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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Jordan Hall
NEC's principal performance space

New England Conservatory of Music

Private music school in Boston, Massachusetts.

Private music school in Boston, Massachusetts.

Jordan Hall
NEC's principal performance space
Eben Tourjée
290-94 Huntington Avenue, NEC's main building, was built in 1901 and designed by Wheelwright and Haven. It is the location of Jordan Hall.
The Boston Youth Symphony Orchestra performing in Jordan Hall.

Also offered are five-year joint double-degree programs with Harvard University and Tufts University.

Biel at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival

Jessica Biel

American actress and model.

American actress and model.

Biel at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival
Biel on board the USS Abraham Lincoln in June 2004
Biel at the 81st Academy Awards in 2009

From 2000 to 2002, she attended Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts.

Weiss in June 2018

Rainer Weiss

American physicist, known for his contributions in gravitational physics and astrophysics.

American physicist, known for his contributions in gravitational physics and astrophysics.

Weiss in June 2018
Rainer Weiss during Nobel Prize press conference in Stockholm, December 2017

He taught at Tufts University from 1960 to 1962, was a postdoctoral scholar at Princeton University from 1962 to 1964, and then joined the faculty at MIT in 1964.

On stage with the House Jacks, 2006

Deke Sharon

American singer, arranger, composer, director, producer and teacher of a cappella music, and is one of the leaders and promoters of the contemporary a cappella community.

American singer, arranger, composer, director, producer and teacher of a cappella music, and is one of the leaders and promoters of the contemporary a cappella community.

On stage with the House Jacks, 2006
Tufts Beelzebubs' Foster Street (1991)
Deke and Rebel Wilson recording the Pitch Perfect 2 Finale
Pitch Battle Finale Judges: Gareth Malone, Kelis, Deke Sharon
House Jacks Promo Photo (circa 2001)
Teaching vocal instrumental sounds to the cast of In Transit

Sharon spent his college years in Boston, graduating from Tufts University with a degree in childhood studies and a degree from the New England Conservatory of Music with a focus on vocal jazz, third stream (now called "contemporary improvisation"), and music theory.

Official portrait, 2017

Scott Brown (politician)

American diplomat, attorney, and politician who served as the United States Ambassador to New Zealand and Samoa.

American diplomat, attorney, and politician who served as the United States Ambassador to New Zealand and Samoa.

Official portrait, 2017
Brown speaking to constituents
Brown on the campaign trail
Brown campaigning in his truck.
Brown speaking with voters in North Hampton, New Hampshire.
Scott Brown's official senate photo
Vice President Joe Biden swears in Brown, as Senators Paul G. Kirk and John Kerry look on
Senator Brown speaking with Chief of the National Guard Bureau General Craig R. McKinley at the Senate National Guard Caucus in 2011
Scott Brown speaking at the 2016 First in the Nation (FITN) Town Hall hosted by the New Hampshire Republican Party
Brown and his wife with Governor-General Patsy Reddy and her husband
Brown meets President Barack Obama in the Oval Office, June 2010.

He received a Bachelor of Arts in History, cum laude from Tufts University in 1981 and a Juris Doctor from Boston College Law School in 1985.

Tisch at the 2009 Tribeca Film Festival

Jonathan Tisch

American businessman.

American businessman.

Tisch at the 2009 Tribeca Film Festival
Lizzie and Jonathan Tisch at the 2009 Tribeca Film Festival.

Tisch is also a trustee of Tufts University, and a board member of the Tribeca Film Institute.

Need-blind admission

Term used in the United States denoting a college admission policy in which an institution does not consider an applicant's financial situation when deciding admission.

Term used in the United States denoting a college admission policy in which an institution does not consider an applicant's financial situation when deciding admission.

Tufts University

The Trinity test of the Manhattan Project was the first detonation of a nuclear weapon, which led J. Robert Oppenheimer to recall verses from the Hindu scripture Bhagavad Gita: "If the radiance of a thousand suns were to burst at once into the sky, that would be like the splendor of the mighty one "... "I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds".

Martin J. Sherwin

American historian.

American historian.

The Trinity test of the Manhattan Project was the first detonation of a nuclear weapon, which led J. Robert Oppenheimer to recall verses from the Hindu scripture Bhagavad Gita: "If the radiance of a thousand suns were to burst at once into the sky, that would be like the splendor of the mighty one "... "I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds".

He joined Tufts University as a member of the faculty in 1980 and established the Center for Nuclear Age History and Humanities at Tufts.

James G. Stavridis

Retired United States Navy admiral, currently Vice Chair, Global Affairs and Managing Director of the global investment firm the Carlyle Group, and Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Rockefeller Foundation.

Retired United States Navy admiral, currently Vice Chair, Global Affairs and Managing Director of the global investment firm the Carlyle Group, and Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Rockefeller Foundation.

ADM James G. Stavridis, former Commander, EUCOM, and NATO Supreme Allied Commander Europe, in 2014
Admiral Stavridis in the remote studio at The Fletcher School in 2016
U.S. Army General David H. Petraeus, right, with the U.S. Navy Admiral James G. Stavridis, commander of European Command and NATO's supreme allied commander for Europe in Brussels in 2011
U.S. Navy Admiral Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, U.S. Army General John Craddock and U.S. Navy Admiral James G. Stavridis, incoming commander, salute during the national anthem at the U.S. European Command change of command ceremony at Patch Barracks in Stuttgart in June 2009
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Stavridis earned a PhD and Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy from The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University in 1984, where he won the Gullion Prize.

Tufts in 1910, with Goddard Chapel visible at left, and Miner Hall at right

Crane Theological School

Tufts in 1910, with Goddard Chapel visible at left, and Miner Hall at right
Crane Chapel while still in Miner hall, prior to the 1929 addition to the Crane Building
Paige hall (at left) and Miner Hall prior to construction of the Crane Chapel and arcade between the two buildings
The graduating class of 1897, notable for the presence of three women among the graduates that year.

The Crane Theological School was a Universalist seminary at Tufts University founded in 1869 as the Tufts College Divinity School and closed in 1968.