Tufts in the News

Publication date: Friday, December 22, 2017
Boston Herald
“This is just a general threat to show to his base that he is putting America first because I can’t really think he’s going to influence the policies of most of the countries he’s talking to,” says Fletcher Professor Jeswald Salacuse on President Donald Trump's recent actions at the United Nations.
Publication date: Thursday, December 21, 2017
Elite Daily
This is an interview with Frank Lehman, assistant professor of music, on his work studying the music of the Star Wars movies.
Publication date: Thursday, December 21, 2017
CBS News
HNRCA's Sarah Booth led a study on the cognitive benefits of consuming leafy green vegetables.
Publication date: Thursday, December 21, 2017
ESPN
TUSM Professors Mark Link, Barry Maron and Mark Estes are included in this story of a young baseball player who died from commotio cordis.
Publication date: Tuesday, December 19, 2017
The Daily Beast
Fletcher Professor Daniel Drezner comments on President Donald Trump's national security strategy that breaks with previous administrations by naming China a "revisionist power" and a threat to American interests.
Publication date: Tuesday, December 19, 2017
New York Times
Fletcher expert Kelly Sims Gallagher is quoted in this article on the Chinese government's plan to create a carbon market that would give companies financial incentive to cut emissions.
Publication date: Monday, December 18, 2017
Chronicle of Higher Education
This is an interview with Frank Lehman, assistant professor of music, on his work studying the music of the Star Wars movies.
Publication date: Monday, December 18, 2017
NBC Boston
"It’s important because sometimes we don’t know if there’s a switch that’s properly set, the operator may not realize how fast he or she is going, the operator could become incapacitated," says engineer William Messner, discussing the importance of "Positive Train Control," a computer program designed to prevent train crashes.
Publication date: Monday, December 18, 2017
Bloomberg News
Dean of The Fletcher School James Stavridis writes about how mainstream and moderate President Donald Trump's national security strategy is, despite statements that may have indicated otherwise.
Publication date: Friday, December 15, 2017
WGBH News
"To cut down trees and then burn them puts carbon dioxide into the atmosphere immediately," says William Moomaw, co-director of the Global Development and Environment Institute in this article on a change in Massachusetts state legislation that now recognizes wood pellets as a renewable energy source.

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