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For DPI students who designed a delivery drone, the sky’s the limit

Companies ranging from Amazon to startups are testing delivery drones. Add to that list an ambitious team of undergrad students ...
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28 receive U of I System honor for leading COVID-19 response 

URBANA, Ill. – University of Illinois President Tim Killeen on Monday honored 28 key leaders of the system’s COVID-19 ...
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A shortage of computer science teachers is a problem Illinois can fix

Illinois has a problem. A computer science-education problem. Despite being one of the country’s largest producers of computer ...
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DPI Research Scholars: Designing an autonomous tractor to help feed a hungry world

A group of undergrad students from three DPI partners explored the use of artificial intelligence in farming by contributing to ...
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DPI Research Scholars: How five undergrad students used AI to help construction managers eliminate building delays

Despite the design and engineering sophistication required to build a tall building, the construction industry still struggles to get projects ...
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Crain’s Daily Gist podcast: Homes are going for well over the asking price

Mayor Lightfoot unveils plan to help hard-hit businesses, Illinois House passes long-awaited weed license bill, Illinois and Discovery ...
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Illinois to monitor wastewater for future COVID outbreaks • Do PBMs save taxpayers money? • Competition among insurers may lower ACA premiums

ILLINOIS, DPI TO MONITOR COVID IN WASTEWATER: Illinois officials are working with the Discovery Partners Institute to monitor COVID-19 ...
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Illinois uses wastewater to detect COVID-19 outbreaks

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is using another tool — wastewater — to detect COVID-19....
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State Health Officials to Monitor COVID-19 in Wastewater

Health officials are launching a statewide system to monitor COVID-19 and its variants in wastewater that will provide early ...
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2 southern Ill. counties to take part in state COVID-19 wastewater monitoring plan

Two southern Illinois counties will take part in a state monitoring system to test wastewater for COVID-19 outbreaks....
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Illinois records first consecutive days of fewer than 1,000 COVID-19 cases since July 2020

Illinois reported fewer than 1,000 COVID-19 cases Monday, the first time that the state has seen consecutive days ...
The State Journal-Register

IDPH to begin detecting COVID-19 earlier using wastewater

The state has another tool in its COVID-19 testing toolbox. Monday, the Illinois Department of Public Health and the ...
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