Senior Profile: Jason Mejia displays passion for music, people

In his four years at Tufts, graduating senior Jason Mejia has become beloved by so much of the Tufts community, simply by making it a priority to get to know as many people as possible. “I expected to know some people, but I didn’t expect to become the notable campus icon that I’ve come to […]


Rabbi Jeffrey Summit reflects on nearly four decades as Tufts Hillel executive director

Rabbi Jeffrey A. Summit is the outgoing Jewish chaplain and Neubauer Executive Director of Tufts Hillel, as well as a research professor in the music department and Judaic Studies program. During his 39 years at Tufts, in addition to leading Tufts Hillel, he has published monographs on the role of music in Jewish identity and […]


Op-ed: Mama knows best

As I held my grandmother Ivy’s aging hands during my last visit home, her melodious Kriol voice filled her bedroom on the south side of Chicago with its characteristic Caribbean warmth. Speaking with her is always a pleasure that I thoroughly indulge in because she has always fed me with so much rich history about […]


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