Tufts in the News

Publication date: Wednesday, February 26, 2020
Psychology professor Sam Sommers delves into research on the psychology of cheating to examine the latest Major League Baseball scandal involving the Houston Astros.
Publication date: Monday, February 24, 2020
CommonWealth Magazine
Tisch College’s Center for State Policy Analysis (cSPA) executive director Evan Horowitz discusses the newly launched center, which will provide real-time analysis of legislation, state policies, and ballot questions in Massachusetts.
Publication date: Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Boston 25 News
Cummings School’s Cheryl London is featured prominently in this news segment about why golden retrievers are more susceptible to developing cancers than other dog breeds. The story also features a golden retriever, Bayley, who was treated for a spinal tumor at Foster Hospital by multiple services and clinicians, including Drs. Ane Uriarte and Michele Keyerleber, who appear on camera in this story.
Publication date: Thursday, February 13, 2020
Dentistry Today
Nicole D. Holland, assistant professor and director of health communication, education, and promotion at the Tufts School of Dental Medicine, is coauthor of the paper “Improving America’s Oral Health Literacy,” which examines how health literacy impacts oral and overall health outcomes.
Publication date: Thursday, February 13, 2020
Boston Globe
The newly launched Center for State Policy Analysis, based at Tisch College, will provide real-time analysis of legislation, state policies, and ballot questions in Massachusetts. Evan Horowitz is executive director of the nonpartisan center, which includes Tisch College dean Alan Solomont on its advisory board.
Publication date: Thursday, February 13, 2020
The Guardian
In this article on how some shrinking U.S. cities have worked to improve the quality of life of those who stayed, UEP’s Justin Hollander comments on the approach that New Bedford, Massachusetts has taken.
Publication date: Tuesday, February 11, 2020
National Public Radio
Third-year student Olivia Freiwald is featured in this segment examining how the aggressive anti-fracking stance of Democratic presidential candidates Senators Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders might influence moderate voters in swing states. Freiwald is a volunteer with the New Hampshire Youth Movement.
Publication date: Thursday, February 6, 2020
Live Science
Tufts astronomers Danilo Marchesini and Marianna Annunziatella are part of a team that discovered a supersized galaxy that once formed stars at a high rate and then—contrary to current models of galaxy formation—suddenly stopped.
Publication date: Monday, February 3, 2020
Washington Post
Tufts biologist Sara Lewis is quoted extensively about new collaborative research that identifies human-generated factors, such as habitat destruction and light pollution, as threats to firefly colonies around the globe. Lewis is first author of the study. Co-authors include Tufts biology Ph.D. student Avalon Owens and biology professor J. Michael Reed.
Publication date: Monday, February 3, 2020
Grafton News
Cummings School alumna Kelly Donithan, a senior specialist in disaster operations for Humane Society International, describes her work helping to rescue koalas in the wake of the Australian fires. Alumna Casey Gibbons Tucker has also been assisting with wildlife recovery efforts.