Tufts in the News

Publication date: Wednesday, August 14, 2019
New York Times
Fletcher School assistant professor of cybersecurity policy Josephine Wolff writes on why the FBI should join Europe’s No More Ransom initiative to help victims deal with ransomware attacks and avoid paying cybercriminals.
Publication date: Tuesday, August 13, 2019
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: Tuesday, August 13, 2019
Teaching Now - Education Week Teacher
A new report from Tisch College’s CIRCLE found that voter turnouts for eighteen and nineteen year olds reached 22 percent, indicating a significant increase from previous years.
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
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.”