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New Alumni Network Looks to Make an Impact

The Tufts Social Impact Network is a new, alumni-led initiative to create a vibrant community of Tufts graduates working in the social impact field. » read

Exciting Spring Events at Tisch College

Join us for events featuring speakers like Admiral James Stavridis and former Senator Scott Brown; discussions on civic innovation and social impact; and more. » read

Tufts 1+4 Service Site Spotlight: Detroit

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 the service opportunity with City Year in Detroit. » read

Seventeen Students Join Tisch Scholars Program

Meet this diverse and exceptional group of students, already committed to civic engagement, who will build their leadership skills through our signature program. » read

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


Featured Events and Opportunities

Distinguished Speaker Series: Scott Brown
March 11 | 3:30 p.m.

ScottBrownJoin us for a conversation about public service with Scott Brown, former United States Senator from Massachusetts. Brown, a Tufts alumnus, served in the U.S. Senate from 2010 to 2013, and was a member of the Committees on Armed Services; Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs; Small Business and Entrepreneurship; and Veterans’ Affairs. Click here to RSVP.

Tufts Seniors: Apply for Honos Civicus
Deadline: March 9

HonosCivicusThe Honos Civicus Society honors and publicly recognizes graduating students who have excelled as active citizens during their at Tufts. Honos Civicus provides an opportunity to celebrate and reflect upon a Tufts active citizenship education and to join a network of engaged alumni. Click here to learn more and apply.

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Latest News

Tisch College Co-Sponsors Innovation Symposium

On February 19, the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy presented "Customer in Context," the second annual Tufts Innovation Symposium, which was co-sponsored in part by Tisch College. The symposium focused on customer-driven approaches to design and innovation in myriad fields. Miriam Nelson, Associate Dean of Tisch College, moderated a panel titled "Building Dynamic Ecosystems: The Customer in Civic Innovation." more

Tufts Daily Highlights our STEM Ambassadors Program

On February 2, the Tufts Daily reported on our STEM Ambassadors program. Tufts undergraduates will be going into 9th grade science classes in local high schools to give presentations and lead interactive activities on different scientific disciplines. more

Tisch College Co-Hosts Talk with MIT Media Lab Director

On January 30, Tisch College co-hosted the most recent event in the Hitachi Speaker Series: a discussion with Joi Ito, Director of the MIT Media Lab. He spoke about the Media Lab's pioneering work, and more broadly about how technological advances are allowing citizens to transform the way we do business, create knowledge, and act in the public square. more

New Portal for Community Engagement by Dental Students

In an effort to foster civic engagement and strengthen community service at the Tufts Unviersity School of Dental Medicine, the Department of Public Health and Community Service recently launched Dental Central, a new online hub for student organizations. Groups can broadcast upcoming community and cultural events, encourage participation and reflect on past work. more