The Tufts E-News archives contain hundreds of stories from across Tufts University dating back to October 1999. From cutting-edge research to world-famous alums, from the insights of internationally renowned experts to profiles on Tufts top programs, E-News is the most comprehensive daily electronic news source covering the University.
Rescued From Pain
[12.21.01] While millions of Americans suffer from chronic pain, most physicians don't understand their suffering -- but pioneering doctors like Tufts' Daniel Carr are trying to change that.
Eureka! They Found It!
[12.19.01] Tufts researchers have isolated the electrical pulse that marks each "moment of clarity" in the brain, sparking new insights into how the brain handles thinking and creativity.
Doing His Homework
[12.18.01] Tufts grad and sportswriter uncovered the inconsistencies in George O'Leary's record, leading to the resignation of the newly-hired Notre Dame football coach.
The Giant Puzzle
[12.17.01] A Tufts scientist is looking for new ways to fight diseases like heart disease by unlocking the genetic code behind obesity.
Coping With Evil
[12.14.01] Built-in safeguards help children deal with fears from evil images -- including recent depictions of Osama bin Laden -- a Tufts expert told ABC News.
Back On Their Feet
[12.13.01] A unique team of hockey players is hitting the ice, thanks to a Tufts doctor's cutting edge work in special prosthetics.
[12.13.01] Tufts freshman Christy Ren will represent Hong Kong in Salt Lake City, marking the first time her home country has ever earned a berth in the Winter Olympics.
Diamond In The Rough
[12.12.01] Less than three years after graduating from Tufts, Coralie Charriol is putting a new face on her father's exclusive brand of luxury jewelry.
An Innovative Housing Solution
[12.10.01] Tufts, Medford agree on plan to convert a closed school building into housing for low income families and faculty members.
On The Verge Of Breakthrough
[12.07.01] A collaborative team at Tufts is close to uncovering a defense against E. coli bacteria, which is responsible for outbreaks that make millions of people sick every year.
The Ballooning Price Tag
[12.04.01] A closely watched study by Tufts experts shows the cost to develop a new drug has nearly tripled over the last decade, intensifying the national debate over prescription drug coverage.
Another Step Closer
[12.01.01] On Monday, a cutting-edge project between Tufts and several local towns to clean the Mystic River got a boost from the Environmental Protection Agency.
The "Lizard King" is Crowned
SoBe founder and Tufts grad John Bello was just named Retail Entrepreneur of the Year -- the latest crowning achievement of the self-proclaimed "Lizard King." Palm Springs, Calif.
Explosion Of Expression
[11.27.01] There's no doubt that patriotism in the U.S. is on the rise, but what does the burst in national pride really mean?
Increasing Their Ranks
[11.26.01] The Boston Police Department expects to get a second much-needed bomb-sniffing dog, thanks to a donation from Tufts Animal Expo.
Sounding The Alarm
[11.20.01] As recent events have indicated, the U.S. public health system was not prepared to address a national crisis -- and still isn't, says a Tufts expert.
Updating The System
[11.19.01] Doctors, led by a Tufts Medical School professor, have developed a new system to guide the liver transplant process, making the system more fair.
Agency At Its Best
[11.15.01] When Jeffrey Koplan got word of the U.S.' first case of anthrax in 25 years, the Tufts-trained doctor knew he'd have to transform the Centers for Disease Control to respond.
Behind The Music
[11.16.01] Tufts' rock-trio Guster continues to gain ground, as scenes from the new movie "Life As A House" were inspired by (and feature) their songs.
"I Am The Entertainer"
[11.14.01] In a special appearance at Tufts, music legend Billy Joel conducted a three-and-a-half hour lesson in music, history and his life.
"Now, More Than Ever"
[11.13.01] Despite Sept. 11, a record number of Tufts students are studying in other countries, saying a global perspective has never been so important.
"Hall of Famer"
[11.09.01] This weekend, the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame will add Tufts graduate Rick Hauck to its ranks, making him one of only four shuttle commanders to ever receive the honor.
Are U.S. Nuclear Sites Safe?
[11.07.01] While no one ever planned for terrorist attacks of the magnitude of Sept. 11, the Tufts graduate responsible for the country's nuclear plants says they are well protected.
Out Of Africa
[11.07.01] The latest castoff from CBS' "Survivor," Tufts graduate Linda Spencer turned her early exit into a good cause.
