News Archive

April 23, 2020
The University of Arizona will welcome 12 of this year's 19 Flinn Scholars, who are among Arizona's highest-achieving high school seniors.
April 20, 2020
A research team at the University of Arizona Health Sciences and Data Science Institute has launched a crowd-source texting system to gather vital public health data to help fight COVID-19 in Arizona.
April 16, 2020
The telehealth certificate program at the University of Arizona College of Nursing provides vital clinical experience for students in the Family Nurse Practitioner program.
April 15, 2020
The state investment will allow UArizona to test 250,000 of Arizona’s front-line workforce.
April 13, 2020
Young doctors-in-training at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix choose to forgo traditional commencement ceremony to help the health care community with the pandemic.
April 13, 2020
The free, interactive 30-minute lunchtime webinars feature University of Arizona Health Sciences-affiliated faculty and staff members as presenters and provide information and tools to help support individuals as they navigate the new reality of Arizona’s stay-at-home orders in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
April 8, 2020
With 3D printers among their tools, creators across University of Arizona campus are designing and manufacturing solutions for local hospitals short on equipment like masks, face shields and more.
April 8, 2020
Genomic sequencing will track the new coronavirus, provide critical data for global biomedical researchers and give Arizona an edge in responding to the pandemic.
April 7, 2020
Concerned about how the pandemic will impact the homeless population, University of Arizona Health Sciences students are screening Tucson’s homeless for symptoms of COVID-19.
April 7, 2020
Community-minded University of Arizona faculty and staff members are aiding an effort to address the face mask shortage that has challenged health care workers across the country because of high demand for personal protective equipment.
April 6, 2020
Jonathan M. Holmes, MD, a pediatric eye care and an alignment specialist, has been named the chair of the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson.
April 3, 2020
A network formed to support the University of Arizona Health Sciences Design Program proves invaluable in uniting the state’s makerspaces – collaborative workspaces with a variety of high- and low-technology tools for making, learning, exploring and sharing.
April 3, 2020
The University of Arizona Health Sciences ships 250 COVID-19 sample collection kits to Navajo Nation in Window Rock, Arizona, today.
April 2, 2020
Six experts from the University of Arizona Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine, including Drs. Andrew Weil and Victoria Maizes, will discuss the exploration of integrative medicine based on the current evidence and research on the coronavirus's spread on April 7.
April 2, 2020
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Judith Gordon suggests using guided imagery for dealing with the potential negative health effects of social isolation.
April 2, 2020
Led by Regents Professor Dr. Marvin J. Slepian, a team from the University of Arizona Center for Accelerated Biomedical Innovation has submitted a proposal to the U.S. Department of Defense for three ventilator prototypes – including one using a basketball – that offer simple, low-cost designs featuring easily acquired materials that could be fabricated rapidly and used for full or partial ventilator support.
April 1, 2020
Faculty in a range of disciplines across the University of Arizona campus are incorporating COVID-19 discussions in their online classes.
April 1, 2020
More than 70 University of Arizona medical students are helping health care professionals during the COVID-19 crisis by volunteering to provide child care, pet care, grocery shopping and more.
April 1, 2020
Researchers at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson, Drs. Sairam Parthasarathy and Marvin Slepian, have invented a new respiratory-assist device that may provide fast, safe relief to those who experience difficulty breathing.
March 31, 2020
University of Arizona Global plays host to this three-part webinar series to focus a virtual discussions on different aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic, led by UArizona experts from a variety of disciplines.

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