In the World

Emerson Tuttle in Grafton
April 14, 2014 Large Image
With training in veterinary medicine and policy, Emerson Tuttle looks to mitigate the losses caused by foot-and-mouth disease

Students gather around picnic tables under giant oaks at the Cummings School on an early fall afternoon. The orderly scene is poles apart from the...

a rooftop farm at sunset
April 10, 2014 Large Image
Friedman School grad John Stoddard has his head in the clouds and his mind on city-fresh produce

To get to the farm, you walk into the posh lobby of the Boston Design Center and go past the glass-fronted showrooms displaying sumptuous...

illustration of fruits and vegetables as kids playing outdoors
March 31, 2014 Large Image
Study finds that a Tufts program on healthy living for kids piloted in Somerville, Mass., works elsewhere

On the heels of a successful Tufts project to decrease childhood obesity in urban Somerville, Mass., researchers brought a similar intervention...

Turkish villagers walking on local lane
March 27, 2014 Large Image
A sign language that developed in isolated Turkish villages could show cognitive scientists which of our linguistic abilities are hard-wired

Linguists have long debated what aspects of language are transmitted through culture and what aspects must be hard-wired into our brains. But it’s...

March 17, 2014
Tufts' Entrepreneurial Leadership Program also announces winners of New Ideas Competition

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. – Twelve finalists in Tufts University's 10th annual business plan competitions will present their...