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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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  • Is buying pet insurance a good idea? October 31, 2014
    Steven Rowell, V83, an assistant professor emeritus at Cummings School, weighs the costs and benefitsMany pet owners end up having to spend a large sum of money because of an unexpected health crisis. And euthanasia for financial reasons is all too common in veterinary practice. Pet insurance can make the difference between being able to go ahead with treatm […]
  • Real-world Dental Research October 31, 2014
    Grant programs at the Tufts School of Dental Medicine support interdisciplinary projects and advances in implantologyTwo new grant programs are giving faculty at the School of Dental Medicine more opportunities to conduct interdisciplinary research that has immediate, real-world applications. […]
  • Political Hot Seat October 30, 2014
    Former secretary of health and human services Kathleen Sebelius talks about the Affordable Care Act, the political life and EbolaThrough eight stressful weeks last year, Kathleen Sebelius, the former secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, had to assure Congress that yes, the HealthCare.gov website would indeed be working by Dec. 1, al […]
  • Pollutant Snatcher October 29, 2014
    Tufts engineer Ayse Asatekin looks to a 'polymer necklace' to create energy-saving water filtration systemsFracking for oil and gas is a dirty business. The process uses millions of gallons of water laced with chemicals and sand. Most of the contaminated water is trucked to treatment plants to be cleaned, which is costly and potentially environment […]