We believe in heroes, and we have the potential to learn from them. First-year students at Tufts are leaping into action in this ExCollege course taught by two seniors!
In her Fall 2019 ExCollege course, immigration attorney Maggie Morgan explores why there’s a sudden increase in asylum seekers and why asylum status can be so difficult to obtain in the United States.
Owen Finnegan, a senior majoring in English with a minor in Education, explores Boston’s fraught history of censorship and enforced morality with the first-year students in his Explorations seminar, Banned in Boston: Forbidden Books in the Cradle of Liberty.
We dream of commercialized space travel and the colonization of Mars, but we rarely stop to consider the technology required to achieve such goals. Margaret Stevens, a Robyn Gittleman Teaching Fellow, highlights the relevance of such technology in her Fall 2019 ExCollege course.
How can we blend two radically different fields to communicate complex ideas? Michael Fath, a Tufts Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Biology and a Robyn Gittleman Teaching Fellow, teaches the connection between STEM and visual arts in his Fall 2019 ExCollege course.
Everyone does it – absentmindedly running your fingers over the rack of clothes from whatever store you’re walking through. But for every t-shirt you touch, do you ever consider the footprint it left behind or the labor that went into creating it?
With "Good As Hell" by Lizzo playing in the prelude before class, Women in Global Politics seems to have their fair share of fun conversations and activities – ranging from viewings of SNL skits to a political fashion show.
Tufts Engineering alum Melissa Johannes (E’00) is making the principles and mechanics of intellectual property concrete, relevant, and exciting in her Fall 2019 ExCollege course. Already, students have identified needs on campus and brainstormed solutions to make them a reality. Learn all about this fun, hands-on approach to IP!
Have you ever thought about teaching your own course? Do you want to have a positive impact on the experience of first-year students? Upper-level undergraduates can teach a class at Tufts!