Tufts in the News

Jul 21, 2016
Thiel Warms Up The Throng For Trump: When Silicon Valley Becomes Political
Bhaskar Chakravorti from The Fletcher School writes about billionaire investor Peter Thiel's influence on politics and media.
Jul 20, 2016
Do Parts of the Rust Belt 'Need to Die Off'?
Urban planning expert Justin Hollander's research on "smart decline" is referenced in this article on the decline of the American rust belt.
Jul 19, 2016
Having stomach troubles? Try swallowing an origami robot
Engineer William Messner comments on the potential uses of "origami robots" that can be digested.
Jul 18, 2016
New Surgical Thread May Double As Biosensor
Tufts researchers have developed "smart threads" that can be stitched into body tissue to gather diagnostic data in real time.

Ask the Expert

Paul D. Lehrman, a lecturer in music and director of the music engineering minor program, weighs in on the debate
Elizabeth Rozanski, an emergency and critical care veterinarian at the Foster Hospital for Small Animals, responds

In Brief

Mark Pokras, conservationist and professor emeritus, is known for his work on lead poisoning in wildlife
Professor of English Lisa Lowe and Fletcher School’s Jeswald Salacuse receive the academic honor

Sports

With eight players recognized, the Tufts men's lacrosse team has the most members on the 2016 US Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association Scholar All-America Team

Both Tufts swimming & diving teams and nine Jumbo athletes were announced as College Swimming Coaches Association of America Scholar All-America honorees