And The Emmy Goes To...
[11.05.01] Warner Brothers TV and World-Wide Pants -- both led by Tufts graduates -- cleaned up big at the 53rd annual Emmy Awards.
Tufts Pioneer Dies
[11.01.01] Jeffrey Isner -- one of the nation's foremost authorities on gene replacement therapy -- died suddenly at age 53, cutting short his groundbreaking research on heart disease.
Bringing Shallow Characters To Life
[10.31.01] When his newest Broadway show opens on Thursday, Peter Gallagher will do what he does best -- give life to the "sleazeballs" of stage and screen.
Gallery: Fall At Tufts
[10.30.01] The Fall season in New England offers some of the most brilliant displays of color in the United States. For most of October, Tufts' Medford/Somerville campus was at its seasonal peak.
Teaching At The Speed Of News
[10.30.01] Tufts students and faculty are adapting their courses and discussions to address terrorism and its impact, reports The Boston Globe.
Tufts Provost Will Step Down
[10.28.01] One of Tufts' most beloved professors, Sol Gittleman will focus on two of the things he enjoys best - teaching and baseball.
Negotiating The Tough Road Ahead
[10.25.01] Less than six weeks after David Welch was sworn in as U.S. Ambassador to Egypt, the region's political landscape changed in an instant -- leaving the Tufts grad with an extraordinary challenge.
Photo Gallery: Tufts Raises United Nations Flag
[10.24.01] U.N. Under-Secretary-General Alvaro de Soto raises the organization's flag on Tufts' Medford/Somerville campus, marking the first time a UN flag was flown on any of Tufts' campuses.
Time For A New Approach
[10.24.01] By changing the way science is taught, Tufts' engineering dean is leading a trend to erase engineering's reputation as male dominated.
Could U.S. Farms Be Targeted?
[10.23.01] Though they provide much of the nation's food supply, U.S. farms are largely unguarded, making them a vulnerable target, says a Tufts expert.
Cipro Stockpiling Opens Pandora's Box
[10.22.01] The public's wide-spread, unnecessary use of Cipro may endanger more people than the Anthrax that's prompted them to take the powerful drug in the first place, says a Tufts expert.
Bacteria In U.S. Meat Growing Stronger
[10.19.01] Antibiotics given to animals for decades have produced resistant strains of salmonella that pose a growing health risk in U.S., says Tufts expert.
How Jack Frost Separates Rich, Poor
[10.17.01] Why are some nations wealthy and others poor? The key to national prosperity may be cold weather, according to research by a Tufts economist.
[10.16.01] Recent events have propelled anthrax into the nation's headlines. But don't panic -- there are some important facts you should know about the disease, say Tufts experts.
The Smell of "Future" Success
[10.15.01] PBS will profile an electronic nose created by two Tufts scientists that may become a critical tool for countries littered with leftover land mines.
Animal Expo Honors WTC Rescue Dogs
[10.12.01] During the second year of the unique veterinary conference, Tufts officials presented $10,000 to search and rescue teams from the World Trade Center disaster site.
Tufts Names Nutrition School
[10.09.01] The nation's only independent nutrition school celebrated 20 years of unparalleled impact with announcement of new name.
Should The Taliban See The Evidence?
[10.05.01] The Taliban has demanded evidence that links Osama bin Laden to the attacks, but the U.S. has refused. So who is right? NPR asked a Tufts expert for the answer.
Tufts Expands Fight Against Rabies
[10.03.01] University continues to expand "rabies-free" zone in Mass., adding six more towns to most effective rabies barrier program in the U.S.
Taking A New Course
[10.02.01] Sept. 11 attacks could reshape classrooms at Tufts and around the nation, say University experts.
Grad Treats NYC Rescue Dogs
[10.01.01] Part of an elite team of emergency veterinarians, Siri Dayton was one of the first doctors at the World Trade Center scene to treat search and rescue dogs.
Tufts Grad: "I'm a Survivor!"
Linda Spencer is among 16 Americans selected to compete in latest installment of CBS' hit reality show "Survivor". Shaba National Reserve, Kenya.
Is Boston's Logan Airport Safe?
[09.26.01] Two weeks before terrorists hijacked two airliners from Boston, a Tufts grad and freelance journalist uncovered major security flaws at Logan.
