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Deloitte
Georgetown McDonough Team Takes Second Place in The Deloitte Foundation Cyber Threat Competition

Georgetown’s undergraduate team placed second at The Deloitte Foundation Cyber Threat Competition at Deloitte University in Westlake, Texas. Members of the Georgetown team were Team Coach Liz...

NYSE
Financial Management Association (FMA) Visits New York Stock Exchange

In April, 18 first-year and sophomore students took part in the annual Financial Management Association’s trip to New York City to learn about the financial services industry. The students visited...

sophomore students
Georgetown McDonough Students Take Part in Sophomore Service Project

For the third year in a row, Georgetown McDonough students participated in the Sophomore Service Project, an alternative spring break during which students complete a week of service. This year,...

Barcelona
Successful Trip for Global Business Experience Students in Barcelona

For the second year, students traveled to Barcelona during spring break as part of their Global Business Experience (GBE) class. Accompanied by Georgetown McDonough Professor Ricardo Ernst and...

Fulbright Student
Georgetown McDonough Senior Awarded Fulbright Teaching Grant

Savannah Quental (B ’15) has been awarded the prestigious Fulbright Teaching Grant. The Fulbright U.S. Student Program is the largest U.S. exchange program and offers opportunities for students to...

BUILD
New Award Celebrates Service Leadership

Educating and developing principled leaders with a global mindset to be in service to business and society is integral to the mission at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business. To...

Students Honored For Undergraduate Achievements

At Tropaia Exercises Friday, May 15, the Georgetown University McDonough...

John Mayo Shares Expertise with Alumni at the World Bank

John Mayo, professor of economics, business, and public policy at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, and Ted Chu, chief economist at the International Finance Corporation (IFC...

Entrepreneur and Philanthropist Tony Elumelu Shares Vision at Georgetown

African philanthropist, business leader, and entrepreneur Tony O. Elumelu shared his philosophy of entrepreneur-led development at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business on May 12....

Gail McGovern
Red Cross CEO Shares Leadership Advice with Graduates

When Gail McGovern became president and CEO of the American Red Cross in 2008, it was facing a financial crisis. Despite her previous experience leading Fidelity...

Former Secretary of Labor Encourages Graduates to Create Value

During her commencement address on Saturday, May 16, former Secretary of Labor Elaine L. Chao asked the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business class of 2015 to use their business...

Cristo Rey Graduates
Undergrads With Similar Past Create Promising Future

Four undergraduate students from four different cities on two different continents came to Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business with remarkably similar backgrounds — and are...

Professor Delivers Congressional Testimony About Freight Rail Regulation

On Wednesday, May 13, 2015, John Mayo, professor of economics, business, and public policy at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, delivered the following testimony before the U.S...

Cathy Tinsley
Tupperware's CEO on Why His Company is Joining UN HeForShe to Fight for Gender Equality
Heading up the research is Catherine Tinsley, a professor of management at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business and executive director of the school’s Women’s Leadership Initiative. “There’s no...
The Unexpected Pleasure of Doing Things Alone
A study in the Journal of Consumer Research gets at why most people are so reluctant to leave home and do fun things on their own. In a series of experiments, the University of Maryland’s Rebecca...
Christine Porath
Why Businesses Have a Hard Time Fixing What's Broken
Reinvention always meets resistance. From pivots to process changes, it's tough to have a perfectly smooth transition. In a New York Times article titled "Why You Hate Work," Tony...

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