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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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NYSE to Take Back Policing Duties from Wall Street Watchdog
NYSE Group said on Monday it would take back the majority of the policing duties for its two U.S. options exchanges and three stock markets, including the New York Stock Exchange, from Wall Street...
Brooks Holtom
Yahoo to Lay Off 400 in India, Invite Some to Work in U.S.
Yahoo is reportedly cutting about 400 positions at its Bangalore, India, offices according to a Bloomberg report that cited an unnamed source. But in an interesting twist, it's offering more...
How Food Makers Are Convincing America to Eat Bugs
Step one to getting people to eat bugs: find people who care a lot about the nutritional value of what they are eating. Focusing on health and sustainability is a great way to get people to buy food...
America Can’t Lead the World in Innovation if the FAA Keeps Dragging its Feet on Drone Rules
An op-ed by Larry Downes, senior industry and innovation fellow at the Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy: “As the latest revolutionary digital technology takes off, entrepreneurs are...
Deans Take Issue With Gallup Survey
How do business school deans feel about the recent Gallup study that revealed that fewer than four in ten business school graduates are deeply interested in their jobs? Each school has their own way...
Apparel Company Succeeding on Anti-Sweatshop Model
Surveying the Alta Gracia project’s development thus far, a new Georgetown University report concludes the factory “is assuming the attribute of a stable business.” Barring unforeseen circumstances,...
The Midterm Elections: A Small-Business Primer
Although an immigration reform bill passed the Senate with pretty strong bipartisan support in 2013, expect only minimal movement on the issue says Robert Shapiro, a senior policy scholar at...
Cathy Tinsley
Clamor Continues Over Microsoft CEO's Women's Pay Comments
At a women's tech conference Thursday, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said that women not asking for a raise is "good karma" and that "the system will give you the right raises as...
From Georgetown to Washington to the World
Georgetown McDonough Launches Business, Society, and Public Policy Initiative

Prominent Business and Government Leaders Serve as Board Members

Washington, D.C. – Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business today announced the launch...

Semi-Finalists Named in First National Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge

10 Budding Entrepreneurs From Across the Country Tackle Problems with Diverse and Innovative Business Ideas

Washington, D.C. – The American Farm Bureau Federation...

Economist Challenge
Career Center Director Judges Challenge at The Economist

Doreen Amorosa, associate dean and managing director of the MBA Career Center, was a judge at The Economist-Lumina Foundation Challenge at The Economist Higher Education Forum: Reconnecting...

Betsy Page Sigman
EBay Spins Off PayPal Into Fast-Changing World Of Mobile Payments
"PayPal made it possible for people to pay on the Internet," recalls Betsy Page Sigman, a business professor at Georgetown University. "So they didn't have to bring out their...
Georgetown Will Now Offer Startup Stipends to Student Entrepreneurs
A new program announced by Founding Director of the Georgetown Entrepreneurship Initiative Jeff Reid and alumna Victoria Schramm will provide Startup Stipends to help out graduating seniors with the...
Wall Street’s Young Bankers Are Still Mostly White and Male, Report Says
New York University, the No.2 school for two years running, experienced a 17 percent increase in graduates entering finance. Georgetown University rose to No.3 this year from No.7 last year, with a...
FCC’s Rosenworcel: D.C. Needs to Get in the Silicon Valley ‘Sandbox'
“The traditional regulatory process can be cumbersome,” FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel said Tuesday during a panel discussion at Georgetown University. “It can be risk averse and hostile to new...
The Free-Trade Way to Job Growth
Research by Andrew B. Bernard at Dartmouth and J. Bradford Jensen at Georgetown, as well as my own, has long documented that workers at globally engaged companies tend to earn more than workers at...

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