Prison & Education Symposium: The Responsibility of Engagement @ Tufts Boston and Medford Campuses
Feb 1 – Feb 2 all-day

Join Tisch College, the Petey Greene Program, and multiple Tufts partners for 2 days of discussion about prison, education, solitary confinement, and legislative advocacy. Graduates/participants from college-in-prison programs nation-wide will join speakers from Families for Justice as Healing, Ex-Prisoners and Prisoners Organizing for Community Advancement, Prisoners’ Legal Services, and MA Against Solitary Confinement for panels and workshops. In Boston, there will be a panel titled “Prison, Patients, and Healthcare” on the afternoon of February 1st, with the rest of programming in the Aidekman Arts Complex on the Medford Campus. Visit our event page and the facebook event for more info.

American Lung Association: THE FIGHT OF AIR CLIMB @ One Boston Place
Feb 3 all-day
American Lung Association: THE FIGHT OF AIR CLIMB @ One Boston Place

Start training today and take the stairs!
The Fight of Air Climb is a fundraiser for the American Lung Association. The Tufts Dental Team is already formed. The climb is 41 stairs at One Boston Place on February 3,2018. Come just to watch and support the Firefighter’s competition!
Funding for student registration ($35) may be available from other student organizations.
Email: or for more information.

Thurgood – a One-Man Play @ Jackson Gym - Tufts Medford Campus
Feb 3 @ 5:00 pm

Join us for this special opportunity to see “Thurgood,” a unique one-man play about Justice Thurgood Marshall, the first Black Justice to serve on the Supreme Court. In this powerful play, Justice Marshall recounts his career spanning from arguing the landmark case Brown v. Board of Education to serving on the Supreme Court. The play will be immediately followed by dinner and small group dialogues on the themes of the show. The play and dinner are free! RSVP here.

Smile, Share, and Care @ Wang YMCA
Feb 5 @ 4:15 pm – 5:15 pm
Smile, Share, and Care @ Wang YMCA

ASDA’s Smile, Share, and Care is off to a great start and we are looking for more volunteers to participate in this year’s program!

Smile, Share, and Care meets every Monday from 4:15-5:15pm and we provide Oral Hygiene Instruction and fun dentistry related activities to preschool students at the Wang YMCA across the street. If you’re looking to have a great time working with some awesome kids, sign up!

Due to the limited spots available, volunteers can only sign up for one session at a time. If you sign up but cannot make the session, it is your responsibility to find an alternate volunteer!

Sign up using the Google Doc below!

Lessons in a Lunchbox with AAPD at Josiah Quincy School @ Josiah Quincy School
Feb 6 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Lessons in a Lunchbox with AAPD at Josiah Quincy School @ Josiah Quincy School

On February 6th from 9AM-12PM, AAPD members along with Dr. Martha Forero, a clinical instructor in the Pediatric Department, will be heading to Josiah Quincy School for Lessons in a Lunchbox! The members will pass out lunchboxes containing toothbrushes and toothpaste, as well as teach the kids about the importance of oral health and proper nutritional habits.

If you would like more information about Lessons in a Lunchbox, check out their website:

Sharewood Dental Project @ St. Paul's Parish
Feb 6 @ 5:15 pm

During Sharewood Project dental sessions, students meet with visitors from the local community to conduct oral health/ cancer screenings, demonstrate proper oral hygiene instructions, apply fluoride varnish, and help in referrals for further dental treatment.

We will meet at 5:15 PM by the cafe near the main entrance of the hospital (ABP) and head out together on the Orange Line to the First Church in Malden.

If you are interested in signing up, please sign up here:

An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power Film Screening @ Crane Room, Paige Hall - Tufts Medford Campus
Feb 6 @ 6:30 pm

Join Tisch College for pizza and a free film screening of An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power, the sequel to An Inconvenient Truth, Al Gore’s groundbreaking 2006 documentary about climate change. An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power was voted a 2017 official selection of the Sundance Film Festival. RSVP here.

Lessons In a Lunchbox @ Oliver School
Feb 7 all-day

Lessons In a Lunchbox provides young children with education on oral health essentials and smart foods and snacking to minimized oral disease.

Featured Event: Tisch College Distinguished Speaker Series: Al Gore @ Cohen Auditorium, Tufts Medford Campus
Feb 7 @ 6:15 pm

Join us for our first Distinguished Speaker Event of the semester, an engaging conversation with former Vice President Al Gore about climate change, politics, and public service. Gore is most famously known for being a climate activist, as well as serving as the 45th Vice President of the United States and winning the popular vote as the democratic nominee for President in 2000. Note: large bags and backpacks will not be allowed into Cohen Auditorium. Find out more information about the event on our website here!

Tickets are required for this event! Tickets will become available for free with a Tufts ID on February 1 at the Mayer Campus Center Information Booth. You cannot enter without a ticket!

Do you want to ask Al Gore a question at the event? Submit your question at the Tisch College of Civic Life website and we will contact you directly if your question is selected. Please note that this is NOT an RSVP form; you must pick up a ticket at the Campus Center.

SNDA Love and Happiness Service Event @ TUSDM 7th Floor Student Lounge
Feb 8 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
SNDA Love and Happiness Service Event @ TUSDM 7th Floor Student Lounge

This Black History Month, we’re giving back through LOVE! Join us over snacks for an afternoon of Valentine’s Day card-making for pediatric inpatients of the Tufts Floating Hospital for Children.

Building student involvement, fostering civic engagement and enhancing community service to advance public health.