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Georgetown Professors Analyze the ‘Star Wars’ Universe
How real is “Star Wars?” Not very, on an obvious level. But some of the science isn’t that far off; some has actually come true; and many of the larger questions the world of the film franchise...
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The Shape of Classrooms to Come
The school’s master of science in finance (MSF) program, which launched at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business in 2014, uses what faculty call a “blended classroom” to teach students either in-...
GEMBA Alumni Partner for Social Transformation

If you ask Senior Associate Dean for Executive Education Paul Almeida to describe the Georgetown-ESADE Global Executive MBA (GEMBA) program...

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What’s the Best Way for Firms to Collaborate on R&D? Depends Where They Want to End Up, Researchers Say

How innovative is collaborative research? A new paper published in the journal Research Policy shows that...

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Author Chris Lowney Discusses Jesuit Leadership in Business

The Stanton Distinguished Leaders Series continued on Thursday, November 12, as Chris Lowney, a former Jesuit seminarian and former J.P. Morgan managing director, took the stage in Lohrfink...

Are Your Sports Shoes Worth What You Paid For Them?
"The basic point is, assembly is only a small piece of the chain and not that much of a cost for the company," says Pietra Rivoli, a professor at Georgetown University in Washington DC.
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Facebook Backs Obama's Terror Fight, Stays Mum On How To ‘Make It Harder’ For ISIS
While Clinton called out American companies, there are also several international networks that have millions of users and have previously taken action. For instance, WeChat and Weibo attract...
Top Jobs in Washington: What Are The Paths For Women?
Politico recently convened a group of rising female leaders from both the private and public sectors in order to better understand the obstacles and opportunities for women seeking to move from...
Why Bitcoin's Founder Matters, As Spotlight Hits Australian
"It's part of the mystery of Bitcoin," said James Angel, associate professor of finance at Georgetown University. "Usually when people invent something really cool, they're...
High Honors for Beta Gamma Sigma

Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business recently received High Honors from Beta Gamma Sigma, the international honor society serving business programs accredited by the Association to Advance...

Alumnus Named Forbes Africa Person of the Year

Georgetown University McDonough School of Business graduate Mohammed Dewji (B ’98) was named “Person of the Year” by Forbes Africa magazine. Dewji joins James Mwangi, CEO of Kenya’s...

MBA Students Log More than 700 Service Hours During MOV

Every year at the McDonough School of Business, the month of November is dubbed the Month of Volunteerism (MOV) as MBA students compete to see which group of their peers can volunteer the most...

The Losing Case for Special Access Regulation

Senior Industry and Innovation Fellow Larry Downes contrasts the lethargic pace of the evolution of regulatory oversight of wholesale enterprise communications services, known as “special access...

Changing the World, One Handbag at a Time

Photo courtesy of Kate Spade & Company

 

In a small village in Masoro, Rwanda, more than 150 women make handbags and jewelry that end up on the shelves of one of...

The Best and Brightest Business Majors – Class of 2016
Georgetown McDonough seniors Vaibhav Agarwal and Sarah Renwick Long are featured in Poets & Quants for Undergrad's list of the "Best and Brightest Business Majors of the Class of 2016....
Marriott International President and CEO Shares Hospitality Trends

Arne Sorenson has been global from day one. Born in Tokyo, Japan, the president and chief executive officer of Marriott International, Inc., travels more than 200 days per year, visiting some of...

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