Summer 2018

Celebrating 40 Years

A message from the dean of the Friedman School.

This year, the Friedman School is celebrating its 40th anniversary.

When Jean Mayer arrived at >>

Our Future Depends on Young Scientists

A message from the director of the Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging.

As I take on the role of center director and continue my research in >>

Building a Brighter Food Future

As the Friedman School creates a hub of entrepreneurship, meet the students, faculty, and advisers working to transform the global food system through business thinking.

Welcome to the future of food: A mother looking for a heathier snack for >>

“Annual Giving Is Like Love”

Meet the Friedman School and HNRCA annual-giving co-chairs for Brighter World: The Campaign for Tufts.

Gifts to the annual fund provide a critical stream of resources for areas of >>

Still Life, With Vitamins

A collaborative course brings art, science, and community to the table.

Over the years, Silvia Bottinelli has asked her students to look at food in >>

There From the Start

Combined, these three Friedman School professors have given more than a century of service to Tufts and to science.

The USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging (HNRCA) building was still under construction >>

The Long View on Nutrition and Aging

Sarah Booth, new director of Tufts’ nutrition research center, knows that solid science takes commitment and collaboration.

In May 2017, Sarah Booth had been interim director of the Jean Mayer USDA >>

From Small Plates to Big Ideas

At commencement 2018, a renowned chef and humanitarian shared his menu for a better world.

José Andrés is the only chef in the world with both a two-star Michelin >>

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