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Societal Impact

In every discipline, Tufts empowers students to be advocates for social change. Beyond classroom learning, Tufts students learn how to foster collaborative partnerships and creative problem solving that impacts others on campus and around the world.

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New & Notable

  • FoodEase team members and students of the Gordon Institute at Tufts, from left, Christina Holman, Lee Ann Song, Ashton Stephens, Earn Khunpinit, and Sai Wang.

    Xổ số miền nam hôm nayGordon Institute students’ startup FoodEase hopes to help communities struck by natural disasters

  • A pilot project led by a Tufts student uses QR codes to help people sort out what's trash and what really belongs in the bin

  • Findings that COVID can infect the mouth shouldn’t disrupt your dental care

  • Health experts say nearsighted governments threaten the global COVID-19 vaccine rollout

  • Children with serious illnesses are matched with Jumbo athletic teams, benefitting kids and student-athletes alike, thanks to Team IMPACT, which was co-founded by Tufts alums



  • A student wearing a baseball cap looks out across rolling green hills.

    Xổ số miền nam hôm nayTisch College is pleased to offer two unique experiential education opportunities for incoming Tufts students to begin their college journey learning while doing community work, mastering a foreign language, and giving a global kickstart to their college life.

  • A woman points out information about CIRCLE on a projector screen.

    Authoritative research on the civic and political engagement of young Americans, especially those who are marginalized or disadvantaged in political life. 

  • A view of the library roof that spells out "Tufts" on the Medford/Somerville campus.

    Tufts' umbrella organization for 30+ service groups across campus.pus

  • People sitting around a table at a conference

    Xổ số miền nam hôm nayAdvances democracy, student political learning and engagement, and increasing political equity and opportunity. 

  • Three medical school students practicing taking blood pressure

    Xổ số miền nam hôm nayIn preparation for their role as care providers and community leaders, medical students work directly with community organizations as collaborators, mentors, and educators. 

  • Students work at a JumboVote table on campus.

    In the run-up to the 2016 general election, Tufts University launched JumboVote as a multifaceted, university-wide initiative to boost political learning, engagement, and voting in that year’s presidential election—and beyond.


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