Grappling With Darwin's Idea
[09.25.01] Many people are unsettled by Darwin's theory of evolution. In PBS's new "Evolution" mini series, Tufts' Daniel Dennett explains why.
What Makes A Terrorist Tick?
[09.19.01] The only way to understand why Tuesday's events occurred is to get into the mind of a terrorist, says a Tufts dean and former U.S. ambassador.
Senator Calls For Tolerance
[09.18.01] Speaking at Tufts this afternoon, U.S. Sen. John Kerry asked Americans to show compassion and fight bigotry.
Graduate Is Mourned
[09.17.01] Christopher Zarba, a software engineer from Hopkinton, Mass., lost his life during Tuesday's tragedies.
How Will Bush Respond?
[09.13.01] The President and other government leaders continue to indicate that the U.S. will strike back. But what can we expect?
Towers Had No Chance
[09.12.01] Excessive heat from the fire was too much for Trade Center's structure, says a Tufts civil engineering expert.
Getting Enough B12?
[09.10.01] A new study at Tufts shows older Americans aren't the only ones at risk due to vitamin B12 deficiency. Are you getting your fill?
Coming Attractions: eBay TV
[09.06.01] Six years after alum's auctions debuted on the Internet, eBay is focused on exploring new territory -- television.
Charting A New Course
[09.05.01] The decision to withdraw from the U.N.'s conference on racism may be more evidence that the White House is changing its approach to foreign policy, says a Tufts expert.
A Hot Summer!
[09.04.01] Though it was technically called "summer break," Tufts never slowed down. Here's a look back at the top stories from Tufts during summer 2001.
Holisitc Healing For Pets
[09.04.01] At the forefront in veterinary medicine, Tufts' veterinary school is the second in the country to teach acupuncture for pets.
A Silver Summer
[08.27.01] Tufts coaches and graduates help win silver medals in three international sporting competitions this summer.
The Eagle Has Landed!
[08.28.01] Tufts wildlife experts examine a bald eagle after it attacked five New England beachgoers
A New Helping Hand
[08.22.01] Through a new partnership, dental students at Tufts will help treat low income patients at a New Hampshire hospital.
Training Taste Buds
[08.21.01] The right strategies, says a Tufts expert, can help parents train their kids' taste buds to enjoy healthy food.
The Ultimate Athlete
[08.20.01] One of the best collegiate athletes in ultimate Frisbee while at Tufts, Johanna Neumann is playing for gold in the sport at the World Games.
Color Code Your Diet
[08.17.01] The chemicals that give foods their vibrant colors may be the key to their nutritional power.
No Small Feat!
[08.15.01] Tufts grad is named first female CEO of Arthur D. Little -- the world's oldest business consulting firm.
Inspiring Political Change
[08.13.01] What began as a vision from three Tufts students is quickly growing into a unique political movement.
Restoring His Father's History
[08.09.01] A new book by Tufts' Joseph Hurka preserves the story of his father's life after it was erased nearly 60 years earlier.
Dog Days Of Summer
[08.06.01] In record high temps, people aren't the only ones in danger -- their pets are too, says a Tufts expert.
Etching A Unique Path
[07.26.01] Armed with a vintage toy and an artist's touch, a Tufts grad is etching his path through the art world.
Changing Face Of Diplomacy
[07.25.01] International students now make up over 50 percent of the students at Tufts' Fletcher School, making the international relations school ' most global' in U.S.
Helping Kids Smile
[07.23.01] Tufts and its affiliate hospitals help provide free dental, medical care to children from Russia's contaminated Chernobyl region.
Let The Games Begin
[07.19.01] Despite recent violence in Israel, Tufts' Janice Savitz hopes to coach the U.S. Basketball Team to gold in the 2001 Maccabiah Games.
The Nominations Are In...
[07.18.01] Tufts alums help secure 49 nominations across 33 categories for the 53rd annual Emmy Awards.
Suffering From Exposure
[07.16.01] After living near high levels of radiation for years, the Navajo community may be facing a major health risk, says a Tufts expert.
Alums Vision Saves Sight
[07.12.01] New laser treatment developed by Dr. Mark Latina may be the best hope for glaucoma patients.
Engineering A Pot Roast
[07.11.01] An engineering course at Tufts takes a unique approach to give students a taste of important scientific concepts.
Cut Above The Rest
[07.09.01] Tufts graduate takes top honors at 2001 American Fashion Awards for his designs for Coach Leather.
