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UArizona Increases In-Person Instruction, Cancels Spring Break
Jan 7, 2021

The university also will conduct a testing blitz prior to the Thanksgiving holiday in an effort to reduce travel-related spread of COVID-19.


UArizona Welcomes More Students to Campus
Jan 7, 2021

The university will expand in-person instruction with half the semester left to go, bringing about 1,500 more students to campus a week.


COVID-19 Dominates Top 10 UArizona Health Sciences News Stories of 2020
Jan 7, 2021

Antibody tests, groundbreaking research and community outreach are a few of the ways the University of Arizona Health Sciences met the test of a pandemic.


Tohono O’odham Nation Commits $1M to UArizona to Combat COVID-19
Jan 7, 2021

The contribution will allow UArizona researchers to continue developing better, more efficient and effective tests for people across the state.


UArizona COVID-19 Testing up 34% in Pre-Holiday Blitz
Jan 7, 2021

At 7,541 administered from Nov. 9-13, the university’s COVID-19 testing, which continues through Nov. 25, is succeeding in goal to test large numbers of students before they head home for holidays.


UArizona Health Sciences to Lead Statewide Outreach to Reduce Disparities in COVID-19 Research, Clinical Studies
Nov 9, 2020

The Arizona portion of an 11-state effort, funded by a $12 million federal award, to address the uneven impact of the pandemic on racial and ethnic minority communities will be led by the UArizona Health Sciences.


UArizona Prepares to Offer More In-Person Classes
Oct 6, 2020

On Oct. 12, the university hopes to resume in-person instruction for classes of 30 or fewer students that were designated in-person or flex in-person courses at the time of registration.


Pain Relief Caused by SARS-CoV-2 Infection May Help Explain COVID-19 Spread
Oct 1, 2020

Research shows SARS-CoV-2 promotes pain relief through the receptor neuropilin-1, which gives scientists a new target for non-opioid pain therapeutics and offers one possible explanation for the unrelenting spread of COVID-19.


UArizona Sees Improvement in COVID-19 Numbers, Compliance
Sep 29, 2020

The number of positive test results on campus decreased following a 14-day shelter-in-place recommendation.


UArizona Health Sciences Exceeds $200M in Research Funding for First Time, Boosted by COVID-19 Collaborations
Sep 24, 2020

University of Arizona Health Sciences passes $200 million milestone in research funding in fiscal year 2020, addressing some of the world’s most challenging health conditions, including COVID-19.


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