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Tufts’ voting rate eclipses national average in 2018 midterm

The Institute for Democracy and Higher Education (IDHE) from the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life published the National Study of Learning, Voting, and Engagement (NSLVE) for Tufts University, which showed Tufts students had a voting rate of 45.2% in the 2018 midterm election, up from 18.4% in 2014. The IDHE also recently published […]

TFG invites alumni to speak on experiences in Bain Capital

Alumni Michael Ewald (LA’94) and John Wright (LA’99) from Bain Capital came to Tufts yesterday for a discussion on their careers at the invitation of Tufts Financial Group. They discussed Bain Capital’s business model and practices along with their roles in the organization. They are two of the 130 directors and partners in the organization.   […]

IDHE report indicates college student midterm voting doubled in 2018

The Institute for Democracy and Higher Education (IDHE), a research group run out of the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life, reported that college student voting rates jumped from 19.2% to 40.3% between the 2014 and 2018 midterm elections. Amassing data from 10 million students across over 1,000 institutions, all demographics witnessed a marked […]