News Releases

Cars sit in traffic on a busy highway at nighttime
November 19, 2020
Center for State Policy Analysis at Tufts University’s Tisch College estimates the potential impact of Transportation Climate Initiative

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (Nov. 19, 2020)—A report released today by the Center for State Policy Analysis (cSPA) at Tufts University’s...

A graphic showing that 52-55% of young people turned out to vote in the 2020 election
November 19, 2020
High youth turnout in 2020 key to Biden-Harris victory, especially in battlegrounds and among youth of color

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (Nov. 19, 2020)—Presidential election turnout among young people ages 18-29 reached 52-55%, significantly higher than...

Mouse hippocampal neuron expressing a green fluorescence protein (GFP, yellow) making synaptic contacts with other neurons in cultures stained for microtubule associated protein 2B (MAP2B, magenta)
November 18, 2020
Molecular mutation may be more common among African Americans with late onset Alzheimer’s, provide a possible focus for early diagnosis and targeted treatments

BOSTON (Nov. 18, 2020, 2:00 p.m. ET)—Researchers at Tufts University School of Medicine have discovered a molecular mechanism that causes a “...

A map showing the youth vote for president by state in 2020
November 4, 2020
With votes still being counted in key battlegrounds, young people could make the difference, especially youth of color and young women

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (Nov. 4, 2020)—Although votes continue to be counted, the youth vote has the potential to shape the outcome of the 2020...

October 29, 2020

TORONTO and MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (Oct. 29, 2020)—A new initiative...

A gloved hand places a vial containing a COVID-19 testing sample with an array of other vials.
October 29, 2020
New, more efficient pooled testing model could make PK-12 education safer, curb spread in local communities

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (Oct. 29, 2020)—Tufts University and the Cities of...

A man's eyes stare out from behind a saffron yellow foreground in a painted image advertising the SMFA Art Sale
October 22, 2020
New England’s leading contemporary art sale moves online and goes global for first time

BOSTON and MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (Oct. 22, 2020)—The School of the Museum...