Tisch College Remembers Elizabeth Hollander

Friday, October, 30th, 2015 Newsletter

Tisch College is saddened by the recent passing of Elizabeth Hollander, a champion of civic engagement in higher education who formerly served as a Tisch College Senior Fellow. “I had a very long association with Liz in my various roles at Tisch College, and she was a vital contributor to building this place. Her dedication Read More

Tufts 1+4 Service Site Spotlight: Los Angeles

Tuesday, December, 2nd, 2014 Newsletter

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.

Mobile Apps for Water Stats

Tuesday, August, 5th, 2014 Featured Story Newsletter

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.

Studying Political Engagement in Higher Education

Tuesday, April, 1st, 2014 CIRCLE Newsletter

The National Study of Learning, Voting, and Engagement is groundbreaking research on voting rates on college campuses across America.  ***** College campuses across the country support civic learning experiences for their students, but to what extent do these experiences promote student political learning and engagement in democracy? New research from Tisch College and our Center Read More

Strengthening Community Partnerships

Tuesday, April, 1st, 2014 Faculty Featured Story Newsletter

Co-hosted by the Office of the President, the Office of Community Relations, and Tisch College, the Presidential Symposium on Community Partnerships brought together close to 150 people committed to establishing fruitful partnerships.

Making the Path as they Walk

Tuesday, April, 1st, 2014 Featured Story Newsletter Tisch Scholars

Navigating college can be difficult. For students who are the first in their families to go to college, it’s even harder. The new Tufts First Generation Student Council looks to provide a support system to help these students thrive and succeed.

2013 Tisch Research Prize to Recognize Leader in Community-Based Participatory Research

Tuesday, September, 3rd, 2013 Newsletter

Every year, Tisch College awards the Tisch Research Prize, recognizing a career of academic research on issues related to active citizenship. Previous winners have been the late Nobel Laureate Elinor Ostrom (Indiana), MacArthur Fellow John Gaventa (Coady Institute), and distinguished professors Robert Wuthnow (Princeton), Doug McAdam (Stanford), and Constance Flanagan (Wisconsin). This year, Tisch College Read More

Fall Reflections from Dean Wilson

Tuesday, September, 3rd, 2013 Newsletter

Dear Friends, Last week’s media coverage of the dreams and energy of the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, was a compelling backdrop to the start of the fall term. Every news source reminded us of the boldness and bravery of those organizers and marchers. And reminded us how people, coming together, can Read More

Weaving Better Conditions

Tuesday, August, 27th, 2013 Newsletter

As a Tisch Summer fellow with GoodWeave USA, Fariya Syed-Ali, A15, worked as an active citizen in the global community. Founded by Nina Smith, A89, GoodWeave seeks to end child labor in the hand-knotted carpet industry in India, Nepal, and Afghanistan. “GoodWeave is a wonderful organization which utilizes both the marketplace and the law to Read More