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Mayor Walsh Shares His Vision for Boston

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh visited Tufts as part of the Tisch College Distinguished Speaker Series and talked about urban planning, youth engagement, and the events in Ferguson. » read

Rescuing Half the History

Tisch Faculty Fellow Jennifer Burton's film project tells the stories of remarkable women whom American history has often ignored or forgotten. » read

Finding a Home in Chinatown

Tisch Scholar Michael Wang is working to address pressing issues in Chinatown, a community that is shaping his Tufts experience in deeply personal ways. » read

Tufts 1+4 Service Site Spotlight: Los Angeles

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 Los Angeles. » read

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


Featured Opportunity

Tisch Summer Fellowships
Application Deadline: January 15, 2015 at 9:00 a.m.

TSF Want to be an active citizen in Summer 2015? The Tisch Summer Fellowship program offers career-building internships in Massachusetts, New York, and Washington, D.C., as well as support for international projects. Students will address pressing community issues through substantive work in areas like health, education, economic justice, political engagement, and federal policy. Fellows will also enjoy alumni mentorship and networking opportunities. Learn more

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Latest News

Tisch Fund Awards more than $5,000 to Campus Groups

Six campus organizations have received a total of over $5,000 from the Tisch Fund for Civic Engagement, which provides support for events and programming that promote active citizenship at Tufts and in our host communities. The groups work on issues like education, health, economic justice, and refugee assistance. more

Tisch College Dean Represents Tufts at Hong Kong Conference

Last month, Tisch College Dean Alan D. Solomont was a featured panelist at The Second Summit on University Social Responsibility cum Inaugural International Conference on Service Learning hosted by Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Dean Solomont represented Tufts, one of about 20 universities from the United States invited to participate. more

State Senator Stan Rosenberg Visits Tisch College

Massachusetts State Senator Stan Rosenberg participated in an informal roundtable discussion with Tufts students, faculty, and staff during his visit to Tisch College on November 25. Rosenberg, the current Majority Leader and incoming President of the Massachusetts Senator, spoke about his experience in nearly a quarter century at the State House, shared some of his insights from working in bipartisan fashion, and talked about the challenges of connecting with young voters. more