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DPI, Wilbur Wright College Build a More Diverse Computing Pipeline with Support From Google 

The Discovery Partners Institute (DPI) and Wilbur Wright College announced a new program today to develop promising and diverse tech ...
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Federal funding comes to boost Chicago’s tech economy

The Discovery Partners Institute and health care startup incubator Matter land grants from the U.S. Economic Development Administration....
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DPI awards more than $1.5 million in second round of R&D seed grants 

The Discovery Partners Institute (DPI) announced today $1.5 million in seed funding to 12 research teams from the University ...
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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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