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  • Would you like to teach about television? online media? computer-based gaming? digital photography? or the interconnections among them? Now you can!

    For twenty years, Perspectives — one of two ExCollege […]

  • Cindy Stewart wrote a new post, The Next Beky, on the site X. 3 years, 1 month ago


    Are you a Tufts senior looking for a job for next year? Consider being the next Program Assistant for the ExCollege. The Program Assistant position is a full-time, academic-term, paid position with benefits. […]

  • Cindy Stewart wrote a new post, Meta-MOOC?, on the site X. 3 years, 1 month ago

    Interested in MOOCs (massive open online courses) and how they will impact higher education? Consider taking a Quidnunc (a group independent study) through the ExCollege next fall. You’ll have a chance to take a […]

  • Cindy Stewart wrote a new post, Deadline Extended!, on the site X. 3 years, 1 month ago

    Were you thinking about being an Explorations or Perspectives Leader, but didn’t get your application in before break? Here’s your chance! We’ve extended the deadline, so get in touch with us ASAP. Call […]

  • Cindy Stewart wrote a new post, The Express!, on the site X. 3 years, 3 months ago

    Join the ExCollege Board!

    The ExCollege is beginning the search for new students to join its Board! The ExCollege Board consists of 5 Tufts faculty members as well as 5 current Tufts students. The ExCollege […]

  • ThumbnailMark your calendar for the evening of Tuesday, November 6th. You’ll want to spend it with the ExCollege in the Mayer Campus Center. Trust me. That’s were hundreds and hundreds of students were four years ago as […]

  • This summer we’ve caught up with some ExCollege office “alums” — folks who worked at the ExCollege during or after their time at Tufts — and they are doing all sorts of crazy things like getting new jobs, […]

  • The new visiting lecturer application has just been added to our website for Boston-area professionals thinking about submitting a proposal to teach in Spring 2013. Just go to <a href="; […]

  • 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 […]

  • ThumbnailTufts President Anthony Monaco just presented the latest talk in the A Taste of Tufts series. He discussed two of his most important discoveries, the gene responsible for X-linked Duchenne and Becker muscular dystrophies and a gene specifically involved in human speech and language. Though many in the crowded classroom were transported back to…[Read more]

  • ThumbnailJust got back from Hugh Gallagher’s presentation about neutrinos, and my head is spinning (or oscillating, which would be more appropriate)! Thanks, Prof. Gallagher for enlightening the group of faculty, staff, and students about “the loner of the universe” and for awakening my inner physicist!

  • ThumbnailOver twenty peo ple attended A Taste of Tufts this past Friday and heard about Prof. David Locke’s research. As an ethnomusicologist, Prof. Locke has learned with and from the Dagombe people of Ghana, in particular regarding their culture of drumming. Check out the Tufts Daily article at [Read more]

  • ThumbnailThe Experim ental College invites you to A Taste of Tufts: A Sampling of Faculty Research. This series of Friday noontime presentations showcases research being done by Tufts faculty and administrators. Next in the series is a presentation from David Locke on Friday, February 10th, 12-1pm in the Granoff Music Building, Room 155 . A light lunch…[Read more]

  • Cindy Stewart wrote a new post, Ho Ho Ho, on the site X. 4 years, 4 months ago

    We’re wrapping up Fall semester here at the ExCollege and getting ready for Spring semester! The preliminary course list is on our website (, and we’re hoping to post times, descriptions, and instructor bios soon. The ExCollege offices will be closed starting on Friday, December 23rd and will re-open…[Read more]

  • The ExCollege selects its courses on a different schedule from the traditional departments. The ExCollege Board will be meeting all day on Tuesday, December 13th to make course selections and will notify applicants as soon as possible thereafter. We’ll post a preliminary list of spring courses on our website during final exam period. Registration for […]

  • Subcommittees of one faculty member and two students have been working hard to interview almost 100 candidates to teach through the ExCollege this spring. Interviews will continue through next week, and then the ExCollege Board takes over, combing through course proposals, reference letters, reviews by faculty members, and comments from the…[Read more]

  • ThumbnailMark it down… Wednesday, October 19th at 7:30 pm . We’re planning an event to coincide with the inaugural activities leading up to President Monaco’s big day. University Professor Sol Gittleman will be speaking about: BUILDING A UNIVERSITY: THE PRESIDENTS OF TUFTS, 1852-2011 From one building with twelve students, six faculty and little money on…[Read more]

  • ExCollege course registration continues on SIS through next Tuesday, September 20th. Check out these courses that still have spaces:

    EXP5F: Arthuriana Through the Ages
    EXP34F: Religion and New Immigrants in America
    EXP40F: Human-Animal Relations
    EXP47F: Gender and Culture in War and Peace-Building
    EXP77F: The Right to Marry

  • Since last Wednesday night, the Explorations and Perspectives leaders have been in intensive training to get ready to teach their seminars for incoming first-year students. Check out some of the photos from our kick-off dinner.

  • 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 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)!

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