Tweet Written by Erica Rigby, A’15 and student interviewer There’s something to be said when students are offered the chance to sit on the other end of the interview table, influencing whether the prospective instructor before them is going to drive home all of the ExCollege values we’ve come to know and love. Being on [...]
Tweet As I write this, my computer screen displays this word document as well as one ginormous spreadsheet. This spreadsheet is not just any ordinary numbers-y (clearly I have been thoroughly trained in the secret arts of Excel) spreadsheet. This spreadsheet spans columns and columns and exists for one reason: to coordinate interviews for over [...]
Tweet This week’s edition of the eXpress looks at the upcoming election week through the eye of the ExCollege! Friday, November 2, 2012 The Who’s Who of the Election Night Extravaganza With Election Night only 4 days away, the ExCollege is in high gear preparing for our Election Night Extravaganza! [...]
Tweet Written by student worker Nick Golden, Class of 2016. Phew! It’s been a fast couple of weeks into my first year of college now, and what a few weeks it has been. From midterms to activities and clubs, Tufts has been an experience and a half. Nothing, however, has really captured my attention as [...]
Tweet Friday, October 5, 2012 Applications, Applications, and Even More Applications Today is the day: Visiting Lecturer applications are due! The stack of applications grows higher and higher on our desk. The sheer number of creative course ideas that flow into our office makes our minds spin. Even after almost 50 years, the proposals [...]
Tweet Ever wonder what it would be like to work at the ExCollege? Lenea Sims, sophomore and new student worker at the ExCollege, reflects on why she chose to work here at the little brown house on Talbot Ave! Like most other students here, Tufts is the only university I’ve ever attended. However, I think I [...]
Tweet This past Thursday, we welcomed our Explorations and Perspectives student leaders back to the Hill with one very delicious dinner. The meal ended with a multi-layered chocolate cake and a talk about what it truly means to be an inspiring, courageous, and effective teacher. Steve Cohen, a senior lecturer in the Education Department, highlighted [...]
Tweet Phew! We’re a bit behind the ball on posts, but it’s because we had a fantastic spring semester! Faculty presentations from A Taste of Tufts and student films from TuftsFilmWorks and great reviews of our spring courses … it’s all good. Now that things are quieting down a bit, I’ll try to post a [...]
Tweet We’re on a mission to get 1,000 likes on our Facebook page by the end of this year, so take a minute and go to www.facebook.com/tuftsexcollege. You’ll be glad you did, because you’ll receive updates on what’s happening at the ExCollege (though we promise not to over-post)!
Tweet One of our lecturers from last Fall, A. David Lewis, was a guest on NPR’s Here and Now to discuss Muslims in comics. Check out the interview at http://hereandnow.wbur.org/2011/05/12/muslim-comic. David taught Religion in Graphic Novels for us in Fall 2010.