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Five restaurants highlighted in Sonoran Restaurant Week close to UA

The third annual Sonoran Restaurant Week began Sept. 10 and continues through Sept. 19, sponsored by Visit Tucson and produced by Storyteller PR and Events. The restaurants have created special menus with multiple courses set at a fixed price of $25 or $35. Five of the closest restaurants to the University of Arizona campus are opening their doors for a new food experience for many to enjoy.  Read more

UA COVID-19 Test Tracker

Daily (9/16)
1,145 25 2.2%
Total (8/2)
19,921 377 1.9%
Includes tests since August 2, 2021
Data from
Updated September 16, 2021

Voters to decide the future of Reid Park Zoo

As Reid Park Zoo celebrates its 50th anniversary, Tucson voters will have the opportunity to shape its future thanks to two citizen initiatives on the Nov. 7 ballot sponsored by the non-profit Reid Park Zoological Society. Read more

The Return of Brother Dean

Brother Dean Saxton returned to campus on Thursday, Sept. 28 to continue preaching to crowds of hundreds of students,now that his year-long ban from campus is over. Saxton's return marks a year and one week after he kicked Mackenzie Brandt, a criminal justice studies sophomore. Read more

Jim Click Run 'N Roll returns to campus

The University of Arizona's Adaptive Athletics will host the Jim Click's Run 'N Roll this Sunday, October 1st at 7 a.m. The program has taken place at the University of Arizona every year since 1975, and in 1985 Jim Click's name took over the Run and Roll and is now called "Jim Click's Run 'N' Roll." Read more

Steve Kozachik balances roles between UA and Tucson

If the city’s August primary elections are any indicator, Kozachik should be on his way towards a decade of dual service as the Ward 3 Representative on Tucson’s City Council and an Associate Athletic Director at the University of Arizona, where he oversees facilities and capital projects. Read more

POBEAT: 09/27/17

A University of Arizona Police Department officer encountered a man vomiting into a trash can east of the Administration building at approximately 9 p.m. on while patrolling the area Sept. 8. A woman was with him, and when they saw police they began walking away. Read more

School of Journalism grants award to Times editor

Every year, the University of Arizona School of Journalism awards a different journalist with the Zenger Award for Press Freedom and invites them to Tucson for a small banquet. This year, they've chosen to invite New York Times Executive Editor Dean Baquet to the dinner in October with journalism staff, students and others in the journalism community. Read more

UA startup on a healthy road to success

In another success for Tech Launch Arizona, SinfoniaRx, a University of Arizona startup pharmaceutical company that helps patients nationwide, was recently acquired by New Jersey-based public health care company Tabula Rasa. Read more

Digitization of Arizona historic newspapers to continue to preserve history

The National Endowment for the Humanities awarded the Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records a grant to further digitize Arizona’s historic newspapers on their already established database. They will be working with the University of Arizona Library this grant cycle and are planning to expand the titles of their collection, including some in Spanish. Read more