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  • University, County Issue Shelter-in-Place Recommendation for Students

    Monday, September 14, 2020
    Digital media & downloads University, County Issue Shelter-in-Place Recommendation for Students UArizona President Robert C. Robbins said the university expected to see an increase in COVID-19 cases, but it has become too much, necessitating a shelter-in-place recommendation similar to what the state faced in the spring. Alexis Blue Monday University Communications reentry-gallery-1.jpg Students don face coverings while on campus on the first day of classes, Aug. 24. Though most classes began in an online format, about 5,000 students attended "essential courses," such... Read More
  • UArizona Makes Major Leap in US News & World Report Rankings

    Friday, September 11, 2020
    UArizona Makes Major Leap in US News & World Report Rankings UArizona is ranked No. 97 overall – up 20 spots from last year's ranking – and No. 40 among public universities. It is the university's first appearance in the top 100 since 2009 and its overall score of 61 marks an all-time high for UArizona in these rankings. Nick Prevenas Sept. 13, 2020 University Communications OldMain-Ext-010.jpg Campus News Rankings Media contact: Nick Prevenas University Communications 520-621-2194 nprevenas@arizona.edu The University of Arizona made one of the nation's bigg... Read More
  • University, County Work Together at 'Critical Time' for COVID-19 Mitigation

    Wednesday, September 9, 2020
    Digital media & downloads University, County Work Together at 'Critical Time' for COVID-19 Mitigation Dr. Theresa Cullen, director of the Pima County Health Department, said the county, university and other partners are working together on a "layered approach" to COVID-19 mitigation. Alexis Blue Sept. 9, 2020 University Communications reentry-gallery-13.jpg A student gets a temperature check at NorthREC, the recreation and wellness center at the university's Honors Village, where antigen testing was offered to students living off campus. Chris Richards/University Co... Read More
  • UArizona Expands Global Microcampus Network Through Partnership With WeWork

    Friday, September 4, 2020
    Digital media & downloads UArizona Expands Global Microcampus Network Through Partnership With WeWork The new partnership with the global workspace leader will provide a flexible framework for more students looking for a path to a U.S. degree. Sept. 8, 2020 University of Arizona Global WeWork_UA_1[2].jpg With the partnership, the UArizona Global Microcampus Network now includes over 650 combined locations where students can have access to Wi-Fi, study space and an in-person community. Campus News Arizona Global Media contact: Frank Camp University of Arizona Globa... Read More
  • UArizona to Ramp Up COVID-19 Testing

    Thursday, September 3, 2020
    Digital media & downloads UArizona to Ramp Up COVID-19 Testing The university will conduct 5,000 COVID-19 tests per week as part of continued efforts to slow the spread of the virus. Alexis Blue Sept. 3, 2020 University Communications reentry-gallery-19.jpg Students take a self-administered COVID-19 nasal-swab antigen test at McKale Memorial Center. All students living on campus were required to first test negative. All students living on campus were required to test negative before moving into their dorms. Students who live off campus were also offered free tests. C... Read More

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