Top Pet: Cats or Dogs?
[07.09.01] The family flick "Cats and Dogs" grabbed the top spot at box offices around the country this weekend, begging the question: which is the better pet?
Peace, Not Party Politics
[07.06.01] Democrats should support Bush's policy on the Middle East, says former Democratic National Committee official and Tufts alum.
Bright Lights -- Big Study
[07.02.01] Solving a long-standing scientific mystery, a team of Tufts scientists figured out how fireflies trigger their flashes.
Getting Enough Water?
[06.29.01] The common advice is to drink 6-8 glasses of water every day, but some experts say not everyone needs to "count their cups."
Affordable Housing Crunch
[06.28.01] A hot housing market and soaring rents have increased the demand for more affordable housing, leaving many cities on the brink of a housing crisis.
Alum Wins Bronze At Nationals
[06.27.01] Jennifer Toomey finished third at the U.S. Track and Field Championships this weekend, securing a spot on the U.S. National Team as it heads to the world championships.
Is Vitamin C Dangerous ?
[06.25.01] Scientists continue to debate the health impacts of vitamin C, which is one of the most popular health supplements on the market.
Putting Sports Diplomacy To Work
[06.25.01] A graduate of Tufts' Fletcher School has brought his masters thesis to life through his innovative approach to international diplomacy.
Alum Eyes America's Cup
[06.22.01] Internationally-renowned sailor training for one of the most revered sailing trophies in the world.
Unsurpassed Global Impact!
[06.21.01] Impact of Tufts' research in the social sciences tops world university rankings, reports prestigious London newspaper.
Disarming The "Magic Bullet"
[06.18.01] More and more food companies are enhancing their products with "healthy" additives, but Tufts experts urge that consumers use caution.
A Formidable Opponent
[06.15.01] Twenty years after its discovery, AIDS still has researchers searching for key to a cure.
Training New Diplomats
[06.14.01] Innovative Program at Tufts' Fletcher School uses technology to train upper-level professionals
A New Era For Executions?
[06.11.01] It's been decades since the federal government executed a prisoner, but a Tufts expert says that trend may change following Timothy McVeigh's.
Battles or Bipartisanship?
[06.07.01] Democrats must handle new power in Senate with care and caution, says a doctoral student at Tufts' Fletcher School.
Science Or Fiction?
[06.05.01] Do claims about the health benefits of different foods actually convince consumers to try them?
Top Of Their Class
[06.04.01] Three of Boston Globe's "10 Students Who Made A Difference" will attend Tufts this fall.
A Call For Conservation
[06.01.01] Tufts' president leads higher education's call for George Bush to rethink his energy policy. May 2001
Driving The Costs Higher
[05.31.01] Though Washington takes the blame, American consumers may actually be the force behind rising gas prices.
[05.30.01] Alum among first shuttle astronauts selected for U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame.
[05.24.01] The political landscape in Washington could be changed significantly by the historic decision of a Vermont Senator.
[05.24.01] A recent oil spill off the South American coast may have some very damaging long-term effects.
Tufts Celebrates 2001 Graduation
[05.20.01] On Sunday, thousands of students, parents, faculty and alumni gathered on the Tufts Medford/Somerville campus for the 2001 Commencement ceremonies. During his keynote address to the Tufts audience, veteran journalist Jim Lehrer told the University's graduates to find happiness by taking risks.
Top Honors For Tufts
[05.16.01] Tufts softball secures player, coach of the year honors; 10 spring athletes named to All-NESCAC teams.
Nose For News
[05.14.01] Tufts alum tapped as new president of NBC's top-rated news division.
Successes Define DiBiaggio's Tenure
[05.09.01] Outgoing Tufts President Leaves Legacy of Excellence in Teaching and Research, While Strengthening Academic, International and Fiscal Initiatives.
The Secret To Aging Well
[05.04.01] Tufts' Miriam Nelson tells Oprah that a little muscle can go a long way in the fight against aging.
When Germs Fight Back
[05.03.01] A Tufts expert says the more that Americans fight germs, the worse the situation becomes.
Taking The Reins
[05.02.01] Tufts grad named CEO of $18 billion global health company.
Primetime Diet Duo
[05.01.01] Tufts, TV network team up to help hundreds of Bostonians lose weight. April 2001
Changing Their Tune
[04.30.01] Tufts' Beelzebubs are shaping the new generation of college a cappella.
