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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

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Oct 8, 2015

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

Oct 9, 2015

Each year, Coro New York Leadership Center selects 12 Fellows from a highly competitive pool of applicants, all of whom are committed to bringing about change in New York City.

Coro New York Leadership Center seeks future leaders who are committed to bringing about change in New York City. Using the city as a classroom, Fellows learn through interactions with private, public, and non-profit decision-makers, and work as a group to develop critical thinking, analytical, governance and leadership skills.

I'm Sophie Dover, Tufts Class of 2013. I graduated as a Coro Fellow in May 2015. I studied Sociology and Community Health during undergrad, and worked for a year as a Community Health Worker in Boston before applying to the Coro Fellows Program to learn more about how policy works on a larger scale, in a larger city. During my Coro year, I saw firsthand how policy and programming in the world of housing and community development cumulatively affect community health outcomes, especially in marginalized communities. I am now passionate about affordable housing as a central determinant of quality of life in New York City; and the power of the Fellows Program to expand participants' worldviews and professional networks in order to implement social change. Other Coro Jumbos include: Erik Antokal, William Huang, Averi Becque, Shabazz Stuart, Nina Scheinman...

Interested? An information session will be held in Mayer Campus Center at 12 PM on October 9th, 2015. Pizza will be served! Come meet me and learn more about the Fellows Program!

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