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Chicago awarded $18.5M in federal funds to create new jobs in the region 

DPI and P33 will co-lead efforts to connect hundreds of residents from underrepresented groups with quality education and job ...
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Tampons present an innovative way for scientists, researchers to test for COVID-19 in sewers

As new coronavirus variants dominate COVID-19 cases in Chicago, researchers said they were able to detect the presence of ...
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Discovery Partners Institute and UIC CHANCE Announce Expansion of Digital Scholars Program 

Summer program will help build a more diverse student pipeline into computing, engineering and data science fields  (CHICAGO) - The Discovery ...
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The Discovery Partners Institute, Wilbur Wright College and WBC’s ThinkChicago Program Team Up to Build A More Diverse Tech Talent Pipeline 

Summer workshop series will introduce City College students to Chicago’s dynamic tech sector June 23, 2022 (CHICAGO) —The Discovery ...
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UIUC’s College of Education and Discovery Partners Institute Announce Second-Year Expansion of Computer Science Teaching Endorsement 

Effort will address shortage of qualified computer science teachers across Illinois June 22, 2022 (CHICAGO) —The University of Illinois Urbana-...
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 DPI’s IWERC Awarded Funding From Three Organizations to Expand Research on Illinois Education Issues 

June 16, 2022 (CHICAGO)— The Illinois Workforce and Education Research Collaborative (IWERC) at the Discovery Partners Institute (DPI) has been ...
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The Illinois Department of Public Health and Discovery Partners Institute Announce Extension of COVID-19 Monitoring in Wastewater 

Vital analysis will continue for another year with $8.2 million in new funding June 2, 2022 (CHICAGO) —The Illinois ...
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COVID-19 update as of June 2: Evanston in “medium” risk category, but Cook County in “high” risk

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) and the Discovery Partners Institute (DPI) announced today, June 2, that their comprehensive ...
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WTTW: Using wastewater to provide clues to COVID-19’s resurgence

DPI's Wastewater Epidemiology project to use wastewater test for COVID0-19 was featured in a recent edition of WTTW'...
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Need tech talent? Call me. Want diverse tech talent? Definitely call me.

Our ambition isn't just to increase our pool of tech talent. It's to diversify the sector one hire ...
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A New Tool is Providing Solid Clues to COVID-19’s Resurgence

University of Illinois Chicago associate professor Rachel Poretsky is doing sewage surveillance through the University of Illinois’ Discovery Partners Institute. ...
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Life sciences developments are booming in Chicago, bringing jobs and helping fight ‘brain drain’

Scientific research forms the core of other developments ringing the city’s downtown. Related Midwest’s The 78, a planned $...
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