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The University of Arizona was named one of the top 30 public universities in the U.S. by the Center for World University Rankings and QS.
Tech Launch Arizona has helped the university community report more than 1,600 inventions, file more than 1,800 patents, execute upward of 600 licenses and launch 82 startups.
Science and folklore can be important partners when it comes to addressing global challenges like climate change and COVID-19. Folklorist Maribel Alvarez says folklore can document the kind of "knowing" that only comes from generations of tradition and observation.
The $750,000 grant to University Libraries will allow researchers to produce open-access humanities research from the border for both academic and popular audiences.
The Health Resources and Services Administration awarded $1.35 million to the UArizona Center for Rural Health to support 16 hospitals in rural Arizona.
Overall, there will be 31 antibody testing sites across the state, with additional sites becoming available as needed.
President Robert C. Robbins will confer more than 11,000 bachelor's, master's, doctoral and professional degrees during the university's first-ever virtual Commencement ceremony.
The UArizona Foundation, Dean of Students Office and university leadership collaborated to start a crowdfunding campaign to raise money for the Student Emergency Fund.
According to Darcy Van Patten, who has led the Trellis CRM program since 2019, "we're in a rapid period of change at a time where COVID-19 is forcing us to look at new ways to connect and engage with people."
UArizona tied for No. 68 overall and tied for No. 29 among public universities in the first QS U.S. University Rankings. UArizona's highest category ranking was in research.
The Global Campus will span five continents and 34 countries and is especially timely given international travel restrictions and student visa moratoriums put in place due to COVID-19.
Abra McAndrew, assistant vice president of access, engagement and opportunity, says preparation and flexibility are key to succeeding in a tumultuous job market.