Tufts in the News

Publication date: Monday, May 22, 2017
Radio Boston, WBUR-FM
Audio from Kenya Barris's address to the Tufts Class of 2017 is featured alongside clips of former Vice President Joe Biden's address at Colby College and Oprah Winfrey's address at Smith College.
Publication date: Sunday, May 21, 2017
Boston Globe
Television writer Kenya Barris addressed members of the Tufts class of 2017 at commencement festivities on the Medford campus. This roundup piece, which includes photo and video of Barris, also mentions that NBC News chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel spoke at The Fletcher School's Class Day on Saturday.
Publication date: Sunday, May 21, 2017
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Massachusetts
The Cummings School celebrated commencement on Tufts' Grafton campus.
Publication date: Sunday, May 21, 2017
Boston Globe
TUSM's Anthony Schlaff writes this letter-to-the-editor about U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Tom Price's comments criticizing medically assisted therapy to treat opioid addiction.
Publication date: Saturday, May 20, 2017
Boston Globe
This op-ed arguing against the practice of declawing cats includes a quote from the Cummings School's Nicholas Dodman.
Publication date: Friday, May 19, 2017
Smithsonian Magazine
The Cummings School's Chris Whittier is collaborating on a study investing the link between flies and the spreading of a skin disease amongst giraffe populations throughout Africa.
Publication date: Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Associated Press
Fletcher expert Sung-Yoon Lee is quoted in this article about a Chinese government-backed rap group that warned South Korea "you're going too far," in a music video following the deployment of U.S. missile defense system Terminal High Altitude Defense (THAAD).
Publication date: Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Boston Magazine
Friedman School Dean Dariush Mozaffarian says a proposed tax on sugary drinks in Massachusetts could help local businesses.
Publication date: Tuesday, May 16, 2017
New York Times Magazine
The Cummings School's Deborah Linder talks about how research about pet nutrition can have applications for humans.
Publication date: Tuesday, May 16, 2017
New York Times
Tufts Medical Center's Timothy McAlindon led a study that found steroid shots are not effective long-term treatments for arthritis pain in knees.

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