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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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  • Engineering Reality December 18, 2014
    Students build medical devices and apps in this class, but making them work is only half the lessonThey didn’t just get up and give a pitch, Shark Tank-style. No, this group had to have a real product—working demos of a medical device and iPad app that they were trying to sell to the owners of Jumbo Medical, a firm they were told had missed the mobile boom a […]
  • Parents’ BMI Decreases with Child Involved in School-Based, Community Obesity Intervention December 18, 2014
    BOSTON − Parents of children involved in an elementary school-based community intervention to prevent obesity appear to share in in its health benefits.  A new analysis of Shape Up Somerville: Eat Smart Play Hard™ shows an association between being exposed to the intervention as a parent and a modest decrease in body mass index (BMI) compared to parents in t […]
  • A Jumbo of a Year in Sports December 17, 2014
    Tufts photographers covered student athletes at home and on the road, from the regular season to multiple championship runsIt’s been a banner year for Tufts Athletics. At home and on the national stage, teams and individual athletes have been on their game. […]
  • What We’re Reading December 16, 2014
    The Tufts community weighs in with wintertime book recommendationsOur year-end books roundup is always a page-turner. And with suggestions from John Steinbeck to dystopian fiction and from modern journalism and a biography of Louis Armstrong to the future of the earth and the end of poverty, this year’s recommendations are as wide-ranging as ever. If you hav […]