Building Better Bridges: Can We Move from Cynical to Skeptical?

Thursday, May, 25th, 2017

At a time of heightened political divisiveness in Washington, D.C., and beyond, might investment in our nation’s roads and bridges be the thing that unites Republicans and Democrats? According to two former U.S. Secretaries of the Transportation who visited Tufts on May 1, the answer is a tentative yes. As part of our Distinguished Speaker Read More

The Urgency of Civic Engagement

Monday, May, 15th, 2017

Tisch College hosted Congressman Joe Kennedy III at a special event to launch the Tufts Civic Life Network, a new alumni group focused on improving our communities and our democracy.

Holding Those in Power Accountable

Friday, April, 14th, 2017

NBC Nights News Anchor Lester Holt shared his insights on a unique moment in the news business with members of the Tufts community at the 12th Annual Murrow Forum on Issues in Journalism, co-hosted by Tisch College.

Talloires Network to Host Global Conference in Mexico

Thursday, March, 30th, 2017

The fourth Talloires Network Leaders Conference will be held June 21-23, 2017 at Universidad Veracruzana in Xalapa, Veracruz, Mexico. It will explore the theme of “Social Responsibility and Human Dignity in Higher Education Engagement.” Following previous conferences held in France, Spain, and South Africa, this event will bring together university leaders, faculty, and students from Read More

Tisch Scholars Make their Mark

Thursday, March, 30th, 2017

Jennifer Bailey, A09, and Malek Al-Chalabi, E09, cite their experiences as Tisch Scholars with informing their personal and professional paths.

The Civic State of the Union – Full Video

Thursday, March, 30th, 2017

Did you miss our Civic State of the Union panel featuring Robert Putnam, Shirley Sagawa, Mara Liasson and our own Peter Levine? Watch it in full!

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

WATCH LIVE: The Civic State of the Union

Tuesday, March, 7th, 2017

Starting at 6:00 p.m., enjoy a live stream of our Distinguished Speaker Series event. Panelists: political scientist Robert Putnam, national service leader Shirley Sagawa, and our Associate Dean Peter Levine. NPR’s Mara Liasson will moderate.

Marian Wright Edelman: A Voice for the Voiceless

Tuesday, March, 7th, 2017

The founder and president of the Children’s Defense Fund gave Tufts Hillel’s Merrin Moral Voices Lecture in partnership with the Tisch College Distinguished Speaker Series.