Tufts in the News

Publication date: Tuesday, June 20, 2017
The Atlantic
Biologist Sara Lewis discusses the biochemical complexity of insect spermatophores, an edible nuptial gift consisting of nutrients that is transferred to females by males during copulation.
Publication date: Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Boston Herald
Fletcher School expert Sung-Yoon Lee talks about how the death of Otto Warmbier, an American student who had been imprisoned for a year by North Korea, may impact an upcoming summit between President Donald Trump and the newly-elected president of South Korea.
Publication date: Monday, June 19, 2017
Washington Post
Fletcher School Dean James Stavridis talks about the collision between the USS Fitzgerald and a container ship, which killed seven sailors.
Publication date: Monday, June 19, 2017
The Conversation
Nutrition researcher Dyan Mazurana writes this piece about a Tufts study that found a high level of unreported sexual violence amongst humanitarian aid workers.
Publication date: Saturday, June 17, 2017
Times of Higher Education
United Kingdom
President Anthony P. Monaco co-authors this piece about the work of the Talloires Network, and why institutions should "collaborate with their neighbors to develop ideas and solve problems." Leaders from many Talloires Network institutions, including Tufts, will meet this week in Mexico.
Publication date: Thursday, June 15, 2017
CBS News
Biologist Michael Levin led a team that examined how living in space affected the growth and regeneration of planarian flatworms and how their bodies adjust upon their return to Earth.
Publication date: Thursday, June 15, 2017
Boston Globe
UEP Professor James Jennings speaks to the increasing disparity between the growing Latino community and lack of representation in city leadership in Boston and Chelsea.
Publication date: Wednesday, June 14, 2017
This piece on light and space artist James Turrell's career mentions that Turrell received the SMFA Medal this year.
Publication date: Tuesday, June 13, 2017
National Public Radio, Goats and Soda
Feinstein International Center's Daniel Maxwell is quoted on the difference between hunger and famine, and how serious a famine can be.
Publication date: Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Christian Science Monitor
Political scientist Jeffrey Berry talks about the increasing "incivility" of political discourse in the United States.