Tufts In the News

Jul 6, 2020

Daily Sabah
Kris Manjapra
, associate professor, Department of History, is quoted in this article exploring how protests associated with the police killing of George Floyd, and other race-related issues in the United States may influence how racism is viewed in Britain.

Jun 24, 2020

Michael Levin
, Vannevar Bush Professor of Biology, comments on research showing that groups of cells can be precisely moved by electric fields that mimic those found in the body during healing.

Jun 18, 2020

The Conversation
Julian Agyeman
, professor of urban and environmental policy and planning, co-authors this piece examining how a historical lack of land ownership has negatively impacted Black wealth, and the current opportunity for creating collective economic development. 

Jun 12, 2020

Justin Hollander
, A96, professor in the Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning, comments on the challenges facing Calgary, Alberta, as the city struggles to adapt in the wake of economic shifts due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Jun 12, 2020

The Boston Globe
Neil Miller
, lecturer, Department of English, writes this opinion piece highlighting notable moments in the LGBTQ movement since the first Pride parade 50 years ago. Miller is the author of "Out of the Past: Gay and Lesbian History from 1869 to the Present."

Jun 11, 2020

Food Tank
This overview of essays related to a post-COVID food system includes a piece from Julian Agyeman, professor, Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning, and GSAS student Alexandra Duprey on protecting undocumented immigrants during the COVID-19 pandemic. A link to the full essay is included.

Jun 7, 2020

The Boston Globe
Stephan Pennington
, associate professor, Department of Music, gave an online lecture on Black music history and civil rights as a fundraiser for the nonprofit The Bail Project, raising more than $10,000. A link to the lecture is included.

Jun 5, 2020

Brian Bethune
, lecturer, Department of Economics, comments on the Federal Reserve's plans for interest rates as the economy recovers from the coronavirus pandemic.

May 16, 2020

A TedxTufts talk from Kareem Khubchandani, Mellon assistant professor, Department of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies, is featured in Hyperallergic's required reading section. 

May 14, 2020

The Boston Globe
Maurice Parent
, professor of the practice, Department of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies, is featured in this story about how artists are adapting to life during the pandemic.