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Tisch Summer Fellows Build Skills and Serve Communities

Tisch College is supporting career-building internships for more than 50 graduate and undergraduate students. » 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

Tisch College Leads National Effort to Revitalize Democracy and Higher Education

Higher education is at a crossroads. Tisch College is collaborating with the White House and others in the field to identify solutions. » read

From Idealism to Impact

As part of the Tisch College Distinguished Speaker Series, three leading social innovators shared their stories and their best advice for those who want to change the world. » read

Graduating Students Honored with Presidential Award for Citizenship

Nearly half the students honored did important community work in conjunction with Tisch College during their time at Tufts » read

Helping Students Imagine a Future in STEM

The new STEM Ambassadors Program, a collaboration between Tisch College and the Center for STEM Diversity, is aimed especially at underrepresented youth. » 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

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

"Run Like a Girl ... for Office"

The Spring 2015 issue of Diversity & Democracy, a journal of the Association of American Colleges & Universities, features an article by Tisch College researchers titled "Run Like a Girl … for Office: How Higher Education Can Advance Gender Equity in Politics." The article examines the challenges women face in pursuing political roles and provides recommendations for how higher education can help them overcome those barriers. more

Tisch College Sponsors Talk on Gentrification

On May 14, The Tufts Community Research Center (TCRC)—an initiative founded and still sponsored by Tisch College—sponsored "Community Dialogue on Gentrification and Displacement: Advancing Learning Across Diverse Views and Sparking Community-University Inquiry." The event brought together a wide range of participants, including Tufts students, faculty members, and local community leaders from organizations like The Welcome Project, the Preservation from Affordable Housing, and the Somerville Chamber of Commerce. more