Tufts in the News

Jun 9, 2019
Medford Students Unveil Memorial for Unmarked Graves of Slaves
Historians Kendra Field and Kerri Greenidge, co-directors of the African American Trail Project, discuss the history of Medford’s Salem Street Burying Ground and slavery in the state. A new memorial honoring slaves buried in unmarked graves was recently unveiled at the cemetery.
Jun 8, 2019
The World's Favorite Drinks Revealed by 'Most Comprehensive' Global Study Ever
Friedman doctoral student Laura Lara Castor led development of one of the most comprehensive assessments of global non-alcoholic beverage consumption.
Jun 7, 2019
Teaching the Children to Cook
Alice H. Lichtenstein, professor at the Friedman School and HNRCA researcher, writes this letter to the editor in response to an opinion piece entitled “We Don’t Need to Be Saved From Making Smoothies.” She notes that cooking at home is an “opportunity to model life skills for children.”
Jun 4, 2019
Want Your Pet to Go Vegetarian? There Are Complications--Even Dangers--to That
Cummings School faculty Lisa Freeman and Cailin Heinze talk about whether meatless diets are healthy for pets.

Ask the Expert

Cummings School’s Marieke Rosenbaum, V14, MG14, VG14, explains how to prevent exposure
Professor Melissa Mazan, V93, a board-certified internist and pulmonology expert at Tufts Equine Center, explains

In Brief

Whether you’re racing in a marathon or jogging around the block, Tufts exercise scientist Roger Fielding has advice to keep you healthy
The artist and writer will work on a collaborative project to create performances, sound pieces, and sculptures


The 2019 Tufts spring sports teams placed 138 student-athletes on the NESCAC All-Academic Teams. That’s more than any of the other 10 schools in the conference

Tufts' Colleen Doolan was announced as a member of the 2019 Google Cloud Academic All-District® Women’s At-Large team, recognizing top U.S. student-athletes for their performances on the field and in the classroom