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Tech & Public Policy grantee is bridging the misinformation gap in the Global South

Tiago Ventura is an assistant professor at Georgetown University’s McCourt School of Public Policy and a Tech & Public Policy grantee. His research calls on scholars to adopt a more global…

July 16, 2024

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How nurse-led triage is better connecting DC’s 911 callers to appropriate care

According to DC’s Office of Unified Communications (OUC), the District’s 911 call center is one of the busiest in the country, historically ranking behind those of New York City, Chicago and…

July 15, 2024

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This ‘transformative experience’ launched a Georgetown Law grad’s career in tech policy

Mateo García Silva (LLM’24), an inaugural Tech Policy Press Fellow, earned a Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree from Georgetown Law in May 2024.Mateo García Silva (LLM’24), a native of rural…

June 17, 2024

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“The McCourt School of Public Policy is a premier program with outstanding research professors and there was no other institution as developed, thoughtfully curated, and intentional in my areas of interest.”

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“The best part of my experience so far has been being academically challenged in a community of passionate and experienced professionals.”

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“I wanted to pursue a degree that offered a strong quantitative foundation, in-demand technical skills like data science, and a connection to the policy world where I was working. ”

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McCourt’s location in our nation’s capital provides students with unprecedented access to the policy research, experts, conversations, and opportunities they crave to accelerate and deepen their professional impact.

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McCourt students are impatient changemakers who don’t want to wait until they graduate to have a positive impact. Many put their classroom learning to work through co-curricular and extracurricular programming– global residencies, spring break immersions, and policy labs– which provide valuable hands-on experience.

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