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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 Continuing Fight Against a Lethal Parasite December 1, 2015
    Tufts scientists seek to prevent a potentially fatal infection that hits young children in the developing worldA gastrointestinal parasite that causes serious diarrhea and malnutrition in infants and toddlers could well meet its demise in Saul Tzipori’s laboratory at Tufts University. The microscopic bug known as Cryptosporidium, or crypto, is transmitted via the stools of […]
  • Ever Wonder: Why Do We Have Wisdom Teeth? December 1, 2015
    These molars were useful early in our evolutionary development—but now, not so much, says Tufts’ Maria PapageorgeThe Tufts Now video series Ever Wonder features faculty and other experts answering questions about which we all have wondered—everything from why we have cravings to how pollution affects us. You can view the entire series at http://everwonder.tufts.edu, and […]
  • Rubin Carter Papers Open for Research at Tufts University December 1, 2015
    MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (December 1, 2015) -- The personal papers of Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, a professional boxer and legal rights advocate who spent nearly 20 years in prison for murder convictions that were later overturned, are now part of the Digital Collections and Archives at Tufts University. The papers are open and available for research to […]
  • Why Talking About Death Is Important November 30, 2015
    A physician specializing in palliative care explains how end-of-life conversations help families and patients alikeIn the late 1990s, Dawn M. Gross was headed for a prominent career in immunology. As a dual M.D./Ph.D. candidate at Tufts School of Medicine, she worked with scientists Allen Steere and Brigitte Huber and was the sole student researcher on […]