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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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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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Discovery Partners Institute Joins Innovative Multistate Partnership Launching a Groundbreaking Water Resources Initiative in the Great Lakes Region 

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HIGH-TECH CHI Event Celebrates Close of Computer Science Education Week 

Citywide celebration of computer science and technology in Chicago showcases the many youth-oriented opportunities available in tech The Discovery ...
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Report on Illinois Dual Credit Participation Illustrates Widening Gaps In Access, Participation 

Targeted interventions needed to ensure greater access, awareness November 30, 2023 (CHICAGO) – The Illinois Workforce & Education Research Collaborative (IWERC), ...
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Discovery Partners Institute Launches Year-Round Program to Support City College Student Pathways into Computer Science and Tech Fields 

The CS Starter Academy to serve more than 200 City College students through programs that address barriers and support student ...
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DPI receives $5M National Science Foundation award to establish Global Center for clean energy and equitable transportation solutions 

Grant is matched by UKRI to fund Global Center UK partner institutions September 18, 2023 (CHICAGO) —The Discovery Partners Institute, ...
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A record summer for high school and community college tech training programs at the Discovery Partners Institute 

Digital Scholars and Digital Bridge programs will serve 165 students with college-level courses and workshops to build interest in ...
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Discovery Partners Institute celebrates new partnership with Chicago Public Schools to engage high school students in tech 

Pilot workshop series helped students build interest in computing and tech pathways; make connections to Chicago’s tech community April ...
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New IWERC report examines college enrollment patterns and trends of Illinois high school graduates 

Report examines why students leave or stay in state for college April 20, 2023 (CHICAGO) —A new report released today ...
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Discovery Partners Institute launches equity dashboard 

Policy makers and community leaders can use this tool to inform decision-making and distribution of resources April 4, 2023 (...
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