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Our Ailing Patient

Rishi Manchanda, A97, M03, MPH03, author of the 2014 Common Reading Book for medical students co-sponsored by Tisch College and the Tufts School of Medicine, recently spoke at the medical school about what ails the U.S. healthcare system. » 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

Wes Moore Talks “One Name, Two Fates” at Tisch College

The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates, was the undergraduate common book for the Tufts class of 2018. On September 8, Moore shared his message with the Tufts community. » read

The Greater Good

Through the Tisch College and Tufts University School of Medicine Community Service Learning program, every medical student at Tufts performs meaningful community service that has an impact on local communities and informs the kinds of doctors they will become. » 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

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


Featured Opportunity

Distinguished Speaker Series: Kathleen Sebelius
October 28, 5:00 p.m. — ASEAN Auditorium, Cabot

Sebelius Join us for a conversation with Kathleen Sebelius, former Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of the Tisch College Distinguished Speaker Series. The former Secretary will discuss healthcare and healthcare policy, and her time at HHS during the policy changes and political battles of the Affordable Care Act. The event is free and open to the public. Please RSVP here.

Upcoming Events

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

Latest News

Tisch College Hosts White House Roundtable on
Civic Learning

On October 16, Tisch College welcomed officials from the Obama administration, the Department of education, other federal and state agencies, and practitioners from across higher education and civil society for a White House Roundtable on Civic Learning and National Service. The gathering attracted nearly 75 leaders and experts who discussed pressing challenges and key opportunities. more

Tisch College Names Senior Fellow for the Humanities

Diane O’Donoghue, who was among the 2013-2014 Tisch College Faculty Fellows and has been a faculty member and former chair of the Department of Visual and Critical Studies, has been named Senior Fellow for the Humanities. It this capacity, she will develop initiatives at Tisch College that will expand upon the presence of the humanities in its programs and partnerships. more

Tisch College VISTA Works on Stem Partnerships

Kelly Nguyen, the 2014-2015 AmeriCorps*VISTA at Tisch College, is working on connecting community partners to Tufts University resources in order to increase and improve STEM education opportunities in our host ccommunitiesof Medford, Somerville, and Boston's Chinatown. more

Former Members of Congress Visit Tisch College

On September 29-30, Tisch College hosted two former members of Congress, Bob Carr (D-MI) and Ann Marie Buerkle (R-NY) as they visited Tufts University as part of the Congress to Campus program. Carr and Buerkle met with student leaders, spoke at Political Science classes, and visited area high schools. more