Post-election panel discusses voter registration, gerrymandering, recounts

A post-election panel, sponsored by JumboVote and the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life, was held in Sophia Gordon Multipurpose Room Tuesday night. The event focused on student questions in an effort to process and understand the results of the recent midterm election. The panel consisted of Associate Professor of Political Science Richard Eichenberg, […]

Peace and Justice Studies Program avoids cancellation, prepares for reorganization

The Peace and Justice Studies (PJS) Program will continue for the upcoming academic year under the new leadership of Associate Professor of Philosophy Erin Kelly. The Office of the Dean of Arts and Sciences raised the possibility of ending the program at the beginning of the semester but has decided to continue the program as […]

Professor Paul Joseph on his upcoming course on Trump, the election

In his office in Eaton Hall, sociology professor Paul Joseph has accumulated multiple piles of books and files with article clippings to prepare for an overhaul of a class he’s been teaching almost every semester for the past four years. In response to this year’s election, Joseph is teaching an altered version of his Political Sociology course called, “The […]

Board of Trustees rejects divestment again following meeting with pro-divestment students, faculty members

Tufts Climate Action (TCA) member Shana Gallagher represented the student divestment campaign at a meeting with the executive committee of the University Board of Trustees on Oct. 13 to discuss the May 6 faculty resolution that advocated for Tufts to divest a portion of their endowment from fossil fuel companies. They were joined by two […]

Faculty pass resolution in favor of divestment of Tufts endowment from fossil fuel industry

Faculty for Arts and Sciences and Engineering (AS&E) passed a three-part resolution related to climate change during an all-faculty meeting in Ballou Hall during the afternoon of May 6. The resolution called for action on climate change — the first two proposals concerning divestment of the university’s endowment from the fossil fuel industry and the third urging for a plan to reduce Tufts’ carbon emissions by 80 percent […]

3Ps brings professor’s family history to stage with ‘After the Revolution’

Members of Tufts’ oldest student organization, theater group Pen, Paint and Pretzels (3Ps), have created a collaborative decision-making space for student directors to share and discuss production ideas. The group convened late last fall to hear proposals for major productions for the upcoming semester before ideas were voted on by the membership. One of the proposals came from junior Blair […]