Visiting on the Hill


From Punched Cards to Social Media: Observations on Entrepreneurship and Technology”

Details: Entrepreneur and investor Jeff Rothschild will discuss his experiences in the field, focusing on the entrepreneurial habits that appeal to investors. Rothschild is a co-founder of the storage software company Veritas Software and the online gaming company Mpath Interactive and also served as vice president of infrastructure engineering at Facebook from 2005 to 2015.

When and Where: 12:00 – 1:00 p.m., Distler Performance Hall, Granoff Music Center

Sponsor: School of Engineering


Roundtable Discussion with U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx

Details: During his visit to BostonU.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx will attend a roundtable discussion with students from across the university. Space is limited. Interested students should contact Jen McAndrew at Tisch College for more information.

When and Where: 11:00 – 11:45 a.m., Rabb Room, Lincoln Filene Center

Sponsors: Tisch College, School of Engineering



“Alan D. Solomont Lecture on Citizenship & Public Service: U.S. Congressman John Lewis”

Details: Congressman John Lewis (D-GA, Fifth district), an acclaimed civil rights leader, will speak on his personal experiences in the movement and in politics. Lewis has served in his position since 1987 and is known for his dedication to social justice and public service.

When and Where: 6:30 – 7:30 p.m., Cohen Auditorium

Sponsor: Tisch College



“‘The Hilltop:’ A Reading and Discussion with Assaf Gavron”

Details: As a part of the Center for the Humanities at Tufts Distinguished Writer Series, Israeli author Assaf Gavron will be reading from and discussing his prize-winning novel, “The Hilltop,” which examines the lives of the “Hilltop youth” in the West Bank.

When and Where: 5:30 p.m., Granoff Family Hillel Center

Sponsors: Center for the Humanities at Tufts (CHAT), Hebrew program, Tufts Hillel


“Purpose Led Innovation” with Former Apple CEO John Sculley

Details: Businessman and entrepreneur John Sculley will serve as the keynote speaker in the Alan Shapiro Entrepreneurial Lecture Series as a part of the 12th annual $100K New Ventures CompetitionSculley, who previously served as Apple CEO and as president of Pepsi Co., will speak on “Purpose Led Innovation” in the lecture, which is a part of the Tufts Entrepreneurship Showcase.

When and Where: 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., 51 Winthrop St.

Sponsors: Tufts Entrepreneurial Leadership Program, Tufts Gordon Institute