Winter 2017

A Night to Savor

Benefit dinner supports nutrition research at Tufts.

Andoni Luis Aduriz, above, chef at the world-renowned restaurant Mugaritz in Spain, brought his >>

Prescription for Good Science

Former HNRCA director Simin Meydani, now Tufts’ vice provost for research, says collaboration seeds big breakthroughs.

Simin Nikbin Meydani, the new vice provost for research at Tufts, is known for >>

Recipe for Success

Champion of good food practices inspires budding nutrition entrepreneurs with new scholarship.

Bill Layden is a big-picture guy, one who’s fearless in the face of the >>

6 Years and Counting…

Ronit Ridberg, N11, says her annual fund gifts are markers of a journey.

NAME: Ronit Ridberg, N11

RIGHT NOW: A doctoral student at the University of California, Davis

RESEARCHING: The role >>

A New Face in Alumni Relations

Janine Seidel joins Friedman team.

Janine Seidel has joined the Friedman School as the associate director of alumni relations. >>

We Need Your Involvement

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

It was an exciting fall semester at the Friedman School. We welcomed 109 new >>

A Plan for Action

A message from the dean of the Friedman School.

I am delighted to announce the launch of the Friedman School’s new strategic plan.

Over >>

Staying True to the Science

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

Integrity. It’s a personal value and a professional standard that guides the work of >>

Top Stories

Good to Grow

Studies find no more health risks from genetically engineered crops than from conventional ones, but we cannot abandon other plant-breeding methods.

Hungry for Answers

We’ve used the same strategy for decades to provide refugees with food aid. Does it work?

That Dirty Water 

An inconvenient truth about old sewer systems.

Waste by Design

Why do we throw away so much perfectly good food?

Get ’Em While They’re Cubs

Scout troops strive for healthier habits.

Tufts Nutrition Top 10

We offer some tips on how you can fight food waste.

Editor's Picks

A Reason to be Choosy about Fat

Diet may exacerbate genetic obesity risk

Feed Your Stem Cells

Is nutrition the future of brain health? Neuroscientist Dennis Steindler says yes

For a Longer Life, Add Less Salt

Study finds too much sodium a worldwide killer 

Home-Packed Lunches Fall Short

New study finds those brown bags are usually strong on snacks and weak on nutrition 

Mom, There’s Something Green on My Plate! 

Advice for handling your picky eater