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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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  • Gene Therapy for Botulism July 31, 2015
    A new approach to treating the deadly bacteria could thwart other disease-causing toxins Gene therapy could be more effective than existing treatments for botulism, a rare paralytic illness caused by a nerve toxin, according to an infectious disease researcher at Cummings School. The new approach might also be able to be used to treat other […]
  • Rethinking the Social Sciences July 29, 2015
    In a new book, philosopher Brian Epstein challenges the field’s basic assumptionsThe world is full of chaos, from financial meltdowns to government upheavals. Economists and political scientists study these issues and try to figure out what’s going wrong—and what’s going right. But their predictive models are weak, and there can be unpleasant surprises—as was the […]
  • Telling the Tufts Story July 27, 2015
    Christine Sanni, J89, appointed the university’s first vice president for communications and marketingFor generations, Tufts has been providing students with transformative experiences, even if that particular phrase wasn’t always used. In the late 80s, for example, an English major named Christine Sanni discovered a passion for writing and literature, nurtured by a cadre of devoted […]
  • Ever Wonder: Why Do We Forget? July 24, 2015
    Tufts psychologist Ayanna Thomas says remembering is about linking new information to what we already knowThe Tufts Now video series Ever Wonder features faculty and other experts answering questions about which we all have wondered—everything from why people laugh to why cats purr. You can view the entire series at http://everwonder.tufts.edu, and submit your own […]