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Science

CZI Awards $28 Million for Visual Proteomics and Announces New Funding Opportunity for Software... CZI Awards $28 Million for Visual Proteomics and Announces New Funding Opportunity for Software Development

Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced nearly $28 million in grants to support technology developments that...

Jun 17, 2021 · 4 min read

Education

Join CZI at ISTELive 21

Join the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) at ISTELive 21 on June 26-30, to participate in discussions on how educators are...

Jun 10, 2021 · 3 min read

Technology

Educators, Digital Promise and Gradient Learning Discuss Picking the Right Tools for Learning

COVID-19 has upended the learning environment in unprecedented ways, while also creating opportunities for educators to...

Jun 2, 2021 · 1 min read

Science

New Sharon Begley-STAT Science Reporting Fellowship Aims to Increase Racial and Ethnic Diversity... New Sharon Begley-STAT Science Reporting Fellowship Aims to Increase Racial and Ethnic Diversity Among Next Generatio...

STAT, the nation’s leading health, science, and medicine publication, and the Knight Science Journalism Program at the...

Jun 1, 2021 · 6 min read

Science

STAT: Use Single-Cell Biology to Shed Light on Pediatric Diseases Currently in the Dark

This piece was published in STAT on May 24, 2021. There are few things harder for a physician to say to a patient than “I...

May 26, 2021 · 7 min read

Science

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces New Grant Opportunity to Expand Global Access to Bioimaging

Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) launched a new funding opportunity to expand access to imaging expertise,...

May 25, 2021 · 3 min read

Education

Resources for Educators to Support Student Well-being and Learning

Experts from the EdTech Evidence Exchange, Education Trust, National Parents Union, UCSF Healthy Environments and Response to...

May 21, 2021 · 3 min read

Education

The 74: When Teachers Succeed, Students Do, Too.

This piece was published in The 74 on May 17, 2021. As more schools reopen, educators across the United States are having...

May 17, 2021 · 6 min read

Science

Chan Zuckerberg Biohub and Chan Zuckerberg Initiative’s COVID-19 Response Effort Chronicled in New... Chan Zuckerberg Biohub and Chan Zuckerberg Initiative’s COVID-19 Response Effort Chronicled in New Michael Lewis Book

Editor’s Note: This release has been updated to include the recorded Clubhouse conversation. On May 4, 2021, Michael Lewis,...

May 14, 2021 · 3 min read

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces First Round of Racial Equity Grants

Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced a first round of grants that support organizations leading the way to...

May 13, 2021 · 6 min read

Ventures

Handshake Secures Another $80M To Accelerate Virtual Recruiting and Diverse Hiring Practices

Handshake, the largest early career network helping millions of students from all backgrounds get hired and launch their...

May 12, 2021 · 6 min read

Science

CNN: Race for the Vaccine Documentary

RACE FOR THE VACCINE” is a documentary exploring the global quest to develop, trial, manufacture, and distribute...

May 10, 2021 · 3 min read

Ventures

OpenClassrooms Secures $80 Million in Series C Funding

OpenClassrooms, a mission-driven category leader in online education-to-employment programs announces today it has raised $80...

April 28, 2021 · 5 min read

Housing Affordability

Local Rental Owners Collaborative Launches in South Los Angeles to Preserve Housing and Preve... Local Rental Owners Collaborative Launches in South Los Angeles to Preserve Housing and Prevent Tenant Displacement

Today, the Los Angeles Local Rental Owners Collaborative (LROC) launched in South Los Angeles to support local, independent...

Apr 15, 2021 · 7 min read

Education

Strategies for Advancing Racial Equity in Education from SXSW EDU

Earlier this month, experts from Black Teacher Collaborative, Education Trust, Gradient Learning, and pilotED joined Chan...

Mar 30, 2021 · 3 min read

Community

COVID-19 Response Roles Provide Dedicated Health and Safety Guidance and Support to Local School... COVID-19 Response Roles Provide Dedicated Health and Safety Guidance and Support to Local School Districts

Three San Mateo County schools districts have established new COVID-19 response positions to manage district COVID-19 health...

Mar 18, 2021 · 3 min read

Science

CZI Announces New Grant Opportunity to Encourage More Representative Research

To cure, prevent, or manage all diseases, scientific research should include people of all ancestries. Today, the Chan...

Mar 9, 2021 · 3 min read

Education

Black Teacher Collaborative, Education Trust, UPENN and More Join CZI at 2021 SXSW EDU

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) will host three panels at this year’s South by Southwest (SXSW) EDU Online event March...

Feb 26, 2021 · 3 min read

Ventures

Newsela Announces $100 Million Series D Financing

NEW YORK – Leading K-12 instructional content platform Newsela announced today a $100M Series D investment led by new...

Feb 25, 2021 · 4 min read

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