Vol 5 | No 2, February 2008
CIRCLE Research Center Joining Tisch College
Starting in July 2008 the Center for Information & Research on Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE) will become part of the Tisch College of Citizenship and Public Service at Tufts University. At the same time CIRCLE Director Peter Levine will become Director of Research at Tisch College.
Student Volunteers Say New Orleans Could Define Their Generation
With cleanup efforts following Hurricane Katrina all but gone from daily news reports, six students spent part of their winter break in New Orleans, gutting homes and helping to convert a warehouse into a new community center.
Prof. Christina Economos: Engaging the Community in Research
Christina Economos, who holds the New Balance Chair in Childhood Nutrition at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, is forging new research methods in the area of childhood obesity prevention, which could lead to new public policy aimed at improving children’s health.
Alumnus Jeremy Liu: Building Community through Education, Advocacy and Action
Alumnus Jeremy Liu thinks that community development involves more than just building affordable housing, and as executive director of the Asian Community Development Corporation, he puts that idea into practice every day.
25 Join Education for Active Citizenship Course
Twenty-five undergraduates with interests ranging from English, classics and American studies to biology, psychology and international relations have been accepted into this semester’s Education for Active Citizenship course, at Tisch College.
Student’s Jumpstart Experience Leads to Career Choice
By the end of the current academic year, Annie Brennan will have volunteered more than 600 hours of her time, working with local, low-income pre-schoolers. In doing so, she has changed their lives, and her own.
Rachel Hoff named Young Republican Woman of the Year
Rachel Hoff (Tufts alum ’04 and former Dutko Fellow) was named Young Republican Woman of the Year by the Young Republican National Federation. For more information, click here.