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  • Rosetta Stone CEO to Speak with Students, April 3

    Rosetta Stone President and CEO Stephen Swad will speak with students at the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business Thursday, April 3, as part of the Stanton Distinguished Leaders Series.

    The event, which also is sponsored by the Undergraduate Program Office, will take place in the Hariri Building Fisher Colloquium from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Norean Sharpe, senior associate dean and director of the undergraduate program, will guide the conversation with Swad. RSVP for the event.

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  • McDonough Students Take Part in Sophomore Service Project

    For the second year in a row, Georgetown McDonough students participated in the Sophomore Service Project, an alternative spring break during which students complete a week of service. This year 11 Georgetown students spent their Spring Break in Philadelphia, Pa., tutoring and mentoring students at the Cristo Rey High School. Cristo Rey Philadelphia High School serves the greater Philadelphia area by providing a private-school education to students who come from low-income families.

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  • Abengoa Senior Leaders Complete Residential Module

    The Office of Executive Education recently delivered a four-day residency for 42 Abengoa employees participating in the Program Director Development Academy (PDDA) Program. This was the fourth year of McDonough Executive Education's relationship with Abengoa, and the team worked in partnership with the Universidad LOYOLA Andalucía in this new program, which incorporates online and residential learning modules to ensure a diversity of attendees.

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  • Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy Launches Project to Explore 21st Century Tech and Communications Policy

    The Georgetown University Center for Business and Public Policy (CBPP) today announced the launch of a new project to explore the policy challenges and opportunities raised by the rapid pace of innovation in digital and communications technologies. The new Evolution of Regulation and Innovation Project will focus on the intersection of regulation and innovation with an eye toward identifying policy changes that may improve economic outcomes for consumers and the larger economy.

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  • New MBA Course Focuses on Developing Women Leaders

    Beginning this March, MBA students at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business will have the opportunity to look toward the future and consider their own advancement in the job market through a new course titled Developing Women Leaders: Cultivating your Human and Social Capital. Professor Catherine Tinsley, who has been instrumental in building the Georgetown University Women’s Leadership Initiative (GUWLI), will teach this six week course of her own creation.

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  • Dean Thomas Honored as Minority Business Leader

    In front of some 400 people at the Washington, D.C., Ritz-Carlton, David A. Thomas, dean of Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, was honored as a 2014 Minority Business Leader of the Year by the Washington Business Journal. Georgetown alumnus Ted Leonsis nominated Thomas for the award.

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  • Undergrads Place 1st at Venture Capital Investment Competition

    Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business’ undergraduate team placed first at the annual national undergraduate Venture Capital Investment Competition (VCIC) at University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.  Members of the Georgetown team were Tammy Cho (B '16), Evan Zimmet (B'17), Darius Babel (B'14), Shilpa Chandran (B '15), and Carlos Salgado (B '14).

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  • Women’s Leadership on Stage with Georgetown

    “When women succeed, America succeeds,” said Nancy Pelosi, minority leader, U.S. House of Representatives, during her remarks to open a discussion on “Women and Leadership: The Courage to Dream Big” February 21 in Miami Beach, Fla., for Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business.

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  • U.S. News Ranks MBA Evening Program #1 in Region, #11 in Nation; Full-time MBA #23

    The Full-time MBA program at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business advanced two places – from 25 to 23 – in this year’s U.S. News & World Report ranking of graduate business programs. The MBA Evening Program also continues to be ranked 1st in the Washington, D.C., region and 11th in the country among part-time programs.

    Georgetown McDonough also was listed 12th for schools known for international business.

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  • What’s Next for Telecom Policy in a Digital Era?

    The Center for Business and Public Policy at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business will host the event “The Evolution of Communications Policy: Fresh Thinking for 2014 and Beyond” on March 12 at the National Press Club.

    Join us for a discussion with regulators, consumer advocates, businesspeople, and academics that explores the end of the analog era and the search for a modernized approach to telecommunications policy in the 21st century.

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