Tufts in the News

Feb 18, 2020
Heartbreak for dog owners: Popular breed more prone now to cancer
Cummings School’s Cheryl London is featured prominently in this news segment about why golden retrievers are more susceptible to developing cancers than other dog breeds. The story also features a golden retriever, Bayley, who was treated for a spinal tumor at Foster Hospital by multiple services and clinicians, including Drs. Ane Uriarte and Michele Keyerleber, who appear on camera in this story.
Feb 13, 2020
White Paper Tackles Oral Health Literacy in the United States
Nicole D. Holland, assistant professor and director of health communication, education, and promotion at the Tufts School of Dental Medicine, is coauthor of the paper “Improving America’s Oral Health Literacy,” which examines how health literacy impacts oral and overall health outcomes.
Feb 13, 2020
So How Much Would That Bill Cost? New Tufts Center Wants to Provide the Answer
The newly launched Center for State Policy Analysis, based at Tisch College, will provide real-time analysis of legislation, state policies, and ballot questions in Massachusetts. Evan Horowitz is executive director of the nonpartisan center, which includes Tisch College dean Alan Solomont on its advisory board.
Feb 13, 2020
How America's Cities Can 'Rightsize'
In this article on how some shrinking U.S. cities have worked to improve the quality of life of those who stayed, UEP’s Justin Hollander comments on the approach that New Bedford, Massachusetts has taken.

Ask the Expert

Veterinary ophthalmologist Stephanie Pumphrey, V08, an assistant professor at Cummings School, responds
Seizures are a lot like what happens when a car’s brake pedal doesn’t work anymore, says Tufts expert

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

The Jumbos held off eighth-seeded Wesleyan in NESCAC quarterfinal action, and advance to semifinal play  

The top-seeded Jumbos earned an 83-66 NESCAC quarterfinal win over eighth-seeded Hamilton