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Through an agreement with Tucson Electric Power, UArizona will get all of its purchased energy from two sources: the Oso Grande Wind Farm in southeastern New Mexico and the Wilmot Energy Center solar-plus-storage system south of Tucson.
The university's COVID-19 vaccination POD has moved fully indoors and will continue to operate through June 25. Walk-ins are accepted at the Ina E. Gittings Building.
Walk-ins are being accepted at university's vaccination POD, which will move indoors on May 3. The university also is doing vaccination outreach in rural Arizona communities.
The new institute, based at UArizona, will address critical research areas through large-scale international collaboration, innovation and exchange of resources.
Classes of up to 100 students will be permitted to meet in person starting next week.
With the backing of its public health advisory team, the university expects to move to Stage 3, in which classes of up to 100 students can meet in person, the week of March 29.
A series of smaller in-person Commencement ceremonies are planned over a weeklong period in May, President Robert C. Robbins announced this week.
Classes of fewer than 50 students will be able to meet in person beginning Feb. 22. Students will not be required to attend courses in person if they'd prefer to continue in a remote format.
The UArizona COVID-19 vaccination site will eventually operate 24/7 and be able to serve up to 6,000 people per day. Eligible Arizonans can register for appointments beginning Feb. 16.
If public health conditions allow, the university may move into stage 2 of its instructional plan the week of Feb. 22, allowing classes of 50 or fewer students to meet on campus.