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DPI Launches First Apprenticeship Program with Cognizant 

Fortune 200 Company will help provide custom training curriculum for tech professionals May 22, 2022 (CHICAGO)—The Discovery Partners Institute’...
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DPI and Code Nation Partner on New Space and Annual Chicago Hackathon 

May 19, 2022 (CHICAGO) —Code Nation, which prepares high school students living in under-resourced communities for high-wage careers ...
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Defense Department opens innovation office in Chicago to tap into burgeoning tech ecosystem for 21st century warfare

The office will be located at the Discovery Partners Institute on South Wacker Drive for a two-year lease beginning ...
CHICAGO TRIBUNE

DIU and Partners Open Defense Innovation Office in Chicago to Tap Into Midwest Technology and Talen 

The DIU office will be co-located at the Discovery Partners Institute (DPI) and serve as the focal point for ...
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University of Illinois’ $250M lab, research facility moves forward in Chicago’s `78’ development

Chicago’s tech researchers are closer to having an expensive new academic research facility after a high-profile real estate ...
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Plans for U of I research center in Chicago move ahead

Discovery Partners Institute gets the title to property in The 78, clearing way for construction of $250 million in academic ...
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DPI, Wilbur Wright College Expand Partnership To Build A More Diverse Computing Pipeline, With Support From Google 

Discover Computing series will reach high school freshmen and sophomores to build tech skills and career awareness The Discovery Partners ...
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Forget swabs up the nose: Peoria’s sewage might help track down the next COVID outbreak

The sewer pipes beneath the streets of Peoria have always contained clues about the health of the community, but it ...
Peoria Journal Star

DPI Partners with OneTen to Advance Black Talent in Illinois 

DPI Joins the Coalition of Leading Companies to Offer Education and Training that Lead to Gainful Employment The Discovery Partners ...
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Wastewater analysis from UIC helps Chicago track COVID-19 cases, variants

Throughout the pandemic, work on wastewater inside a University of Illinois at Chicago lab has track COVID case trends for ...
ABC 7 NEWS

Scientists Scour Sewage for Coronavirus Clues

Wastewater’s gone mainstream. Epidemiologists and public health officials are using Chicago’s labyrinth of century-old sewer lines to ...
Discover Magazine

Frozen sewage slows down coronavirus surveillance

A promising new science aimed at predicting COVID-19 outbreaks in high-risk communities is running into a challenge: Chicago ...
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