Tufts in the News

Oct 17, 2018
When Patients Can't Be Cured: Mass. Med Schools Teaching More End-of-Life Care
School of Medicine Dean Harris Berman is mentioned in this article about how Boston-area medical schools are collaborating in an innovative effort to improve end-of-life care. This area of training has traditionally received little attention in medical school curricula.
Oct 11, 2018
Politics as the New Religion for Progressive Democrats
Kei Kawashima-Ginsberg, director of Tisch College’s CIRCLE, and Tufts political scientist Eitan Hersh are both quoted in this article examining why religiously unaffiliated voters are politically active in this election cycle.
Oct 10, 2018
From Vaccinating Pets to Banking, Massachusetts High School Offers Innovative Curriculum
Tufts at Tech Community Veterinary Clinic and the veterinary assisting program were highlighted during a CBS This Morning feature on Worcester Technical High School. The story includes comments from the clinic’s director, Cummings Clinical Assistant Professor Gregory Wolfus
Oct 9, 2018
Carbon Tax Gets Renewed Attention but Still Faces Resistance
Tufts economist Gilbert Metcalf is quoted about a proposed carbon tax that would help curb carbon emissions. Tufts research into the impact a carbon tax might have on gas prices is also cited.

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

Cummings School researcher focuses on comparative oncology and improving cancer treatment in both pets and people
The Fletcher School hosts a conference on designing international law and organizations to protect civilian institutions and infrastructure from cyber operations

Sports

The Jumbos coasted to a 6-0 victory over NESCAC opponent Trinity College at Trinity Soccer Field, and are now 11-0-2

Sophomore Alexis Chauvette scored the game-winning goal as the No. 3 Tufts field hockey team beat No. 15 Trinity College on the road at Sheppard Field