Tufts in the News

Publication date: Friday, February 2, 2018
Boston Globe
“I don’t think either of these issues is going to do lasting harm to him,” says political scientist Jeffrey Berry on Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker's two recent political failures related to health care and energy.
Publication date: Wednesday, January 31, 2018
The Conversation
Fletcher Ph.D. candidate Ana C. de Alba contributes this article about the Mexican government's use of a mobile app that allows prospective candidates to quickly gather necessary signatures to run for president.
Publication date: Tuesday, January 30, 2018
The Atlantic
Susan Roberts, senior scientist and director of the HNRCA, appears as a guest on this episode of the Gastropod podcast on dieting.
Publication date: Tuesday, January 30, 2018
New York Times
“The Democrats are trying to show that they are moving forward,” says political scientist Jeffrey Berry in this article in advance of Rep. Joe Kennedy III's response to the 2018 State of the Union address. “They want to show they’re not just the party of Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi and Hillary Clinton. They’re turning the page.”
Publication date: Monday, January 29, 2018
National Public Radio
This is a profile of biologist Benjamin Wolfe and his research on how bacteria use fungal "highways" in cheese to spread, affecting the flavor.
Publication date: Monday, January 29, 2018
The Conversation
IDHE researcher Inger Bergom coauthors this article on an analysis that revealed college students studying STEM disciplines were among those least likely to vote.
Publication date: Friday, January 26, 2018
Los Angeles Times
Political scientist Jeffrey Berry is quoted in this article on Jay Sekulow, a radio talk show host and one of President Donald Trump's lawyers.
Publication date: Friday, January 26, 2018
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf has enlisted mathematician Moon Duchin to help evaluate congressional redistricting efforts in the state
Publication date: Friday, January 26, 2018
U.S. News and World Report
"We've become America, the unexceptional," says Fletcher Professor Daniel Drezner about the United States.
Publication date: Friday, January 26, 2018
The Atlantic
Mathematician Moon Duchin is quoted in this article on the shortcomings of the "efficiency gap," a tool used to determine whether instances of gerrymandering occurred.

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