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Georgetown McDonough students, faculty, and staff are newsmakers, whether being featured in the press, in the award-winning Georgetown Business magazine, or on social media. Learn more about the Office of Marketing and Communications, and find access to the school's media kit, downloadable images, and more.

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Students Honored For Undergraduate Achievements

At Tropaia Exercises Friday, May 15, the Georgetown University McDonough...

John Mayo Shares Expertise with Alumni at the World Bank

John Mayo, professor of economics, business, and public policy at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, and Ted Chu, chief economist at the International Finance Corporation (IFC...

Entrepreneur and Philanthropist Tony Elumelu Shares Vision at Georgetown

African philanthropist, business leader, and entrepreneur Tony O. Elumelu shared his philosophy of entrepreneur-led development at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business on May 12....

Gail McGovern
Red Cross CEO Shares Leadership Advice with Graduates

When Gail McGovern became president and CEO of the American Red Cross in 2008, it was facing a financial crisis. Despite her previous experience leading Fidelity...

Former Secretary of Labor Encourages Graduates to Create Value

During her commencement address on Saturday, May 16, former Secretary of Labor Elaine L. Chao asked the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business class of 2015 to use their business...

Cristo Rey Graduates
Undergrads With Similar Past Create Promising Future

Four undergraduate students from four different cities on two different continents came to Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business with remarkably similar backgrounds — and are...

Professor Delivers Congressional Testimony About Freight Rail Regulation

On Wednesday, May 13, 2015, John Mayo, professor of economics, business, and public policy at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, delivered the following testimony before the U.S...

Cathy Tinsley
Tupperware's CEO on Why His Company is Joining UN HeForShe to Fight for Gender Equality
Heading up the research is Catherine Tinsley, a professor of management at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business and executive director of the school’s Women’s Leadership Initiative. “There’s no...
The Unexpected Pleasure of Doing Things Alone
A study in the Journal of Consumer Research gets at why most people are so reluctant to leave home and do fun things on their own. In a series of experiments, the University of Maryland’s Rebecca...
Christine Porath
Why Businesses Have a Hard Time Fixing What's Broken
Reinvention always meets resistance. From pivots to process changes, it's tough to have a perfectly smooth transition. In a New York Times article titled "Why You Hate Work," Tony...
Shari Hubert
Can Hill Staffers Be Successful MBA Applicants?
Shari Hubert, associate dean of MBA admissions at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, cited Hill staffers as having “valuable work experience” that contribute to Georgetown’s...
Chris Rider
Power of Prestigious Law Degree Persists
It’s where those winds carried them that forms the basis of a new study by Chris Rider of the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business and Giacomo Negro of Emory University. The two...
Ask a Hostage Negotiator: What's the Best Way to Get a Raise?
The question that most people ask themselves as they walk into their boss's office to negotiate their salaries is likely some variant of "What am I going to say?" But according to...
Apple and IBM Are Joining Forces to Help Care for the Elderly in Japan
The timing of the announcement coincided with the release of a study from Philips, and Global Social Enterprise Initiative (GSEI) at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, which showed...
Why You Should Really Start Doing More Things Alone
Ratner has a new study titled 'Inhibited from Bowling Alone,' a nod to Robert Putnam's book about Americans' waning participation in group activities, that's set to publish...
Washington’s 100 Top Tech Leaders
Every two years, Washingtonian compiles a list of the most influential and exciting people in the local technology scene. It’s a snapshot of a sector that’s seemingly always in the midst of rapid...

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