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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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  • Pakistan's Harrowing Journey September 29, 2014
    In a new book, Ayesha Jalal chronicles how the country has lurched from crisis to crisis since its foundingIn the spring of 2013, Pakistan experienced something never before seen in the country’s 67-year history: one civilian government ceded power to another after an open and relatively fair election. […]
  • Fletcher School Receives $1 Million Grant September 29, 2014
    Carnegie award will seed research and outreach on legitimacy of fragile statesThe Fletcher School has been awarded $1 million from the Carnegie Corporation to develop strategies to enhance the legitimacy of fragile states through research and outreach aimed at the media and policymakers. The initiative will explore indicators for state legitimacy across four […]
  • CTSI Seeks Proposals for Pilot Studies Program September 26, 2014
    Deadline for letter of intent is Oct. 10 for projects focused on interdisciplinary healthThe Tufts Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) Pilot Studies Program is seeking proposals for funding for the coming year, with letters of intent due on Friday, Oct. 10. The program funds innovative, high-impact, translational science projects with a focus […]
  • Is coconut oil good for you? September 26, 2014
    Alice H. Lichtenstein, Gershoff Professor of Nutrition Science and Policy at the Friedman School, serves up an answerThere is no consistent body of data that I am aware of to indicate that coconut oil has documented specific beneficial effects; hence, there is no data that I’m aware of to suggest people should go out of their way to consume coconut oil. Ther […]