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University to Continue Holding Only ‘Essential Courses’ in Person Through Oct. 2
September 22, 2020

While the campus has seen a spike in cases over the last few weeks, Friday’s positivity rate was down from last week, and no new students were admitted to isolation housing over the weekend.


Dr. Monica Kraft to Lead All of Us Research Program at UArizona and Banner Health
September 22, 2020

Funded by the National Institutes of Health, the All of Us Research Program is a historic effort to collect and study data from at least 1 million people in the United States.


UArizona, County Issue Shelter-in-Place Recommendation for Students
September 15, 2020

UArizona President Dr. 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.


University, County Work Together at ‘Critical Time’ for COVID-19 Mitigation
September 11, 2020

Dr. Theresa Dr. 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.


FDA Authorizes Use of UArizona COVID-19 Antibody Test; Testing Expanded to All Arizonans Age 18 and Older
September 2, 2020

The antibody test determines who has been exposed to and developed an immune response against COVID-19.


UArizona and Covid Watch Launch COVID-19 Exposure Notification App
August 20, 2020

UArizona and Covid Watch Launch COVID-19 Exposure Notification App


UArizona President Outlines Fall Return to Campus
July 28, 2020

The university will offer four class formats and implement a range of safety measures on campus when the fall semester begins on Aug. 24 as scheduled with a mix of in-person and remote instruction.


People and Programs ‘On The Move’ at UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson
July 24, 2020

Recent notices include appointments for curricular affairs, licensing, sleep medicine, research and student mental health, plus national awards for mentorship, diversity and pancreatic cancer studies.


UArizona, State Expand COVID-19 Antibody Test Eligibility, Launch $7.7M Study on Immunity
July 22, 2020

A free statewide COVID-19 antibody testing program expands to 15 categories of essential workers at high risk of exposure, in concert with a $7.7 million UArizona study to better understand immunity.


UArizona Testing App to Alert Students, Employees Exposed to COVID-19
June 18, 2020

COVID Watch sends exposure alerts without having to collect any personally identifying information from users, protecting their anonymity.


UArizona Names Surgeon General Carmona to Lead Campus Reentry Plan
May 27, 2020

University of Arizona president, Dr. Robert Robbins announced in April his plans to resume in-person classes Aug. 24, bringing back 45,000 students and 15,000 faculty and staff for fall 2020.


UArizona, State of Arizona to Expand COVID-19 Antibody Testing Statewide
May 15, 2020

The University of Arizona – State of Arizona antibody testing initiative will include 31 sites across the state as it expands to all 15 counties.


UArizona Health Sciences Colleges Create New Ways to Celebrate Graduates
May 8, 2020

The five Health Sciences colleges at the University of Arizona plan special ways to mark the rite-of-passage of earning a degree, despite COVID-19 social distancing and stay-at-home orders.


UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson to Celebrate ‘Virtual’ 2020 Convocation
May 4, 2020

On May 14, a total of 117 medical students from the University of Arizona in Tucson officially will become physicians and earn their Doctor of Medicine degrees.


UArizona Researchers Pivot to Tackle COVID-19, Splitting More Than $500,000 in Funding
April 28, 2020

Thirteen research teams will address various aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic with financial support from rapid-turnaround seed grants supplied through funding from the state and University of Arizona BIO5 Institute.


Majority of 2020 Flinn Scholars Choose UArizona
April 23, 2020

The University of Arizona will welcome 12 of this year's 19 Flinn Scholars, who are among Arizona's highest-achieving high school seniors.


UArizona Medical Students Rally to Help Tucson’s Homeless Amid Pandemic
April 7, 2020

Concerned about how the pandemic will impact the homeless population, University of Arizona Health Sciences students are screening Tucson’s homeless for symptoms of COVID-19.


UArizona Medical Students Step Up to Help Health Care Professionals
April 1, 2020

More than 70 University of Arizona medical students are helping health care professionals during the COVID-19 crisis by volunteering to provide child care, pet care, grocery shopping and more.


UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson Students Given Option for Early Graduation in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic
March 30, 2020

In coordination with the University of Arizona and College of Medicine – Phoenix, the College of Medicine — Tucson is offering early graduation to the Class of 2020. This option is for qualified students who wish to serve as new physicians to meet the unprecedented health needs that have emerged from the COVID-19 pandemic.


Arizona Telemedicine Program Rapidly Responds to Coronavirus Pandemic
March 18, 2020

The award-winning program of the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson at the UArizona Health Sciences will conduct a major online training program regarding the COVID-19 pandemic for health-care providers and administrators, “Developing Telemedicine Services,” Monday, March 23.


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