Tufts in the News

Aug 8, 2018
Are Immigrants Health Care 'Moochers'? On The Contrary, Boston Researchers Say
Tufts School of Medicine student Lila Flavin is the first author on a new study that finds immigrants consume far less health care than U.S. citizens, challenging the popular notion that immigrants are partly responsible for the nation’s high health-care costs.
Aug 8, 2018
Doggy DNA: Could Your Bulldog Be Part Chihuahua?
Cummings School’s Jerold Bell comments on the popularity of dog DNA test kits and encourages users to consult a veterinarian to review results.
Aug 4, 2018
Billions of Dollars in Food Wasted Annually Thanks to "Use By" Dates on Food Labels
Based on his 2017 research on food date labels, Friedman’s Norbert Wilson believes that “use by” food dates are to blame for food waste.
Aug 2, 2018
Our Fat Pets
Cummings School’s Deborah Linder describes how veterinarians assess pets for obesity.

Ask the Expert

Sai Das, NG02, a scientist at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts, gives the low down
Sheldon Rowan, a scientist at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts, explains

In Brief

The Fletcher School hosts a conference on designing international law and organizations to protect civilian institutions and infrastructure from cyber operations
Twenty-seven faculty members join the School of Arts and Sciences and the SMFA this fall


Sophomore Boris Sorkin and freshman Isaac Gorelik won singles titles at the Middlebury Invitational to cap a strong opening weekend for the Jumbos

Freshman Abbie Carlson qualified for the 2018 Intercollegiate Sailing Association Single-handed Championship by virtue of placing fourth at the New England Championship