Big Isle scholars begin undergraduate careers at Tufts

Two students from the Big Island joined more than 1,600 undergraduates from around the world beginning their academic careers this fall at Tufts University in Medford/Somerville, Mass.

The university’s class of 2023 includes Hayden Virtue of Hawi and Maya Rosof of Keaau.

The two Big Island scholars join a class with many distinctions. For the first time in Tufts history, women enrolled in the School of Engineering make up more than 50% of the class. The School of the Museum of Fine Arts also set new enrollment records, with 70 students pursuing a bachelor of fine arts, plus another 48 in the five-year SMFA at Tufts combined degree program.


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