Tufts in the News

Nov 1, 2020
How Do Viruses Spread from Animals to Humans?
Cummings School dean emerita Deborah Kochevar is quoted throughout this article on the global $100 million, five-year Strategies to Prevent Spillover (STOP Spillover) program to reduce risk of zoonotic viral spillover. Kochevar is the STOP Spillover program director.
Oct 30, 2020
5 Questions About the Antitrust Case Against Google That You Should Not Be Afraid to Ask
In this explainer, Fletcher professor Bhaskar Chakravorti writes about the most pressing issues associated with the antitrust case against Google.
Oct 29, 2020
Novel Pool Testing for Coronavirus Seen as Potential K-12 Model
President Anthony Monaco comments in this article on Tufts' new COVID-19 pool testing program for public school systems in host communities Medford and Somerville.
Oct 22, 2020
No Grumpy Old Men in the Chimp World
Tufts anthropologist Zarin P. Machanda's research into relationships among male chimpanzees as they age shows that the chimps exhibit patterns of behavior that are similar to human friendships.

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

The supplies will help cover everyone on campus, a cornerstone of the university’s safety plans
The virtual, public event on Nov.17-18 will address the pandemic’s impacts on health and society


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