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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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  • Train Your Brain to Prefer Healthy Foods October 20, 2014
    New research shows that it is possible to create new eating habits “I can resist anything except temptation.” Anyone who has ever been on a diet can relate to that quip from Oscar Wilde. No matter what the fad diet du jour says, the only way to lose weight is to reduce the net number of calories consumed. It’s a simple equation, but a hard way to live. […]
  • Better Chances for Beached Dolphins October 20, 2014
    Veterinary student’s research could improve survival rates for stranded animalsNo one knows why dolphins beach themselves, but once they wash ashore, they will surely die without proper care. A new study has found that the mammals’ blood may offer clues about their chances for survival, and those who work to save the dolphins are using this discovery to make […]
  • Magnesium Cuts Diabetes Risk October 17, 2014
    Only about half of Americans get the recommended daily amount in their dietGetting enough magnesium in the diet may reduce the risk of diabetes, especially for those who already show signs of heading that way. A Tufts study led by Adela Hruby, N10, MPH10, N13, found that healthy people with the highest magnesium intake were 37 percent less likely to develop […]
  • Navigating World Politics October 17, 2014
    Fletcher Dean James Stavridis recounts in a new book lessons he learned as the first naval officer to serve as military head of NATOAfter five years in the Navy, James Stavridis thought he’d had enough of military life—law school beckoned. He told his commanding officer, and soon received a call from Mike Mullen, the future chairman of the Joint Chiefs of St […]