Tufts in the News

Publication date: Thursday, September 19, 2019
Washington Post
Professor Emeritus Stuart Levy, pioneering antibiotic resistance researcher and esteemed physician, passed away on September 4. The article details Levy’s career, which includes teaching at Tufts School of Medicine for forty-seven years.
Publication date: Thursday, September 12, 2019
Incoming Fletcher Dean Rachel Kyte is featured in this article highlighting women who are leading on climate change action, noting Kyte has “become a go-to expert for heads of state and multinational CEOs trying to figure out how to transition away from fossil fuels.”
Publication date: Thursday, September 12, 2019
The Conversation
Fletcher School professor Kelly Sims Gallagher and postdoctoral scholar Fang Zhang co-author this piece detailing their research on China’s climate policy progress.
Publication date: Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Bloomberg Environment
School of Engineering professor Karen Panetta co-authors this piece about the troves of unbiased data being generated from sensor-enabled space satellites that offer a “profound perspective about our planet” and its sustainable future.
Publication date: Monday, September 9, 2019
Washington Post
Alice Lichtenstein, Gershoff Professor of Nutrition Science and Policy at the Friedman School, advises how to create quick, nutritious meals from freezer- and shelf-stable ingredients.
Publication date: Thursday, September 5, 2019
In this Radio Boston segment, Cummings School professor Sam Telford discusses how communities that are at a critical risk for Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) are responding to the threat. Telford is commissioner for the Central Massachusetts Mosquito Control Project.
Publication date: Thursday, August 29, 2019
National Public Radio
Friedman Dean Dariush Mozaffarian and researcher Fang Fang Zhang are quoted in this article on a new report that found deli meats with “no nitrates added” labels may not be much healthier than processed meats.
Publication date: Wednesday, August 28, 2019
USA Today
Tufts biologist Sara Lewis co-authors this opinion piece about the grave effects of the Trump administration’s “unprecedented rollbacks” of elements of the Endangered Species Act on the Bethany Beach firefly.
Publication date: Tuesday, August 27, 2019
New York Times
While acknowledging there is “a huge amount to be done” now that Sudan has formed a power-sharing government, Fletcher School research professor Alex de Waal says “there is a better chance for peace now than at any time in the recent past.”
Publication date: Monday, August 26, 2019
New York Times
Friedman Dean Dariush Mozaffarian co-authors this opinion piece outlining ways to address the nutrition crisis in the U.S., where poor diet causes more than half a million deaths per year. The piece was co-authored by Dan Glickman, former U.S. secretary of agriculture.