TUSM Communications Outlets:
- Dean’s Letter: Published by the Office of the Dean. Provides updates on academics, faculty and student achievements, school announcements, campus events and other items of interest. A limited number of printed copies are produced and available in the Dean’s Office and Hirsh Library Café. An email newsletter is sent to all faculty members and TUSM administration and staff. Contact: Kim Huse
- Public Health Rounds: Published by Public Health and Professional Degree Program. The semiannual newsletter reports on the activities of the PHPD programs, students, faculty, and alumni. Contact: Robin Glover
- Medical Mumbo Jumbo: Published by the Office of the Dean. TUSM's staff newsletter, featuring profiles of TUSM staff, upcoming events, announcements, and other news items of interest to administration and staff. Contact: Kim Huse
- OEA Newsletter: Published by the Office of Educational Affairs five times a year. Provides students, faculty and administration with the latest information about curricular developments at TUSM and our affiliates. Contact: Ann Maderer
Events: Submit an event to one of the web calendars. Any event submitted on the MD or PHPD calendar will automatically appear on the TUSM calendar.
News: News items and announcements for the TUSM, MD, and PHPD sites are maintained by OIT. To request an item by added to these News sections, email email@example.com. News submitted to the MD or PHPD pages will automatically appear on the TUSM site. News and announcement items for the Sackler site are maintained by Gabrielle Kokanos.
Home page: Stories on the home page feature the slogan of the school: Individual. Community. World. If you would like to discuss a potential story that fits within these categories, contact Kim Huse or Claire Vail.
Infoscreens: Tufts Today Network
There are 13 TV screens deployed over all three campuses to provide Tufts community members with information. Information on how to submit news or event information is available on the website of Tufts Web Communications: http://webcomm.tufts.edu/?pid=33&c=43. Or contact Kim Huse who will submit information on your behalf.
- Faculty: The faculty e-list is used for major medical school administrative announcements and Tufts-initiated faculty events (not outside events that you think faculty might be interested in attending). Contact: Mary Broderick for medical faculty and Kathryn Lange for Sackler-only faculty.
- Staff: The staff e-list is used for administrative announcements, notifications about facilities or campus buildings, and campus events. Contact: Wanda Johnson
- Students: Contact: Robin Glover for PHPD, Kathryn Lange for Sackler, Janet Kerle for MD.
*The decision about whether or not your content is appropriate for an e-list is up to the discretion of its administrator.
There are a number of bulletin boards in Sackler and in M&V where you can hang approved flyers promoting your event. Examples include events run through academic departments, offices, and student groups, including external events that may be of interest to the TUSM community. Flyers must be approved or they will be removed. Approval stamps are available at the Sackler Dean’s Office, the Medical Dean’s Office, PHPD’s Office of Student Services, or MD’s Office of Student Affairs. Any flyers taped to walls, doors, and elevators in the buildings will also be removed.
You can put an approved poster board on an easel in the lobby of the Sackler building to advertise major events or announcements. Poster boards must be approved prior to posting or they will be removed. Depending on your school affiliation and whether you are a student or academic department, you should seek approval at the appropriate office: the Sackler Dean’s Office, the Medical Dean’s Office, PHPD’s Office of Student Services, or MD’s Office of Student Affairs.
Tufts Medicine Magazine
Our alumni magazine is published three times a year: summer, winter, and spring. It features in-depth articles on TUSM's contributions to the fields of medicine, research and public health. Contact: Bruce Morgan, editor, or Karen Bailey, editorial director.
Health Sciences Campus Communications:
News@TuftsDental is distributed via email each month to dental school faculty, staff, students and friends. Contact the editor, Mary-Ellen Marks.
Friedman School of Nutrition
Contact Mark Krumm, Director of Communications at 6-3718.
Human Nutrition Research Center of Aging
Contact Tinabeth Burton, Communications Consultant at (703) 625-6187.
Tufts Communications Outlets:
Tufts University Calendar: http://events.tufts.edu/
You can submit an event to appear on the university-wide calendar: http://events.tufts.edu/submit/. The Web Communications Office also chooses events for their Events Blog: http://sites.tufts.edu/events/.
Tufts Social Media Hub: http://socialmedia.tufts.edu/
There are many twitter accounts, facebook pages, linked in groups, etc. affiliated with the other Tufts schools and the Tufts community. This page is the University’s attempt at a compilation of these many outlets (there may be some that exist but aren’t listed here). If you are creating new social media material, you can contact Web Communications and ask to have it added to the lists.
Tufts Now: http://now.tufts.edu/
Managed by the Publications Office of University Relations, this web site contains university-wide news stories about students, faculty, and staff. A biweekly email newsletter is sent to everyone with a tufts.edu email address and anyone else who signs up for it online. The Tufts Now staff chooses the stories to write about. If you would like to suggest content, contact Taylor McNeil and cc Kim Huse.
People Notes: http://now.tufts.edu/people-notes
A section of the Tufts now web site, these notes are published monthly and feature faculty and student achievements, new hires and promotions among staff, etc. You can submit a note online at http://now.tufts.edu/people-notes/submit.
General communications: Contact Kim Huse in the Dean’s Office if you need direction on the appropriate use of any of the communications mediums listed above, assistance with creating marketing materials, or help with developing social media platforms.
News media: Contact Siobhan Gallagher in Public Relations if you are contacted by a reporter or are otherwise engaged with the media, or if you are interested in reaching out to external media about an upcoming research study or other work. Responses to Frequently Asked Questions about Public Relations are available here: http://pr.tufts.edu/?pid=3&c=8. Anyone interested in videotaping or photographing on the Tufts University Health Sciences campus, for media or commercial purposes, must make arrangements in advance with a member of the Tufts Boston public relations team.
Web: Contact Claire Vail in OIT for assistance with developing web content for your office or department, or advice on website development and hosting.
Alumni: For questions related to alumni events, contact Kara Brassil or Eli Reusch.
Visual Identity/Branding/Logo Use: There are a number of resources available to help you determine if you are properly representing the University in a publication, advertisement, etc. University Counsel has a Policy on the Use of Tufts University Name and Insignia. The Publications Office has a comprehensive Visual Identity Guide that includes the proper fonts and colors to use in a publication and how to use the logo. If you need to download a logo, they are available here: http://publications.tufts.edu/?pid=8.