Public Impact

Join The FSNE 21-Day Racial Equity Habit Building Challenge

Join The FSNE 21-Day Racial Equity Habit Building Challenge

The entire Friedman School community has been invited to join the 21-Day Racial Equity Habit Building Challenge from April 2 to April 22, 2018. Read more and join us as we hold informal chats to discuss the issues raised in the challenge's activities.
New Bipartisan Report Advises on a Healthier SNAP

New Bipartisan Report Advises on a Healthier SNAP

Friedman faculty members Jerold Mande and Norbert Wilson were instrumental in developing the Bipartisan Policy Center's report on recommendations to make SNAP diets healthier.
Friedman Hosts the 2018 Global Food+ Symposium

Friedman Hosts the 2018 Global Food+ Symposium

February 16, 2018 marked the second annual Global Food+ Symposium, hosted by Tufts University at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy. This year, 23 researchers from Boston University, MIT, Harvard, and Tufts shared the findings of their work in seven-minute presentations on topics ranging from microbiology to nutrition to theology.
US Ambassador Recognizes LUANAR’s First Dietetics Graduates

US Ambassador Recognizes LUANAR’s First Dietetics Graduates

United States Ambassador to Malawi, Virginia Palmer, has recognized Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR) for its achievement in producing the first cohort of five dietitians who have completed a 20-month rigorous training program.  
Friedman Students Advocate for Sound Nutrition and Agricultural Policy

Friedman Students Advocate for Sound Nutrition and Agricultural Policy

Friedman Student Alana Davidson writes for student paper The Friedman Sprout: "Advocate for Sound Nutrition and Agricultural Policy This Spring … and Then Run for Office!"
Healthy Diets for Better Health

Healthy Diets for Better Health

Friedman School Dean Dariush Mozaffarian supports launch of Food Is Medicine Working Group on Capitol Hill
Junk food tax is legally and administratively viable, finds new analysis

Junk food tax is legally and administratively viable, finds new analysis

An original analysis by researchers at New York University College of Global Public Health and the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University finds that a federal tax on junk food is both legally and administratively feasible.
Could Food Price Changes Save Lives?

Could Food Price Changes Save Lives?

Subsidies for healthy foods and taxes on unhealthy foods could reduce deaths from stroke, diabetes and cardiovascular disease, especially among Americans with lower socioeconomic status
Calling All Food Rescuers

Calling All Food Rescuers

How one Friedman student is helping Boston say no to food waste.
Introducing Brighter World: The Campaign for Tufts

Introducing Brighter World: The Campaign for Tufts

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