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Sept. 1, 2020

Media Availability Today on UArizona-Community Partnerships to Mitigate COVID-19 Risk

  • What: Media availability with University of Arizona President Dr. Robert C. Robbins and Reentry Task Force Director Dr. Richard Carmona
  • When: Today (Tuesday, Sept. 1) at 2 p.m. (PT)
  • Where: Media who wish to ask questions via Zoom must RSVP to ablue@arizona.eduby 12 p.m. (PT) today to receive the link.
  • Online public broadcast

TUCSON, Ariz. — University of Arizona President Dr. Robert C. Robbins and Reentry Task Force Director Dr. Richard Carmona will address recent reports of COVID-19 cases on and around the University of Arizona campus and discuss efforts being undertaken in partnership with the community to reduce risk.

Media who wish to ask questions via Zoom must RSVP with name, outlet and email address to Alexis Blue,, by 12 p.m. (PT) today to receive the Zoom link.

The event also will be streamed live on the University of Arizona YouTube page.

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Media contacts:

Holly Jensen
University Communications

Pam Scott
University Communications
Office: 520-621-1951 | Cell: 509-570-4610

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.