Tufts in the News

Jul 13, 2018
Are We Loving French Bulldogs to Death?
Cummings School’s Jerold Bell is quoted in this article about the problems with breeding French bulldogs, which are increasingly popular but prone to certain chronic health problems such as respiratory disorders.
Jul 12, 2018
In North Korea, a Western Journalist Appears All but Invisible
Fletcher’s Sung-Yoon Lee is quoted in this essay by reporter Gardiner Harris reflecting on his 28 hour visit to Pyongyang, North Korea.
Jul 11, 2018
‘My Loopy’ robot ‘comes to Earth’ to teach children how to write computer code
Eliot-Pearson’s Amanda Sullivan discusses the benefits of incorporating robotic technologies into early childhood education.
Jul 10, 2018
Multivitamin-mineral supplements do not reduce heart disease, deaths
HNRCA’s Jeffrey Blumberg discusses how multivitamins and minerals can still be a beneficial element to one’s diet, despite new research that shows supplements do not promote cardiovascular health.

Ask the Expert

Sheldon Rowan, a scientist at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts, explains
Chris Whittier, V97, research assistant professor of conservation medicine at Cummings School, explains

In Brief

The ranking is based on patents granted in the United States during 2017
Master of Arts in Teaching will be focused on elementary education in science, technology, engineering, and math

Sports

Field hockey player Mary Travers, A18, is one of the NESCAC nominees for the NCAA award

Twelve members of the Tufts women’s rowing team were recently selected as Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association National Scholar-Athletes for the 2018 season