Tufts in the News

Publication date: Tuesday, August 13, 2019
WCVB-TV
Cummings School's Sam Telford is featured in this news segment on his research project Mice Against Ticks, which is focused on the use of genetically altered mice to reduce the transmission of Lyme disease.
Publication date: Friday, August 9, 2019
Washington Post
Tufts associate professor of history Elizabeth Foster discusses her new book, African Catholic: Decolonization and the Transformation of the Church.
Publication date: Thursday, August 8, 2019
Science Codex
Tiampo Family Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering Amy Pickering led collaborative research in Bangladesh that found a new device for delivering chlorine automatically via public taps reduced childhood diarrhea by 23 percent. “This point-of-collection approach to water treatment could be a transformative strategy for reducing gastrointestinal disease burden in low-income urban communities,” Pickering said.
Publication date: Tuesday, August 6, 2019
New York Times
A July Econofact report by Fletcher School professor Michael Klein, analyzing whether or not China is deliberately weakening the yuan to offset the effects of tariffs imposed by the United States, is cited in this opinion piece.
Publication date: Monday, August 5, 2019
Public Radio International
Fletcher School professor of international politics Monica Duffy Toft discusses her research on how shifting ethnic demographics can affect perceived national identity, leading to civil conflicts and political and social instability.
Publication date: Wednesday, July 31, 2019
90.9 WBUR's Morning Edition
A&S political scientist Jeffrey Berry analyzes the first of the second set of Democratic presidential primary debates, noting that front runners Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren “were identical in their policy positions.”
Publication date: Monday, July 29, 2019
Huffington Post
Jennifer Hashley, director of Friedman’s New Entry Sustainable Farming Project, is highlighted in this feature on innovative women in the meat industry. Hashley developed a mobile poultry processing unit that allows small farmers to independently process their animals.
Publication date: Friday, July 26, 2019
The Conversation
Cummings School’s Sam Telford discusses the science of Lyme disease, debunking the conspiracy theory that the disease is the result of a United States military bioweapon gone awry.
Publication date: Friday, July 26, 2019
Slate
Fletcher School Assistant Professor of Cybersecurity Policy Josephine Wolff explains why everyone should claim their settlement payment from Equifax’s 2017 data breach, saying these payouts will contribute to “driving up the costs of data breaches for corporations so they have an incentive to invest more heavily in security.”
Publication date: Tuesday, July 23, 2019
National Public Radio
School of Engineering assistant professor Deborah Sunter discusses her research that found rooftop solar panels predominantly have been deployed in white neighborhoods, saying “equity isn’t just who’s bearing the disproportionate burdens of the world, but it’s also who’s missing out on the benefits.”

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