Tufts in the News

Publication date: Thursday, January 24, 2019
In this On Point segment, Arts and Sciences philosopher Lionel McPherson participates in a discussion centered on freedom and equality.
Publication date: Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Cummings School’s Cailin Heinze offers detailed expert advice on proper diet and nutrition for a variety of pets.
Publication date: Friday, January 18, 2019
The Conversation
Friedman’s Dariush Mozaffarian, Jerold Mande, and Renata Micha co-author this article that outlines why “the time is right for meaningful policy action to leverage food as medicine” and recommends measures for doing so.
Publication date: Thursday, January 17, 2019
Boston Globe
Eliot-Pearson’s Marina Bers writes that programming is a necessary intellectual tool that should be taught to all students.
Publication date: Monday, January 14, 2019
CNN.com International
New collaborative research led by the HNRCA's Jose Ordovas shows a correlation between the lack of sleep and increased risk of atherosclerosis, or build-up of plaque in the arteries.
Publication date: Friday, January 11, 2019
Christian Science Monitor
Associate Professor Justin Hollander is quoted on how brownfields—properties where redevelopment is stalled due to potential pollution—threaten investments in neighborhoods.
Publication date: Thursday, January 10, 2019
The Conversation
Tufts economist Gilbert Metcalf outlines why he supports a carbon tax for reducing carbon pollution and suggests ways the U.S. could enact such a tax.
Publication date: Monday, January 7, 2019
The Conversation
Fletcher’s Monica Duffy Toft examines the factors behind the rise of white nativism among white males.
Publication date: Monday, January 7, 2019
New Atlas
New research by A&S postdoctoral scholar Guy Levy, in collaboration with A&S biologist Barry Trimmer, tracks the movements of tobacco hornworm caterpillars using tiny retroreflective markers, which could have important applications for developing “soft-bodied robots.”
Publication date: Thursday, January 3, 2019
Boston Globe
Tufts sociologist Sarah Sobieraj comments on the double standards that impact women’s likability, noting that “when women act or behave in a competitive or assertive or authoritative way, it is read as deviant.”