Tufts in the News

Publication date: Thursday, October 10, 2019
Boston Globe
William Masters, a professor at the Friedman School, is quoted in this article on Ocean Spray’s new Atoka line of infused cranberry drinks, noting that the beverages tap into the rise of the wellness industry.
Publication date: Wednesday, October 9, 2019
Huffington Post
Associate professor of public health and community medicine Margie Skeer offers advice on how to talk to kids about the risks of vaping and how to help them resist peer pressure to vape.
Publication date: Wednesday, October 9, 2019
Popular Mechanics
The Tufts SilkLab has developed a silk textile that can wrinkle into detailed, high-resolution patterns involving words, images, and even fingerprints. The patterns can be erased and the material reused for multiple “printings.”
Publication date: Monday, October 7, 2019
Washington Post
Tufts political scientist Oxana Shevel writes this piece examining how President Trump’s request for a “favor” may impact Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky’s agenda on reform against corruption.
Publication date: Tuesday, October 1, 2019
New York Times
Associate professor of public health and community medicine Beth Rosenberg is quoted about her 2010 research on the social history of hard hats and why they became a symbol “associated with masculinity and patriotism.”
Publication date: Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Boston Globe
Kei Kawashima-Ginsberg, director of Tisch College’s CIRCLE, is quoted in this Boston Globe Magazine article about how Massachusetts is improving civics education at the middle and high school-levels.
Publication date: Monday, September 30, 2019
Scientific American Blog Network
School of Engineering professors Fiorenzo Omenetto and David Kaplan are quoted extensively about their ongoing work at the Tufts Silklab in this article about the scientific potential of silk in medical and technological applications.
Publication date: Friday, September 27, 2019
Boston Globe
Cummings School second-year student Sidney Beecy discusses her research project that looks at the effect of music on short-term stress in dogs. Also quoted is Seana Dowling-Guyer, associate director of the Tufts Center for Shelter Dogs, who is working with Beecy on the project, along with Cummings clinical associate professor Emily McCobb and psychology professor Aniruddh Patel.
Publication date: Wednesday, September 25, 2019
The Conversation
Clinical professor of psychiatry Ronald Pies explains the importance of the Jewish high holidays of Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur and makes a case that “their ethical values transcend any one religion.”
Publication date: Tuesday, September 24, 2019
Associated Press
New Friedman School research analyzing dietary trends from 1999 to 2016 has found that, despite small improvements, Americans are still consuming too many low-quality carbohydrates, too much saturated fat, and not enough fruits and vegetables. Friedman School associate professor Fang Fang Zhang is quoted. The research was conducted in collaboration with the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.