Tufts in the News

Publication date: Friday, June 22, 2018
The Conversation
Professor of English Christina Sharpe and visual and conceptual artist Lorna Simpson discuss the artist’s work exploring race, gender, and identity. Simpson recently received the SMFA Medal for “creative excellence in visual art, art history and arts advocacy.”
Publication date: Friday, June 22, 2018
Associated Press
Engineer Steven Chapra comments on the changing climate factors that contribute to algal blooms and resultant toxins, as with the one affecting Salem, Oregon’s city water supply.
Publication date: Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Boston Globe
School of Medicine Clinical Professor Alyssa Orinstein says that safety and stability are basic needs, and removing them is “causing potentially irreparable damage” to children being separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border.
Publication date: Monday, June 18, 2018
Boston Globe
Three college presidents with Tufts connections will take office on July 1: Lawrence Bacow at Harvard University, Miriam Nelson at Hampshire College, and David Harris at Union College. Other current and former college presidents with Tufts ties are also listed.
Publication date: Saturday, June 16, 2018
National Public Radio
CIRCLE director Kei Kawashima-Ginsberg is quoted in this segment about Road to Change, a national bus tour aimed at engaging and motivating young voters, spearheaded by Parkland school shooting survivors.
Publication date: Friday, June 15, 2018
Daily Mail Online
A new Friedman School study, led by Fang Fang Zhang, reveals that Americans utilizing the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) are not meeting nutritional recommendations for a healthy diet.
Publication date: Thursday, June 14, 2018
New York Times
In this opinion piece, Fletcher’s Alex de Waal discusses the case for the U.S. and other Western countries to initiate a humanitarian operation in Yemen, in the wake of the Saudi Arabian and Emirati coalition offensive on the Yemeni port city of Al Hudaydah.
Publication date: Friday, June 8, 2018
U.S. News–Health
The HNRCA’s Susan Roberts discusses some of the drawbacks of the ketogenic diet, which limits carbohydrate intake and encourages a heavy fat intake.
Publication date: Friday, June 8, 2018
Fletcher’s Joel Trachtman comments on the G-7 summit, saying President Donald Trump’s fractious approach is “good for Putin and bad for the United States and for the West.”
Publication date: Tuesday, June 5, 2018
Boston Globe
Political scientist Jeffrey Berry comments on Massachusetts State House data that shows more than half of the state’s senators and representatives will be running unopposed in this year’s election.