News Releases

November 30, 2017
New process could lead to production of methanol or acetic acid through more energy efficient, low-cost and environmentally-friendly ways

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (Nov. 30, 2017) – The direct oxidation of methane—found in natural gas—into methanol at low temperatures has long been a...

Jiang Lab
November 28, 2017
Xiaocheng Jiang will use early-career award to develop innovative method of observing fundamental cellular and molecular processes

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (Nov. 28, 2017) – Xiaocheng Jiang, assistant professor of biomedical  engineering in the School of Engineering at Tufts...

Price changes for seven foods could save thousands of lives per year, study says
November 27, 2017
Subsidies for healthy foods and taxes on unhealthy foods could reduce deaths from stroke, diabetes and cardiovascular disease, especially among Americans with lower socioeconomic status

BOSTON (Nov. 27, 2017)—Changing the prices of seven foods, including fruits, vegetables and sugar-sweetened beverages, could reduce deaths due to...

Charlie Mace
November 14, 2017

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass (2 p.m. ET, Nov. 14, 2017) – Tufts University announced today that it is a...

November 8, 2017
Tufts University among grant recipients

GRAFTON, Mass. (November 8, 2017)—The Clinical and Translational Science Award One Health Alliance (COHA), a national network of veterinary and...

November 7, 2017
85% believe the rights of women and girls are a “very high priority”; two-thirds think more participation from women will lead to a more peaceful world

(MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE) November 7, 2017 — Most Americans strongly support a U.S. foreign policy that promotes global gender equality, according to a...

A cappella groups sing at the launch of the university's fundraising campaign.
November 6, 2017
Funds will increase resources for financial aid, support teaching, advance research making real-world impact

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (Nov. 6, 2017) – Tufts University has launched the most ambitious fundraising campaign in its history, seeking to raise...