Tags University of Arizona

Grubhub halts Russian-made food delivery robots on college campuses after Ukraine invasion

by Emily Bamforth

GrubHub and its partner colleges are moving away from Russian-made food delivery robots after Russia attacked Ukraine.

U. of Arizona president's contract ties IT goals to $50K in bonuses

by Emily Bamforth

University of Arizona President Robert Bobbins can earn bonuses if he cuts overhead IT costs and upgrades

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

by EdScoop Staff

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.