Tufts in the News

Publication date: Sunday, November 1, 2020
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Cummings School dean emerita Deborah Kochevar is quoted throughout this article on the global $100 million, five-year Strategies to Prevent Spillover (STOP Spillover) program to reduce risk of zoonotic viral spillover. Kochevar is the STOP Spillover program director.
Publication date: Friday, October 30, 2020
Foreign Policy
In this explainer, Fletcher professor Bhaskar Chakravorti writes about the most pressing issues associated with the antitrust case against Google.
Publication date: Thursday, October 29, 2020
Boston Globe
President Anthony Monaco comments in this article on Tufts' new COVID-19 pool testing program for public school systems in host communities Medford and Somerville.
Publication date: Thursday, October 22, 2020
New York Times
Tufts anthropologist Zarin P. Machanda's research into relationships among male chimpanzees as they age shows that the chimps exhibit patterns of behavior that are similar to human friendships.
Publication date: Thursday, October 22, 2020
Engineering faculty members John Durant and Neelakshi Hudda appear in this news segment to discuss their research that found air quality improved as traffic decreased during the economic shutdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Publication date: Wednesday, October 21, 2020
Bree Aldridge, an associate professor of molecular biology and microbiology, is quoted regarding how using a computerized imaging system to look at how bacterial cells are deformed by a drug could help speed up the process for getting a drug approved. Her team's test of a rapid-profiling system on existing tuberculosis drugs is mentioned.
Publication date: Tuesday, October 20, 2020
Boston Globe
President Anthony Monaco is quoted about Tufts' new free COVID-19 community testing program for Medford and Somerville residents who live in select areas close to the Medford/Somerville campus.
Publication date: Saturday, October 17, 2020
New York Times
Fletcher School assistant professor of cybersecurity policy Josephine Wolff pens this opinion piece examining the vulnerability of hospital computer systems and the dangerous consequences of a health-care system cyberattack.
Publication date: Friday, October 9, 2020
BBC News
Fletcher School research professor Alex de Waal discusses why it would be a momentous step for Sudan, which is currently on the U.S. State Department's sponsors-of-terror list, to recognize Israel.
Publication date: Thursday, October 8, 2020
Boston Business Journal
Mary Jane Hanlon, an assistant professor at the School of Dental Medicine, outlines three key considerations that are shaping the future of dental practices in the face of the pandemic.