Tufts in the News

Publication date: Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Washington Post
Cummings School’s Emily McCabe comments on Maryland’s recent ban on the sales of puppies and kittens at retail pet stores.
Publication date: Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Boston Herald
TUSM is one of four Massachusetts medical schools updating their curricula to incorporate important skills related to quality of life and end-of-life care.
Publication date: Tuesday, April 24, 2018
The Conversation
Cummings School’s Fair Vassoler co-authors this piece about research into how epigenetics, the study of biological mechanisms that will switch genes on and off, plays a role in understanding genetic patterns of addiction as well as prevention measures.
Publication date: Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Washington Post
Friedman Dean Dariush Mozaffarian is interviewed about how to understand and engage with the ever-changing science of nutrition. He also highlights Tufts University's Health & Nutrition Letter as a trusted source of information for consumers.
Publication date: Saturday, April 21, 2018
New York Times
Fletcher's Sung-Yoon Lee is quoted this analysis of North Korea’s surprise announcement that it will suspend nuclear tests and close its nuclear test site.
Publication date: Saturday, April 21, 2018
Washington Post
CIRCLE director Kei Kawashima-Ginsberg is quoted in this piece about how the gun control movement in the aftermath of the Parkland, FL school shooting could encourage higher young voter turnout in 2018 and beyond.
Publication date: Thursday, April 19, 2018
Smithsonian.com
Engineer Fiorenzo Omenetto is quoted in this article exploring the potential for the dental sensor that he and team developed. The sensor can track and wirelessly transmit information on one's dietary intake.
Publication date: Thursday, April 19, 2018
STAT's Morning Rounds
TUSM neuroscientists researched how the appetite-suppressing hormone leptin works in the brain, uncovering new information that could have implications for better understanding and treating diabetes, obesity and other conditions.
Publication date: Wednesday, April 18, 2018
WBUR's Here & Now
Fletcher Dean James Stavridis discusses the recent U.S.-North Korea talks and whether North Korea is likely to give up its nuclear weapons program.
Publication date: Monday, April 16, 2018
U.S. News & World Report
Dean of Admissions and Enrollment Karen Richardson breaks down why a supplemental essay, written by now second year student Ryan Sheehan, was a successful element of his admission to Tufts.

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