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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 Gift of Gratitude August 28, 2015
    Even in the midst of distress, realizing that we have much to be thankful for will lead to compassion for ourselves and others, says Tufts psychiatristOK, I confess: there are times I sound a bit like the late Andy Rooney, whose satirical complaints were often punctuated with the phrase “And another thing!” And yes—I sometimes […]
  • Sjögren’s Invisible Symptoms August 27, 2015
    Patients with the autoimmune disease soldier on despite fatigue, depression and cognitive issues, a Tufts study findsSjögren’s syndrome is a common autoimmune disease, affecting as many as 4 million Americans, 90 percent of them women. Dry mouth and dry eyes are its hallmark symptoms, a result of the body’s own white blood cells attacking the […]
  • Bringing Confucius to Medical School August 27, 2015
    Dong Kong, an assistant professor of neuroscience at Tufts, is a proud descendant of the ancient Chinese sageWhen he was a boy growing up in China, young Dong Kong was routinely taught how to behave. On their daily rounds, his father would point out the good and bad actions of their fellow citizens and say, […]
  • Dish: “Hey, I’m Making an Iced Coffee Run” August 25, 2015
    Taste testing the cold cups at nine local establishments reveals some surprisesThis is one in an occasional series about eating establishments near Tufts’ three campuses. Have a suggestion for a place for us to explore? Email now@tufts.edu. America runs on coffee, we’re told. I’ve noticed a good number of New Englanders favor an iced brew […]