Tufts in the News

Publication date: Friday, June 19, 2020
The Washington Post
Cummings School's Jonathan Runstadler comments on his team's ongoing CoVERS research exploring coronavirus transmission between humans and animals. A link to the CoVERS homepage is included.
Publication date: Thursday, June 18, 2020
The Conversation (US)
UEP's Julian Agyeman co-authors this piece examining how a historical lack of land ownership has negatively impacted black wealth, and the current opportunity for creating collective economic development.
Publication date: Monday, June 15, 2020
Guardian
Kei Kawashima-Ginsberg, director of Tisch College's CIRCLE, is quoted regarding young people who have been mobilized to support Black Lives Matter and how this might impact voting rates for 2020.
Publication date: Friday, June 12, 2020
New York Times
Assistant professor of public health and community medicine Laura Corlin is among the epidemiologists quoted about restarting daily activities amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
Publication date: Friday, June 12, 2020
Boston Globe
English lecturer Neil Miller writes this opinion piece highlighting notable moments in the LGBTQ movement since the first Pride parade fifty years ago. Miller is the author of Out of the Past: Gay and Lesbian History from 1869 to the Present.
Publication date: Friday, June 12, 2020
Blogs-WGBH
Friedman School Dean Dariush Mozaffarian appears in this "Innovation Hub" radio segment to discuss how the U.S. obesity epidemic has worsened the COVID-19 pandemic in this country and what might be done to improve the situation on societal and individual levels.
Publication date: Sunday, June 7, 2020
Boston Globe
Associate professor of music Stephan Pennington gave an online lecture on Black music history and civil rights as a fundraiser for the nonprofit The Bail Project, raising more than $10,000. A link to the lecture is included.
Publication date: Sunday, June 7, 2020
Psychology Today Blog
Clinical professor of psychiatry Ronald Pies co-authors this blog post examining why psychiatric disorders meet the criteria for being classified as diseases.
Publication date: Thursday, June 4, 2020
American Heart Association
New Friedman School research suggests that consumer response to federally mandated nutritional labels in restaurants could lead to significantly fewer cases of both cardiovascular diseases and Type 2 diabetes, lowering associated health-care and societal costs. Lead authors Dariush Mozaffarian and Junxiu Liu are both quoted.
Publication date: Thursday, June 4, 2020
Boston Globe
Cummings School professor Jonathan Runstadler discusses his team's ongoing research exploring coronavirus transmission between humans and animals.

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