Tufts in the News

Publication date: Friday, July 17, 2020
The Conversation
GDAE visiting scholar David Sussman outlines why bans on plastic bag can be problematic and suggests re-use as a way to lessen the environmental impact of such bags.
Publication date: Friday, July 17, 2020
WGBH
A&S psychologist Sam Sommers participates in this "Under the Radar" segment to discuss how pop culture is responding to racial reckoning in the U.S.
Publication date: Thursday, July 16, 2020
WCVB
Cummings School’s Sam Telford discusses concerns around EEE in Massachusetts after a third mosquito sample tested positive this season.
Publication date: Thursday, July 16, 2020
Boston Globe
This is a review of “Is Rape a Crime?: A Memoir, an Investigation, and a Manifesto,” by Michelle Bowdler, Tufts executive director of health and wellness.
Publication date: Monday, July 13, 2020
New York Times
TUSM’s Paola Massari is quoted in this article on why “the koala represents a perfect clinical model” for testing chlamydia vaccines, which could then be translated to human treatments.
Publication date: Tuesday, July 7, 2020
NPR’s Hidden Brain
A&S professor Sam Sommers appears in this podcast discussing a local case of mistaken eyewitness identification and wrongful conviction.
Publication date: Monday, July 6, 2020
The Conversation
Fletcher's Bhaskar Chakravorti examines the use of COVID-19 contact tracing apps in South Korea, India and Germany and the prospect for such technology in the U.S.
Publication date: Friday, July 3, 2020
Scientific American
Engineering researchers have developed biomaterial-based inks for clothing and other textiles to detect changes on the body or in the environment.
Publication date: Friday, June 26, 2020
The Boston Globe
Tufts' COVID-19 Documentation Project is included in this article on pandemic-related artifacts that universities are collecting for their archives. Tufts Director of Digital Collections and Archives Dan Santamaria is quoted. A photograph of the Tufts cannon, taken by 2020 graduate Ana Sophia Acosta, is also included.
Publication date: Friday, June 26, 2020
The New York Times
Fletcher’s Sung-Yoon Lee explores the recent rise of Kim Yo-jong, sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.

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