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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.

Students digging up the subfloor of a house

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.

    Gordon Institute students’ startup FoodEase hopes to help communities struck by natural disasters

  • The health disparities faced by people of color are shown in stark relief by the pandemic, say Tufts experts

  • Vaccine interest higher among Whites and Hispanics, wealthier households, and Democrats

  • Lessons from a Pandemic: Some employees who work from home are more productive, but not everyone has the same opportunities, says Fletcher School professor

  • Young people prefer Biden by 34 points; youth engagement is higher than 2016 and 2018, though campaign outreach still a concern in both parties

Events

Spotlights

  • student and professor talking

    365体育投注网址Encourages community involvement and efforts to link research to social action.

  • 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

    365体育投注网址Advances democracy, student political learning and engagement, and increasing political equity and opportunity. 

  • Students gather outside wearing green and blue t-shirts.

    365体育投注网址Prepares students to become engaged public citizens and community leaders who will help build a more equitable world.

  • Students doing an experiment

    A professional development program with an outreach mission. Ambassadors share their passion for the sciences, technology, engineering and math (STEM) with local middle and high school students. 

  • two men talking

    A group of Tufts alumni interested in having social impact to network, collaborate, and help current students drive social change.A group for Tufts alumni interested in the social impact field to network with each other, collaborate, and help current students drive social change.

Resources

Community Service Opportunities 

Funding and Fellowship Opportunities

Research Opportunities

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