News & Announcements

Global Tufts Week: March 2-9, 2019

Participate in Global Tufts Week by attending and hosting events with a global or international focus related to this year’s theme: "Linking the Global and the Local." These events will showcase Tufts’ breadth and depth of global engagement and can range from lectures, film showings, cultural events, social programs, and more!

Events will be posted through the Tufts Event Calendar. Be sure to check “Global Tufts Week" box. Mini-grants are also available for event funding! Visit go.tufts.edu/GlobalTufts for more information!

Global Tufts Week

Summer work with International Programs and Partnerships

International Programs and Partnerships will be seeking interested candidates to work as program staff on the annual Summer English Language Progarms and the Beijing Normal University Summer Session Program Series.  Each summer we hire up to 40 student workers who can serve as Program Assitants or Residential Counselors.  We also seek instroctors who are interested in teaching in these programs.  For more information, please click here or contact us at ESL@tufts.edu

Critical Issues Confronting the USA and Japan Program

Tufts International Programs and Partnerships will be running a customized program for Keio University called "Critical Issues Confronting the USA and Japan."   Foreign policy scholars from various universities around Boston, including the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, will examine some of the most important issues in the US and Japnese alliance.  The program will run from Febraury 25th - March 9th, 2019. 

Applications for Summer English Language Programs Opens February 1

On February 1st, the application for the Summer English Language Programs opens.  We offer programs for students of all ages (high school, undergraduate and graduate students) and we welcome student groups from high schools and universities from around the world.  We look forward to receiving your application.  If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to conact us at ESL@tufts.edu.

Join Us: Stigma Unstuck

All are invited to the Opening Reception for Stigma Unstuck: A Mental Health Art Series at Tufts.

  • When: Thursday, January 24, 5 - 7:30 p.m.
  • Where: Collaborative Learning & Innovation Complex, CLIC Building (574 Boston Ave), 4th floor.
  • Refreshments will be served!
  • Please RSVP online.

This event highlights the installation of The Many Faces of Mental Health, conceived of by artist Lynda Cutrell working in collaboration with partners from science and journalism, to address issues of stigma and mental illness. Large scale portraits, three-dimensional sculptures, video installations and paintings, as well as white boards for capturing viewers reactions, will be on view across all four floors of the CLIC building (574 Boston).

Additional arts events focused on mental health are planned or in development for both spring and fall 2019. Please visit the Tufts Community Health website for additional information.

Stigma Unstuck

 

Tips for Managing Holiday Stress from Counseling and Mental Health

The holiday season brings changes in our daily routines, our immediate hopes and expectations, and often the people we are spending time with. While these may be welcome changes, for many they include complications and worries. Check out Counseling and Mental Health's Tips For Managing Holiday Stress to help you reduce stress during this holiday season and afterwards.

See Our Tips For Managing Holiday Stress

Take a Study Break Exercise Class!

Looking for a study break during Reading Period? Take an Exercise Class through Tufts Athletics! Chose from Spinning, Yoga, Boot Camp, and More! Classes are first come, first served. We hope to see you there!

12/11 - Spinning at 11 AM in Tisch MPR, Yoga at 12 PM in Jackson Gym, Boot Camp at 2 PM in Tish MPR | 12/12 - Toga at 10:30 AM in Jackson Gym, Spinning at 11 AM in Tisch MPR, Yoga at 1:30 and 2:45 PM in Jackson Gym, TOtal Workout at 4:30 PM in JAckson Gym

Join Us: Open House for M.S. in Animals and Public Policy (MAPP)

Join us for the Open House for M.S. in Animals and Public Policy (MAPP) Program. This unique one-year graduate degree program offers students the opportunity to explore the complex relationships between people and animals, and how those relationships are reflected in our culture, institutions, and public policy.

  • When: Monday, January 14, 2019
  • Where: Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine in North Grafton, MA.

For more information or to RSVP, contact capp@tufts.edu.

MAPP students

Join Us: Making Peace with Urban Deer

Join the Tufts Center for Animals and Public Policy for "Making Peace with Urban Deer," part of the fall 2018 Animal Matters Seminars: Human-Wildlife Conflict Series. Members of the public are invited to this seminar at no charge. Join online or on campus!

  • When: Wednesday, December 5, 12 - 1 p.m.
  • Where: Join the seminar online, or at the Varis Lecture Hall at Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine in North Grafton
  • Speaker: Allen Rutberg, PhD, Director, Center for Animals and Public Policy

Contact capp@tufts.edu for more information! 

deer

Donate to the Winter Clothing Drive!

Help fellow Jumbos stay warm this winter by donating coats, sweaters, scarves, and other winter clothing!

  • Drop-off: Campus Center Room 215
  • Deadline: November 29
  • Please make sure donated items are in good condition

Sponsored by the TCU Sentate for the FIRST Resource Center. Contact carolina.olea_lezama@tufts.edu with questions.

Winter Clothing Drive