News Releases

April 8, 2019
Engineers create novel optical devices, including a moth eye-inspired omnidirectional microwave antenna

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (April 8, 2019)—A team of engineers at Tufts University has developed a series of...

April 4, 2019
Equipment- and training-free textile detectors could be used in public health, workplace safety, military and rescue applications

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (April 4, 2019) — Tufts University engineers have developed a novel fabrication method to create dyed threads that...

Alfre Woodard headshot
April 2, 2019
Award-winning actress and activist among five honorary degree recipients

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (April 2, 2019)—Actor, producer and activist Alfre Woodard will deliver the commencement address to the...

This map highlights the 34 states examined by the CIRCLE researchers
April 2, 2019
Youth turnout went up in all 34 states for which data are available; exceeded increase for general electorate in 26 of 34 states, including in key battlegrounds

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (April 2, 2019)Youth voter turnout (ages 18-29) increased in the 2018 midterm election in all 34...

Image of cultured cells from the olfactory epithelium
March 28, 2019
Lab-grown olfactory stem cells will enable research into therapies for recovering sense of smell after injury or degeneration

BOSTON (March 28, 2019, 11:00 a.m. ET)—A team of researchers at Tufts University School of Medicine developed a method to grow and maintain...

March 19, 2019
New study finds that health insurance coverage for healthy food could improve health, reduce healthcare costs, and be highly cost-effective after five years

BOSTON (March 19, 2019, 2:00 p.m. ET)—A team of researchers modeled the health and economic effects of healthy food prescriptions in Medicare and...

Foyn Iceberg No. 1 (Right Side)
March 11, 2019
SMFA at Tufts Traveling Fellow and alumna documents impact of shifting global climate on Antarctica in new exhibit at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

BOSTON and MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (March 11, 2019)—Multidisciplinary artist Georgie Friedman explores the beautiful, desolate and endangered...