Tufts in the News

Publication date: Thursday, October 22, 2020
New York Times
Tufts anthropologist Zarin P. Machanda's research into relationships among male chimpanzees as they age shows that the chimps exhibit patterns of behavior that are similar to human friendships.
Publication date: Thursday, October 22, 2020
Engineering faculty members John Durant and Neelakshi Hudda appear in this news segment to discuss their research that found air quality improved as traffic decreased during the economic shutdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Publication date: Wednesday, October 21, 2020
Bree Aldridge, an associate professor of molecular biology and microbiology, is quoted regarding how using a computerized imaging system to look at how bacterial cells are deformed by a drug could help speed up the process for getting a drug approved. Her team's test of a rapid-profiling system on existing tuberculosis drugs is mentioned.
Publication date: Tuesday, October 20, 2020
Boston Globe
President Anthony Monaco is quoted about Tufts' new free COVID-19 community testing program for Medford and Somerville residents who live in select areas close to the Medford/Somerville campus.
Publication date: Saturday, October 17, 2020
New York Times
Fletcher School assistant professor of cybersecurity policy Josephine Wolff pens this opinion piece examining the vulnerability of hospital computer systems and the dangerous consequences of a health-care system cyberattack.
Publication date: Friday, October 9, 2020
BBC News
Fletcher School research professor Alex de Waal discusses why it would be a momentous step for Sudan, which is currently on the U.S. State Department's sponsors-of-terror list, to recognize Israel.
Publication date: Thursday, October 8, 2020
DIG Boston
This profile of SMFA curator Abigail Satinsky, a prominent spokesperson for Boston Arts for Black Lives, quotes Satinsky as well as the SMFA's Kaelynn Maloney and Kaitlyn Ovett Clark, and Tufts University Art Galleries director Dina Deitsch.
Publication date: Thursday, October 8, 2020
Boston Business Journal
Mary Jane Hanlon, an assistant professor at the School of Dental Medicine, outlines three key considerations that are shaping the future of dental practices in the face of the pandemic.
Publication date: Tuesday, October 6, 2020
In this Chronicle segment, Cummings School faculty Stephanie Borns-Weil and Megan Mueller explain the importance of paying attention to behaviors and signs of stress as pets deal with environmental and social changes associated with the coronavirus pandemic.
Publication date: Monday, September 28, 2020
Fletcher Dean Rachel Kyte participates in this discussion on President Xi Jinping's surprise announcement that China is committing to cut its net carbon emissions to zero by 2060. Kyte's segment begins at the 10:58 mark.