- The Center for the Humanities at Tufts received a grant from the Mellon Foundation to perform Mellon Sawyer Seminars for 2016—2017, which will focus on Comparative Global Humanities.
Debra Smith Knez, J82, A09P, grew up in a family devoted to giving back. She watched her father, Richard A. Smith, serve on the boards of hospitals and schools, and her mother, Susan Smith, create the groundbreaking Susan F. Smith Center for Women’s Cancers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
For many students, the transformative experiences promised by Tufts start with access. Tufts President Anthony P. Monaco—who was a financial aid student during his undergraduate career—issued a challenge in 2012.