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The University Relations division, led by Senior Vice President and General Counsel Mary Jeka, comprises departments that serve the entire university community and act as liaisons to our host communities and the general public. The University Relations division enhances and protects Tufts’ reputation by communicating the quality and distinctive identity of the university, safeguarding the university’s legal interests, ensuring its commitment to equal opportunity and fostering positive relationships with government and the communities we serve.

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  • Tufts’ New Oral Medicine Program January 30, 2015
    Dentists will learn how to care for patients with complex health issuesMedical conditions such as Crohn’s disease, lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes and HIV and even cancer treatment can cause oral health problems. Tufts School of Dental Medicine’s new postgraduate program in oral medicine will train dentists to care for these patients. “Oral medicine is […]
  • What's So Great About Yogurt? January 29, 2015
    Tufts scientists are investigating possible benefits that range from weight control to mental fitnessAmericans of a certain age might remember a series of yogurt commercials that aired in the mid-1970s. “In Soviet Georgia, where they eat a lot of yogurt, a lot of people live past 100,” a deep voice intoned over images of elderly peasants enjoying yogurt. The […]
  • Tufts Appoints Chief Diversity Officer January 29, 2015
    For Mark Brimhall-Vargas, a career focusing on social justice is the natural progression of his life’s circumstancesWhen Mark Brimhall-Vargas arrives at Tufts on April 6 to become the university’s chief diversity officer, it will be a natural step in a career that has been devoted to the themes of diversity, inclusion and social justice. “I’ve been working o […]
  • Tufts University Names Mark Brimhall-Vargas Chief Diversity Officer January 29, 2015
    Appointment reflects Tufts’ “unprecedented” commitment to diversity, inclusion, cultural competency over next decadeMEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (January 29, 2015) -- Tufts University has named Mark Brimhall-Vargas as its chief diversity officer, effective April 6. Brimhall-Vargas is the deputy chief diversity officer at the University of Maryland at College Pa […]