The University of Arizona

BioCommunications Departmental Updates

BioCom’s service desk is now open for questions, pick-ups, and deliveries. Hours of operation are:

Monday: 8:00am – 4:00pm
Tuesday: 8:00am – 5:00pm
Wednesday: 8:00am – 4:00pm
Thursday: 8:00am – 5:00pm
Fridays: Working Remotely.

Please call 520.626.7343 or email ops@biocom.arizona.edu.


Our photographers are now taking appointments for portrait and group sittings. Available times will be Monday through Thursday between the hours of 8:00am and 4:00pm. Please email ops@biocom.arizona.edu to start the process.

For Video production services, please contact Gilberto Vega (gilbertovega@arizona.edu).

Poster printing services are available Monday through Thursday from 8:00am – 4:00pm. Please allow one business day for printing. The poster request form can be found at https://biocom.arizona.edu/eform/submit/poster-request-form

Copy Services are available in the main BioCom office, room 3404 and is open on Monday through Thursday between the hours of 9:00am and 4:00 pm. Intermittent Hours on Fridays. Please complete a request at  https://biocom.arizona.edu/eform/submit/cts-submit-job. For class notes, please send an email to cts@biocom.arizona.edu.

For classroom support services, contact: 
Ricky Bergeron rickyb@email.arizona.edu
Barry Bernard bernardb@email.arizona.edu

For web services and graphic design, contact:
Alex Lyon alexlyon@email.arizona.edu (web and graphic design)
Edgar Mendoza mendoza5@email.arizona.edu (graphic design)

Google Analytics Summary Stats

Here are some descriptive statistics for some commonly-used Google Analytics metrics, for the last two quarters.

These number summarize results from about 70 websites that we track, which range widely in size, scope, traffic, and purpose.

A brief explanation of each metric is at the bottom of the page. Please see the Google Analytics Terminology page for more details.

Second Quarter 2017 (Apr. 1, 2017 thru June 30, 2017)

Metric Average Median Range
Pageviews 17,371 3,202 9 to 314,444

 

 

First Quarter 2017 (Jan. 1, 2017 thru March 31, 2017)

Metric Average Median Range
Sessions 7,965 1,790 36 to 127,043
Pageviews 18,963 4,947 97 to 314,936
Users 6,080 1,286 58 to 91,998
Pages per session 2.81 2.75 1.10 to 6.02
Average Session Duration 2 min 8 sec 2 min 10 sec

0 min 28 sec to
4 min 14 sec

% Bounce Rate 54% 53% 35% to 89%
% New Sessions 71% 73% 10% to 92%
% Mobile 27% 25% 4% to 66%

Fourth Quarter 2016 (Oct. 1, 2016 thru Dec. 31, 2017)

Metric Average Median Range
Sessions 7,172 1,598 17 to 111,301
Pageviews 17,528 5,295 26 to 267,007
Users 5,466 1,082 8 to 82,193
Pages per session 2.88 2.69 1.13 to 9.12
Average Session Duration 2 min 12 sec 2 min 6 sec 0 min 14 sec
to 8 min 2 sec 
% Bounce Rate 53% 51% 29% to 92%
% New Sessions 68% 72% 10% to 94%
% Mobile 26% 26% 2% to 65%

Sessions - A session is the period time a particular user is actively engaged with your website.

Pageviews - Pageviews is the total number of pages viewed. Repeated views of a single page are counted.

Users - Users who have initiated at least one session during the date range.

Pages / Session - (Average Page Depth) is the average number of pages viewed during a session. Repeated views of the same page are counted.

Avg. Session Duration - The average length of a session.

Bounce Rate - The percentage of single-page sessions in which there was no interaction with the page. 

New Sessions - An estimate of the percentage of first-time visits.

Mobile - The percentage of sessions that were not from a desktop computer.