Recent News and Press Releases
Award Recognizes Writers Who Explain, Promote, and Defend Free Society
John Hasnas, an associate professor at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business, was awarded the eighth annual Bastiat Prize for Journalism for his op-ed “The ‘Unseen’ Deserve Empathy, Too,” published by The Wall Street Journal on May 29, 2009.
On Thursday, Oct. 29, Phillip L. Swagel, a visiting professor at Georgetown's McDonough School of Business, testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services on the topic of "Systemic Regulation, Prudential Matters, Resolution Authority, and Securitization."
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger Addresses D.C. Business Community at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business
Event Celebrates the Opening of the Business School’s New Rafik B. Hariri Building
In a gala event to mark the opening of the new Rafik B. Hariri Building at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business, California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger addressed the Washington, D.C., business community about the important role business plays in any occupation.
Schwarzenegger, who holds a business degree from the University of Wisconsin, said he learned the value of business when he realized the people running bodybuilding competitions were making all of the money.
Dean George Daly Presents Governor with the School’s Dean’s Medal
WHAT: California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger addressed leaders from the Washington, D.C., business community at a gala commemorating the opening of the new Rafik B. Hariri Building at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business.
Series Brings Established, High-Level Business Leaders to Campus
WHAT: Sanjay Khosla, executive vice president and president, international for Kraft Foods, will speak at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business as part of the Distinguished Leaders Series. The event is open to the public.
The Distinguished Leaders Series annually brings to Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business accomplished leaders who share their unique experiences with undergraduate and graduate business students.
Program also in Top 5 for Career Progress, International Resident Students
In the 2009 Financial Times Executive MBA Rankings, Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business is ranked No. 1 for women students. The survey also lists Georgetown’s Global Executive MBA as No. 5 in the world and No. 1 in the United States for both career progress and international resident students. Overall, the program ranked as 37th in the world and 14th in the United States.
As part of Georgetown’s Graduate Program in International Management at Oxford, a group of five students, including two McDonough School of Business MBA students, and Professor Daniel Baer met with international leaders in business and government while in Brussels.
The group met with Charlie McCreevy, the European Union Commissioner for Internal Market and Services (pictured above), and Christopher Murray, the charge d’affaires at the U.S. Mission to the European Union (pictured below).
Public Votes Will Determine Winner
Lizette Jenness Olmos, national communications director of the League of United Latin American Citizens and graduate of Georgetown University’s Executive Master’s in Leadership program, is a finalist for MillerCoors’ Líderes campaign, which honors leaders in the Hispanic community.
The following fall 2009 Undergraduate Professional Development Series events are open to undergraduate students at Georgetown's McDonough School of Business:
SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND SUSTAINABILITY CAREER PANEL
Tuesday, October 27, 2009, 6 p.m.
Fisher Colloquium, Rafik B. Hariri Building
Meet alumni, MBA students, and entrepreneurs who have made their way in nonprofit, government, and other socially responsible sectors of the business world. Learn how you can use your business acumen while also benefiting society.
Kelly Sweeney McShane, a Georgetown University McDonough School of Business MBA alumna who is the executive director of Community of Hope, is one of five recipients of the 2009 Meyer Foundation Exponent Award.