News

instructor pointing to chalkboard in classroom, with students

The Cannabis Debate

Voices From the Edge: The ExCollege presents an interactive panel of experts to examine the brave new world of cannabis.
ExCollege Director Howard Woolf meets with students

Undergraduate Students Get Involved

At the ExCollege, students can design and teach courses, serve on our governing board, evaluate course proposals, interview prospective visiting lecturers, select courses to be offered, and more. Learn how to get involved!
Popular Nickelodeon series "The Legend of Korra".

Peer Teachers Take on "The Legend of Korra"

Who ever said cartoons couldn’t be educational? In the first-year Explorations seminar, Bending the Norm: Sociopolitical Commentary in The Legend of Korra, seniors Melinda Rossi and Will Hodge delve into questions of power and identity.
Instructor Taylor Travassos-Lomba dancing in class.

Students Take on Hip Hop Dance

Never say that Tufts instructors don’t get down. On a Monday evening in one of the Jackson dance studios, Taylor Travassos-Lomba is spinning on his head in front of his students with frightening speed.
Group of backpackers looking at grafitti-covered rock.

Tufts Magazine on the ExCollege

Always Ahead of Its Time. For more than half a century now, the ExCollege has been challenging convention, setting trends, and preparing students for the world of tomorrow.
Sawyer Eaton, A20, discusses her work during the Comics and Graphic Novels class critique session.

Pen, Ink, and a Strong Story

It’s workshop night at the Comics and Graphic Novels class, and getting and giving critiques is the name of the game. This course returns in Summer Session II.