Tufts in the News

Feb 21, 2018
< Hidden Brain: A Study Of Airline Delays
Economics Associate Professor Silke Forbes led a study on the efficiency of airline schedules.
Feb 20, 2018
Genes might not predict success of low-fat or low-carb diet
The HNRCA's Susan Roberts comments on a study of individual to different diets. Roberts was not connected to the study.
Feb 20, 2018
Trump Plan to Swap Food Stamps for Food Faces Skeptical Congress
Friedman Professor Parke Wilde comments on the logistics of a proposed Trump administration food-aid program.
Feb 20, 2018
The Key to Weight Loss Is Diet Quality, Not Quantity, a New Study Finds
"It’s time for U.S. and other national policies to stop focusing on calories and calorie counting,” says Friedman Dean Dariush Mozaffarian.

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In Brief

Global Research Assistant Program offers the chance to work in the field
Jumbos take home second straight N.E. Div. III championship


The Jumbos and Connecticut College played to a 0-0 draw in a NESCAC game at Valley Forum. The 0-0 tie was the first for the Tufts program since varsity hockey was reinstated in 1986.

The Jumbos (20-3, 7-2 NESCAC) were paced by a career-high 20 points, five rebounds, and two steals by Emily Briggs.