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Q&A with Lori Wiest, new director of the UA Fred Fox School of Music

From her childhood years into adulthood, Lori Wiest has been surrounded by music. Now, she has been appointed the new director of the University of Arizona’s Fred Fox School of Music starting on July 1. Part of Wiest's personal music education occurred at the UA. Thirty years ago, Wiest received her doctorate in choral conducting from the UA. In addition, Wiest also has a master's degree in choral music from Arizona State University and a bachelor's in music education and piano performance from North Dakota State University. Read more

UA COVID-19 Test Tracker

Daily (9/27)
1,051 36 3.4%
Total (8/4)
36,634 2,291 6.3%
Includes tests since August 4, 2020
Data from https://covid19.arizona.edu/updates
Updated September 27, 2020

Arizona volleyball: ASU Preview

In addition to having an 11-1 overall record, head coach Dave Rubio racked up his 500th career win this weekend after defeating New Mexico State Friday night. He will be looking to add to that tally on Friday night as he faces his toughest challenge this season -- ASU.  Read more

Creating visual conversations around gun violence

Two University of Arizona students aspired to bring the community closer by talking about gun violence through an interactive art exhibit held on campus. “A Memorial for Past and Potential Gun Victims” was held in the Lionel Rombach Gallery, accross from the Center for Creative Photography, and ran from from Sept. 5 until Sept. 13. The exhibit aimed to bring awareness to the consequences of gun violence in America through art, according to the creators.  Read more

UA Poetry Center welcomes Literary Director to staff

Diana Delgado talked to the Daily Wildcat about integrating into her new role as the Literary Director of the University of Arizona Poetry Center.  Delgado works closely with the literary community in Tucson to curate reading lectures at the center Read more

Analysis: Arizona soccer finding form at the perfect time

It’s been written before that UA women's soccer is coming off its best season in program history. It’s been written that head coach Tony Amato has talked about how his team can’t simply coast off last year’s accomplishments and that he’s trying to set last year’s success as the program standard. What has that looked like so far? Read more

Arizona soccer keeps win streak alive with win over Baylor

Arizona’s combination goal also shows the talent and soccer IQ of Arizona’s underclassmen. UA relied on seniors for most of their offense, with Cali Crisler, Gabi Stoian and Charlotte Brascia generating most of their offense. But no, it was two freshmen and a sophomore that carved up the Baylor defense.   Read more

Arizona Volleyball wins Borderline Invitational

Arizona's had a career-high 30 kills, UA’s first 30-kill match since Kalei Mau’s 31-kill effort in 2016 against Washington State. In addition to the 30 kills, Dahlke also had 15 digs and three blocks against the Aggies.  Read more

OPINION: A primer on newly-appointed Arizona SenatorJon Kyl

For 10 days afterJohn McCain’s death, his Senate seat for Arizona had been left vacant. Governor Doug Ducey filled the seat last Tuesday with a familiar face, Jon Kyl. Kyl is originally from Nebraska and is the son of John Kyl, a member of the House of Representatives for Iowa. The University of Arizona brought Kyl to Tucson; he earned a bachelor's degree and attended the James E. Rogers School of Law. Read more

Arizona routed by Houston, drops to 0-2

After a disappointing opening-night loss to BYU, the Arizona football program looked to get back to winning ways and shake off the sluggish start against Houston. That did not happen on Saturday morning, as Kevin Sumlin's return to Houston was spoiled as the Wildcats got embarrassed in all facets of the game in front of a national audience, losing 45-18.  Read more