Tags University of Arizona

U. Arizona is developing smartphone-based COVID-19 tests

by EdScoop Staff • 6 months ago

With just a microscope, smartphone and wax paper, researchers say students may soon be able to test other students around campus.

U. Arizona claims contact-tracing app reduced COVID-19 by 12%

by Colin Wood • 8 months ago

The estimate, which assumes a best-case scenario of user compliance with self-quarantine instructions, supports claims that apps are a useful tool in fighting the pandemic.

U. Arizona partners with Navy on online classes for service members

by Betsy Foresman • 8 months ago

The new partnership will give sailors, marines and coast guardsmen the opportunity to complete coursework in intelligence and applied computing.

University of Arizona taps WeWork spaces for international students

by Betsy Foresman • 11 months ago

The new partnership intends for students completing degrees abroad to have access to clean and safe study spaces during the pandemic.

Universities are getting creative to manage COVID-19 challenges

by Jake Williams • 11 months ago

At some higher education institutions, unique research efforts have been thrust into the center of operations as administrators seek fresh data and techniques to manage the pandemic into the fall.

U. Arizona found asymptomatic COVID-19 cases by testing sewage

by Betsy Foresman • 11 months ago

Researchers at the university were able to identify and isolate two students with COVID-19 who were asymptomatic by testing viral levels of waste water in university dorms.

Health data will guide University of Arizona's campus reopening

by Betsy Foresman • 12 months ago

In-person classes are set to resume next week, but a "reentry task force" is collecting new data daily to so administrators can swiftly adjust course if needed.

U. Arizona acquires online university to better serve nontraditional students

by Betsy Foresman • 12 months ago

The University Of Arizona has acquired the fully online Ashford University and its technical infrastructure to expand its online platform.

Universities are 3D-printing face shields for hospitals amid shortage

by Jake Williams • 1 year ago

Amid a shortage of critical medical supplies, university professors and staff are pooling their knowledge of 3D printing to make equipment to protect health care workers.