Tufts in the News

May 17, 2020
Tufts Medical Student Creates Care Kits for Homeless Individuals with Coronavirus
School of Medicine student Haya Raef initiated an effort to deliver care packages to coronavirus patients experiencing homelessness.
May 15, 2020
One Easy Way to Improve Your Overall Health: Eat Less Salt
Friedman School dean Dariush Mozaffarian discusses the National Academies of Sciences' new dietary recommendations regarding salt intake and explains the harmful effects that too much salt has on our overall health.
May 9, 2020
Boston Medical Students Part of Nationwide Effort to Support Hospitals Battling Coronavirus
Tufts School of Medicine student Jasmine Gale discusses her involvement in the National Student Response Network, an organization of health professional students mobilizing to help support hospitals, health-care facilities, front-line workers, and state and local health-care departments during the coronavirus pandemic.
May 9, 2020
Sea Levels Could Rise by a Meter by 2100, Experts Say
This article mentions that Tufts was part of a collaborative study, co-authored by Arts and Sciences earth and ocean sciences assistant professor Andrew Kemp, that found sea-level rise is faster than previously believed.

Ask the Expert

Marlene Wolfe, EG19, who received a Ph.D. in civil and environmental engineering and conducted a systematic review of the effectiveness of handwashing practices, explains
Emily McCobb, V00, VG02, director of Cummings School’s Shelter Medicine Program, responds

In Brief

Tufts Green Fund proposals bring fresh ideas to the challenge of sustainability
William Masters at the Friedman School is one of five new Agricultural & Applied Economics Association fellows

Sports

Listen to an interview with men’s swimming national champion Roger Gu, E20

Visit the website of the Athletics Hall of Fame and read more about the winners