The city’s housing inspection process will be improved, thanks to a group of McCourt School of Public Policy students who designed new algorithms for the city’s Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs (DCRA). DCRA randomly selects housing units for inspection from a list of units not inspected in the past…
The McCourt School of Public Policy has had a stellar year and grew in a variety of transformational ways in 2019, deepening its ongoing commitments to impact, innovation, inclusivity, and infrastructure.
Georgetown students got the chance to pose questions to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg at an event today at Georgetown. Georgetown students got the chance to pose questions to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg at an event today at Georgetown. The event, sponsored by Georgetown’s McCourt School of Public Policy and its…
The McCourt School is thrilled to support our students through the Fund for Student Excellence, which provides financial assistance to students who are advancing their careers with substantive and meaningful internships that are unpaid.
Last month, the Massive Data Institute (MDI) completed its Data Workshop series that was offered throughout the fall semester. In collaborating with the Georgetown Environment Initiative (GEI), MDI put together a two-part series titled “Large Scale Analysis of Climate and Land Cover Data,” to explore climate and land cover data.
Brian J. McCabe, an Associate Professor in Georgetown’s Department of Sociology, partnered with Jennifer Heerwig, an Assistant Professor of Sociology at Stony Brook University, is using his MDI Seed Grant to conduct research on an innovative new campaign finance program - the Democracy Voucher program - in Seattle, Washington.
The Massive Data Institute (MDI) at the McCourt School of Public Policy is pleased to welcome data governance, data integration, and privacy expert Dr. Amy O’Hara. Dr. O’Hara joins MDI as a Research Professor and Co-Director of U.S. Census Research Data Center (RDC) at Georgetown University.