Tufts in the News

Publication date: Monday, October 7, 2019
Washington Post
Tufts political scientist Oxana Shevel writes this piece examining how President Trump’s request for a “favor” may impact Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky’s agenda on reform against corruption.
Publication date: Tuesday, October 1, 2019
New York Times
Associate professor of public health and community medicine Beth Rosenberg is quoted about her 2010 research on the social history of hard hats and why they became a symbol “associated with masculinity and patriotism.”
Publication date: Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Boston Globe
Kei Kawashima-Ginsberg, director of Tisch College’s CIRCLE, is quoted in this Boston Globe Magazine article about how Massachusetts is improving civics education at the middle and high school-levels.
Publication date: Monday, September 30, 2019
Scientific American Blog Network
School of Engineering professors Fiorenzo Omenetto and David Kaplan are quoted extensively about their ongoing work at the Tufts Silklab in this article about the scientific potential of silk in medical and technological applications.
Publication date: Friday, September 27, 2019
Boston Globe
Cummings School second-year student Sidney Beecy discusses her research project that looks at the effect of music on short-term stress in dogs. Also quoted is Seana Dowling-Guyer, associate director of the Tufts Center for Shelter Dogs, who is working with Beecy on the project, along with Cummings clinical associate professor Emily McCobb and psychology professor Aniruddh Patel.
Publication date: Wednesday, September 25, 2019
The Conversation
Clinical professor of psychiatry Ronald Pies explains the importance of the Jewish high holidays of Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur and makes a case that “their ethical values transcend any one religion.”
Publication date: Tuesday, September 24, 2019
Associated Press
New Friedman School research analyzing dietary trends from 1999 to 2016 has found that, despite small improvements, Americans are still consuming too many low-quality carbohydrates, too much saturated fat, and not enough fruits and vegetables. Friedman School associate professor Fang Fang Zhang is quoted. The research was conducted in collaboration with the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
Publication date: Thursday, September 19, 2019
The Conversation
Fletcher School professor Michael Klein writes this piece on indications that the Federal Reserve is anticipating an economic downturn and why policymakers have little recourse for responding to a recession.
Publication date: Thursday, September 19, 2019
Reuters UK
Cummings School professor Cheryl London is quoted in this article on animal drug development saying, “It’s not nearly as common for pivotal studies to fail in animal health as it is in human medicine. Most of them are successful.”
Publication date: Thursday, September 19, 2019
Boston Globe
A profile of assistant head football coach Scott Rynne, who is in his fourteenth season with Tufts football.

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