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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 Return of Acorn Man July 29, 2014
    Purchased with a generous gift, a public art sculpture finds a permanent home on the Medford/Somerville campusAcorns usually don’t start showing up around campus until the fall. But a particularly noticeable one returned to Tufts this summer to take up permanent residence. A version of Colossal AcornHead, a five-foot bronze sculpture by Vermont artist Leslie […]
  • Body by Smartphone July 29, 2014
    There are thousands of mobile apps on the market aimed at diet and fitness. Can they really make us healthier?We love our smartphones. Since they marched out of the corporate world and into the hands of consumers about 10 years ago, we’ve relied more and more on our iPhone and Android devices to organize our schedules, our social lives, our finances and now, […]
  • How Honey Bees Stay Cool July 23, 2014
    Research indicates a parallel between bee hives and humansMEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. – Honey bees, especially the young, are highly sensitive to temperature and to protect developing bees, adults work together to maintain temperatures within a narrow range. Recently published research led by Philip T. Starks, a biologist at Tufts University’s School of Arts a […]
  • Room for Improvement in Elementary School Children’s Lunches and Snacks from Home July 22, 2014
    BOSTON (July 22, 2014) ─ Open a child’s lunch box and you’re likely to find that the lunches and snacks inside fall short of federal guidelines. Those are the findings of a study conducted by researchers at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University and in the Department of Public Health and Community Medicine at Tufts University […]