Tufts in the News

Publication date: Sunday, June 30, 2019
USA Today
Following the June 30 meeting between President Donald Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un at the Demilitarized Zone on the North and South Korea border, Fletcher’s Sung-Yoon Lee says that "Kim’s intentions all along were to trap Trump into an open-ended negotiation process from which Trump cannot retreat."
Publication date: Monday, June 24, 2019
Medium
Cummings School professor Sam Telford is a collaborator on a new approach to control the spread of Lyme disease on Nantucket that uses genetically-engineered mice.
Publication date: Friday, June 21, 2019
Nature
Engineering postdoctoral scholar Maya Nadimpalli discusses her work in public health and antibiotic resistance among young children in low-income countries. Nadimpalli is part of the new Center for Integrated Management of Antimicrobial Resistance (CIMAR), a multidisciplinary collaboration between Tufts University and Tufts Medical Center.
Publication date: Friday, June 21, 2019
NBC News
Friedman School researcher Fang Fang Zhang led a study that found Americans are eating the same amount of processed meats as they were eighteen years ago, while not increasing fish/shellfish intake. Zhang says that there is “still a lack of awareness around the benefits of consuming fish and the negative impacts of consuming processed meat.”
Publication date: Thursday, June 20, 2019
The Conversation
Fletcher School professor Michael Klein discusses why it is important that the Federal Reserve maintains its independence, noting that “politicization of the Fed puts the entire U.S. economy at risk.”
Publication date: Wednesday, June 12, 2019
BBC Culture
Cultural studies professor Susan Napier is quoted extensively on the Japanese visual narrative art form known as manga; she is author of a book on Japanese animator Hiyao Miyazaki, titled Miyazakiworld: A Life in Art.
Publication date: Tuesday, June 11, 2019
National Geographic
Cummings School Professor Emeritus Nicholas Dodman discusses phantom spraying or marking, a characteristic of neutered male cats.
Publication date: Monday, June 10, 2019
Popular Science
Engineering graduate student Natalie Rubio discusses research she led that found lab-grown insect meat may be the best high-volume approach to sustainably producing nutritious food.
Publication date: Monday, June 10, 2019
Associated Press
A report by Tufts psychology professor Samuel Sommers is being considered for evidence in the trial of Craig Hicks, who is accused of killing three Muslim students in North Carolina in 2015. Sommers’ analysis concludes that the victims’ “ethnic and religious backgrounds played a role in how Hicks perceived them, interacted with them and ultimately shot and killed them.”
Publication date: Sunday, June 9, 2019
WBUR
Historians Kendra Field and Kerri Greenidge, co-directors of the African American Trail Project, discuss the history of Medford’s Salem Street Burying Ground and slavery in the state. A new memorial honoring slaves buried in unmarked graves was recently unveiled at the cemetery.

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