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Welcome to Tisch College!

We are excited to start the new academic year and to welcome the class of 2018! Learn about some of the opportunities for meaningful civic engagement at Tufts and beyond through Tisch College. » read

Exciting Fall Events at Tisch College

We hope you'll join us at some of our exciting upcoming events, including lectures by U.S Senator Elizabeth Warren and by author of the Tufts Common Reading Blook, Wes Moore. » read

The Active Citizens of Summer

This summer, more than 60 Tisch Summer Fellows worked full-time in New York, Massachusetts, and Washington, D.C.—as well as in projects around the world—where they took another step in their education for active citizenship. » read

New Tisch College Associate Deans

We are pleased to announce an expansion of the Tisch College leadership team with the appointments of Miriam Nelson, Ph.D., as Associate Dean and Peter Levine, Ph.D., as Associate Dean for Research. » read

Mobile Apps for Water Stats

Two international Tisch Summer Fellows are working in Peru to develop a simple, community-based system to collect data about water usage and climate in the country's Central Andes. » read

2014-2015 Tisch Faculty Fellows

Twelve exceptional faculty members from across Tufts University who are committed to civic engagement have joined Tisch College as our 2014-2015 Faculty Fellows » read

Exploring the Frontiers of Democracy

On July 16-18, Tisch College hosted its 6th annual Frontiers of Democracy conference, a gathering of 150 scholars, practitioners, and leaders who came together to discuss the state of the civic field. » read


Featured Event

Panel on Gun Control with Congresswoman Katherine Clark
Wednesday, September 3 - 7:00 p.m.
Alumnae Lounge (Aidekman Arts Center), Medford Campus

Congresswoman Clark and Tisch College are hosting a panel discussion on gun control policy. The second in a series of monthly policy discussions that Clark is holding in the district, the event will feature four guest panelists and an engaging discussion moderated by the Congresswoman.
Register for the event here.

Upcoming Events

For additional details about active citizenship events on and off campus, please check our current opportunities page.

Latest News

Tisch College Board Member joins Department of Health

Kevin Thurm, a longtime member of the Tisch College Board of Advisors, has been named a Senior Counselor at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), where he will work to strengthen the HHS management team and help the agency fulfill its mission to better serve the American people. more

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