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University of Chicago, City Colleges of Chicago Partner to Increase Diversity in Science Careers

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City Colleges of Chicago (CCC) and the University of Chicago are joining forces at an institutional level to strengthen STEM education and career opportunities and create a more diverse field of professionals entering the sciences.

A memorandum of understanding executed by the two institutions aims to ensure that innovation in the rapidly changing fields of science and technology benefits from a wide range of perspectives and experiences.

A CCC degree program in data science is among the first initiatives being developed from the collaboration. Established as a strategic CCC growth priority based on input from industry leaders, the program will reflect the knowledge and expertise of both UChicago and City Colleges faculty.

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