Tufts in the News

Mar 10, 2021
One Way Forward After Trump's COVID Debacle: Attack Racial Disparities in Health Care Head On
Alecia McGregor, an assistant professor of community health, is co-author of this opinion piece calling for policy action to address racial disparities within the U.S. health-care system.
Mar 8, 2021
The Road to a Stronger Democracy Begins in the Classroom
Kei Kawashima-Ginsberg, director of Tisch College's CIRCLE, coauthors this opinion piece on the initiative Educating for American Democracy: A Roadmap for Excellence in History and Civics Education for All Learners, which is aimed at improving the state of American history, civics, and government curricula in K-12 education.
Mar 7, 2021
FDA Investigation Continues into Dog Heart Damage Associated with Grain-Free Food
Cummings School's Lisa Freeman comments on a retrospective study she and her colleagues conducted that examined factors contributing to dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) in dogs.
Mar 4, 2021
As China Gray Zone Warfare Escalates, U.S. Stands to Lose First Shooting Battle
Fletcher School Professor of the Practice Rockford Weitz is quoted throughout this article examining the tensions stemming from the maritime strategies of the United States and China, noting how China has built up its sea power.

Ask the Expert

Irina F. Dragan, DG15, assistant professor of periodontology at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, fills us in
John Leung, MD, an assistant professor at Tufts University School of Medicine and an allergist and gastroenterologist at Tufts Medical Center, fills us in

In Brief

As the competition for best innovations in biomedicine enters its final rounds, Tufts team’s research on a pill that samples gut microbes is still in play, and needs your vote
Sameer Sonkusale and his group’s research on a pill that samples gut microbes is still in the running for best innovations in biomedicine, and needs your vote

Sports

In the season opening win over Colby, the Jumbos surpass their previous record of 26 goals, which they achieved four times previously

DiCocco is now 2-0 in two starts as Tufts sweeps a pair of weekend double-headers against Colby College