Tufts in the News

Publication date: Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Fox News
Fletcher Professor Sung-Yoon Lee is interviewed about the history and growth of North Korea's nuclear weapons program.
Publication date: Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Newsweek
A Twitter post from Fletcher's Daniel Drezner is included in this roundup of reactions to the Alabama Senate race.
Publication date: Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Boston Globe
Benjamin Wolfe, assistant professor of microbiology, is quoted in this article on the safety of preparing and consuming fermented foods.
Publication date: Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Time
Friedman Dean Dariush Mozaffarian says research on diet soda is inconclusive in this article on President Donald Trump's alleged habit of drinking 12 Diet Cokes daily.
Publication date: Tuesday, December 12, 2017
New York Times
Sasha Fleary from the Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development is quoted on a 2013 study on the impact a sibling with a serious illness could have on a child's development.
Publication date: Monday, December 11, 2017
New York Times
GDAE's Timothy Wise is quoted on the undelivered promises of the North American Free Trade Agreement.
Publication date: Monday, December 11, 2017
Newsweek
“A lot of times when Boston engages in looking at itself around race, it focuses on attitudes and prejudices,” says James Jennings, professor emeritus of urban and environmental planning. "With that, Boston certainly has made a lot of progress, but Boston needs to start looking at structural inequality—racial hierarchy, poverty, academic achievement—to move the needle forward.” This quote is taken from the Boston Globe's Spotlight story on racism in Boston.
Publication date: Friday, December 8, 2017
Bloomberg BNA
Tisch College's National Study of Learning, Voting and Engagement found that student turnout in the 2016 election rose to 48.3 percent, three percent more than in 2012. Researcher Nancy Thomas is quoted in this article.
Publication date: Friday, December 8, 2017
Boston Herald
“The question is whether it will have any long-term effects,” says Fletcher Professor Malik Mufti about international response to US statements about Israel. “I think there will be negative effects for governments that are seen as weak in responding to this. And there will be, I’m sorry to say, negative reaction to the U.S. in the region. There will be a price paid in the long run, for the U.S.”
Publication date: Thursday, December 7, 2017
Boston Herald
TUSM Assistant Professor Matthew Mostofi discusses the rise of cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome cases in Boston.

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