Tufts in the News

Publication date: Thursday, October 25, 2018
The Conversation
Professor Karen Jacobsen writes on why migrants, who are vulnerable to violence and extortion, travel in large groups.
Publication date: Thursday, October 25, 2018
ABC News
Data from the Youth Electoral Significance Index, created by Tisch College’s CIRCLE, is cited in this piece about the potential impact of young voters in the 2018 midterm elections.
Publication date: Monday, October 22, 2018
The Conversation
Friedman professor Elena Naumova discusses how rising global temperatures and frequency of heat waves can negatively affect our health.
Publication date: Wednesday, October 17, 2018
New York Times
Heidi Lai, a Friedman postdoctoral fellow, led research that suggests higher blood levels of omega-3s can lead to living a longer, healthier life. The study, which Lai notes is observational, tracked 2,622 adults who averaged age 74.
Publication date: Monday, October 15, 2018
The Conversation
GSAS student Gina Mantica describes research on female naked mole-rats that showed how estrogen from the “queen”—passed to “workers” by ingesting her feces—influences worker behavior and communicates when a queen is pregnant.
Publication date: Thursday, October 11, 2018
The Atlantic
Kei Kawashima-Ginsberg, director of Tisch College’s CIRCLE, and Tufts political scientist Eitan Hersh are both quoted in this article examining why religiously unaffiliated voters are politically active in this election cycle.
Publication date: Wednesday, October 10, 2018
CBS News
Tufts at Tech Community Veterinary Clinic and the veterinary assisting program were highlighted during a CBS This Morning feature on Worcester Technical High School. The story includes comments from the clinic’s director, Cummings Clinical Assistant Professor Gregory Wolfus
Publication date: Tuesday, October 9, 2018
US News & World Report
Tufts economist Gilbert Metcalf is quoted about a proposed carbon tax that would help curb carbon emissions. Tufts research into the impact a carbon tax might have on gas prices is also cited.
Publication date: Wednesday, October 3, 2018
Merredith Portsmore, director of the Center for Engineering Education and Outreach, comments on the importance of integrated learning for the success of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education.
Publication date: Tuesday, October 2, 2018
Fox Business
In this video, Fletcher’s Joel Trachtman tells why he is in favor of the new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), and how the deal will affect China.