Tufts in the News

Jan 20, 2017
Potatoes get a bad rap. They don’t deserve it.
Nutrition expert Alice Lichtenstein is quoted in this Washington Post article on the controversy surrounding potatoes' nutritional value.
Jan 20, 2017
Can buses be cool? Transit advocates hope so
UEP Professor Penn Loh is quoted in this article about recent initiatives to improve the MBTA buses' public image and service.
Jan 19, 2017
Scientists Glimpse New York’s Perilous Path in an Ancient Patch of Marsh
Andrew Kemp from the Department of Earth and Ocean Sciences collaborated on a study of rising sea-levels around New York City.
Jan 18, 2017
Russians and Turks Conduct Joint Strikes on ISIS in Syria
Fletcher School Dean James Stavridis is quoted in this article on Russia and Turkey's recent joint airstrikes against the Islamic State.

Ask the Expert

Cassandra Suarez, N16, a registered dietician, says it's more than about surface appearance
Paul D. Lehrman, a lecturer in music and director of the music engineering minor program, weighs in on the debate

In Brief

Students can now pursue a joint degree in transatlantic affairs, a Ph.D. in economics and policy, or a dual degree in international law
A Tufts faculty member for more than 45 years and the author of the definitive textbook for dental hygienists, she had just celebrated her 100th birthday

Sports

Men's hockey earned a 3-3 tie against Neumann in the Endicott Invitational Consolation match

With a 70-58 victory over Colby on Saturday, the women's basketball team remains unbeaten this season