Tufts in the News

Nov 25, 2019
For Your Heart, Eat Fish or Take Pills? A Dose of This Drug Equals 8 Salmon Servings
Friedman School Dean Dariush Mozaffarian comments on the benefits of fish oil in both this Morning Edition segment and accompanying article on the prescription-strength fish oil drug Vascepa, which an FDA advisory panel has unanimously approved for treating people with elevated risk of heart attack and strokes.
Nov 21, 2019
Familiar Themes Emerge in Latest Democratic Debate
In this Morning Edition radio segment, political science professor Jeffrey Berry discusses the impact of the November 20 Democratic presidential debate.
Nov 17, 2019
A Sober House for Students
Tufts Executive Director of Health and Wellness Michelle Bowdler is quoted in this article on the Haven at College, a private recovery center that is now working with Tufts.
Nov 15, 2019
How Narwhal the 'Unicorn' Puppy May Have Grown a Tail on His Head
Michael Levin, Vannevar Bush Professor and director of the Allen Discovery Center at Tufts, comments on possible reasons that a puppy was born with a tail on its face. Levin's work at the Allen Discovery Center is briefly described.

Ask the Expert

Seizures are a lot like what happens when a car’s brake pedal doesn’t work anymore, says Tufts expert
Cummings School Professor Sam Telford, an expert on infections spread by mosquitoes and ticks, explains

In Brief

Eight Jumbos received awards for their work and service at a ceremony at Tufts
Scientists from several Boston-area universities and hospitals to take part


The ice hockey team scored twice in the first ten minutes of the game and sophomore goalie Josh Sarlo made thirty-three saves as the Jumbos earned their first win of the season, 2-1, against Buffalo State

Seniors Erica DeCandido and Cailin Harrington both scored 19 points as the second-ranked Tufts women’s basketball team earned a 66-43 victory at Skidmore College in a non-league game