Tufts in the News

Nov 5, 2018
Pediatricians Strengthen Stance Against Spanking Kids
School of Medicine clinical professor Robert Sege discusses the American Academy of Pediatrics’ updated policy regarding parental discipline, strongly advising against spanking children. Sege is first author of the updated policy statement.
Nov 5, 2018
State Cap-and-Trade Systems Offer Evidence that Carbon Pricing Can Work
Fletcher’s Kelly Sims Gallagher outlines Climate Policy Lab research showing the “strong real-world record on the effectiveness of carbon pricing policies” in reducing carbon-related pollution.
Nov 1, 2018
Long Trip: Psychedelic Advocate Nears Goal of Legal Ecstasy
School of Medicine Professor of Psychiatry Paul Summergrad would like to see further research to confirm the therapeutic benefits of MDMA and psilocybin.
Oct 31, 2018
Trump's 'Offensive and Prejudicial Rhetoric' Skews How White People View Minorities, Research Finds
Tufts political scientist Brian Schaffner discusses his research examining how Donald Trump’s words affect how white people perceive minorities.

Ask the Expert

Sucharita Kher, assistant professor at the School of Medicine and director of the Tufts Medical Center Outpatient Pulmonary Clinic, gives the lowdown
Alice H. Lichtenstein, director of Tufts’ HNRCA Cardiovascular Nutrition Laboratory and Gershoff Professor of Nutrition Science and Policy, answers

In Brief

The School of Medicine neuroscience researcher is the inaugural Kenneth and JoAnn G. Wellner Professor
John Bello, A68, A13P, is the inaugural speaker for the Tufts Legends of Innovation & Entrepreneurship Series on November 2

Sports

The 18-2 Jumbos will play in the national semifinals November 17-18 in Manheim, Pennsylvania

For the third year in a row, the 14-0-3 Jumbos will host the NCAA Division III Men’s Soccer Championship Sweet 16 and Elite Eight games November 17-18