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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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Scholars Tackle Ethical Questions at Symposium

From human organs on the black market to child labor to prostitution, the objects – or people –bought and sold across the world raise important ethical and moral questions: Are there any goods or...

Executives from Microsoft Brazil Travel to Georgetown for Custom Leadership Program

On November 10-14, executives from various functions within Microsoft’s subsidiary in Brazil (MS Brazil) attended a customized executive education course at Georgetown’s McDonough School of...

Executives from Microsoft Brazil Travel to Georgetown for Custom Leadership Program

On November 10-14, executives from various functions within Microsoft’s subsidiary in Brazil (MS Brazil) attended a customized executive education course at the McDonough School of Business....

National Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge: Four Finalists to Compete in January

The American Farm Bureau Federation together with Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business Global Social Enterprise Initiative and the Georgetown Entrepreneurship Initiative’s...

Panelists discuss trade agreements during a recent Georgetown on the Hill event.
Experts Discuss Trade Partnership as Part of Georgetown on the Hill

Industry experts shared their views on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership Nov. 6 as part of the Center for Business and Public Policy’s Georgetown on the Hill series. The panel of...

Edward Walter, CEO and president of Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc., the nation’s largest lodging real estate company, is appointed the Robert and Lauren Steers Chair in Real Estate and professor of practice at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Busi
W. Edward Walter, CEO of Host Hotels & Resorts, to Join Georgetown McDonough Faculty

Edward Walter, CEO and president of Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc., the nation’s largest lodging real estate company, is appointed the Robert and Lauren Steers Chair in Real Estate and professor...

James Moore
Moore Named to D.C. Mayoral Transition Team

James P. Moore, Jr., managing director of the Business, Society, and Public Policy Initiative at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business,...

Mix of Online and In-Store Purchasing Expected for Holiday Shopping Season

The vast majority of consumers will wait in line and shop online to find Thanksgiving deals this year, according to new research by the Georgetown Institute for Consumer Research, sponsored by...

Crowd Power
Crowd Power: Georgetown McDonough Alumni Tap Crowdfunding to Launch Companies, Spark Innovation

How Georgetown McDonough alumni are tapping crowdfunding to launch companies, redefine industries, and spark innovation.

By Heather Boerner

At lunch one day...

Who Should Bring Home the Bacon?
Who Should Bring Home the Bacon? Professor Tinsley Tackles Attitudes on Women in the Workforce

When it comes to women in the workforce, our attitudes don’t seem to match reality.

By Melanie Padgett Powers

Women continue to make strides in the...

Market Smarts
Market Smarts: The SEC and Georgetown McDonough

The SEC helps protect investors and maintain fair, orderly markets — and it does so with expertise from Georgetown McDonough alumni, faculty, and students.

By...

Janne Kouri (B '97)
Man in Motion: Janne Kouri (B ’97), NextStep, and Living with Paralysis

Janne Kouri (B ’97) and his nonprofit rehab center, NextStep, provide health, fitness, and a lesson in fortitude for people living with paralysis.

By Mike Carlson...

Kasra Ferdows
How Multinationals Stay Lean

It’s safe to say that Kasra Ferdows hates waste.

The Georgetown McDonough professor and Heisley Family Chair of Global Manufacturing has spent more than three decades studying and...

Financial Basics
Executive Program Addresses Need for Financial Basics

The end of 2014 is fast-approaching and with it, a focus on New Year’s resolutions and goals for the next coming year. Professionally, that often means training and development objectives. The...

Paul Almeida
Business Schools Become Global Catalysts for Entrepreneurship
MBA students don’t always come into class wanting to throw hard-earned managerial careers into the attic while they experiment with co-working spaces, incubators and angel investors, however. But the...
The Party's Over for Democrats in Congress, but Obama Isn't Bowing Out Yet
Nevertheless, shutdowns are deeply unpopular with U.S. voters and small business owners, and Republicans would risk a rebound effect, policy experts say. They may not be willing to risk that heading...

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