Recent News and Press Releases

  • Georgetown McDonough to Launch Global Business Initiative, Apr. 4

    Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business will launch the school’s Global Business Initiative with “Georgetown McDonough Leading Through Global Learning,” featuring a keynote address from Mark Del Rosso, chief operating officer for Audi of America.  

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  • Successful Leaders Share Insights on Meditation

    Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business will present “Meditation and Leadership: Leading from the Center,” on Tuesday, April 9, 2013, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Rafik B. Hariri Building’s Fisher Colloquium, featuring Ray Dalio, founder of Bridgewater Associates, Laurence Freeman (OSB), founder and director of the World Community for Christian Meditation; and Sean Hagan, general counsel of the IMF.

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  • GEMBA Alumnus Explores Opportunities in Africa

    Shaun Gause, a 2011 graduate of the Georgetown-ESADE Global Executive MBA Program, recently served on a panel at ESADE Business School in Spain to inspire students to consider working in Africa. Gause is chief executive and co-founder of Global Group Inc., an international development, trade, and consulting firm that delivers solutions that help governments, businesses, and communities. The company established a presence in Sierra Leone as it prepares to embark on a major development project involving its core competencies in healthcare, food production, and energy.

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  • Economic and Technological Drivers of Drug Shortages Forum, Mar. 20

    The Center for Business and Public Policy at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business will present “Economic and Technological Drivers of Drug Shortages,” a business, economics, and public policy seminar featuring Marta Wosinska, from the Center for Drug Evaluation Research of the Food and Drug Administration.

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  • Assessing the Europe-U.S. Trade Deal, Mar. 26

    The Center for Business and Public Policy at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business will present “Europe/U.S. Trade Deal: Promise and Reality,” with a panel of stakeholders and analysts from the AFL-CIO, American Farm Bureau Association, and the European Center for Political Economy assessing the agreement’s promise of a more productive transatlantic relationship that resolves embedded commercial issues, transcends decades of mutual distrust, and creates a new solidarity of purpose.

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  • U.S. News Ranks MBA Programs Among the Nation’s Best

    In its annual listing of the Best Graduate Schools, U.S. News & World Report ranked the Georgetown McDonough MBA Evening Program 11th in the country. The Full-time MBA Program also was ranked 25th overall and 12th for international business.

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  • McDonough Partners With Fabretto in Nicaragua for Student Internships

    Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business has started a new partnership with the Fabretto Children’s Foundation, a Nicaraguan non-profit organization that provides assistance for those children most in need in Central America. To inaugurate this partnership, two undergraduate students will be awarded $2,500 stipends to become Fabretto Fellows for Summer 2013. Fellows will travel and stay in Nicaragua for five to six weeks and participate in developing Fabretto’s strategic plan, carry out cost-benefit analysis, and help in research and product ideas.

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  • Insurance and Behavioral Economics: Improving Decision in a Misunderstood Industry, Mar. 15

    The Center for Business and Public Policy at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business will present “Insurance and Behavior Economics: Improving Decisions in the Most Misunderstood Industry.”

    The business, economics, and policy seminar will feature Howard Kunreuther, professor of decision sciences and public policy at the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School and co-director of the Wharton Risk Management and Decision Processes Center, and William Topetta, senior adviser at Promontory Financial Group.

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  • "Father of Financial Futures" to Discuss Book on Financial and Environmental Innovation, Mar. 13

    Richard Sandor, author of the book Good Derivatives: A Story of Financial and Environmental Innovation, will speak at an event hosted by the Center for Financial Markets and Policy at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business.

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  • Global Conference on Trade Policy and International Marketing Focuses on Transatlantic Partnership, March 14-15

    Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business and the American Marketing Association, with the support of the International Trade Administration of the U.S. Department of Commerce, will present “Trade Policy and International Marketing: Breakthroughs on the Horizon.” The conference is a collaboration of business, policy, and academic participants from around the world.   

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