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The Baccalaureate Service 2018

Saturday, May 19, 2018, 3-4 pm, Gantcher Family Sports and Convocation Center

The President and Chaplains of Tufts University invite members of the Class of 2018 and their families and friends to join in celebrating the Baccalaureate Service on Saturday, May 19, 2018 from 3:00 to 4:00 pm at the Gantcher Family Sports ...

Russell Lecture on Spiritual Life 2017

Monday, April 3, 2017, 5:45 pm, Interfaith Center (58 Winthrop St.)
This year’s lecture featured The Reverend Osagyefo Sekou, a prominent spiritual leader and social activist in the Black Lives Matter movement. On Monday, April 3, 2017, he delivered the 150th Anniversary Russell Lecture on Spiritual Life in a talk titled, “The Ro ...

Mindful Mondays and Fridays in Goddard Chapel

Mondays and Fridays, Noon, Goddard Chapel
Join Priya Sraman, Buddhist in Residence and advisor to the Tufts Mindfulness Buddhist Sangha, for guided meditation (with various lengths of sitting), followed by conversation, tea, and light snacks.

CAFE Pre-Orientation Program

Coming to a new campus can be both exciting and overwhelming. The CAFE Pre-Orientation program smooths the transition to college by connecting first-year and current students who have a shared passion for understanding and creating change in ourselves and communities.

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Religious and Spiritual Life at Tufts

A Diwali prayer and celebration event sponsored by Tufts Hindu Students Council and the Tufts Chaplaincy on October 24, 2014

A Diwali prayer and celebration event sponsored by Tufts Hindu Students Council and the Tufts University Chaplaincy on October 24, 2014

A Diwali prayer and celebration event sponsored by Tufts Hindu Students Council and the Tufts University Chaplaincy on October 24, 2014

The Eid holiday celebration by the Muslim Students Association at Tufts on October 17, 2014

Linda Sarsour, Executive Director of the Arab American Association of New York, talks with a group of young women at the Eid holiday celebration by the Muslim Students Association at Tufts

Tufts University President Anthony P. Monaco a poses with his fellow guests for a photo at the Eid holiday celebration by the Muslim Students Association at Tufts on October 17, 2014

The Muslim Students Association at Tufts President, Abdurrahman Abdurrob, speaks at the Eid holiday celebration on October 17, 2014

The Tufts University Chaplaincy hosts guests attending the Association for College and University Religious Affairs (ACURA) conference on October 26, 2014

The Tufts University Chaplaincy hosts guests attending the Association for College and University Religious Affairs (ACURA) conference on October 26, 2014

The Tufts University Beelzebubs perform for the Association for College and University Religious Affairs (ACURA) Annual Meeting hosted at Tufts University October 26-28, 2014

Students, faculty, and staff attend a dinner before the annual Russell Lecture, oldest continuing lectureship at Tufts, on April 10, 2014.

James Carroll, former Catholic priest, author and Boston Globe columnist, gives a talk on "Christianity and Anti-Semitism" for the annual Russell Lecture, oldest continuing lectureship at Tufts, on April 10, 2014.

The annual Goddard Chapel holiday concert on December 4, 2013.

The annual Goddard Chapel holiday concert on December 4, 2013.

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"The Fierce Urgency of Now"
Tufts University Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Symposium
Monday, January 22, 3-7:30 pm, 2018, Breed Memorial Hall

This afternoon symposium (dinner included!) on civil rights will open with a performance by the Tufts' Black Theater Troupe. Dr. Kerri Greenidge, Co-Director of the Tufts African American Freedom Trail Project, will then place our current moment in historical context.
Next, a conversation with Boston-based community organizers and activists will discuss how this contemporary moment is shaping their work at the local and national levels.

We will then conclude with a community dinner and keynote lecture from Tufts alumnus Emery Wright, A99. Wright is the Co-Director of Project South (projectsouth.org/), and he will address the importance of action in, “the fierce urgency of now.”
Refreshments and dinner provided!

More information at: chaplaincy.tufts.edu/mlk
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The Fierce Urgency of Now - Tufts MLK Symposium

January 22, 2018, 3:00pm - January 22, 2018, 7:30pm

Each year, Tufts University hosts a celebration honoring the life and work of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. This afternoon symposium on civil rights will open with a performance by the Tufts Black Theater Troupe. Dr. Kerri Greenidge, Co-Director of the Tufts African American Freedom Trail Project, will then place our current moment in historical context. Next, a conversation with Boston-based community organizers and activists will discuss how this contemporary moment is shaping their work at the local and national levels. Panelists include Chris Cato of YouthBuild USA, Cheryl Clyburn Crawford of MassVOTE, and recently-elected Boston City Councilor, Lydia Edwards. We will then conclude with a community dinner and keynote lecture from Tufts alumnus Emery Wright, A99. Wright is the Co-Director of Project South (projectsouth.org/), and he will address the importance of action in, “the fierce urgency of now.” Outline of the Day 3-3:30 pm – Community Coffee, Tea, and Refreshments 3:30-3:45 pm – Welcome Remarks 3:45-4 pm – Performance by Tufts Black Theater Troupe 4-4:15 pm – Historical Context by Dr. Kerri Greenidge, Co-Director, African American Freedom Trail Project, Department of History, and the Consortium of Studies in Race, Colonialism, and Diaspora. 4:30-5:45 pm – Conversation with Boston-Based Organizers and Activists Chris Cato, Green Initiative Project Manager, YouthBuild USA Cheryl Clyburn Crawford, Executive Director, MassVOTE Lydia Edwards, Boston City Councilor 5:45-6:15 pm – Dinner 6:15-7:15 pm – Keynote Speaker, Emery Wright, A99, Co-Director, Project South More information at: chaplaincy.tufts.edu/mlk

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  • Tufts University MLK Symposium 2018


    Monday, January 22, 2018, Various Sessions from 3-7:30 pm, Breed Memorial Hall (51 Winthrop Street, Medford, MA 02155)
    Each year, Tufts University hosts observances honoring the life and work of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. This afternoon symposium on civil rights will open with a performance by the Tufts Black … » read » read
  • 2018 MLK Day of Service
    Saturday, January 27, 2018, Various Times and Locations
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    We are working with local community organizations in Cambridge and Somerville to organize opportunities for members of the Tufts community to serve, build relationships with local service providers, and put values into action. Important: We will coordinate all registration and transportation logistics for … » read » read
  • The Baccalaureate Service 2018
    Saturday, May 19, 2018, 3-4 pm, Gantcher Family Sports and Convocation Center

    The President and Chaplains of Tufts University invite members of the Class of 2018 and their families and friends to join in celebrating the Baccalaureate Service on Saturday, May 19, 2018 from 3:00 to 4:00 pm at the Gantcher Family Sports … » read » read

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