News Releases

Image of top of soda can
August 29, 2017

NEW YORK and BOSTON (Aug. 29, 2017)—Federal, state, and local governments each have a role to play in protecting health. Federal and state...

Cyanobacterial bloom in Pamlico River, NC.(Hans W. Paerl, Ph.D., a study co-author/University of North Carolina)
August 15, 2017
Tufts University led research predicts growth of cyanobacteria in lakes and reservoirs due to global warming

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (August 15, 2017) – Harmful algal blooms known to pose risks to human and environmental health in large freshwater...

Tufts University is among the top institutions in the world for influencing innovation.
August 9, 2017

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (Aug. 9, 2017) – Tufts University is among the top institutions in the world for influencing innovation, according to an...

Moon Duchin addresses gerrymandering conference
August 7, 2017
Tufts University conference gathers mathematicians, educators, political scientists, and legal experts to promote fair electoral districting practices

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (Aug. 7, 2017) –National experts in mathematics, law, politics, and voting rights are gathering at Tufts University this...

Associate Professor Valencia Joyner Koomson, right, is technical program co-chair of the event
August 3, 2017
IEEE Midwest Circuits and Systems Symposium to feature industry leaders

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE (August 3, 2017) – More than 500 technology leaders from 39 countries, including experts on cyber and hardware security, will...

Photo of two children holding apples in their hands.
August 1, 2017
New study examines how branding and prices influence children's decisions about snack purchases

BOSTON (Aug. 1, 2017)—What determines how children decide to spend their cash on snacks? A new study shows that children’s experience with money...

In Tufts University School of Medicine’s Teachers and High School Students program, high school students from Massachusetts get a peek at dental and medical school life. (Alonso Nichols/Tufts University)
July 24, 2017
Pipeline program in its 28th year of connecting Massachusetts high school students to research experience, applied science, and faculty mentors

BOSTON (July 24, 2017)—Ready to learn about diabetes, asthma, halitosis, cancer disparities and more, 22 high school students from around...