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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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Square and Match Debut in the Shadow of Sputtering IPOs
"There are definitely some dark clouds on the horizon, and there are questions about the real prospects of some of these companies," said James Angel, associate professor of finance at...
John Hasnas
The Surprising Obstacle Mizzou and Yale Face in Increasing Diversity
A contributed article by John Hasnas, professor of ethics: “Students want answers, and one common solution that student protestors are asking for is to increase the diversity of their faculties by...
Christine Porath
Finding Ways to Thwart the Jerk at Work
A new study in the Journal of Applied Psychology found that some employees are “de-energizers” who spread their dispiriting attitude to others. Christine Porath, associate professor management at...
2015’s Best & Worst Retailers for Black Friday Deals
Sean Blair, assistant professor of marketing, shares his thoughts on how consumers can find the best deals on Black Friday and Cyber Monday.
Norean Sharpe
The Increasingly Global Georgetown McDonough School Of Business
Norean Sharpe, senior associate dean and director of Undergraduate Programs, discusses Georgetown McDonough’s focus on global programs: “My approach is be entrepreneurial, be innovative, be willing...
Calpers Private-Equity Profit Report Could 'Unleash a Trend’
“Calpers might unleash a trend here,” said Reena Aggarwal, a finance professor at Georgetown University in Washington. “Because Calpers is going through this exercise, it’s going to mean that other...
betsy sigman
Marketing Start-Up Ahalogy Pins Its Future On Pinterest
"In general, I would say it's not a good idea for a company to focus on one platform," said Betsy Sigman, a professor of social media and technology at Georgetown University. “But I...
Marlene Morris Towns
Cyber Monday Online Sales Seen Rising at Least 18%, IBM Says
"Cyber Monday is becoming Cyber Week," said Marlene Morris Towns, a Georgetown University marketing professor who studies online shopping. "We’ll see a less dramatic spike on Cyber...
Arne Sorenson
Marriott President and CEO to Speak

WHAT: Arne Sorenson, president and CEO of Marriott International, will speak at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business December 3 as part of the Stanton...

So Yeon Chun
Customer-Friendly Skies

When airline customer loyalty programs change, is backlash justified?
By Jennifer Lubell
Photo by Drake Sorey
 

When a handful of major...

Ambassadors, Small Business Administrator Discuss Global Entrepreneurship

Nearly 50 ambassadors, economic advisers, and officials of the U.S. Small Business Administration came together at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business on Nov. 16 for a roundtable...

Going Alone photo by Ann Cutting
The Value of Going Alone

Groundbreaking research finds that doing things on your own — as well as marketing to solo consumers — is a win-win for everyone.
By Melanie D.G. Kaplan
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MBAs Place Third in Competitive Consulting Case Competition

On October 17, three Georgetown McDonough School of Business MBA students placed third in the fourth annual Cognizant Business Consulting (CBC) Case Competition held at University of Maryland’s...

Management Professor Wins European Research Paper of the Year

Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business management professor Michael Boyer O’Leary, along with co-authors Jeanne M. Wilson...

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Ambassadors Speak to Business Undergrads

Two leading ambassadors of the financial world visited the McDonough School of Business in October to discuss transatlantic relationships, global challenges, and monetary policies within the...

Rising Stream Illustration by Hank Osuna
The Rising Stream

In a few short years, new options in digital media have altered how, when, and where we consume our entertainment. The viewing revolution has just begun.
By Mike...

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