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A City in California Is Using 'Chinese Twitter' to Connect With Some of Its Residents
A City in California Is Using 'Chinese Twitter' to Connect With Some of Its Residents
“Governments want to give information. They also want to listen,” said Betsy Paige Sigman, a professor at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business. “I think the goal [with Weibo] is to...
The MBA Gatekeeper At McDonough
The MBA Gatekeeper At McDonough
When going through the application process for a top business school, it’s a good idea to avoid annoying those who are making the ultimate decisions. It’s best not to spam the entire dean’s suite...
First Global Business Experience for Master of Science in Finance Students
First Global Business Experience for Master of Science in Finance Students

In June, students in the Georgetown McDonough Master of Science in Finance (MSF) program traveled to Johannesburg, South Africa, for their Global...

Georgetown Institute for the Study of Markets and Ethics Expands Programming
Georgetown Institute for the Study of Markets and Ethics Expands Programming

The Georgetown Institute for the Study of Markets and Ethics announces a new institute director, as well as a visiting professor and junior fellows who...

Assessing the Economic Benefits and Costs of the FCC’s Imposition of Title II Regulation
Assessing the Economic Benefits and Costs of the FCC’s Imposition of Title II Regulation

A group of prominent economists, including six Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy leaders and scholars, have released an economic policy vignette assessing the economic merits of the...

Former Nasdaq Executive Joins Georgetown's Center for Financial Markets and Policy
Former Nasdaq Executive Joins Georgetown's Center for Financial Markets and Policy

John Jacobs, a longtime executive at Nasdaq, is joining the Center for Financial Markets and Policy at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business as a distinguished fellow. In this role...

Georgetown-ESADE Global Executive MBA Grads
Global Executive MBAs Graduate and Launch Philanthropic Effort
Global Executive MBAs Graduate and Launch Philanthropic Effort

To be global leaders, students must immerse themselves into the business cultures of cities around the world. This is the premise of the Georgetown-ESADE Global Executive MBA (GEMBA) program,...

Experienced Executive, Women's Advocate Joins Georgetown Women's Leadership Institute
Experienced Executive, Women's Advocate Joins Georgetown Women's Leadership Institute

Barbara J. Krumsiek, an experienced executive in investment management, a leader in the field of sustainable investing, and a dedicated advocate for global women’s empowerment, is joining the...

The Summer of Startups
The Summer of Startups

From bruised apples and two-legged carrots to discolored veggies, where some see ugly fruit, Ann Yang (SFS ’16) and Phil Wong (SFS ’15) see potential. They are the co-founders of...

6 Things to Know Before Applying for a MBA
6 Things to Know Before Applying for a MBA
We are thrilled to feature advice from Shelly Taylor Heinrich, Director of MBA Admissions at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business.
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Georgetown McDonough’s Shari Hubert Points to Subtle Changes in New Application
Georgetown McDonough’s Shari Hubert Points to Subtle Changes in New Application
Refreshed following a two-day staff retreat, the head of admissions at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business took time this morning to share with Clear Admit her advice to prospective...
Three Reasons to Consider Location When Choosing a Business School
Three Reasons to Consider Location When Choosing a Business School
Shelly Heinrich, director of MBA Admissions at Georgetown McDonough, shares how the location of a business school can affect a student’s access, experience, and quality of life.
Admissions Q&A: Georgetown McDonough School of Business
Admissions Q&A: Georgetown McDonough School of Business
The full-time MBA class of 2016 at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business in Washington DC consists of 270 students. Among them, roughly three quarters hold either international work or...
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MSF Students Receive Career Pep Talk from World Cup Champion
MSF Students Receive Career Pep Talk from World Cup Champion

Whether it’s a graduation ceremony or a World Cup final, many only see the end result. However, there often are hours of preparation – studying, training, practices,...

Philips, in Collaboration with Global Social Enterprise Initiative, Announces Unique New AgingWell Hub
Philips, in Collaboration with Global Social Enterprise Initiative, Announces Unique New AgingWell Hub

Today during the White House Conference on Aging, Philips announced the creation of the AgingWell Hub (AWH), a unique new research center for open innovation that will examine and share solutions...

Startup Hoyas Summer Incubator Hosts Student Entrepreneurs
Startup Hoyas Summer Incubator Hosts Student Entrepreneurs

The Startup Hoyas Summer Launch Program at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business is hosting 13 entrepreneurial ventures this summer in its startup incubator program.

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