Stories tagged: "Arizona State university"


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ASU Is Joining UA in a Historic Move to Unionize. Here’s What’s Next.

Organizers say they plan to address long-term concerns like job security, wages, benefits, and “increased state support for public higher education.”

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University Researchers Recommend 3-Week Shutdown, Mask Order

Without such steps, “it would be akin to facing a major forest fire without evacuation orders.” The coronavirus outbreak’s current surge will present Arizona with a hospital crisis that could become a disaster unless the state takes steps such as ordering a three-week stay-home shutdown and implementing a statewide mask mandate, university researchers said. Without...

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey answers a question at a news conference attended by U.S. Census Director Steven Dillingham and other state leaders to urge Arizonans to participate in the nation's once-a-decade census population count Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, in Phoenix. Ending the 2020 census at the end of September instead of the end of October, could cost Florida and Montana congressional seats and result in Texas, Florida, Arizona, Georgia, and North Carolina losing $500 million in federal funding for healthcare for its neediest residents. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, Pool)
Ducey Commits to Keeping State Open Despite Rise in COVID-19 Cases

The number of deaths reported daily in Arizona peaked in mid-July, when more than 90 COVID-19 related deaths were being recorded on a daily basis.

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ASU Developing At-Home COVID Test Expected to Deliver Results Within Minutes

Researchers say the saliva-based test could reduce the wait time for results from 48 hours to ten minutes.

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ASU Reports More Than 800 COVID-19 Cases Among Students, Staff

Despite warnings that reopening could lead to outbreaks, the university has been hosting students in dorms and on campus for classes.

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ASU Rescinds Dean’s Job Offer After Multiple Accusations of Racial and Sex Discrimination

ASU announced Sunday it has rescinded a dean’s job offer after students from her previous employer accused her of making racist and homophobic remarks.

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ASU Just Nixed Its Study Abroad Program In China Due To Coronavirus

Universities like ASU are taking extra precautions surrounding travel as the coronavirus death toll continues to rise.