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Knocking down the COVID-19 disparities through university community partnerships

The University of Arizona, in partnership with Arizona State University, Northern Arizona University and the Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, made Arizona one of the 11 states that are participating in the National Institute of Health’s Community Engagement Alliance Against COVID-19 Disparities. With a $1 million-a-year grant, the Arizona CEAL COVID Consortium is working with over 30 community leaders and organizations to identify and combat COVID-19-related health disparities. Read more

UA COVID-19 Test Tracker

Daily (12/1)
1,367 37 %
Total (8/4)
89,364 2,800 %
Includes tests since August 4, 2020
Data from https://covid19.arizona.edu/updates
Updated December 1, 2020

Scientists to host discussion regarding GMOs

UA scientists Rod Wing and Doug Taren will host an informal discussion on genetically modified organisms and food security to address concerns on health and livelihood today at Gentle Ben’s Brewing Company from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Read more

Event asks: What's love got to do with it?

Love is in the air — but exactly what is “it”? “What’s Love Got to Do with It?” — a part of the Creative Collaborations series organized by the UA Confluencenter for Creative Inquiry — is an hour-long musical event aimed to examine the science and psychology behind love. Read more

Animal instincts

The story of the birds and the bees never gets old and doesn’t look to outlive us any time soon. But what is it about sex that makes people so animalistic? It seems that, as humans, sex is most pleasurable when we embrace our wild side. From “sex kittens” to “Playboy bunnies,” animals have made their way as objects in the bedroom. Read more

Animal instincts

The story of the birds and the bees never gets old and doesn’t look to outlive us any time soon. But what is it about sex that makes people so animalistic? It seems that, as humans, sex is most pleasurable when we embrace our wild side. From “sex kittens” to “Playboy bunnies,” animals have made their way as objects in the bedroom. Read more

Tucsonans to learn healthy heart habits

Heart-shaped chocolates and balloons should not be the only kind of hearts at the forefronts of our minds during this time of year. This February marks the 51st anniversary of American Heart Month. Recognizing the importance of public education on this number one killer of Americans, the Sarver Heart Center is presenting the Healthy Heart Day event this Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. at the University of Arizona Medical Center. Read more

New tech combats drought

Hexocover, a new technology supported by Tech Launch Arizona, was designed to prevent the evaporation of water and use solar power to generate energy. Read more