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Arizona

UA COVID-19 Test Tracker

Daily (9/17)
1,335 23 1.7%
Total (8/2)
22,564 434 1.9%
Includes tests since August 2, 2021
Data from https://covid19.arizona.edu/updates
Updated September 18, 2021

Biden hosts call on higher education

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan discussed issues in higher education during a conference call with student journalists across the nation on Thursday. The issues were previously outlined in President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address on Jan. 24. Read more

Ariz. weighs $2K tuition charge bill

Students attending the UA, Arizona State University and Northern Arizona University who are not on a full-ride scholarship for academics or athletics may be charged an extra $2,000 out-of-pocket to attend school. Read more

State seeks to commercialize algae farms

Looking ahead to a day when Arizona would lead the way in algae farming, a Tucson lawmaker has proposed two bills that commercialize alga-culture and enable the UA and Arizona State University to further their research in the field. Read more

Speakers recount events of shooting

Members of the ASUA Student Health Advocacy program introduced doctors, nurses, paramedics and friends of former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords to students, faculty and Tucson residents to explain what happened during the critical hours after the Jan. 8, 2011, shooting. Read more

Funding proposal shortchanges the UA

Gov. Jan Brewer proposed a budget plan that will allocate a $15 million increase to the three in-state universities for one-time expenditures. A majority of the money, if her plan is approved by the Legislature, will go to ASU and NAU in an attempt to make up for previously unfunded growth of the schools. Read more