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UA COVID-19 Test Tracker

Daily (10/25)
131 0 0.0%
Total (8/4)
56,354 2,447 4.3%
Includes tests since August 4, 2020
Data from https://covid19.arizona.edu/updates
Updated October 25, 2020

Students spark Club Penguin resurgence during COVID-19

In the era of online classrooms and shelter at home orders, University of Arizona students are having to adjust to having nearly no in-person interaction with their friends and peers. For one group of Wildcats, the best way they’ve found to spend time together has been playing together in the online multiplayer world of Club Penguin.  Read more

Tips for remote working from the Student Engagement & Career Development Center

04/24/2020 1:50am

Career Support: Tips for Students (or Anyone!) Working Remotely Finding creative ways to work from home can be a challenge. While there are numerous articles about working remotely, few feature best practices for college students. Many students are not just working online, they’re also taking online classes. In addition, they’re sometimes facing other new challenges like working out of their childhood home or with multiple roommates.

Coronavirus and gentrification on Fourth Avenue

04/23/2020 6:17pm

The financial difficulties spurred by the coronavirus outbreak could hasten changes to University of Arizona student hotspot Fourth Avenue. Small businesses, the driving force behind Historic Fourth Avenue, face challenges ranging from closures to construction projects like the new 13 story residential development from Opus Development.

Tucson restaurants feed the community through tough times

04/21/2020 1:51pm

Arizona is approaching three weeks of stay at home orders, implemented by Governor Doug Ducey on March 31. Though the orders given by Ducey and Tucson Mayor Regina Romero three weeks ago certainly projected trouble for "non-essential businesses," and some local restaurants have shifted to focus on giving back to the community in these troubling times.

Q&A: COVID-19 edition

04/09/2020 8:58pm

Last week, The Daily Wildcat put up a poll on Instagram asking what its followers would like to know about the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Here are the top five questions and their answers.

All UA study abroad programs canceled

04/09/2020 7:23pm

The University of Arizona has canceled all current study abroad programs for the Spring semester due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. It has also ceased on-campus activities at its micro-campuses and moved their classes online.

What are the different tests for COVID-19 and how do they work?

08/16/2020 11:23am

Nearly a month ago, on March 10, the U.S. had about 1,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19. Today, on April 7, the nation has a little over 12,000 confirmed deaths from the disease. What started out as an outbreak localized to one country has turned into a pandemic that has taken siege to at least 209 countries and territories and about 81,000 lives across the globe.

Multimedia festival goes virtual, challenges art limitations

03/27/2020 2:31am

Like all events at the University of Arizona, the anticipated TURN UP Multimedia Festival for Equality was canceled in light of the novel coronavirus. But in a combined effort between students and faculty, TURN UP will live online, this Friday, March 27, at 5 p.m. MST on their official website. 

Is a vaccine the silver lining of the COVID-19 pandemic?

03/26/2020 11:25pm

Amidst a global pandemic, there seems to be a distant, perhaps too distant, beacon of hope to the billions of people around the world: a vaccine. However, much to most people’s dismay, creating vaccines is not exactly an overnight process. It takes much, much longer.

Artists adapting to closures

03/26/2020 1:04pm

In the wake of mass closures of art galleries and other artistic gathering places due to the coronavirus, student artists have to reevaluate their situations.