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  • At a Tisch College Civic Life Lunch, , former Obama speechwriter David Litt told students that humor makes people pay attention and can be used to create positive change

  • Tufts students voting

    Released by Tisch College's Institute for Democracy & Higher Education, "Election Imperatives" challenges universities to improve democratic engagement for 2018 midterms and beyond.

  • 2018 Tisch Summer Fellow Rebecca Leviss, A19

    Tisch College's summer internship program provides and funds placements at more than 100 nonprofits and government offices where Tufts students work on issues they care about and grow as young professionals.

  • As part of an effort supported by Tisch College, students learn to do the math to counter gerrymandering in this summer’s Voting Rights Data Institute.

  • Susan Collins, U.S. Senator from Maine, spoke at Tisch College

    U.S. Senator Susan Collins spoke at Tufts as part of the Tisch College Distinguished Speaker Series and told the audience that political extremism is damaging our democracy.

  • Al Gore headlined the Spring 2018 Distinguished Speaker Series

    Al Gore visited Tufts as part of the Tisch College Distinguished Speaker Series and told the audience that a sustainability revolution is possible, but political will is necessary.

  • Former governor and presidential candidate Howard Dean at a Tisch College Civic Life Lunch

    Former Democratic Party chair Howard Dean tells students it’s time the next generation stepped up politically.

  • Bill Kristol and Neera Tanden at a Distinguished Speaker Series debate

    Democrat Neera Tanden and Republican Bill Kristol debated the future of the country as part of the Tisch College Distinguished Speaker Series.

  • Tisch College Associate Dean for Research Peter Levine and Tisch College Faculty Fellow Moon Duchin write about efforts to use advanced mathematics to combat unfair congressional redistricting.

  • Tufts 2017 turnout rate

    According to a report released today, Tufts students turned out to vote in 2016 and greatly increased their participation over 2012.