Tufts in the News

May 21, 2018
Richard N. Goodwin, ‘supreme generalist’ who was top aide to JFK and LBJ, dies at 86
Richard N. Goodwin, A53, H95, a top adviser and speechwriter to Presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson, died May 20.
May 17, 2018
5 for Good: Tufts University Dental Students on Mission to Help Local Veterans
Second-year dental students and Army veterans Keith Nguyen and Brent Mullen organized a fifty-person university team for a marathon-length charity march that benefited military families.
May 16, 2018
An Experimental Cancer Treatment Cured This Dog. Could It Work for People?
A profile of Cummings School researcher Cheryl London delves into her experimental therapy to treat sarcoma in dogs and its possible translation to treating humans.
May 11, 2018
Teaching young kids how to junk bad eating habits
The Friedman School’s Christina Economos is quoted on ways to improve children’s eating habits, which are influenced by a wide range of factors that can lead to poor nutrition.

Ask the Expert

Sheldon Rowan, a scientist at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts, explains
Chris Whittier, V97, research assistant professor of conservation medicine at Cummings School, explains

In Brief

Master of Arts in Teaching will be focused on elementary education in science, technology, engineering, and math
The Fletcher School will launch the low-residency online program aimed at mid-career professionals next year


Field hockey player Mary Travers, A18, is one of the NESCAC nominees for the NCAA award

Twelve members of the Tufts women’s rowing team were recently selected as Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association National Scholar-Athletes for the 2018 season