Tufts in the News

Jun 15, 2020
'It Was Time to Take Charge': The Black Youth Leading the George Floyd Protests
Kei Kawashima-Ginsberg, director of Tisch College's CIRCLE, is quoted regarding young people who have been mobilized to support Black Lives Matter and how this might impact voting rates for 2020.
Jun 12, 2020
How 132 Epidemiologists Are Deciding When to Send Their Children to School
Assistant professor of public health and community medicine Laura Corlin is among the epidemiologists quoted about restarting daily activities amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
Jun 12, 2020
Celebrating 50 Years: Pride Marches On
English lecturer Neil Miller writes this opinion piece highlighting notable moments in the LGBTQ movement since the first Pride parade fifty years ago. Miller is the author of Out of the Past: Gay and Lesbian History from 1869 to the Present.
Jun 12, 2020
COVID-19 and Obesity: A Tale of Two Pandemics
Friedman School Dean Dariush Mozaffarian appears in this "Innovation Hub" radio segment to discuss how the U.S. obesity epidemic has worsened the COVID-19 pandemic in this country and what might be done to improve the situation on societal and individual levels.

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

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