Nine new spaces to be available for student events

The Office of Campus Planning plans to make nine more locations available for student gatherings, meetings, events and other social occasions throughout the 2017–2018 academic year. Students will now be able to book Harleston Hall 051, the Hodgdon Hall first floor lounge, the Hill Hall second floor lounge and the Baronian Field House room 101, which will […]


Tufts Disorientation Guide content, removal spark backlash from Tufts community

The Tufts Disorientation Guide was removed from the official Tufts University Class of 2020 and 2021 Facebook pages on Sept. 3 in response to complaints received by the administration about some of the content of the guide, according to Patrick Collins, Tufts University executive director of public relations. According to a letter sent to the Tufts community by University […]


Tufts partners with America’s largest cleantech startup incubator

Tufts and Greentown Labs announced the adoption of an agreement on Sept. 7, signifying their commitment to collaboration, according to Director of Tufts Institute of the Environment (TIE) Linda Abriola.  Greentown Labs, located in Somerville, a group of entrepreneurs that supports clean tech startups and provides lab space and resources to member companies, according to its website. Greentown Labs Chief Executive Officer Emily Reichert […]


Monaco hosts town hall meeting on Medford/Somerville campus

University President Anthony Monaco spoke about how President Donald Trump’s administration was affecting university policy, the implementation of the Student Life Review Committee and plans for renovations at a town hall meeting in ASEAN Auditorium on Thursday. The meeting started on a light note, as Monaco praised Tufts’ current third-place standing in the Learfield Directors’ Cup. “We’re so good […]


Tufts presents Senior Awards to 12 graduating students

The Tufts Alumni Association hosted the 2017 Senior Awards Ceremony last Saturday afternoon in the ASEAN Auditorium. This year, 12 members of the Class of 2017 were given awards for their achievements in academics, leadership and community service. The awards ceremony was preceded with a dinner reception in the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy’s Hall […]


Tufts tackles fallout from Trump’s travel ban

University President Anthony Monaco said in a Jan. 29 email to the Tufts community that the university is committed to helping students impacted by President Donald Trump’s executive order that restricts travel to the United States by nationals of seven Muslim-majority nations. University response to the order According to Senior International Officer and Associate Provost Diana Chigas, about 73 […]


Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium features speakers from Greater Boston area

Tufts‘ annual celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. was held on Monday afternoon in Breed Memorial Hall. This year, the event was organized as a symposium, and more than a dozen speakers and panelists discussed King’s legacy under the theme of “Where Do We Go From Here: Chaos or Community?” The symposium was sponsored by the Africana […]


Monaco releases statement pledging protection, legal counsel to undocumented students

University President Anthony Monaco released a statement yesterday titled “Supporting and Protecting our DACA and Undocumented Students,” calling for an enhancement of Tufts’ commitment to its undocumented students in the face of possible changes in federal immigration law under the coming administration of President-elect Donald Trump. In the statement, Monaco asserts that Tufts intends to resist any […]


Community celebrates Indigenous People’s Day on Monday

Community members gathered on the Academic Quad on Monday evening to celebrate Indigenous People’s Day for the first time at Tufts. The celebration included indigenous food and musical performances from different indigenous groups native to both the New England region and Latin America, as well as tables supporting the campaign to have the City of Boston recognize Indigenous People’s Day and […]


University-wide task force to review student mental health and resources

A new university-wide task force dedicated to student mental health is being launched this fall, according to an email announcement from University President Anthony Monaco on Sept. 9. The task force will be co-chaired by Monaco and Paul Summergrad, chair of the Department of Psychiatry at the Tufts School of Medicine and psychiatrist-in-chief at the Tufts Medical Center. […]


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