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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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  • Obama and the Tufts Inventor April 24, 2015
    Harry Paul, A18, earns a shout-out from the president for his device to manage a health condition he knows well—congenital scoliosisA couple of weeks ago, freshman Harry Paul skipped all his Monday classes, but he wasn’t slacking off. He was in Washington, D.C., talking to President Barack Obama about a medical device he invented that could help young scolio […]
  • Tufts PD goes green with electric motorcycle April 23, 2015
    Significant savings in fuel and maintenance costsNORTH GRAFTON, Mass. (April 23, 2015)—The Tufts University Police Department has added an electric motorcycle to its fleet of vehicles, demonstrating that being green and business-savvy go hand-in-hand. The electrically-powered two-wheeler, housed on the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine campus in North G […]
  • How do I console my mother, whose beloved elderly cat recently passed away? April 23, 2015
    Claire Sharp, a faculty advisor to the Pet Loss Support Hotline at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, offers advicePeople often think there is a “right” thing to say when talking to someone whose pet has died. But really, all that most grieving pet owners need is someone who listens and understands that they are sad. Being a sympathetic or empathetic li […]
  • Greener Still April 22, 2015
    Through efforts large and small, Tufts advances its sustainability goalsWorkers have begun construction on a new central energy plant on the Medford/Somerville campus that will generate heat, electricity and chilled water and reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 12 percent or more when it is completed in the summer of 2016. The cogeneration plant will also low […]