Liz Walker discusses healing, community trauma at Civic Life Lunch

Content warning: This article discusses gun violence. Reverend Liz Walker spoke about her work on trauma and the healing process in local communities on Oct. 9 in the Rabb Room as part of the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life’s Civic Life Lunch. The event, called “Finding Grace After Trauma: Empowering Communities to Heal Together,” was […]


Justice Breyer speaks about role of courts, ‘breathing’ constitution

Last night, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer spoke before an audience of around 400 in a packed Cohen Auditorium as part of Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civil Life’s Distinguished Speaker Series. The event, which was also sponsored by the School of Arts & Sciences and the Department of Political Science, began at 6 p.m. and ran for an […]


UEP partners with Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative to help students, community

The Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning (UEP) is launching the Co-Research/Co-Education Partnerships (CoRE), which will allow Tufts master’s students and staff from the Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative (DSNI) to partner in researching and developing strategies for community-controlled economic development, according to Senior Lecturer and Director of the Master of Public Policy Program and Community Practice Penn Loh, who […]


Op-Ed: A post-election statement from Dean Solomont

Now more than ever, young people are called to civic action Throughout four decades in politics, I have worked on six presidential campaigns and lived through victories and defeats. The stakes are always very high. And in all cases, the days and weeks after the election are filled with analysis and reflection — from the […]


Senator Tim Kaine talks diplomacy, policy at Tisch College

Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA) visited Tisch College on Feb. 5 to reveal his insights on foreign policy, discuss his experiences in various governmental offices and share his thoughts on the upcoming presidential election. The discussion, which had about 40 undergraduate and graduate students in attendance, was facilitated by Professor of Political Science Richard Eichenberg. Alan Solomont, dean of the Jonathan M. […]


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