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Discovery Partners Institute expands efforts to build a more diverse tech career pipeline in Chicago, with new funding support from Google 

New funding will expand computer science programming for high schoolers and will provide tuition for teachers pursuing their computer science ...
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Getting to know the head of U of I’s Discovery Partners Institute

Former Johnson Controls executive William Jackson is in charge of the ambitious R&D and teaching facility slated for the ...
CRAIN'S CHICAGO BUSINESS

3 Misconceptions About Pandemic-Related Learning Loss

Study of Illinois students shows COVID was disruptive for all children. Don't assume that only those who were instructed ...
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Paid internships lead to jobs for many who complete Opportunity Works program

Seven graduates of the Opportunity Works program at Prairie State College in Chicago Heights completed paid internships....
CHICAGO TRIBUNE

Here’s who won big at the 2022 Chicago Innovation Awards

This year’s Chicago Innovation Awards highlight how the city’s tech and startup scene is not as much the ...
CHICAGO INNO

Discovery Partners Institute wins Chicago Innovation Award 

The prize honors pioneering efforts to track COVID-19 through wastewater. The Discovery Partners Institute is the winner of a ...
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Chicago Innovation Awards winners revealed

A self-sanitizing diaper changing table, a digital health platform, and an apparel brand that eases dressing for older adults ...
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Lincoln Park Zoo’s new lion habitat wins Chicago Innovation Award for development and features

The habitat features temperature-regulated rocks, zip lines and pulleys that deliver meals in a way that allows for stalking ...
CHICAGO SUN-TIMES

How Discovery Partners Institute is Driving Tech Talent in Chicago

Finding tech talent to fuel the growth that investors expect right now is a challenge. With distributed workforces, the Great ...
Hyde Park Angels

Discovery Partners Institute announces fellowship role to examine the social and economic impacts of the arts across Illinois. 

The role will be based in DPI’s Illinois Workforce and Education Research Collaborative, and supported by a multi-institutional ...
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Chicago Innovation Awards: a preview

This year's Chicago Innovation Awards are set to take place on Nov. 16. Luke Tanen -- president and CEO of ...
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Midwest Alliance for Clean Hydrogen (MACHH2) Announces Bid to Create Regional Hydrogen Hub to Combat Climate Change 

Clean hydrogen production will be powered by region’s abundant carbon-free energy and support thousands of jobs, while reducing ...
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