Tufts in the News

Jan 13, 2020
The Color of Public Money
Professor Emeritus James Jennings comments in this Morning Edition segment exploring the lack of state and local contracts going to minority businesses, noting that “leadership has to be more aggressive” about increasing fairness and equity for minority business owners.
Jan 9, 2020
Oil and Stocks Fluctuate After Iraq Airstrike
Fletcher School Professor of the Practice Rockford Weitz discusses the impact of Iran’s airstrike on U.S. military targets in Iraq on global oil flow. Weitz begins speaking around the 3:40 mark.
Jan 9, 2020
May the Score Be with You: How John Williams Defined the Sound of Star Wars
Associate professor of music Frank Lehman is quoted extensively in this article analyzing composer John Williams’ Star Wars work over the past forty-two years.
Jan 8, 2020
Four Realistic Steps to Eating Healthier in 2020
Friedman School Dean Dariush Mozaffarian offers strategies for eating healthier.

Ask the Expert

Veterinary ophthalmologist Stephanie Pumphrey, V08, an assistant professor at Cummings School, responds
Seizures are a lot like what happens when a car’s brake pedal doesn’t work anymore, says Tufts expert

In Brief

William Masters at the Friedman School is one of five new Agricultural & Applied Economics Association fellows
A new three-year pilot program at The Fletcher School offers strategic skills to lay and ordained leaders in the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago


Senior co-captain Erica DeCandido double-doubled with 20 points and 14 rebounds as the Jumbos won 73-43 over the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

Down by three points with just over ten minutes left, the Jumbos scored 18 unanswered points to take a commanding lead, winning 75-65 over Nichols