Tufts in the News

Jul 19, 2017
The mad cheese scientists fighting to save the dairy industry
Nutrition expert Parke Wilde talks about the oversupply of dairy in the United States, and comments on the role of a group called Dairy Management, Inc.
Jul 18, 2017
More Than Bread: Sourdough As a Window Into The Microbiome
This is a profile of microbiologist Benjamin Wolfe's work collaborating with The Sourdough Project, a citizen-science initiative studying sourdough microbiomes.
Jul 17, 2017
They Said It Couldn’t Be Done
Natalie Shapero's poem "They Said It Couldn't Be Done" is published by the New Yorker
Jul 17, 2017
In Massachusetts, Proposed Medicaid Cuts Put Kids' Health Care At Risk
TUSM's Jonathan Davis is quoted in this blog post on how a U.S. Senate plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act will drastically cut funding for Medicaid and other health insurance subsidies, disproportionately impacting the health care of low-income children.

Ask the Expert

Jessica Zorge, the wildlife program assistant at Tufts Wildlife Clinic who handles calls from the public during wild baby season, responds
Cailin Heinze, a veterinary nutritionist at Cummings Veterinary Medical Center, responds

In Brief

Many dentists’ websites contain inaccurate information about treating temporal mandibular disorders (TMDs)
Soybean consumption may be beneficial for some women with breast cancer

Sports

Field hockey player and recent Tufts graduate Annie Artz was selected as a is a member of the 2017 CoSIDA Academic All-America Division III At-Large Teams

Tyler Olney, men's lacrosse player and recent graduate, was selected as a member of the 2017 CoSIDA Academic All-America Division III At-Large Team