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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

UAZ Divest challenges UA’s $64 million investment in fossil fuels

Student-led organization UAZ Divest is on a mission to discontinue the University of Arizona’s investments in fossil fuels, which as of 2019, amount to over $64 million. The Daily Wildcat spoke with UAZ Divest members senior Frances Slater, junior Stella Heflin, and sophomore Samantha Wetherell to discuss the organization’s goals and plans for the future. Read more

Week at a Glance: Sept. 6-12

The Daily Wildcat compiles weekly a list of important dates to make note of to help students keep track of events and academic deadlines amidst their busy schedules. Check out some of the dates to remember for this week, Sept. 6 through Sept. 12, below.  Read more

The critical ramifications of Arizona’s nursing shortage

Since the COVID-19 pandemic turned the world upside down in March 2020, the efforts of medical workers worldwide have had to tremendously increase in order to keep up with the growing number of patients affected by the virus. With this dramatic increase in patients, hospitals have struggled to maintain an adequate amount of both equipment and personnel to assist those in critical care. Read more

State of Arizona approves new event wagering regulations

The state of Arizona has recently passed legislation to establish new event wagering and fantasy sports contest rules which legalize and regulate sports gambling in the state. The Daily Wildcat spoke with University of Arizona alumnus Ted Vogt, Director of the Arizona Department of Gaming, to understand what these developments mean for Arizona sports fans. Read more

Week at a Glance: Aug. 30

 The Daily Wildcat compiles weekly a list of important dates to make note of to help students keep track of events and academic deadlines amidst their busy schedules. Check out some of the dates to remember for this week, Aug. 30 through Sept. 5. Read more

Meet Noah Vega, ASUA student body president

Noah Vega is the student body president for the Associated Students of the University of Arizona, the UA’s student government. The Daily Wildcat recently interviewed Vega about ASUA’s plans for the year, the House of Representatives and campus life in the age of COVID-19.  Read more

UA reentry task force rejoins to discuss rising COVID-19 Delta variant spread, start of fall semester

The University of Arizona’s COVID-19 reentry task force met virtually on Monday, Aug. 9, for their first meeting leading into the 2021-22 school year. The group, consisting of university President Dr. Robert C. Robbins, Vice President of Communications Holly Jensen and 17th surgeon general and professor Dr. Richard Carmona, met to discuss both their concerns regarding the Delta variant of COVID-19 and their plans for the upcoming fall semester. Read more