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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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  • The Genetics of Bloat November 20, 2014
    Researchers hope their work will help predict which dogs may get the deadly diseaseVeterinary researchers at Cummings School are teaming with scientists at Harvard, MIT and Nestlé Purina PetCare to decipher the genetics of bloat, a common cause of death in large dogs. […]
  • New Computer Model Predicts Gut Metabolites to Better Understand Gastrointestinal Disease November 20, 2014
    MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass-- Tufts University School of Engineering researchers and collaborators from Texas A&M University have published the first research to use computational modeling to predict and identify the metabolic products of gastrointestinal (GI) tract microorganisms. Understanding these metabolic products, or metabolites, could influence how […]
  • Undergrad Genetic Engineering Project Nabs Gold Medal November 20, 2014
    International recognition for a newly formed team of students and their effort to control bacteria's dirty workIn its first trip to an international competition, Tufts’ undergraduate synthetic biology team received a gold medal for a genetic engineering project that could have applications for cleaning up oil spills and furthering our understanding of h […]
  • Back in the U.S.S.R. November 19, 2014
    Professor Alexander Vilenkin trips through a time portal to the bad old days of Soviet physics, complete with KGB agents and a 70-ton mountain of rotting cabbageMy father, Alexander Vilenkin, is a physicist at Tufts University, and I, his daughter, am a journalist with no aptitude for physics. That’s in this world. But there is another world where I am the p […]