Winter 2018

Introducing Brighter World

With the launch of the largest fund-raising initiative in its history, Tufts University is enhancing its ability to tackle the globe’s toughest challenges.

Tufts University on November 4 launched a $1.5 billion campaign that will strengthen teaching >>

Jump-Starting Entrepreneurship

A message from the dean of the Friedman School.

We face a global nutrition crisis. The food system now plays the single largest >>

The Wisest Investment You Can Make

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

You’ve probably heard that Americans aren’t saving as much as they used to. At >>

A Strategy for Change

The Friedman School's roadmap for addressing the nutrition crisis.

With diet a leading cause of poor health, inequities, and environmental challenge, the world >>

Called to Serve

They wanted to do something good for the world. It became the foundation for a career.

Students come to the Friedman School from any number of places—academia, business, government, the >>

Fighting Alzheimer’s with Nutrition and Diet

A good diet—and positive sleep habits, stress management, and cognitive activities—help disease prevention, expert tells Tufts audience.

While people may not show symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease until they are in their >>

Top Stories

Tufts Nutrition Top 10

How climate change will affect agriculture and nutrition.

Remaking Main Streets

Working in three very different places, certificate graduates are finding smart ways to make their communities healthier.

Counter Culture

American families are eating out more than ever, but aren’t always making the healthiest choices. Tufts researchers are working with restaurants and parents to change that.

Called to Serve

They wanted to do something good for the world. It became the foundation for a career.

Editor's Picks

Gut Reaction

Can what you eat change your gut microbiome?

Paying Bonuses to Improve Nutrition

Can a strategy from the business world help solve public health problems?

Spending Smarter

Teaching kids to make better snack choices with their own pocket money.

Brain Health Breakthrough

A common infection is linked to Alzheimer's and other neurodegenerative diseases.