Summer 2017

Good Food for a Secure Nation

A message from the dean of the Friedman School.

Based on scholarship from Tufts and beyond, we know our country faces a nutrition >>

When the Old Way is Best

Insights into the wisdom of traditional herding in Uganda.

For more than a decade, the Ugandan government has tried to steer people in >>

Feeding Threat

Infant cereals sold in developing countries are inconsistent in their quality.

The quality issues could be damaging child growth, according to a study led by >>

The Food-Price Effect

How much does price actually move the needle on your eating habits?

If there’s a sale on tomatoes, you’re more likely to buy them, right? But >>

What’s a Dietitian to Do?

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

The first thing that struck Molly Uebele, N12, about the hospitals in Malawi was >>

Next-Gen Food Aid

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

Every year, the U.S. Agency for International Development sends more than a million tons >>

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 >>

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 >>

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.