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UA COVID-19 Test Tracker

Daily (9/25)
944 31 3.3%
Total (8/4)
35,583 2,255 6.3%
Includes tests since August 4, 2020
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Updated September 25, 2020

Police Beat 2/12/20: Blame it on the alcohol

What’s the number one thing we’re told to do when being stopped by a police officer? Hint: It’s not to run. Apparently, a university student was not aware of this when she was approached by a University of Arizona Police Department officer in the early morning hours of Jan. 31 near Banner — University Medical Center.   Read more

Organizations join forces to help opioid users get treatment

 The University of Arizona has received a $1.47 million grant to join the Unified Medication Assisted Treatment Targeted Engagement Response project, or U-MATTER, along with the Tucson Police Department, CODAC Health, Recovery & Wellness Inc. and Pima County to help opioid users seek treatment rather than imprisonment, according to a UA press release.   Read more

University of Arizona alumna Tamara Statman crowned Miss Tucson

“If you’re passionate about something, you’ll find time for it,” said Tamara “T” Statman, the current Miss Tucson Del Sol and previous four-year letter winner for the University of Arizona softball team. When she graduated from the UA in May 2019, T wanted to find something new to be involved in and found competing in pageants to be an exciting new endeavor. Read more

Arizona Online continues to climb in US News Rankings

Arizona Online has made an 18-rank increase from last year and tied at number 11 out of 353 programs in the 2020 Best Online Bachelor’s Programs rankings, according to a U.S. News & World report released on January 14. The online program has increased a total of 70 spots since the university’s appearance on the report in 2017.  Read more

UA College of Medicine holds ceremony for Primary Care Physician Scholarship

The University of Arizona College of Medicine — Tucson held its inaugural ceremony for the Primary Care Physician Scholarship on Friday, Jan. 31. The scholarship aims to address the shortage of primary care physicians in the state of Arizona. The primary care physician (PCP) shortage extends to all 15 of Arizona's counties. Currently, there are about 600 PCPs statewide, but nearly 2,000 are estimated to be needed ten years from now in 2030, according to projections by the Robert Graham Center. Read more