February 3, 2010

Lawrence S. Bacow to Step Down Next Year

President announces that he is leaving Tufts in June 2011 after 10 years in top post

Black Power Revisited

History professor Peniel Joseph examines a turning point for race relations in America

Resilient Despite Disaster

Understanding how people cope with calamities like the earthquake in Haiti might help alleviate suffering and speed recovery

The Puck Stops Here

Goalie Scott Barchard is a crucial part of the Jumbos’ revival on the ice

What Next for Haiti?

Fletcher experts, including one who was in Port-au-Prince when the earthquake hit, weigh the country’s options

Water World

A geologist and his students discover underground aquifer on campus


The Skinny on Diet Pet Foods

Low-cal pet foods vary widely in calorie content and often have misleading feeding directions, study finds

Making the Next Wallace and Gromit

Stop-motion animation software developed at Tufts will get a wider audience with release of new kids’ book

New Target for Breast Cancer Therapy

Researchers identify a “cell of origin” for a common type of the disease