Recent Highlights

  • Community Message on Racial Injustice

    Sunday, May, 31st, 2020 President's Desk Speeches and Messages
    May 31, 2020

    Dear members of the Tufts University community,

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  • IGL Graduating Students

    This year, the university is unable to hold graduation ceremonies on its campuses. While the graduate schools will have virtual graduations, the undergraduate Class of 2020 opted for an in-person graduation once large gatherings are permitted again. The IGL wanted to celebrate its graduating students by featuring them in the newsletters student spotlight.

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  • COVID-19 and the IGL

    The campus is quiet. The IGL has not had its doors open in over a month, since March 16. In its 34-year history, this is unique for the Institute. On February 28, the IGL hosted an event for more than 200 people with Boston Celtics Center Enes Kanter and on March 13, we were saying goodbye to our students as the campus closed and prepared to move online.

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  • Event – Inquiry Simulation 2020

    Inquiry held its 29th annual simulation this year, albeit in a very different format than it usually takes. The more than 200 high school students and 19 EPIIC students who were part of Inquiry spent the last few months preparing for the simulation, which focused on the Rohingya Crisis in Myanmar and Bangladesh.

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  • Tufts Asian Affairs Group (TAAG)

    “We wanted to start our groups on campus because we saw a gap in undergraduate discourse about the South Asian subcontinent. We spent some time talking to our peers on campus and saw that there were so many people who would be interested in a club like this, so we were inspired to start it.

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  • The Future Of The U.S. In The Middle East

    he United States has traditionally taken an active political role in the Middle East and its involvement in the region is always an important issue in a presidential election year. In February, the Tufts Institute for Global Leadership held a discussion on “The Future of U.S. Engagement in the Middle East” featuring three alumna who are experts on U.S. foreign policy towards the region.

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  • A Conversation with Boston Celtics’ Enes Kanter, February 28, 2020, Tufts University

    Basketball legend and human rights activist Enes Kanter joined us for a night of exciting and engaging conversation on February 28, 2020. Watch the recording.

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  • The Thorn in Tyranny’s Side Goes Virtual by Patrick Beliard (A'21)

    There is virtually no part of the world that has not been gravely affected by the COVID19 pandemic. Democracies and tyrannies alike have suffered the consequences of a health crisis – with significant political, social, and economic impacts –  of proportions never seen before.

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  • EPIIC 2020: Preventing Genocide and Mass Atrocities

    In an effort to mitigate the risks of COVID-19 on the global community, 2020 EPIIC Symposium has been rescheduled to October 8-10, 2020.

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