Tufts in the News

Publication date: Thursday, April 13, 2017
Los Angeles Times
This article references literacy expert Maryanne Wolf's view that smartphones negatively impact deep reading ability.
Publication date: Thursday, April 13, 2017
WNYC-FM
Expert Susan Napier appears on this radio segment about anime's recent rise in popularity in the United States.
Publication date: Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Boston Globe
NBC News anchor Lester Holt spoke at the annual Edward R. Murrow Forum at Tufts on Wednesday, and discussed free press and the future of journalism. Trustee and alumnus Jonathan Tisch moderated the discussion.
Publication date: Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Associated Press
Nutrition expert Alice Lichtenstein comments on a new study that attributes a decline in heart attacks and strokes in New York to restaurant bans on trans fats.
Publication date: Tuesday, April 11, 2017
The Conversation
Mathematician Christoph Borgers proposes a new voting method for multi-candidate elections.
Publication date: Tuesday, April 11, 2017
ABC News
Cancer researcher Michael Levin arranged for a Georgia 7th grader, who won awards at the state's science fair, to visit Levin's lab. Levin talks about why he was so impressed with the young man's work.
Publication date: Monday, April 10, 2017
Fast Company
The Fletcher School's Kim Wilson is critical of a new app that uses the digital footprint of refugees to confirm their identities when trying to open bank account, because the app does not solve the many regulatory issues that present obstacles to refugees.
Publication date: Sunday, April 9, 2017
Salon
This article references literacy expert Maryanne Wolf's view that smartphones negatively impact deep reading ability.
Publication date: Friday, April 7, 2017
BBC News
Fletcher School Dean James Stavridis offers his opinion on how the United States should respond to a chemical weapons attack in Syria.
Publication date: Friday, April 7, 2017
Here and Now, WBUR-FM
Fletcher expert Kelly Sims Gallagher discusses the effect that President Donald Trump's executive order on climate change might have on U.S. relations with China.

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