Tufts in the News

Mar 3, 2017
On Both The Left And Right, Trump Is Driving New Political Engagement
Sociologist Sarah Sobieraj talks about a renewed sense of civic engagement among both Democrats and Republicans following the election of President Donald Trump.
Mar 1, 2017
Can Ben Carson use the power of HUD to make America happier?
Urban planning expert Justin Hollander co-writes this piece on the future of the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Mar 1, 2017
Community based clubs help improve heart-health in black women: Study
A Tufts pilot study researched the impact of community-based "Change Clubs" for Black women, aimed at promoting positive improvements in heart health and nutrition education. According to the Centers for Disease Control, heart disease is the leading cause of death for black women in the United States, with the rate increasing faster than their white and Hispanic counterparts.
Mar 1, 2017
This Is How Food Pricing Affects What You Eat
Tufts research found that each 10 percent drop in food prices boosts purchases of fruits and vegetables by around 14 percent and other healthy choices by 16 percent.

Ask the Expert

Chelsea Reinhard, the Maddie’s® Shelter Medicine Resident at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts, says here’s what cat owners need to know
Cassandra Suarez, N16, a registered dietician, says it's more than about surface appearance

In Brief

Awards ceremony honors 12 soon-to-be graduates on April 8
2017 alumni awards recognize 10 graduates for their remarkable achievements

Sports

The men's swimming & diving team will send nine competitors to the national championships

Michela North and Melissa Baptista of the women's basketball team were announced as D3hoops.com All-Northeast Region first team selections