Tufts in the News

Mar 9, 2019
Daylight Savings Is Here. Suppose We Made This Time Change Our Last
English lecturer Michael Downing says of daylight savings time that “the idea of losing or gaining an hour is itself such a fantastically bad philosophical proposition that nobody knows what they’re talking about.” Downing is the author of Spring Forward: The Annual Madness of Daylight Saving Time.
Mar 6, 2019
FDA Allows Treatment of Depression with Club Drug's Cousin
School of Medicine professor Paul Summergrad is quoted about the Food and Drug Administration’s recent approval of the psychoactive drug esketamine for the treatment of depression, saying that “substantially different agents are only rarely appearing from pharmaceutical companies or other laboratories. That’s prompting people to investigate other [psychoactive] compounds.”
Mar 6, 2019
Videos Between Time and Timelessness
A review of Suara Welitoff: Right Now This Moment, a video exhibition on view at the SMFA through April 6.
Mar 6, 2019
Political Strategist, Tufts University Student Hold Forum
A&S fourth year student Wylie Chang co-hosted a February 22 forum “Only If We Organize” with political activist Heather Booth. Chang spoke about the importance of learning from previous generations of organizers who led successful grassroots movements.

Ask the Expert

Deborah Linder, V09, SK16, head of the Tufts Obesity Clinic for Animals, explains
Annie Wayne, V11, VG11, and Lindsey Krupa, V19, from the emergency and critical care department at the Henry and Lois Foster Hospital for Small Animals, explain

In Brief

New study examines claims that sit-stand desks are better for weight loss and work performance
Tufts Student Health Service staff develop protocol to help other colleges provide HIV prevention with daily medication


The women’s basketball team fell 44-40 to host University of Scranton in an NCAA quarterfinal match-up. The Jumbos end their season with an impressive 28-3 record

The Tufts co-ed sailing team had a strong showing at the Wood Trophy Team Race hosted by Harvard over the weekend, placing second of nine teams