Day: May 20, 2020

UCI appoints Ian O. Williamson as dean of The Paul Merage School of Business

Leading international scholar brings academic, research, industry expertise to campus

UCI Earth system scientist helps quantify drop in carbon emissions during pandemic

Scientists who normally study how human activities impact the planet have been given a rare opportunity over the past few months to observe what happens when industry, transportation and other sources of carbon emissions are curtailed. Steve Davis, UCI associate professor of Earth system science, is part of an international cohort of researchers measuring the […]

Physicists exploring use of Blu-ray disc lasers to kill COVID-19, other viruses

ScienceBlog, May 20, 2020

After only 12% of minority-owned businesses received relief loans, many plan to close down: survey

Salon, May 20, 2020

New UV light sterilizer technology could rapidly disinfect surfaces, indoor air

Azo Optics, May 20, 2020

How the coronavirus pandemic slashed carbon emissions — in five graphs

Nature, May 20, 2020

Opinion: Coronavirus leaked from a lab? Blame capitalism, not China

Al Jazeera, May 20, 2020 (Opinion)

Coalition for epidemic preparedness innovations commits $384 million for a Covid-19 vaccine (Grants roundup)

The Chronicle of Philanthropy, May 20, 2020

Opinion: When the mask you’re wearing ‘tastes like socialism’

The New York Times, May 20, 2020 (Opinion)

As counties reopen, California rushes to build an army of coronavirus ‘disease detectives’

The Sacramento Bee, May 20, 2020