Tufts in the News

Feb 10, 2021
How to Follow an Anti-Inflammatory Diet
Simin Nikbin Meydani, lead scientist on the nutritional immunology team at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts, discusses the risks of chronic inflammation, and how to help control it through diet.
Feb 9, 2021
U.S. Lawmakers Introduce Legislation to Help Black Farmers
GSAS student Melissa Gordon's 2018 research on racial inequality in farm programs is referenced in this article on the announcement of new federal legislation aimed at helping farmers of color.
Feb 8, 2021
Conservatives' May Be More Liberal Than They Let On
School of Arts and Sciences Dean James Glaser and political science professors Jeffrey Berry and Debora Schildkraut discuss their research on self-identified conservatives.
Feb 8, 2021
Did Big Tech Save the World From an Even Bigger Meltdown?
Fletcher professor Bhaskar Chakravorti shares Digital Intelligence Index research examining the relationship between digital competitiveness and economic resilience of countries during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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

Cummings School veterinary pathologist aided research behind new single-dose vaccine from Johnson & Johnson
After a sabbatical, Cook will focus on his research, teaching in the psychology department


Matt Whalen has been voted in for a three-year term as president of the Athletic Trainers of Massachusetts (ATOM). His three-year term will be as president-elect for 2021, president in 2022 and past president of 2023

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