Tufts in the News

Publication date: Friday, December 11, 2020
WGBH and Public Radio Exchange
In this "Innovation Hub" radio segment, Friedman School Dean Dariush Mozaffarian discusses how the obesity problem in the U.S. has intensified the coronavirus epidemic and how greater attention to our diets would positively impact future disease prevention, economic security, racial equity, and climate change.
Publication date: Thursday, December 10, 2020
In this radio segment, Tisch College lecturer Ben Downing discusses how President-elect Joe Biden's leadership might be impacted by the grief and loss that he has experienced in his life.
Publication date: Tuesday, December 8, 2020
Boston magazine
UEP lecturer Robert Terrell is quoted throughout this in-depth piece on racial segregation in the city of Boston.
Publication date: Monday, December 7, 2020
Fletcher School and Engineering Bridge Professor Susan Landau examines a recent report on law enforcement's use of mobile device forensic tools that showed the "need for enacting civil liberties protections."
Publication date: Saturday, December 5, 2020
The National Interest
In this blog post, Fletcher's Monica Duffy Toft examines why it may be time for the United States to withdraw military troops from Afghanistan and suggests alternative measures to deal with a Taliban-led Afghan government.
Publication date: Wednesday, December 2, 2020
Tech Republic
Engineering's Karen Panetta discusses her latest research on using robots in child healthcare.
Publication date: Tuesday, December 1, 2020
NBC News
Cummings School's Jonathan Runstadler is quoted throughout this article about why Covid-19 infections are so prevalent among minks.
Publication date: Monday, November 30, 2020
USA Today
TUSM's Paul Beninger says that the ineffectiveness of the United States' adverse drug events reporting system "has been an intractable problem for a long time."
Publication date: Friday, November 27, 2020
Science Friday
Biology professor Benjamin Wolfe and postdoctoral scholar Casey Cosetta discuss their research that found communication between fungi and bacteria is key to creating distinct aromas, flavors, and quality during the ripening of cheeses.
Publication date: Wednesday, November 25, 2020
The Hill
UEP professor Justin Hollander writes this opinion piece on why he thinks President Trump could resign and inaugurate Vice President Mike Pence to carry out the duties of the presidency until January 20, 2021.