News Clips for Nov. 2, 2018

Former Department of Public Safety leaders will review how University of Utah handled Lauren McCluskey case, campus safety

A three-person panel will conduct an investigation into the University of Utah’s police department, its policies and protocols, and — despite earlier statements that it wouldn’t go there — the “actions taken by individual officers” after a student was shot to death on campus last week.

13 crimes reported on University of Utah campus since Lauren McCluskey's murder

University of Utah leaders say they’re taking immediate action to increase safety and security.

Utah shooting investigator: 'We will do everything necessary to learn what occurred and why'

A team of three veteran law enforcers will head up an investigation of University of Utah police to find out whether more could have been done to prevent the tragic shooting death of Lauren McCluskey. University President Ruth V. Watkins on Friday announced an independent review team has been appointed to conduct two investigations.

Shooting investigator: 'We will do everything that is necessary to learn what occurred and why'

A team of three veteran law enforcers will head up an investigation of University of Utah police to find out whether more could have been done to prevent the tragic shooting death of Lauren McCluskey. University President Ruth V. Watkins on Friday announced an independent review team has been appointed to conduct two investigations.

University of Utah announces independent reviews of Lauren McCluskey murder, campus safety

University of Utah President Ruth V. Watkins gave details on two independent reviews into the Lauren McCluskey shooting and the overall safety of campus Friday. During Friday's press conference, Watkins said the two reviews will be completely independent and have until spring of 2019 to complete their findings.

3 Ex-Law Enforcement Chiefs to Lead Review of Fatal Shooting

The University of Utah has chosen three former law enforcement chiefs to lead investigations into campus safety and how university police handled complaints made by a female student and track athlete about an ex-boyfriend before he killer her.

Utah Department of Environmental Quality releases ‘burning rules’ for inversion season

"The University of Utah did a study that suggested that the particulate pollution that comes from wood-burning; it’s actually more impactful than previously thought," said Donna Kemp Spangler, communications director for the Utah Department of Environmental Quality.

Pollster Dan Jones passes away

Longtime pollster Dan Jones passed away on Friday. Jones started Dan Jones & Associates, Utah's preeminent polling firm, in 1980. Jones served as UtahPolicy.com's pollster since 2014.

Visualizing Your Homes Air Quality To Better Understand How Everyday Activities Impact The Air

University of Utah’s Jason Wiese and his collaborators at the school of computing have installed air quality sensors in Utah homes to measure indoor air quality. They gave the homeowners a tablet so they can monitor the air based on sensors. "The tablet gave them a way of being able to look back and see a chart of what the air quality measurements had been from the three different sensors we put in their home," Wiese said.