Arts and Sciences News
Deborah Obalil, president and executive director of the Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design, praises the SMFA and Tufts University merger in this Inside Higher Ed article, stating it “resulted in greater investment in both faculty and student support while maintaining the unique culture for which SMFA was known.”
- Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development Ranked 3rd in North America of 50 Ph.D. Granting Programs
A new study published in Family Science Review finds that the Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development is one of the top 3 programs in North America for research productivity and industriousness when controlling for the size of the faculty.
The Boston Globe selected Tufts University Art Galleries' Sanford Biggers exhibition for its best of 2019 list.
A Winter Workshop at Tufts in January highlights the best ways to create and use infographics
Two accomplished faculty will join Tufts in the Spring 2020 semester. Natasha Kumar Warikoo is a new professor in the Department of Sociology, and Jill VanTongeren is a new associate professor in the Department of Earth and Ocean Sciences.
"Alvisa uses the self-portrait to transmit an emotional rather than a photo-realistic truth," says the New Yorker's Doreen St. Félix of SMFA alumna Alicia Rodriguez Alvisa, BFA '18, in an article on Alvisa's series "You Are There, Are you there?, There You Are".
View upcoming Mellon Sawyer Seminar events.
Incentives like the Professorship Partnership Challenge bring attention to increasing faculty positions
In a study published in mBio and featured in the New York Times, Benjamin Wolfe, Eileen Fox Aptman and Lowell Aptman Assistant Professor, and a team of researchers offer the first detailed view of how a fungus transforms into a mold safe for food production in as few as four weeks.