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News

New Beginnings for MDI in 2024

Written by Lisa Singh, MDI Director, Sonneborn Chair, and a Professor in the Department of Computer Science and McCourt School of Public Policy. Reflections on the previous year…

January 31, 2024

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McDonough School of Business Professors Utilize the Massive Data Institute’s Technical Infrastructure

Written by Tilde Jaques, MDI Journalism Intern The Massive Data Institute (MDI) provides cloud-based technical infrastructure and support for faculty researchers at Georgetown…

January 29, 2024

Announcements
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Announcing the Spring 2024 MDI Scholars

The Massive Data Institute at the McCourt School of Public Policy is excited to welcome the Spring 2024 Cohort of the MDI Scholars Program. This semester, thirty Georgetown…

January 25, 2024

Faculty Spotlight
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MDI Faculty Spotlight: Dr. NaLette Brodnax

Written by Carrie McDonald, MDI Journalism Intern Dr. NaLette Brodnax was first inspired to study school environments on a large scale when her son, on a school tour, surprised…

January 11, 2024

Events
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Spring 2024 MDI Workshops

Each semester, the Massive Data Institute at the McCourt School of Public Policy at Georgetown University sponsors technical data processing and analysis workshops to provide…

January 10, 2024

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Research

Environmental Justice Data Solution: A Holistic Approach

Produced by MDI Fall Scholars Minh Quach ’24, Madhvi Malhotra ‘24, Fanni Varhelyi ‘24 Environmental justice, increasingly prioritized in policy discussions, stands at the…

December 21, 2023

Events
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Fall 2023 Scholars Present Projects and Reflect on the Semester

Written by Tilde Jaques, MDI Journalism Intern The Massive Data Institute’s Fall 2023 MDI Scholars Showcase occurred on Wednesday, Dec. 6. MDI Scholars shared posters of their…

December 19, 2023

Events
News

Inter-Branch Exchange Working Session: SNAP

Written by Paige Kupas, MDI Journalism Intern Practitioners, policymakers, and academics came together on November 16, 2023, to discuss their shared work on the Supplemental…

December 15, 2023

Events
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Workshop Highlight: Cutting Large Language Models Down to Size

Written by Paige Kupas, MDI Journalism Intern This Fall, Massive Data Institute’s Workshop Series focused on using text as data. For the last installment of the series, MDI…

December 13, 2023

Events
News

MDI and la Universidad de la Sabana Collaborate for Data4Policy Challenge

Written by Paige Kupas “How do you improve the trust of Colombians in their institutions?” That is the question students from la Universidad de la Sabana (Unisabana) in…

December 4, 2023