New Tisch College Initiative on Social-Emotional Learning and Civic Engagement

Thursday, March, 23rd, 2017 Featured Story Research

Tisch College is launching a new initiative in Social-Emotional Learning and Civic Engagement thanks to a generous gift from David T. Zussman, A53, J80P, and his family through the Zussman Fund for Social and Emotional Learning (SEL). The gift will support Tufts faculty’s integration of social-emotional learning into their teaching, and will promote related research Read More

Successful JumboVote Initiative Helped Over 1,300 Students Register to Vote

Tuesday, November, 29th, 2016 Featured Story

Tufts University got political this election season, as students motivated by this historic contest—for many, the first time they could cast a ballot for president—got informed, engaged, and excited about the election. The engine for much of that political engagement was JumboVote, a Tisch College-led, Tufts-wide initiative to improve student registration and voting rates and Read More

Tisch College Sponsors Innovative Chinatown Exhibition

Wednesday, August, 31st, 2016 Featured Story Humanities

On August 13, a new exhibition titled These Words: A Century of Printing, Writing, and Reading in Boston’s Chinese Community, was unveiled in Boston’s Chinatown neighborhood. The project was organized by Diane O’Donoghue, Senior Fellow for the Humanities at Tisch College, and is funded by the Tisch College Community Research Center in partnership with the Chinese Read More

Civic Leaders Explore Frontiers of Democracy

Wednesday, July, 6th, 2016 Civic Renewal Featured Story

On June 23-26, Tisch College hosted its annual Frontiers of Democracy conference, a gathering of civic leaders, theorists, researchers, and practitioners who explore vital questions about how to improve civic life in the United States and around the world. The gathering, cosponsored by The Democracy Imperative and the Deliberative Democracy Consortium, attracted nearly 150 participants Read More

Tufts Jumpstart Earns National Recognition

Friday, May, 27th, 2016 Awards & Recognitions Community Partnerships Featured Story Students

Jumpstart is a national early education organization that recruits and trains college students and community members to serve preschool children in low-income neighborhoods. Its curriculum helps children develop the language and literacy skills they need to be ready for kindergarten, setting them on a path to close the achievement gap before it is too late. Read More

2016 Honos Civicus Inductees: School of Arts & Sciences and School of Engineering

Friday, May, 6th, 2016 Featured Story Students

On April 26, 2016, 86 undergraduate students from the School of Arts & Sciences and the School of Engineering were inducted into the Honos Civicus Society, which honors and publicly recognizes graduating students who have made important contributions to civic life during their time at Tufts University. These students join an engaged network of alumni dedicated to civic Read More