June 17, 2020
Weekly Update on Campus Reentry Plan
- What: Update on campus reentry plan
- When: Thursday, June 18, 10 a.m. (PT)
- Where: Health Sciences Innovation Building, Room 305, 1670 E. Drachman St.
- Parking: Parking is available in the lot adjacent to the building
- Online: https://www.arizona.edu/live
TUCSON, Ariz. — University of Arizona President Dr. Robert C. Robbins and Reentry Task Force Director Dr. Richard Carmona will give the fifth in a series of regular briefings designed to provide timely and important information to the campus community and the interested public about ongoing efforts to prepare for the fall semester.
They will be joined by Dr. Daniel Derksen, director of the UArizona Center for Rural Health, and Joyce Schroeder, professor and head of the UArizona Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, to discuss data, testing and policy updates.
**Please note that this week's briefing will take place at a new location, Room 305 of the Health Sciences Innovation Building, 1670 E. Drachman St.
Media are invited to attend the briefing, which also will be streamed live.
The university's weekly updates are posted to the University of Arizona YouTube page.
The University of Arizona, a land-grant university with two independently accredited medical schools, is one of the nation's top public universities, according to U.S. News & World Report. Established in 1885, the university is widely recognized as a student-centric university and has been designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution by the U.S. Department of Education. The university ranked in the top 20 in 2018 in research expenditures among all public universities, according to the National Science Foundation, and is a leading Research 1 institution with $687 million in annual research expenditures. The university advances the frontiers of interdisciplinary scholarship and entrepreneurial partnerships as a member of the Association of American Universities, the 65 leading public and private research universities in the U.S. It benefits the state with an estimated economic impact of $4.1 billion annually. For the latest on the University of Arizona response to the novel coronavirus, visit the university's COVID-19 webpage.