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Featured from the Blog Jumbo Talk: Student Stories

Paint Night   On Friday night, my suitemates and I rolled out our paint brushes and canvases and put on a Bob Ross video in preparation for a long-awaited paint night. In fact, some of us actually became friends freshman year during an impromptu paint night in a…
Matriculation Welcome!   Expanded remarks from today’s Matriculation Ceremony for the Tufts University Class of 2024 and our incoming transfer students. Welcome to Tufts!  As Dean of Admissions, and one of the people who had the honor of reading your application, I am thrilled…
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