More than 70 undergraduates, four graduate students, and 21 Fletcher students were inducted at poignant ceremonies on the Medford campus.
Giving shout-outs to student groups, the actor and activist told grads of the Class of 2019 to “write your own script”.
Veterinary student Cindy Cesar, a 2019 inductee to Tisch College's Honos Civicus Society, overcame obstacles to reach her goals and now helps others do the same.
The Presidential Award is the highest recognition for service, leadership, and civic engagement conferred by Tufts University.
In a panel discussion hosted by Tisch College, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and three Massachusetts congresswomen talked about the urgent need to support childcare providers.
Presented by Tisch College's Distinguished Speaker Series, the author and interfaith leader delivered the Tufts University Russell Lecture on Spiritual Life.
At a Tisch College event, U.S. Representative Ayanna Pressley told a Tufts audience about her efforts to bring previously excluded communities to the political table.
The event was part of Tisch College's Program for Public Humanities.
Brian Schaffner, Tisch College's Newhouse Professor of Civic Studies, finds that after horrifying gun violence, political opinions on the topic become more rigidly divided.