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NSF awards $1M grant to study science and math teacher retention strategies to address teacher shortages in rural Illinois 

NORC at the University of Chicago and IWERC at Discovery Partners Institute, part of the University of Illinois System, to ...
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Discovery Partners Institute launches tech talent advisory council 

Group will be chaired by tech industry veteran Lou Meshulam, who joins the DPI team  CHICAGO (May 16, 2024) -- The ...
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IWERC selected as Dual Enrollment Research Fund Recipient

As more high school students than ever participate in dual enrollment, there is an increasing focus on what we do ...
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Discovery Partners Institute, Chicago Public Schools partner to engage high school students in tech field 

Workshop series has reached 650 CPS students to date to help build interest in computing and tech pathways and bolster ...
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Arts education graduates find roles in other fields, creative workforce report finds 

Only 20% of Illinois arts graduates work in arts jobs as their primary occupation. CHICAGO – Creatively trained workers can be ...
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IWERC releases first of five reports on computer science education in Illinois 

Roughly one in 14 high school students takes a computer science course in a given year CHICAGO – The Illinois Workforce &...
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Illinois climate researchers develop methodology to predict temperatures at street scale 

Urban climate resilience bolstered with smart use of data and sensor technology CHICAGO – In a new study published in the ...
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U of I calls for bids to kick off Discovery Partners Institute project

The University of Illinois' Discovery Partners Institute has opened up construction bidding for its $285 million planned research and education ...
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Discovery Partners Institute headquarters construction bids underway 

Groundbreaking now closer for project at The 78 in Chicago CHICAGO – The University of Illinois System’s Discovery Partners Institute ...
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Inaugural Cardiff-Illinois collaboration fund launched with Cardiff University and Discovery Partners Institute

Partnership with like-minded institutions around the world is a core tenet of DPI. With Cardiff University in the UK, ...
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DPI apprenticeship program awarded $500,000 to train diverse tech talent for top Chicago companies

The Software Development and Tech Apprenticeship program, part of the Pritzker Tech Talent Labs at Discovery Partners Institute, was awarded ...
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Discovery Partners Institute Joins Innovative Multistate Partnership Launching a Groundbreaking Water Resources Initiative in the Great Lakes Region 

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