Tufts in the News

Feb 12, 2018
U.S. Risks Coming Across As 'Grumpy Aggressor' In Run-Up To Olympics, Scholar Says
Fletcher Assistant Professor Sung-Yoon Lee is a guest on this radio program discussing North Korea's upcoming participation in the Winter Olympics.
Feb 11, 2018
Lawrence Bacow, former Tufts president, will be new Harvard University president
Tufts President Emeritus Lawrence S. Bacow has been named the next president of Harvard University.
Feb 9, 2018
Mass. delegation raises red flag on Russian gas shipments to New England - The Boston Globe
Fletcher's Chris Miller offers his take on U.S. sanctions against Russia.
Feb 9, 2018
Cape Town is bracing for "Day Zero" — the day it cuts off running water for 4 million people
Water engineer Shafiqul Islam is quoted throughout this article about a water shortage in South Africa and its likely consequences.

Ask the Expert

Sheldon Rowan, a scientist at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts, explains
Chris Whittier, V97, research assistant professor of conservation medicine at Cummings School, explains

In Brief

Ten alumni will receive awards for their work at a ceremony at Tufts on March 29
A free webinar with a Tufts professor examines what oil-producing countries need to do to thrive


The Jumbos and Connecticut College played to a 0-0 draw in a NESCAC game at Valley Forum. The 0-0 tie was the first for the Tufts program since varsity hockey was reinstated in 1986.

The Jumbos (20-3, 7-2 NESCAC) were paced by a career-high 20 points, five rebounds, and two steals by Emily Briggs.