Tufts in the News

Nov 27, 2020
Why We're Giving Thanks to Microbes for Stinky Cheese
Biology professor Benjamin Wolfe and postdoctoral scholar Casey Cosetta discuss their research that found communication between fungi and bacteria is key to creating distinct aromas, flavors, and quality during the ripening of cheeses.
Nov 25, 2020
A Way Out of Trump's Continuing Crisis: A President Pence
UEP professor Justin Hollander writes this opinion piece on why he thinks President Trump could resign and inaugurate Vice President Mike Pence to carry out the duties of the presidency until January 20, 2021.
Nov 23, 2020
Should Americans Get Half Their Calories from Carbs? Two Camps Battle It Out
Alice H. Lichtenstein, the Stanley N. Gershoff Professor of Nutrition Science and Policy at the Friedman School, is among the experts weighing in on the healthiness of carbohydrates and whether U.S. dietary guideline recommendations regarding carbohydrate intake should be revised.
Nov 22, 2020
People Are Knocking the Doors Down
Mary Jane Hanlon, an assistant professor at the School of Dental Medicine, is quoted throughout this article on how dental practices have managed during the COVID-19 pandemic and why "it's extremely safe to go to the dentist."

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

As a member of the American Geophysical Union 2020 Fellows class, Islam is recognized for his work in hydrology
The supplies will help cover everyone on campus, a cornerstone of the university’s safety plans


A member of the Tufts women’s basketball team, she was a four-time dean’s list student and graduated with a 3.36 GPA and a degree in cognitive and brain sciences

The honor recognizes the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performances in competition and in the classroom