Tufts in the News

Publication date: Wednesday, October 17, 2018
New York Times
Heidi Lai, a Friedman postdoctoral fellow, led research that suggests higher blood levels of omega-3s can lead to living a longer, healthier life. The study, which Lai notes is observational, tracked 2,622 adults who averaged age 74.
Publication date: Monday, October 15, 2018
The Conversation
GSAS student Gina Mantica describes research on female naked mole-rats that showed how estrogen from the “queen”—passed to “workers” by ingesting her feces—influences worker behavior and communicates when a queen is pregnant.
Publication date: Thursday, October 11, 2018
The Atlantic
Kei Kawashima-Ginsberg, director of Tisch College’s CIRCLE, and Tufts political scientist Eitan Hersh are both quoted in this article examining why religiously unaffiliated voters are politically active in this election cycle.
Publication date: Wednesday, October 10, 2018
CBS News
Tufts at Tech Community Veterinary Clinic and the veterinary assisting program were highlighted during a CBS This Morning feature on Worcester Technical High School. The story includes comments from the clinic’s director, Cummings Clinical Assistant Professor Gregory Wolfus
Publication date: Tuesday, October 9, 2018
US News & World Report
Tufts economist Gilbert Metcalf is quoted about a proposed carbon tax that would help curb carbon emissions. Tufts research into the impact a carbon tax might have on gas prices is also cited.
Publication date: Wednesday, October 3, 2018
Nature
Merredith Portsmore, director of the Center for Engineering Education and Outreach, comments on the importance of integrated learning for the success of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education.
Publication date: Tuesday, October 2, 2018
Fox Business
In this video, Fletcher’s Joel Trachtman tells why he is in favor of the new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), and how the deal will affect China.
Publication date: Monday, October 1, 2018
WBUR-FM
School of Medicine Dean Harris Berman is mentioned in this article about how Boston-area medical schools are collaborating in an innovative effort to improve end-of-life care. This area of training has traditionally received little attention in medical school curricula.
Publication date: Monday, September 24, 2018
US News & World Report
Cummings School’s efforts with the Massachusetts Veterinary Medical Association to create and distribute educational materials to veterinarians about safe drug dispensing and disposal of drugs is referenced in this story on pet owners abusing opioids prescribed to their pets.
Publication date: Monday, September 24, 2018
Boston Globe
SMFA Professor of the Practice Jeannie Simms has organized the show “Resistant Currents,” at the Boston Center for the Arts’ Mills Gallery.

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