Tufts in the News

Publication date: Monday, April 30, 2018
Washington Post
Cummings School Professor Emeritus Nicholas Dodman comments in this article examining the practice of medicating pets for mental health issues and whether pets need such drugs.
Publication date: Friday, April 27, 2018
Boston Globe
SMFA graduate students Kimberly Barnes’ sound installation and Keegan Shiner’s performance art are featured in this overview of graduating Boston-area master’s students.
Publication date: Thursday, April 26, 2018
The Guardian
Fletcher’s Nadim Shehadi is quoted in this article on the implications of Syria’s new property law, which he says “could be ethnic cleansing by stealth, not dissimilar to absentee laws we have seen before.”
Publication date: Thursday, April 26, 2018
CNN International
TUSM’s Jeff Griffiths comments in this article reporting that the antibiotic azithromycin has been found to improve mortality rates among young children in sub-Saharan Africa, where one in nine children dies before age 5.
Publication date: Wednesday, April 25, 2018
COSMOS Magazine
Physicist Ken Olum discusses the science of “cosmic strings,” cracks in the fabric of the universe, and emerging methods for evaluating the strings.
Publication date: Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Washington Post
Cummings School’s Emily McCabe comments on Maryland’s recent ban on the sales of puppies and kittens at retail pet stores.
Publication date: Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Boston Herald
TUSM is one of four Massachusetts medical schools updating their curricula to incorporate important skills related to quality of life and end-of-life care.
Publication date: Tuesday, April 24, 2018
The Conversation
Cummings School’s Fair Vassoler co-authors this piece about research into how epigenetics, the study of biological mechanisms that will switch genes on and off, plays a role in understanding genetic patterns of addiction as well as prevention measures.
Publication date: Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Washington Post
Friedman Dean Dariush Mozaffarian is interviewed about how to understand and engage with the ever-changing science of nutrition. He also highlights Tufts University's Health & Nutrition Letter as a trusted source of information for consumers.
Publication date: Saturday, April 21, 2018
New York Times
Fletcher's Sung-Yoon Lee is quoted this analysis of North Korea’s surprise announcement that it will suspend nuclear tests and close its nuclear test site.