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Art Exhibition at Tufts University Art Gallery: "Jumbo: Marvel, Myth, and Mascot"
Curated by Dr. Andrew McClellan
Exhibition dates: September 11 – December 7, 2014
Koppelman Family Gallery
Tufts University Art Gallery @ Aidekman Arts Center
40 Talbot Ave.
Medford, MA 02155

In the fall of 2014 Tufts University will celebrate the 125th anniversary of the arrival on campus of our mascot Jumbo the Elephant with the unveiling of a life-size bronze statue on the main quad by Carmel, CA-based sculptor Steven Whyte and an exhibition at the Tufts University Art Gallery entitled Jumbo: Marvel, Myth, and Mascot, curate by Tufts Professor of Art History and Museum Studies Andrew McClellan.
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The Department of Political Science and the Office of The President present the 2014 Constitution Day and Sex, Drugs, and Rock & Roll: A Constitutional Update with Carol Rose, Executive Director of the ACLU Foundation of Massachusetts
Friday, September 19, 2014
12:00-1:30 pm (Doors open at 11:45am)

Crane Room, Paige Hall
Buffet lunch will be served
This event is open to the public

"If you or someone you know partakes in sex, drugs, rock & roll, or simply carries a cell phone, your civil rights and civil liberties are on the line. Join the discussion regarding your rights and how you can protect them. Because freedom is more fun than the alternative."Carol Rose | Learn more about Carol Rose >

If you have questions regarding this event please email Jeannine Lenehan, Communication Coordinator for the Department of Political Science.

Alan D. Solomont Lecture on Citizenship and Public Service presents the Tisch Speaker Series
Various dates during the month of September 2014
Supported by the Department of Political Science

For more information please contact Jessica E. Byrnes, Special Projects Administrator, Jonathan M. Tisch College of Citizenship and Public Service

  • Congresswoman Katherine Clark (D-MA)
    Wednesday, September 3, 2014 | Alumnae Lounge
    Congresswoman Clark will moderate a discussion on gun control policy

  • Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA)
    Monday, September 15, 2014 | 12:00pm | Cohen Auditorium

  • Congress to Campus Event
    Sunday, September 28, 2014 — Tuesday, September 30, 2014
    Former members of Congress Bob Carr (D-MI, 1975-1995) and Ann Marie Buerkle (R-NY, 2011-2013) will be visiting Tufts University classrooms and to discuss the public service and social consensus

Recent Events

Information Session for PS 99:
Monday, September 8, 2014

Olin 103

Come join Political Science professor Shin Fujihira for an information session about Political Science 099, "Internship: Fieldwork in Politics."
It is suggested to review the following websites prior to the meeting:
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Frequently Asked Questions >

Contact Prof. Fujihira with any questions at:

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