Tufts University

Tufts College, c. 1854
Jumbo in the Barnum Museum of Natural History
Walnut Hill as it appeared prior to the construction of Tisch Library and steps, circa 1910. In the center is Eaton Hall. The road to the right no longer exists.
Sophia Gordon Hall (2006) is Tufts' newest residence hall
Foreign Ministers Boris Johnson (United Kingdom), Federica Mogherini (European Union), Paolo Gentiloni (Italy), Frank-Walter Steinmeier (Germany) and Jean-Marc Ayrault (France) with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry speaking at Tufts University, September 2016
Packard Hall
Goddard Chapel
Eaton Hall
East Hall
Memorial Steps
Jean Mayer Administration Building, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine
The Tufts European Center on the Talloires campus
Gifford House, residence of the President
Anderson Hall, the School of Engineering
Arnold Wing, the School of Medicine
Goddard Hall, the Fletcher School
Bendetson Hall, on the Medford/Somerville campus, houses the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.
Carmichael Hall on the Residence Quad
Entrance to Tisch Library, the main library on campus
Ginn Library at the Fletcher School
Aidekman Arts Center, Tufts University
Student protest for fossil fuel divestment
Stratton Hall, a downhill residence hall
West Hall, an uphill residence hall
The Tufts cannon, repainted almost nightly during the academic year, is here painted in response to the 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan
Eugene Fama, Nobel Prize-winning economist (B.A. 1960)
Roderick MacKinnon, Nobel Prize in Chemistry recipient (M.D. 1982)
Juan Manuel Santos, President of Colombia and recipient of the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize (MA, 1981)
Victor McKusick, geneticist, known as the father of medical genetics (COL, 1943)
Vannevar Bush, inventor and science administrator, founder of Raytheon (BS, 1913; MS, 1913)
Jamie Dimon, CEO of JPMorgan Chase (BA, 1978)
Pierre Omidyar, founder of eBay (BS, 1988)
Dov Charney, Founder and CEO of American Apparel (Did not graduate)
Susan Decker, Former president of Yahoo! Inc. (B.S. 1984)
Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Jr., Publisher of The New York Times (BA, 1974)
Joi Ito, Japanese entrepreneur, former director of MIT Media Lab (COL, 1985)
Norbert Wiener, child prodigy and youngest Tufts graduate (BA, 1909)
Shashi Tharoor, former Under-Secretary General at the United Nations (MA, 1976; Ph.D, 1978)
Joseph Dunford, 19th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
Scott Brown, Diplomat and United States Senator for Massachusetts (B.A. 1981)
Daniel Patrick Moynihan, U.S. Senator from New York (BS, 1948; MA, 1949; PhD, 1961)
Arjun Narsingh KC, Nepali Politician and Former Health and Education Minister (Fellowship, 1982)
Tracy Chapman, Grammy Award-winning artist (BA, 1986)
Michelle Kwan, American figure skater and two time Olympic medalist (MA, 2011)
Meredith Vieira, American journalist, talk show and game show host (BA, 1975)
Gordon Wood, historian, Pulitzer Prize winning author (BA, 1955)
Peter Gallagher, American actor, musician, and writer (BA,1977)
William Hurt, Academy Award-winning actor (B.A. 1972)
Hank Azaria, American actor, voice actor, comedian, and producer (BA, 1985)
Oliver Platt, Stage and screen actor (BA, 1983)
Jessica Biel, Actress (Did not graduate)
Rainn Wilson, Actor (Did not graduate)

Private research university on the border of Medford and Somerville, Massachusetts.

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Robert F. Kennedy (second from left) while completing his V-12 studies at Bates College; in the background is a snow replica of a naval ship.

V-12 Navy College Training Program

Designed to supplement the force of commissioned officers in the United States Navy during World War II.

Designed to supplement the force of commissioned officers in the United States Navy during World War II.

Robert F. Kennedy (second from left) while completing his V-12 studies at Bates College; in the background is a snow replica of a naval ship.
Alfred J. Eggers served as NASA's Assistant Administrator for Policy from January 1968 through March 1971.

Tufts College

Tufts University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences is one of the eight schools that comprise Tufts University.

The Fletcher School at Tufts University

Old logo of the school.
Excerpts from the Will of Austin B. Fletcher
Goddard Hall, 1939
Cabot Intercultural Center, 2010
Mugar Hall, 2009
Goddard Hall, 2010

The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy is the graduate school of international affairs of Tufts University, in Medford, Massachusetts.

Science and Engineering Complex - School of Engineering.

Tufts University School of Engineering

Science and Engineering Complex - School of Engineering.
Anderson Hall - Engineering Headquarters
Science and Technology Center on Colby St.

