Arizona

UA COVID-19 Test Tracker

Daily (12/8)
669 11 1.6%
Total (8/2)
66,070 1,065 1.6%
Includes tests since August 2, 2021
Data from https://covid19.arizona.edu/updates
Updated December 8, 2021

Regents to review student fees over the summer

The Arizona Board of Regents announced it will examine how student fees are charged at the three state universities. The look into student fees will help determine the future of the UA, Arizona State University and Northern Arizona University, said Eileen Klein, president of the board of regents. Read more

Gov. Brewer vetoes ride-sharing regulation bill

Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed a bill that would have set different regulations for ride-sharing networks and regular taxi services. House Bill 2262 would have allowed the state of Arizona to regulate ride-sharing networks, such as Uber and Lyft, though without the same safety standards and insurance requirements as taxi services. Read more

Students share experiences in identifying migrants' remains

UA students who work to identify remains found along the U.S.-Mexico border cited domestic policies as a cause of migrant deaths in a conference on Tuesday. The students presenting at the Honors College shared their experiences working as interns at the Colibrí Center for Human Rights, a nonprofit that helps families locate loved ones who have gone missing while crossing through the Sonoran Desert into the U.S. Read more

Proposed veterinary school gets no funding

PHOENIX — Sen. Steve Pierce (R-District 1) stood up on the Senate floor last week and attempted to get $4.2 million for the UA to start a veterinary program in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Read more

Regents to hold hearings on tuition proposals

The Arizona Board of Regents will hold tuition hearings across the state tonight as it prepares to set tuition rates for the next academic year. The hearings are set to occur simultaneously on the campuses of each of the state universities — the UA, Arizona State University and Northern Arizona University — at 5 p.m. Read more

Brewer vetoes controversial S.B. 1062

Following nearly a week of public outcry, Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed a controversial religious freedom bill on Wednesday. The Religious Freedom Restoration Act, known in the Arizona Senate as Senate Bill 1062, was passed by both houses of the Arizona Legislature late last week. Read more