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OC’s top universities to reopen in stages

Orange County Business Journal, May 25, 2020 (Front page)

May 25, 2020

OC’s top universities to reopen in stages

It’s likely the University of California, Irvine, which is fast approaching 40,000 enrollees, will offer a hybrid form of instruction that blends virtual and in-person instruction, though an official decision hasn’t been reached. … On the fundraising side, [Chancellor Howard] Gillman said “donors who are able have signaled their desire to be a part of the solution-building during the pandemic, and are responding with their support.” … The university … announced several large donations over the last few weeks, including a $2.5 million gift from the Tu Foundation … and $1.5 million gift to support quantum science research from Roy Eddleman.