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  • Young students working together at a lab bench
    Twenty middle school girls from Malden learned about polymer science and chemical engineering in a Tufts program offered this summer.
  • ScratchJr programming lanuage and KIBO robotics for children ages 5 to 7
    Marina Umaschi Bers, professor and chair of the Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development, introduces coding program to enrich the lives of young students around the nation.
  • Professor Swan poses for a photo in his lab
    In a chapter of a new book on engineering faculty pedagogy, Dean of Undergraduate Education Chris Swan recounts his path to service-based instruction.
  • Merredith Portsmore presents at the dean's meeting

    Tufts hosted the meeting, which brought local engineering deans and representatives together to share engineering education outreach and other STEM initiatives.

  • jumbo statue on tufts campus
    Several School of Engineering faculty members received seed grants from the Office of the Provost for innovative ideas in learning and teaching.
  • Elementary school children looking at a television screen, displaying information that they submitted to the Design Keeper app. The children are sitting on the floor and raising their hands.
    Tufts and UMass Boston researchers provide a framework for applying years of learning research to engineering education.
  • Girls of Code students sitting at rows of computers working on projects
    Through Tufts Girls of Code, Tufts students introduce school-aged girls to programming and teach them how to code.
  • Assistant Professor Kristen Wendell
    Assistant Professor Kristen Wendell, the McDonnell Family Assistant Professor of Engineering Education, and colleagues recently published research on the preparation of elementary school instructors to teach engineering topics.
  • Norman Fortenberry delivers the 2019 Engineers Week Dean's Lecture

    As part of National Engineers Week celebrations, Norman Fortenberry of the American Society for Engineering Education delivered a Dean's Lecture on the future of engineering education and what students need to know.

  • A group of students in a classroom
    Interested in studying Engineering and learning English in Boston over the summer? Our International STEM Scholars program will prepare you for graduate engineering programs. During the six-week program you will build skills to thrive in graduate school and the workplace, and earn credit hours in a special course taught by faculty from Tufts School of Engineering.

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