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.

Coronavirus testing: What you should know for spring semester

Knowing how many infections there are and how fast that infection is spreading to others helps inform strategies to contain the virus and helps us plan to take care of the people that become sick from the virus.

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.

U Testing Center reopening

In-person testing will resume July 15, 2020, at the campus Testing Center on the fourth floor of the Student Services Building.

Test-optional expansion

In addition to general admissions, the U goes ACT/SAT test-optional for merit-based scholarships and direct admission programs.

Genetic testing motivates behavior change

A new study led by researchers at Huntsman Cancer Institute investigated whether testing would motivate people at risk of melanoma to make changes to reduce risk.

CAMPUS ALERT TEST

The university will be conducting a test of the Emergency Alert System and related processes on Oct. 21 at 10:15 a.m.

Body fat

University of Utah Health explains why body fat percentage is important but isn’t the only thing you should measure.