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. […]


Events on the Hill this week

Monday “From Bush to Obama and Beyond: Learning and Not Learning the Lessons of Iraq and Warfare in the Middle East” Details: Rami Khouri, senior fellow at Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government’s Middle East Initiative, will be giving a lecture assessing the United States’ involvement in the Middle East over the past 15 years, highlighting involvement […]


DTD to face another year without its fraternity house

Brothers from the Beta Mu chapter of the Delta Tau Delta (DTD) fraternity will not return to their on-campus fraternity house next fall, following a decision from the City of Somerville not to renew the fraternity house’s special lodging permit for the upcoming academic year. As a result, the fraternity’s housing corporation will lease the house to Tufts for use […]


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