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May 4, 2023

RSVP for Virtual University Safety Briefing May 5

TUCSON, Ariz. — University of Arizona President Robert C. Robbins, Chief Safety Officer Steve Patterson and 17th U.S. Surgeon General and Laureate Professor of Public Health Dr. Richard Carmona will provide an update on campus safety and the university's progress as it works to implement the recommendations of the campus safety and security report prepared by the independent PAX Group.

Media who wish to ask questions via Zoom must RSVP with name, outlet and email address to by 6 a.m. (PT) on May 5 to receive a Zoom invitation.

The event also will be livestreamed on the University of Arizona YouTube page, where all university briefings are posted.

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The University of Arizona, a land-grant university with two independently accredited medical schools, is one of the nation's top 50 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 2021 in research expenditures among all public universities, according to the National Science Foundation, and is a leading Research 1 institution with $770 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 66 leading public and private research universities in the U.S. It benefits the state with an estimated economic impact of $4.1 billion annually.

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