Vol 7 | No 4, April 2010
Community Health Lecturer Kevin Irwin examines how social factors affect health
For Kevin Irwin, Lecturer in the Community Health department of the School of Arts and Sciences, community health research is about more than examining a technical subject; it involves analyzing broad community and societal issues.
Veterinary students organize rabies clinics with Worcester Housing Authority
Last month, students from the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine organized free rabies clinics serving six Worcester Housing Authority (WHA) complexes and providing veterinary care to 144 pets.
Geotech engineering student assesses post-earthquake damage in Haiti
After Haitian-native and geotechnical engineering student Gabrielle Rigaud heard about the earthquake, she traveled to her home country to help assess damage to Haiti’s infrastructure.
Stanford Professor Doug McAdam receives Tisch Civic Engagement Research Prize
Faculty and students from Tufts and other Boston-area universities gathered at Tisch College last month to hear Professor Doug McAdam, Professor of Sociology and Director of Urban Studies at Stanford University, discuss his research on social movements and youth as he accepted the 2010 Tisch Civic Engagement Research Prize.
Inside the Activist’s Study takes in-depth look at media and social change
Students, faculty, and community members are packing Barnum 008 for the new series Inside the Activist’s Study. Launched last month, the interview-style discussions feature prominent journalists, actors, filmmakers, and activists using media to promote social change.
School-wide democratic deliberation may help increase community service participation
A new Working Paper from CIRCLE describes a five-year evaluation of a high school program designed to encourage school-wide democratic deliberation.