Tufts in the News

Publication date: Friday, August 23, 2019
The Atlantic
Political scientist Brian Schaffner is quoted throughout this article on how President Donald Trump energizes his base by saying he and his supporters are the real victims of racial accusations. Findings from Schaffner’s collaborative 2016 Cooperative Congressional Election Study are included.
Publication date: Friday, August 23, 2019
Boston Globe
Lyme disease researchers Sam Telford, from Cummings School, and Linden Hu, from the School of Medicine, are both quoted in this opinion piece calling for “a determination” to finally take this disease seriously by increasing awareness as well as treatment and prevention efforts.
Publication date: Wednesday, August 21, 2019
National Public Radio
In this All Things Considered segment, Fletcher School assistant professor Josephine Wolff discusses software that is available to help ransomware victims recover their files and why it is rarely used in the U.S.
Publication date: Wednesday, August 21, 2019
ABC News
Tufts economist Brian Bethune comments on how the Federal Reserve needs to consider global economic weakness in deciding whether to cut interest rates.
Publication date: Monday, August 19, 2019
90.9 WBUR
Tufts University Art Galleries is hosting Stack, Layer, and Arrange, a comprehensive retrospective of work by late SMFA faculty member Julie Graham.
Publication date: Wednesday, August 14, 2019
New York Times
Fletcher School assistant professor of cybersecurity policy Josephine Wolff writes on why the FBI should join Europe’s No More Ransom initiative to help victims deal with ransomware attacks and avoid paying cybercriminals.
Publication date: Tuesday, August 13, 2019
Cummings School's Sam Telford is featured in this news segment on his research project Mice Against Ticks, which is focused on the use of genetically altered mice to reduce the transmission of Lyme disease.
Publication date: Tuesday, August 13, 2019
Teaching Now - Education Week Teacher
A new report from Tisch College’s CIRCLE found that voter turnouts for eighteen and nineteen year olds reached 22 percent, indicating a significant increase from previous years.
Publication date: Friday, August 9, 2019
Washington Post
Tufts associate professor of history Elizabeth Foster discusses her new book, African Catholic: Decolonization and the Transformation of the Church.
Publication date: Thursday, August 8, 2019
Science Codex
Tiampo Family Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering Amy Pickering led collaborative research in Bangladesh that found a new device for delivering chlorine automatically via public taps reduced childhood diarrhea by 23 percent. “This point-of-collection approach to water treatment could be a transformative strategy for reducing gastrointestinal disease burden in low-income urban communities,” Pickering said.