Tufts in the News

Nov 16, 2017
Should You Work for the Trump Administration Even If You Disagree With the President?
Fletcher Dean James Stavridis discusses if disagreeing with President Donald Trump while working for his administration crosses a "moral threshold."
Nov 15, 2017
General Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks at Tufts about North Korea and cybersecurity
Fletcher alumnus and chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Joseph Dunford spoke at Tufts. Professor Richard Shultz moderated the event.
Nov 14, 2017
To grow teen athletes, let kids try lots of sports
Friedman Associate Professor Jennifer Sacheck comments on a study that showed exposing kids to a variety of sports increases their likelihood of continued participation in an athletic activity later in life. Sacheck was not involved in the study.
Nov 13, 2017
Trump's approach to human rights? It's personal, critics say.
“What has been consistent in US foreign policy for decades is how human rights rarely take the first place and indeed are usually outweighed by security and economic interests,” says Fletcher Professor Hurst Hannum.

Ask the Expert

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In Brief

At Tufts School of Medicine since 1972, he led national efforts to analyze and improve physicians’ decision-making
The Tufts Community Appeal, which runs through December, is a way for faculty and staff to contribute to many worthy causes


With a win over Bowdoin College, the Tufts women's soccer team finished their regular season at 8-4-3 overall and 6-2-2 in the NESCAC

The Tufts field hockey team defeated conference opponent Bowdoin to officially secure the No. 2 seed in the NESCAC tournament