Tufts in the News

Sep 5, 2019
Communities Across Mass. Weigh Options During 'Unprecedented' Year of EEE
In this Radio Boston segment, Cummings School professor Sam Telford discusses how communities that are at a critical risk for Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) are responding to the threat. Telford is commissioner for the Central Massachusetts Mosquito Control Project.
Aug 29, 2019
Duped in the Deli Aisle: 'No Nitrates Added' Labels May Be Misleading
Friedman Dean Dariush Mozaffarian and researcher Fang Fang Zhang are quoted in this article on a new report that found deli meats with “no nitrates added” labels may not be much healthier than processed meats.
Aug 28, 2019
A Fading Firefly Exposes the Unacceptable Cost of Trump's Endangered Species Plan
Tufts biologist Sara Lewis co-authors this opinion piece about the grave effects of the Trump administration’s “unprecedented rollbacks” of elements of the Endangered Species Act on the Bethany Beach firefly.
Aug 27, 2019
Sudanese Face Daunting Challenges on Path to Democracy
While acknowledging there is “a huge amount to be done” now that Sudan has formed a power-sharing government, Fletcher School research professor Alex de Waal says “there is a better chance for peace now than at any time in the recent past.”

Ask the Expert

Cummings School Professor Sam Telford, an expert on infections spread by mosquitoes and ticks, explains
Veterinary behaviorist Stephanie Borns-Weil, V07, and emergency/critical care veterinary technician Michelle Damon from the Foster Hospital for Small Animals, respond

In Brief

The new Tufts Campaign School is a six-day course in the winter term designed to train students about political campaigns ahead of the 2020 election
Colleen Doolan, A19, M23, has been named to the top thirty honorees for the national award


The Jumbos finished the 2018 campaign undefeated (18-0-3), including a 2-1 win in the NCAA Division III Championship game

Head coach Tina Mattera’s team finished last season as NCAA runner-up with a 19-3 record