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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Essay Contest

The Annual Tufts MLK Celebration 2016 will include an essay contest entitled “Reflections on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.” to share your vision and views about Dr. King’s lessons, teachings, and legacy. Students are invited to submit their reflection through essay, poetry, spoken word or video. First ($250), Second ($150) and Third ($100) prizes will be awarded. The First Place winner will be given the opportunity to read their reflection at the Annual MLK Celebration event on January 26, 2016.  Submissions must be emailed to by Friday, December 2, 2015 by 5pm EST.  More Information

Get Your Flu Shot

When: Wed, Oct 14th 10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Thurs, Oct 15th 2:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 
Where: Tufts University Health Service 124 Professors Row
Who: Students on Medford/Somerville campus that paid a Health Fee. 
Please wear a short-sleeved shirt.
Why: Getting a flu shot just makes good sense.
How: Present your Tufts Student ID

Upcoming Events

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Oct 6, 2015

Shadia Sbait and Ameer Toume, will tell the story about Iqrit, a small community of Palestinians who were exiled from their village in what became Israel in 1948 and of their ongoing struggle to return home. Bassem Tamimi, a renowned human rights activist and former Amnesty International "prisoner of conscience", will talk about the popular resistance movement in the West Bank Village of Nabi Saleh.


Oct 8, 2015

Part of the Social Justice 201 series. Sponsored by the University Chaplaincy.  For more information contact

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