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TuftsNow | March 30, 2021

TUPIT pushes for program allowing incarcerated individuals to obtain Tufts bachelor’s degree, Zoe Kava reports: "resolution calls on the university to allow currently and formerly incarcerated individuals who are taking Tufts courses through the TUPIT program, which is taught by Tufts professors, to earn a Tufts bachelor’s degree in civic studies

TuftsNow | March 22, 2021

TCU Senate passes resolution to expand TUPIT program, discusses anti-Asian racism, Chloe Courtney Bohl reports: "The Tufts Community Union Senate passed a resolution calling on the university to give incarcerated and formerly incarcerated participants in the Tufts University Prison Initiative of Tisch College (TUPIT) the opportunity to earn a Tufts degree"

Tisch College | December 3, 2020

Addressing Mass Incarceration through Education, The Tufts University Prison Initiative of Tisch College has adapted and persevered during COVID-19, providing invaluable opportunities to formerly incarcerated individuals.


Campuswire | Feb. 20, 2020

17 of the Most Innovative Courses of the 2019/2020 Academic Year, Sanna Sharp lists Dr. Hilary Binda’s Mass Incarceration and the Literature of Confinement course at Tufts University as the Number 2 most innovative courses of 2020. 

Tufts Now | Oct. 8, 2019

After Prison, Education Equals Opportunity, Dr. Stanley Adrisse, a convicted felon, shares his story of earning a Ph.D., becoming a professor, and advocating for reforms that support successful re-entry.