Recent News and Press Releases

  • Is Foreign Investment Good for America?

    The Center for Business and Public Policy at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business will present “Foreign Investment: Is it Good for America?” as part of its Georgetown on the Hill series, which brings the center’s work to Capitol Hill for tutorials on issues of public policy.

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  • Georgetown McDonough Alumna Receives CPA Exam Award

    Ning Zhu (B’12) recently was presented with the Elijah Watt Sells Award for her outstanding performance on the CPA Exam by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. The award is given to individuals who obtain a cumulative average score above 95.50 across all four sections of the test. Examinees also must pass all four sections on their first attempt. Zhu is one of the 39 individuals who received the award out of 92,000 candidates who took the examinations in 2012.

    Zhu took the CPA Exam in Texas and is currently employed with PwC in Houston.

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  • Investigation Momentum: Less is More When it Comes to Unreliable Screening Tests

    While the debate continues surrounding the reliability and effectiveness of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) screening tests, a recent study, conducted by Sunita Sah, assistant professor of business ethics at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business,  investigates another downside of unreliable screening tests – the effect of receiving inconclusive results.

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  • The Results are In! Winners of the Spring 2013 Global Experience Photo Contest

    Diego Ruiz Brizuela's "Ocean" was voted Best Georgetown Pride for the 2013 Spring Global Business Experience Photo Contest.


    Mario Garcia's "Cistern" in Istanbul won Best Moving.


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  • Young Leaders Complete Executive Education Program

    Selected participants from the Ibero-American Region recently completed the 2013 Global Competitiveness Leadership (GCL) Program, a 12-week scholarship program run in partnership between Georgetown Executive Education and The Latin American Board.

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  • Georgetown McDonough Faculty Presents Research Showcase, April 22

    Georgetown McDonough faculty will present the 2013 Faculty Research Showcase on April 22, at Fisher Colloquium from 4-6pm. The annual showcase will give attendees the opportunity to meet faculty and discuss research over wine and cheese.

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  • MBA Venture Capital Team Wins Top Prize at International Competition

    The Georgetown McDonough team composed of MBA students Neal Foley, Sherief Khalil, Ryan Hill, Sara Zulkosky, and Selman Altun, placed first at the 2013 Venture Capital Investment Competition (VCIC) international finals held April 11-13.

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  • Porath Discusses Thriving in the Workplace at Global HR Conference

    Christine Porath, associate professor of management at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, presented “Creating Sustainable Performance – Thriving in the Workplace” at the HR People and Strategy Global conference, one of the largest HR and Strategy professional organizations, on April 15.

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  • Both Buyer and Seller Should Beware of Overconfidence

    Salespeople, doctors and government leaders rely on displays of confidence to help persuade others to follow their recommendations.  But a new study from professors at the University of California, Berkeley, and Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business cautions that overconfidence can hurt credibility.

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  • MBA Students Partner with The Washington Post to Host Case Competition on Mobile Apps, April 26

    The Technology, Innovation, and Design Graduate Association (TIDGA) at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business has partnered with The Washington Post in hosting a regional case competition on gamification in mobile apps on April 26. The winning team will receive a $1,500 prize.

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