The School of Engineering is one of the ten schools that comprise Tufts University.

Grafton, Massachusetts

Town in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States.

Town in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States.

Grafton Inn
Grafton Public Library

Incorporated in 1735, the town is home to a Nipmuc village known as Hassanamisco Reservation, the Willard House and Clock Museum, Community Harvest Project, and the Tufts University Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine.

Barnum in 1851

P. T. Barnum

American showman, businessman, and politician, remembered for promoting celebrated hoaxes and founding the Barnum & Bailey Circus (1871–2017) with James Anthony Bailey.

American showman, businessman, and politician, remembered for promoting celebrated hoaxes and founding the Barnum & Bailey Circus (1871–2017) with James Anthony Bailey.

Barnum in 1851
Entertainers associated with Barnum: Charles Stratton ("General Tom Thumb") and his bride Lavinia Warren, alongside her sister Minnie and George Washington Morrison Nutt ("Commodore Nutt")
1866 newspaper advertisement for Barnum's American Museum located on Ann Street in Manhattan
Castle Garden, New York, venue of Lind's first American concerts
Parody of Lind's first American tour for Barnum, New York City, October 1850
Barnum with Commodore Nutt, photograph by Charles DeForest Fredricks
Winter Quarters of the Great Barnum-London Show before 1886
Share of the Barnum and Bailey Ltd, issued January 24, 1902
"Hum-Bug": a cartoon by H. L. Stephens (1851)
Caricature of an elderly Barnum in the London magazine Vanity Fair, November 1889
P. T. Barnum, sculpted by Thomas Ball (1887), Seaside Park, Bridgeport, Connecticut
Obverse of the 1936 commemorative Bridgeport Centennial Half Dollar

He was appointed to the Board of Trustees to Tufts University prior to its founding, and he made several significant contributions to the fledgling institution, including a gift of $50,000 in 1883 to establish a museum (later known as Barnum Museum of Natural History) and hall for the Department of Natural History.

Jumbo and his keeper Matthew Scott(Circus poster, c. 1882)

Jumbo

19th-century male African bush elephant born in Sudan.

19th-century male African bush elephant born in Sudan.

Jumbo and his keeper Matthew Scott(Circus poster, c. 1882)
Jumbo's Journey to the Docks, The Illustrated London News, 1 April 1882
Jumbo after being hit by a locomotive on September 15, 1885, in St. Thomas, Ontario
An 1889 photograph of Jumbo at Barnum Hall, the taxidermy work of Carl Akeley
Poster of Jumbo's skeleton
Surviving fragments of Jumbo from the conflagration
Jumbo statue in St. Thomas, Ontario, Canada
Lucy the Elephant, a Jumbo-inspired building in New Jersey
Cover of Autobiography of Matthew Scott, Jumbo's Keeper; also Jumbo's Biography (1885)
Jumbo and Matthew Scott giving a ride to children in London Zoo
"Jumbo's pitiful refusal to leave London Zoo tugged at the nation's heartstrings"

Barnum eventually donated the stuffed Jumbo to Tufts University, where it was displayed at P.T. Barnum Hall there for many years.

Off Center Cross of Universalist Church of America before the 1961 merger.

Universalist Church of America

Originally a Christian Universalist religious denomination in the United States (plus affiliated churches in other parts of the world).

Originally a Christian Universalist religious denomination in the United States (plus affiliated churches in other parts of the world).

Off Center Cross of Universalist Church of America before the 1961 merger.
Edward Hopper, Universalist Church, 1926, Princeton University Art Museum, depicting the founding Universalist congregation in Gloucester, Massachusetts
The official seal of the Universalist General Convention
Universalist National Memorial Church in Washington, D.C.

1885–1913) at Lombard College, and the Crane Theological School of Tufts University (1869–1968).

Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine

The Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine of Tufts University is a graduate school of veterinary medicine, located in North Grafton, Massachusetts.

Harvard University, an Ivy League university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, routinely ranks as the best, or one of the best, institutions of higher learning in the world.

Provost (education)

Senior academic administrator at many institutions of higher education in the United States and Canada and the equivalent of a deputy vice-chancellor at some institutions in the United Kingdom, Ireland, and Australia.

Senior academic administrator at many institutions of higher education in the United States and Canada and the equivalent of a deputy vice-chancellor at some institutions in the United Kingdom, Ireland, and Australia.

Harvard University, an Ivy League university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, routinely ranks as the best, or one of the best, institutions of higher learning in the world.

By the 1960s, most of the other Ivy League institutions (Dartmouth, Yale, Princeton, Cornell, and Brown) had provosts (or equivalents), as did other private research universities such as the University of Chicago, Stanford University, Rice University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Tufts University, Emory University, Wake Forest University and Duke University.