MEDLIFE is a service-oriented organization that welcomes all majors. The group of hard-working individuals works on serving underprivileged communities, regardless of the distance.
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Heath Occupations Students of America is an international organization that brings innovation and competition to its members. The organization inspires tens of thousands of individuals to compete each year at the International Leadership Conference. HOSA is for those who have an interest in a healthcare profession or simply want to explore areas of medicine.
Arizona alone has had over 818,000 COVID-19 cases and upwards of 16,000 deaths. With around 1,000 COVID-19 cases being reported daily recently, some students may be eager to get vaccinated. The good news is that there are three U.S. Food and Drug Administration-approved vaccines. Unfortunately, the general population of college students has yet to receive them.
Laura Van Dorn is a professor at the University of Arizona. She currently teaches chemistry 101A and 101B. CHEM 101A is a general chemistry course and CHEM 101B is an introductory course to organic chemistry and biochemistry. Due to the pandemic, both classes have been switched to a live-online format.
Laboratories are offered fully online, live-online and flex in-person. There are no labs that are allowed to be fully in person. At most, six students and one instructor are allowed in the lab at the same time, which means most classes follow a laboratory rotation of splitting the class up into four sections and having the student only attend the lab every other week on a rotation.
Stacey Cochran is an assistant professor of English at the University of Arizona. He is also a coordinator of student success and wellness for the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences. He is transforming his book, "Eddie and Sunny," into a movie.
It’s how we can share our voice. It’s how our opinions matter. We need to vote. And voting is not all that can be done. Although the 2020 election may be over, local and state elections are constantly being held. Jenna Meadows is a student at the University of Arizona who educates young people on the importance of voting.
As the semester comes to an end, many may be thinking about what they would have done better to receive the grade that they wanted in a course. People work hard to achieve the grades they earn, yet the key is to identify early on what tools will be most beneficial for you.
It should come as no surprise that anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the United States. The Anxiety and Depression Association of America has stated that anxiety disorders are affecting approximately 40 million adults in the U.S. This translates to having 18.1 percent of the United States population being diagnosed, with only 36.9 percent of that cohort receiving treatment.
Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer Doudna won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry on Oct. 7. They had been working on their project for nearly nine years, and their hard work has paid off. The two decided to collaborate in 2011, and in 2012 they discovered the CRISPR/Cas9 genetic scissors. This was seen as a pivotal moment in their careers, and they received much recognition from it.
Q&A with Nathan Esquerra, UA's first senior VP for Native American Advancement and Tribal Engagement
A new position was created for senior vice president for Native American Advancement and Tribal Engagement at the University of Arizona, filled for the first time by Nathan Esquerra. He started his job on Sept. 8 and already has a wide range of ideas on how to provide opportunities for the Native American community. The Daily Wildcat spoke with Esquerra about this new position and his goals moving forward.
Let’s say you have a child who has a severe peanut allergy. While they grab onto the monkey bars at a playground, peanut oil residue gets on their palms and they wipe their face. They go into anaphylactic shock and there is no EpiPen near you. What do you do? What could have you done to weaken their severe allergic reaction?
Zoom is known globally as the go-to website for online schooling. Although it has made teaching accessible to millions of students, there is no doubt that the company has had its issues. Three University of Arizona professors have varying levels of frustration when it comes to teaching via Zoom. On a scale from one to 10, 10 being the most frustrated with Zoom, the professors' answers varied from three to 10 to saying that it depends on the day.
Recently, the University of Arizona has hired a new dean for the College of Applied Science and Technology. Gary Packard, Jr., Ph.D., previously held numerous positions, including being a part of the Air Force Academy Foundation and vice dean at the academy for Curriculum and Strategy.