Elizabeth Zacks is a Deputy Features Editor at The Tufts Daily. She is a sophomore majoring in art history. Elizabeth can be reached at [email protected]

9th annual TEDxTufts conference celebrates new ideas, connections

TEDxTufts hosted its 2023 conference, titled “[De/Re] Construct,” on March 11–12, which featured 10 groundbreaking talks given by speakers from across the Tufts community, ranging from undergraduate students to faculty to alumni.  This year marks the ninth conference of TEDxTufts, an independent, entirely student-run organization. The group, which is made up of about 45 Tufts […]

The Joyce Cummings Center welcomes three new art installations across different mediums

The Joyce Cummings Center is now home to three commissioned art installations that celebrate the connections between art, academics and the Tufts and local communities. The three pieces, “Fractals Transcending,” “The Poetry of Reason” and “The Sum of Ostrom, Common Pots, and Persistence” not only span multiple floors of the Cummings Center, but multiple mediums, […]

The return of Tufts in Talloires: Students, faculty share their memories from Talloires, France

The Tufts in Talloires summer study abroad program was back in full swing this summer after a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. From May 17 to July 1, various Tufts faculty members and approximately 70 students returned to the beloved Tufts European Center in Talloires, France, and spent six weeks learning, collaborating and […]

4 years of friendship: Class of 2022 roommates since 2018

The Class of 2022 was the first class at Tufts to have randomly assigned first-year roommates, and, despite whatever discomfort that might have caused at first, some seniors decided to live with their first-year roommate all four years.  Tejus Govani and Robby Nooney first lived together in a forced triple in Hodgdon Hall.  In an […]

Psychology department hosts second annual anti-racism colloquium

The psychology department hosted its second annual Psychology of Anti-Racism Series talk titled, “What We Learn From Where We Live,” on April 15. The Zoom webinar featured Dr. Neil Lewis Jr., an assistant professor of communication and social behavior at Cornell University, who spoke about how to foster an anti-racist society by understanding the connection between […]

Alumni Association honors 12 seniors

Disclaimer: Alex Viveros is the current investigative editor and science editor of The Tufts Daily. He also has served on the Daily’s Managing Board, ultimately as editor in chief. Viveros was not involved in the reporting, writing or editing of this article. The Tufts University Alumni Association held its annual Senior Awards Ceremony on April […]

Caitlin Casey joins advising team as undergraduate advising dean

Caitlin Casey joined the Tufts undergraduate advising team of the School of Arts and Sciences as associate dean of undergraduate advising in February. Casey advises upward of 1,000 undergraduate students with last names beginning with the letters S through Z. Before coming to Tufts, Casey worked at Harvard as the assistant dean of Harvard College […]

TUSC Fitness Program offers free fitness classes to undergraduate students

Want to workout but don’t want to pay for expensive classes or trek to the gym? Numerous different weekly fitness classes are available for Tufts undergraduate students in the Hill Hall Aerobics Room, as part of the TUSC Fitness Program. Not only are these classes taught by students for students, but they are free with […]

Tisch College hosts speaker series event titled ‘Revolutionary Nonviolence: Organizing for Freedom’

The Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life hosted another installment of its Solomont Speaker Series, titled “Revolutionary Nonviolence: Organizing for Freedom,” on March 7. The event featured Rev. James Lawson and Kent Wong, who spoke to the Tufts community about the philosophy of nonviolence and discussed their new novel, “Revolutionary Nonviolence: Organizing for Freedom.” […]

Tufts Women in Computer Science revives mentorship program

Tufts Women in Computer Science (WiCS) has revived its mentorship program, which matches Tufts computer science alumni with current undergraduate students majoring in computer science. Kaili Liang, co-president of Tufts WiCS, discussed the club’s mission.  “We’re a club on campus meant to empower and support any female-identifying and nonbinary students that are interested in computer […]