Tufts in the News

Jan 27, 2019
This Diet Is Better For the Planet. But Is It Better For You, Too?
Friedman School Dean Dariush Mozaffarian discusses research at the school investigating the link between processed meats and health risks in this article about a report that recommends consuming less than half an ounce of red meat per day. Mozaffarian notes that “the major factor seems to be all the preservatives and the processing—those do not seem to be good for our body.”
Jan 25, 2019
Maduro's Power in Venezuela Seems Stable, for Now
Katrina Burgess, an associate professor at The Fletcher School, comments on opposition leader Juan Guaidó declaring himself interim president of Venezuela, noting that she supposes “conditions could still get worse for the average Venezuelan, but they are so, so bad right now.”
Jan 24, 2019
What If the Way We Think About Freedom and Equality Is All Wrong?
In this On Point segment, Arts and Sciences philosopher Lionel McPherson participates in a discussion centered on freedom and equality.
Jan 23, 2019
17 Things You Should Know About Your Pet's Food
Cummings School’s Cailin Heinze offers detailed expert advice on proper diet and nutrition for a variety of pets.

Ask the Expert

Deborah Linder, V09, SK16, head of the Tufts Obesity Clinic for Animals, explains
Annie Wayne, V11, VG11, and Lindsey Krupa, V19, from the emergency and critical care department at the Henry and Lois Foster Hospital for Small Animals, explain

In Brief

Tufts Student Health Service staff develop protocol to help other colleges provide HIV prevention with daily medication
Tufts webinar series highlights faculty expertise in youth voting, cybersecurity, aging well, and film scores

Sports

The third-seeded Jumbos handily defeated sixth-seeded Williams College 75-51 in the NESCAC quarterfinal

The Jumbos came back from a 3-0 deficit to earn a 3-3 tie at Colby College in the regular-season finale—and earlier clinched the eighth and final spot into the NESCAC tournament