Coronavirus Coverage

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

Podcast: The Daily Wildcat Presents 'Of Power and Pandemics' — a three-part series

In “Of Power and Pandemics,” UA School of Journalism students delve into the challenges that many essential workers during the 1918 influenza pandemic faced living in the Arizona-Mexico borderlands.  The podcast series was supported by the University of Arizona Libraries and an Andrew W. Mellon Foundation grant.   Read more

Faculty, staff union voice concerns about UA’s handling of Omicron spike

01/18/2022 10:01am

With the spread of the COVID-19 Omicron variant and a spike in the number of cases on campus, University of Arizona faculty and members of the United Campus Workers of Arizona have written a series of letters to UA leadership addressing their concerns about the handling of the current public health situation at the UA.

What is it like to stay in an isolation dorm?

01/05/2022 2:57pm

Isolation dorms are just one example of new policies and practices that University of Arizona residential housing put into place during the COVID-19 pandemic to ensure the safety of students and faculty. In isolation dorms, where students who test positive for COVID-19 live until they are cleared by a Campus Health professional, there are also many protocols made to guarantee the safety of students living within those facilities.

An extra special homecoming for the class of 2020

01/05/2022 2:57pm

For many students who graduated in 2020, finding out that they would not be able to walk across the stage to receive their degree was heart crushing. But after months of waiting, the class of 2020 were finally able to celebrate at the 2020 Graduation Celebration on Nov. 5 at the University of Arizona Mall.

Class of 2020 to hold long-awaited in-person graduation ceremony Friday

01/05/2022 2:57pm

An in-person graduation ceremony will be held for the University of Arizona’s class of 2020 on Friday, Nov. 5, after the COVID-19 pandemic forced last year’s commencement online. The event will start at 4 p.m. and take place in front of the Old Main building — marking it the first time in over 100 years that the ceremony was held at this iconic location. 

Sophomores feel like freshmen all over again

01/05/2022 2:57pm

Sophomores went through their first year virtually lacking an interpersonal college experience. Now, as they shift from the virtual to a flourishing college campus, sophomores may have felt that they were starting from scratch. 

ASUA Student Legal Services begins hiring process to reopen their office

10/21/2021 4:39pm

After being closed for over a year, the Associated Students of the University of Arizona’s Student Legal Services has restarted their hiring process. In the past, ASUA Student Legal Services offered free basic legal advice to UA students. Though they did not represent students in court, Student Legal Services provided counsel on a variety of subjects.