Tufts In the News

Jun 22, 2018

The Conversation
English Professor Christina Sharpe and visual and conceptual artist Lorna Simpson discuss the artist’s work exploring race, gender and identity. Simpson recently received the SMFA Medal for “creative excellence in visual art, art history and arts advocacy.” 

Jun 22, 2018

Associated Press
Professor Steven Chapra points to warming temperatures due to climate change as the reason for more toxic algae bloom in U.S. waters.

Jun 21, 2018

The Boston Globe
Assistant Professor of Music Frank Lehman discusses his book "Hollywood Harmony: Musical Wonder and the Sound of Cinema," which draws on examples from such epic movie scores as "Star Wars."

Jun 21, 2018

Professor William Messner spoke about the potential risks and possibilities for self-driving cars on the uniquely challenging streets of Boston.

Jun 13, 2018

Open Source
Bridge Professor Susan Landau spoke about her career and evolutions in cybersecurity.

Jun 7, 2018

90.9 WBUR
As part of WBUR's BioBoom series, Paula Soteropoulos, E89, J89, EG90, A20P, President and CEO of Akcea Therapeutics, and an honored speaker at Commencement, discussed the growing role of women in biotechnology and life sciences in the Boston area. 

May 31, 2018

The American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)
The ASEE recognized Assistant Professor Kristen Bethke Wendell on the 2018 "20 Under 40 Young Pacesetters" list for her work in engineering education. The feature was published in a recent issue of Prism, the Society's monthly magazine. 

May 25, 2018

Professor of Computer Science Matthias Scheutz is part of the collaborative research team that is working to give robots the ability to make self assessments. 

May 24, 2018

The Register
Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Usman Khan led a team that developed a tracking algorithm that distributes location-gathering among devices as an alternative to a GPS-based approach. 

May 22, 2018

The New Yorker
A quote from Professor of Computer Science Matthias Scheutz in a 2011 publication on robot ethics is mentioned in this piece exploring the role of artificial intelligence in healthcare.