The University of Arizona’s virtual status update team met on Monday, Jan. 10, to discuss the COVID-19 campus reentry plan for the spring 2022 semester, the public health situation in Pima County and address concerns regarding the COVID-19 Omicron variant.
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The University of Arizona’s virtual status update team met on Monday, Nov. 29, to discuss the COVID-19 health situation at the University of Arizona and in Pima County, as well as to address concerns regarding vaccination and the new Omicron variant of COVID-19.
University status update: Employee vaccination deadline extended to Jan. 17, COVID-19 cases rise by 40% in Arizona
The University of Arizona’s virtual status update team met on Monday, Nov. 15, to discuss the COVID-19 health situation at the school and announce that the deadline for university employees to get vaccinated has been extended to Jan. 17. The team was joined by Dean of Students and Vice Provost of Campus Life Kendal Washington White, who discussed mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Members of activist groups Extinction Rebellion and Kochs Off Campus! gathered at the University of Arizona on Thursday, Oct. 28, to protest alleged funding of the Center for the Philosophy of Freedom by Charles Koch and related organizations. One individual was arrested in the Freedom Center.
On Oct. 4, the University of Arizona Faculty Senate passed a motion clarifying that it did not grant full approval to the General Education Refresh passed by the Arizona Board of Regents.
The University of Arizona’s virtual university status update team met on Monday, Oct. 18, to discuss COVID-19 public health and safety measures and to encourage the remaining unvaccinated UA students and employees to get inoculated against COVID-19. The team was joined by Deepta Bhattacharya, a professor of immunobiology at the UA.
Members of United Campus Workers of Arizona — the University of Arizona’s and Arizona State University’s wall-to-wall campus workers union — and their allies gathered outside of the UA Administration building on Thursday, Sept. 30, to demand changes to what they consider dangerous and irresponsible public health policies.
The University of Arizona’s virtual university status update team met on Monday, Oct. 4, to discuss COVID-19 public health and safety measures, as well as announce the availability of the Pfizer booster shot for students, faculty and staff. The team was joined by Dr. Theresa Cullen, public health director for Pima County.
The University of Arizona’s virtual university status update team met on Monday, Sept. 27, to discuss COVID-19 public health and safety measures, case numbers and announce that COVID-19 booster shots will be coming to the university.
Last week, the University of Arizona held inaugural events to celebrate the opening of its new Center for Outreach and Collaboration in Washington, D.C. UA President Dr. Robert C. Robbins, along with other members of UA administration and representatives from government agencies, were in attendance.
A group of University of Arizona researchers have received funding from NASA to research potential space mining methods using robots. The team, led by the College of Engineering, is working on creating a system of robots that would be able to mine the moon’s existing resources in order to build infrastructure on the moon, rather than transporting vast amounts of materials from Earth to the lunar surface.
The University of Arizona’s virtual university status update team met on Monday, Sept. 13, to discuss the COVID-19 Delta variant, new takeaway COVID-19 testing and current events.
Noah Vega is the student body president for the Associated Students of the University of Arizona, the UA’s student government. The Daily Wildcat recently interviewed Vega about ASUA’s plans for the year, the House of Representatives and campus life in the age of COVID-19.
It’s no secret that it can be hard to pay for college. With tuition, housing and course fees, paying for college can be quite expensive. However, there are many tools and opportunities students can take advantage of to help cover the costs of school, from scholarships to federal aid.