Summer 2017

Sweet Success

Andi Wolfgang, N16, turned her passion for chocolate into a business.

Nine years ago, Andi Wolfgang, N16, and her sister decided to make chocolate a >>

A Boost for Food Businesses

A new entrepreneurship program will give students the skills they'll need.

A new twist on kombucha tea drinks. A social network for vegetarians. A personalized >>

Policy Expert Joins the Friedman School

Jerry Mande will lead the school's new Public Impact Initiative.

Jerold Mande, a former Obama administration official with a long record of shaping public >>

Highlighting the Heroes

Unearthing ideas to fix the bad stuff, Food Tank starts with the good.

Danielle Nierenberg, N01, could see smart ways that we could feed the hungry, fight >>

The Matchmaker

The school’s first dean supported the union of science and policy.

Establishing an independent graduate school of nutrition was a radical idea in the early >>

Persistence and Grit

A former FDA leader encouraged the Class of 2017 to take on the hard problems.

While serving as the commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration from 1990 to >>

A Healthy Dose of Facts

Economists wage a campaign for truth.

The cover of a Time magazine issue this year posed the question “Is Truth Dead?” >>

Make a Connection

A message from the president of the Friedman School Alumni Association.

On behalf of the Friedman School Alumni Association, I would like to welcome our >>

Top Stories

A Boost for Food Businesses

A new entrepreneurship program will give students the skills they'll need.

Taking Root

With a little help from Tufts, an immigrant farmer sustains her family, her culture and a diverse community.

Next-Gen Food Aid

These emergency meals are new, improved and engineered to save lives.

Fighting Shape

Cutting-edge nutrition science keeps the U.S. military at peak fitness and prepared to serve. And the discoveries Tufts researchers are making in the lab and in the field could help weekend warriors, too.

Editor's Picks

What’s a Dietitian to Do?

Challenges lead to hope in Malawi’s first R.D. training program.

Highlighting the Heroes

Unearthing ideas to fix the bad stuff, Food Tank starts with the good.

Eating for Healthy Eyes

Why complex carbs are the clear choice for preserving vision.

Soy and Survival

Unpacking the science related to diet and breast cancer.