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Thirteen Tisch Faculty Fellows to Pursue Engaged Teaching and Research

Faculty members from across Tufts University will incorporate active citizenship into their scholarship. » read

New Jumbo Alumni Service Month Engages Tufts Graduates

With support from Tisch College, 100 Tufts alumni performed nearly 300 community service hours across the country. » read

Tisch College Advances the Frontiers of Democracy

Our annual civic engagement conference gathered diverse leaders in the work of strengthening our democracy. » read

Five New Members Strengthen Tisch College Faculty

The new Tisch College Faculty members include professors from fields as varied as Biology, History, and Nutrition » read

Tisch Fund for Civic Engagement Support Student-Led Initiatives

This year, we support a dozen projects or events related to issues like health, education, and social justice. » read

Tufts Health Schools Graduates Inducted Into Honos Civicus

Sixty-five Tufts medical, dental, nutrition, and veterinary students joined Tisch College’s honor society for active citizenship. » read

Featured Events and Opportunities

Common Reading Book and Lecture by Eboo Patel

PATEL-ActsFaithEboo Patel's Acts of Faith has been chosen as the Common Reading Program book for Tufts undergraduates entering in Fall 2015. The book will be sent to all new first-year and transfer students to read, and the author will visit campus to lecture on Monday, September 21. Current students in all Tufts Schools as well as faculty, staff, and alumni are also encouraged to read the book and join in the conversation with incoming undergraduates on this year's theme of religious and philosophical pluralism and interfaith cooperation. more

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Latest News

Faculty Fellow Project Featured in Boston Globe

RecycleHealth, a community health initiative by Tufts University School of Medicine professor Lisa Gualtieri, was recently featured in the Boston Globe's BetaBoston technology section. Gualtieri is recycling wearable fitness devices and provide them to community members. She plans to use the devices to pilot a fitness program. more

Jumbo Alumni Service Month

July 2015 is the first ever Jumbo Alumni Service Month, an opportunity for regional alumni chapters and interest groups to organize and conduct service activities. Activities are currently planned in Boston, New York, Chicago, London, San Francisco, and Washington, D.C. more

Community-Based Research Receives Award

EllinatCCPHThe Community Assessment of Freeway Exposure and Health (CAFEH), an umbrella study of 5 interrelated community-based participatory research (CBPR) projects supported by Tisch College, was recently honored with the 2015 Annual Award Honorable Mention from Community-Campus Partnerships for Health (CCPH). more