Tufts in the News

Publication date: Friday, July 17, 2020
The Conversation
GDAE visiting scholar David Sussman outlines why bans on plastic bag can be problematic and suggests re-use as a way to lessen the environmental impact of such bags.
Publication date: Thursday, July 16, 2020
Boston Globe
This is a review of “Is Rape a Crime?: A Memoir, an Investigation, and a Manifesto,” by Michelle Bowdler, Tufts executive director of health and wellness.
Publication date: Thursday, July 16, 2020
Cummings School’s Sam Telford discusses concerns around EEE in Massachusetts after a third mosquito sample tested positive this season.
Publication date: Monday, July 13, 2020
New York Times
TUSM’s Paola Massari is quoted in this article on why “the koala represents a perfect clinical model” for testing chlamydia vaccines, which could then be translated to human treatments.
Publication date: Tuesday, July 7, 2020
NPR’s Hidden Brain
A&S professor Sam Sommers appears in this podcast discussing a local case of mistaken eyewitness identification and wrongful conviction.
Publication date: Monday, July 6, 2020
The Conversation
Fletcher's Bhaskar Chakravorti examines the use of COVID-19 contact tracing apps in South Korea, India and Germany and the prospect for such technology in the U.S.
Publication date: Friday, July 3, 2020
Scientific American
Engineering researchers have developed biomaterial-based inks for clothing and other textiles to detect changes on the body or in the environment.
Publication date: Friday, June 26, 2020
The Boston Globe
Tufts' COVID-19 Documentation Project is included in this article on pandemic-related artifacts that universities are collecting for their archives. Tufts Director of Digital Collections and Archives Dan Santamaria is quoted. A photograph of the Tufts cannon, taken by 2020 graduate Ana Sophia Acosta, is also included.
Publication date: Friday, June 26, 2020
The New York Times
Fletcher’s Sung-Yoon Lee explores the recent rise of Kim Yo-jong, sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.
Publication date: Wednesday, June 24, 2020
Boston 25 News
Cummings School’s Sam Telford appears in this news segment to discuss the upcoming tick and mosquito season and the outlook for the diseases transmitted by these insects.