Sara Renkert is a News Editor at The Tufts Daily. She is a senior studying political science, sociology and French. Sara can be reached at [email protected]

TCU Senate unanimously passes TREE resolution on private prison divestment, university will not take action

The resolution is not binding for the university. Patrick Collins, executive director of media relations at Tufts, said that Tufts will not be taking action in response to the Senate's unanimous vote, citing the university's small percentage of indirect investments in private prisons.

TCU Senate launches COVID-19 Communication Project, partners with Dr. Jordan, Dr. Caggiano

Meeting on a biweekly basis, TCU Senate members Sarah Wiener, Sharif Hamidi and Mathew Peña will work closely with Jordan and Caggiano to best present the latest updates regarding COVID-19 to the Tufts community each week.

Congressman Adam Schiff speaks about Trump impeachment trial, U.S. elections

Schiff, who represents California’s 28th congressional district, discussed topics including public service, foreign policy and President Trump’s impeachment trials, in which he led the prosecution.

CIRCLE poll reveals rural youth votes can greatly impact 2020 election cycle

Kristian Lundberg, an associate researcher for CIRCLE, and Adam Strong, a former research impact fellow for the organization, co-authored the report that examined states with large rural populations, including Maine, Iowa, North Carolina, Alabama and Minnesota.

Demonstrators protest Confucius Institute at Tufts, claim it advances Chinese government’s agenda

More than 50 protesters from the local Tibetan, Hong Kong, Uighur, Vietnamese and Taiwanese communities marched across campus on Thursday to protest the presence of the Confucius Institute (CI) at Tufts, which has financial ties to the Chinese government.

Office of Campus Life launches JumboLife, new student engagement platform

John Wescott, associate director for campus life and programming, explained that the transition to JumboLife was not in response to COVID-19, but rather the result of ongoing reviews of campus engagement platforms.

Former Mass. Governor Deval Patrick commences Tisch College Distinguished Speaker Series

Former Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick addressed the Tufts community on Sept. 9, beginning the Tisch College Distinguished Speakers Series for fall 2020. He spoke about his campaign for governor and U.S. president and his policy priorities. Dean of the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life Alan Solomont (A'70) moderated the event.

Victory to leave Tufts, assume new role at Duke

Executive Director of the Career Center Gregory Victory announced on April 14 that he will be leaving Tufts in July to become the Fannie Mitchell executive director of the career center and assistant vice president of student affairs at Duke University. Victory has occupied his current role at Tufts since July 2016. Donna Esposito, director […]

Bellof hired as new ‘alpha’ dean, Baffi-Dugan to retire

Associate Dean of Undergraduate Advising Carol Baffi-Dugan, replaced by Matthew Bellof (LA’06, AG’09), began her transition from the department on Feb. 3. According to an email sent to the Tufts community on Jan. 31, Baffi-Dugan will continue in a part-time capacity as the director of pre-health advising until June 30, at which time Amanda Stone […]

Camille Lizarríbar joins Tufts as new dean of student affairs, chief student affairs officer

Camille Lizarríbar, dean of student affairs and senior associate dean of Yale College, was named the next dean of student affairs and chief student affairs officer for the Schools of Arts and Sciences and Engineering in a Jan. 24 email sent to the Tufts community. Lizarríbar will officially start in early July, filling the role […]