Your lying eyes

When John Kircher, professor of educational psychology, arrived at the U as a graduate student in 1977, he wasn’t interested in studying lie detector technology, but after a sequence of events early in his career, he has become a leading expert in the detection of deception.

Answers to questions about the U’s COVID testing

The goal is to identify those who are asymptomatic and provide them with an opportunity to isolate themselves on campus or at home while the virus runs its course.

Time to test

All students are asked to get a COVID-19 test before Thanksgiving.

Traveling in times of COVID

If you plan to travel outside of Utah, check state websites for any restrictions and avoiding public transportation when possible.

Return to Campus Webinar: Final update and our testing/tracing plan

In the sixth and final Return to Campus webinar, held on Aug. 20, 2020, President Ruth Watkins and other senior leaders gave a final update on campus operations, while Dr. Richard Orlandi and Dr. Sharon Talboys discussed details of the U’s testing and tracing plan.

Air pollution spikes reduce test scores

More frequent peak air pollution exposure was associated with reduced math and English language arts test scores for third graders in all primary public schools in Salt Lake County.