Tufts in the News

Publication date: Monday, February 3, 2020
Grafton News
Cummings School alumna Kelly Donithan, a senior specialist in disaster operations for Humane Society International, describes her work helping to rescue koalas in the wake of the Australian fires. Alumna Casey Gibbons Tucker has also been assisting with wildlife recovery efforts.
Publication date: Monday, February 3, 2020
Washington Post
Tufts biologist Sara Lewis is quoted extensively about new collaborative research that identifies human-generated factors, such as habitat destruction and light pollution, as threats to firefly colonies around the globe. Lewis is first author of the study. Co-authors include Tufts biology Ph.D. student Avalon Owens and biology professor J. Michael Reed.
Publication date: Friday, January 24, 2020
This article highlights research from medical school professor Ana Soto on tetramethyl bisphenol F (TMBPF) as part of efforts to find a safer lining for food cans.
Publication date: Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Public Radio International
In this article on how fertilizer harms the environment and endangers the public, GDAE’s Timothy Wise comments on how industry pushback and political pressure undermines efforts to regulate farms and reduce pollution linked to fertilizer use.
Publication date: Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Washington Post
Rachel Kyte, dean of the Fletcher School, says “Europe and America are moving slightly apart from each other” in this article on President Donald Trump’s appearance at the World Economic Forum, during which he threatened tariffs against European countries traditionally thought of as allies to the United States.
Publication date: Monday, January 20, 2020
Today’s Veterinary Business
The Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society has certified the Tufts Foster Hospital for Small Animals as a Level 1 hospital, the top ranking.
Publication date: Monday, January 13, 2020
Professor Emeritus James Jennings comments in this Morning Edition segment exploring the lack of state and local contracts going to minority businesses, noting that “leadership has to be more aggressive” about increasing fairness and equity for minority business owners.
Publication date: Thursday, January 9, 2020
Fletcher School Professor of the Practice Rockford Weitz discusses the impact of Iran’s airstrike on U.S. military targets in Iraq on global oil flow. Weitz begins speaking around the 3:40 mark.
Publication date: Thursday, January 9, 2020
The Ringer
Associate professor of music Frank Lehman is quoted extensively in this article analyzing composer John Williams’ Star Wars work over the past forty-two years.
Publication date: Wednesday, January 8, 2020
Boston Globe
Friedman School Dean Dariush Mozaffarian offers strategies for eating healthier.