Tufts in the News

Jan 12, 2018
Congress is AWOL on the 25th Amendment
"Congress does, however, have the obligation to legislate the processes that will be used to assess, advise, and act on presidential inability, including, when needed, the informed opinions of consulting physicians," says TUSM psychiatrist Paul Summergrad in this coauthored opinion piece.
Jan 12, 2018
Even a small cut in global warming will help slow sea level rise
Klaus Bittermann and Andrew Kemp from Earth and Ocean Sciences led a collaborative study that used statistical modelling to project sea-level changes and the effects based on the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement's two alternative temperature goals.
Jan 11, 2018
The Danger of Trump’s National Security Plan Is In What It Doesn’t Say
Fletcher Dean James Stavridis writes this article analyzing the Trump administration's official national security strategy.
Jan 10, 2018
Is Vitamin-Enhanced Water Better For You Than Regular Water?
“If we exceed the recommended daily allowance [of vitamins and nutrients], there is no indication that will increase our capacity,” says nutrition expert Alice Lichtenstein. “I haven’t seen any compelling evidence to indicate a benefit to willy-nilly drinking of supplement water.”

Ask the Expert

Jonathan Babyak, V09, an emergency veterinarian at Tufts, provides tips
Lisa Freeman, J86, V91, N96, head of the veterinary nutrition service at Cummings Veterinary Medical Center, fills us in

In Brief

The “father of the international relations program” at Tufts, he taught from 1956 to 1995
Wechsler had a long medical career as a surgeon in New Jersey

Sports

Conor Coleman of the Tufts men's soccer team was announced as the United Soccer Coaches National Scholar Player of the Year for Division III

The women's basketball team defeated DeSales University, 82-41