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Extended Deadline to:  October 26, 2018

Global Perspectives: A Tufts University Photo Contest

As you travel abroad this summer, prepare for the 2nd annual Global Perspectives Photo Contest!


Photos should have been taken when graduate and undergraduate Tufts students were studying, working, interning, or conducting research abroad or, in the case of the last theme should represent global perspectives on Tufts’ campuses in Boston, Grafton, or Medford during the last year (i.e. during one or more of the following terms:  Fall 2017, Winter 2018, Spring 2018 and Summer 2018)

Photos taken prior to matriculation at Tufts, post-graduation, or on personal travel abroad (i.e. vacation) are ineligible.


  • Up to 3 photos can be submitted
  • All photos should have been taken by you or have you in it
  • All photos must be at least 1200×800 pixels (or 800×1200 for portraits)
  • Please name your file with your name, location and the term.
    • ex. janedoe-mumbai-spring2018


The 2018 Global Perspectives Photo Contest categories are:

  • One Health
  • Reclaiming the Human
  • Climate, Food, and Water
  • Secure and Equitable Society
  • Living Technology

Students will be asked to write a brief reflection paragraph to explain their rationale for choosing their photograph and theme. These themes were drawn from the research and scholarship themes identified through the Office of the Vice Provost for Research’s strategic plan.


Photographs will be judged on their aesthetic value and on how well they respond to the category. Attention will be paid to ensure that photos are well representative of the University as a whole.

Winning photos will be displayed on the Global Tufts website and in a rotating exhibit on the Medford, Grafton, and Boston campuses.


We would like to use submitted photos on print materials and Tufts’ websites and will ask you to give permission to publicly share your photo upon submission.


The contest will open in August 2018 and the deadline is October 26, 2018 (formerly September 28th)Please check this site for submission instructions.


If you have any questions, please feel free to call 617-627-4733.