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Ria Agarwal


Kyongbum Lee named dean of School of Engineering

Professor Kyongbum Lee was named Karol Family professor and dean ad interim of the School of Engineering on Aug. 3. He replaced Jianmin Qu, who left Tufts to become provost and vice president for academic affairs at Stevens Institute of Technology at the end of the same month.


Adjusted to a virtual format, TUAG sees increased engagement

Although Tufts University Art Galleries has seen increasing numbers of virtual program visitation, Deitsch hopes that this trend will continue post-COVID-19. She mentioned that many students do not know there is an art gallery on campus. As a result, developing greater visibility on campus is an ongoing priority for TUAG staff. 


Educating for American Democracy initiative releases roadmap to strengthen civic education

A team of 300 civic leaders and scholars involved in the Educating for American Democracy initiative, an unprecedented effort to improve and advise history and civics classes at all grade levels nationwide, recently released a roadmap and report of their findings. The materials aim to strengthen the nation's civic education and create civically-engaged citizens during this period of heightened political polarization and inequality.


Authors Robert Putnam, Shaylyn Garrett discuss US political, economic trends

 Authors Robert D. Putnam and Shaylyn Romney Garrett spoke to the Tufts community on Nov. 18 about their latest book, The Upswing: How America Came Together a Century Ago and How We Can Do It Again (2020). The event was sponsored by the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life, JumboVote, the Civic Studies program and the Department of Political Science.

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