The Ties That Bind
[04.27.01] New Tufts study finds few scientists and researchers report financial ties that may influence their work.
Sweeping Return To TV
[04.26.01] NBC enlists alum to provide extra boost to "West Wing" during April sweeps.
A "Wild" Dedication
[04.24.01] Tufts, U.S. Representative opened new $2.65 million wildlife medicine building on No. Grafton campus.
Success By Design
[04.23.01] Tufts grad and president of Coach nominated for top design honors at fashion's 'Oscars.'
Should Drugs Be Tested On Children?
[04.19.01] As legislators consider the fate of a law encouraging drug companies to test new drugs on children, experts debate the merits of the practice
Drink To Your Health?
[04.18.01] A gene may determine whether moderate drinking helps or hurts cholesterol levels, say Tufts researchers.
Full Steam Ahead
[04.17.01] Led by two fierce competitors, Tufts has a strong presence at the 105th Boston Marathon.
Popular Herb Blocks Drugs
[04.13.01] Tufts research shows how St. John's Wort prevents certain drugs from being absorbed by the body.
Finessing Foreign Policy
[04.12.01] A Tufts foreign policy expert says "semantics" may have been the key to bringing U.S. crew home.
Best In Class
[04.09.01] National Public Radio chose five of the best college essays for a special on-air broadcast -- E-News features the essays from the two students admitted to Tufts.
The "New Home" Opener
[04.06.01] After years of planning, Tufts graduate opens new stadium for Milwaukee Brewers.
[04.05.01] Training and education can be the difference between a friendly family pet and a "loaded gun" says a Tufts animal behavior expert.
U.S. Considers Future Of Aid To Bosnia
[04.02.01] In a briefing with the international media, 1973 Tufts graduate and State Department Spokesman Richard Boucher said the U.S. is currently deciding whether to certify millions of dollars in aid to Bosnia, following Sunday's arrest of Slobodan Milosevic.
Fountain Of Youth
[03.30.01] A Tufts expert says physical activity may be the key to slowing or reversing the effects of aging.
Do We Need Missile Defense?
[03.28.01] While the Cold War is over, a Tufts foreign policy expert says missile threats against the U.S. are very real.
A Date With Fate
[03.26.01] Over 150 fourth-year medical students at Tufts found out where they will go for their residencies at the annual "Match Day" ceremony.
[03.26.01] If her first year at Tufts is any indication, Jessica Trombly is poised to become one of the top athletes in University history.
Shaping The UN Profile
[03.21.01] A Tufts alum talks to the New York Times about the pressures and rewards of heading the United Nation's public relations program.
Tufts' Lerner, Gore Co-Teach Class
[03.20.01] Tufts' Richard Lerner and former Vice President Al Gore co-teach their first class together at Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro, Tenn.
Tufts Science Park Gets Boost
[03.19.01] Bay State gives nearly $1 million to Grafton to "pave way" for biotech expansion in Central Massachusetts.
Criticizing Media Soundbites
[03.13.01] In a Chicago Tribune op-ed, a Tufts undergraduate says the national media overstepped its bounds while covering the shootings at Santana High School.
A New Policy For The Koreas?
[03.07.01] As George Bush Makes His First Visit To South Korea, Former Ambassador And Fletcher Dean Stephen Bosworth Says US Policy May Take New Shape.
Grading TV Diversity
[03.02.01] Despite advances, a Tufts expert says diversity in children's television still doesn't make the grade. February 2001
Marijuana As Medicine
[02.28.01] Tufts Doctor Says Government Should Allow Physicians To Prescribe Drug To 'Very Sickest People.'
Forging A New Peace
[02.20.01] Christians May Play Key Role In Middle East Peace, Says Tufts Expert.
[02.07.01] With Heaping Servings, Some Restaurants Pack A Day's Worth Of Food Into One Meal.
Winter Wonderland On Walnut Hill
[02.06.01] A major winter storm swept through the Northeast yesterday, dropping as much as two feet of snow across Massachusetts. While Tufts didn't see snow totals that high, the Medford/Somerville campus was covered in a thick blanket of snow by the time the storm passed.
ForTufts’ director of dining services, keeping up with foodand diet trends among students is a fun but demanding job.Medford/Somerville,Mass. [08-23-04]