youth voting experts at our Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning & Engagement have the latest data and analysis. » read

Kathleen Sebelius Talks Obamacare, Ebola, and Public Service

On October 28, the former Secretary of Health and Human Services, visited Tufts as part of the Tisch College Distinguished Speaker Series. » read

Tufts 1+4 Service Site Spotlight: Nicaragua

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 Tufts 1+4 service opportunities in León, Nicaragua. » read

Tisch Scholars Work toward a Healthier Somerville

Through their individual projects, four Tisch Scholars form an integral part of a network of organizations within Somerville’s food economy that are fighting to create a healthier and more sustainable city. » read

Announcing Service Sites for Tufts 1+4 Bridge-Year Program

Four national and four international sites offer dozens of distinct service opportunities in areas like arts, health, education, social entrepreneurship, and community development. » read

Elizabeth Warren: “All We Got Is Our Voices”

On September 15, Tisch College launched its Distinguished Speaker Series with United States Senator Elizabeth Warren. » read


Featured Opportunity

Distinguished Speaker Series: Boston Mayor Marty Walsh
December 2, 9:00 a.m. — Alumnae Lounge

Walsh Join Tisch College us for a discussion of politics and public service with Marty Walsh, who was sworn in as Boston's 54th Mayor on January 6, 2014. An accomplished advocate for working people, Walsh is a committed leader devoted to community, equality, and opportunity.

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Latest News

Dean Solomont on HuffPost: Higher Education's Democratic Mission

In a piece published this month on The Huffington Post, Tisch College Dean Alan D. Solomont writes about the importance of renewing higher education's mission of democracy. Dean Solomont's op-ed comes on the heels of a National Summit on Civic Learning and National Service organized by Tisch College in conjunction with officials from the White House and the U.S. Department of Education. more

Tisch College Sponsors Political Art Exhibition

The Slater Concourse Gallery at Tufts University's Aidekman Arts Center is currently home to more than a dozen compelling works of politically themed art as part of an exhibition titled "The Personal is Political is Personal," which is sponsored by Tisch College and curated by Tisch Scholars Program Administrator Sara Allred. In the exhibition, 13 artists illustrate how personal truths are played out in political/public contexts, and how laws and policy affect their personal lives and the lives of others. more

Community Based Research Receives NIH Funding

The Tufts Community Research Center (TCRC) and Tisch College provided key support that catalyzed the start of the Community Assessment of Freeway Exposure and Health (CAFEH) study. CAFEH has launched a new study, which just received $450,000 in NIH funding, on the role of computer visualizations in promoting health literacy about the toxic effects of highway pollution. more