News Clips for June 2, 2020

Live coronavirus updates for Monday, June 1: Utah sees positive test rate rising; University of Utah releases plans to reopen

The University of Utah has released detailed plans for how it will reopen campus this fall, including a mix of in-person and online classes and required daily symptom monitoring for students and staff.

Student Loan Borrowers Deceived By Income Share Agreements, Says New Claim

Are income share agreements misleading student loan borrowers? A new federal complaint says “yes.” Here’s what you need to know.

Scientists detect Crab Nebula using innovative gamma-ray telescope

Scientists in the Cherenkov Telescope Array (CTA) consortium today announced at the 236th meeting of the American Astronomical Society (AAS) that they have detected gamma rays from the Crab Nebula using a prototype Schwarzschild-Couder Telescope (pSCT), proving the viability of the novel telescope design for use in gamma-ray astrophysics. University of Utah faculty and staff in the Department of Physics & Astronomy are key members of the international research team announcing this technological breakthrough.

Poll: Cox moves ahead of Huntsman; Hughes surges in tight GOP governor race

Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox has pulled ahead of former Gov. Jon Huntsman Jr. in the latest Deseret News/Hinckley Institute of Politics poll as Republican voters will cast ballots this month in the race for Utah governor.