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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

UMC says farewell to CEO

In the 22 years Greg Pivirotto served as president and chief executive officer of University Medical Center, he made it a point to treat all of his staff, including doctors, nurses and custodians, as family. Read more

Tucson's getting wet

National Weather Service meteorologist Bill Turner's daughter had never seen an umbrella until Thursday, the peak of Tucson's recent heavy rainfall. Read more

Mars fans unite tonight

Mars is the closest it has been to Earth since 2003, so members of the UA faculty are attempting to bring the red planet a little bit closer to Tucson with a special event. ""Mars: A Celebration of the Red Planet,"" a collaborative effort between the UA Flandrau Science Center, Biosphere 2, and the Mt. Lemmon SkyCenter, will take place at all three affiliated institutions today. Read more

Expo gives students jumpstart

Nearly 1,000 high school students and more than 100 teachers and company representatives met in the corridors of the Tucson International Airport despite pouring rain to talk about colleges and careers in technology. Read more

ABOR plans degree increase

UA president Robert Shelton and the presidents from the two other state universities outlined their individual models to improve college affordability and enrollment during the Arizona Board of Regents meeting today. Read more

ABOR Update: ASU reports their fiscal goals

11:30 AM - This mornings Arizona Board of Regents meeting got off to a late start because the Regents attended a formal breakfast. The first thing on the agenda is the strategic business plan for Arizona State University. Read more

College of Fine Arts merger saves $300k

The Schools of Theatre Arts and Media Arts will combine into one School of Theatre, Film and Television this fall because of a 7 percent across-the-board budget cut, to the College of Fine Arts recently. Read more