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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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Engineers in Finance: Moving Money with Math and Technology
“The evidence (shows) there is a huge opportunity in the field of finance and banking for people with engineering and, more broadly, STEM backgrounds,” says David A. Thomas, Ph.D., dean of the...
Alumni Relations: Creating a Lifelong Connection to the Institution
The following email Q&A is with Doreen Amorosa, associate dean and managing director of the MBA Career Center at Georgetown University. Colleges and universities across the country are searching...
Georgetown Master in Finance Program Visit
A couple of weeks ago I went to DC to tour the Georgetown Master in Finance program and see for myself the experience that students have and meet with people in admissions. Needless to say, I was...
Georgetown ‘Called’ Bocconi, Italy and the World
"The interest of our students to finance is not at all diminished by the crisis. In fact, today 60% of our students choose to study finance. There is not just Wall Street, we also see an...
Special Report: Ageism in Corporate America
A multi-generational workplace means rising friction, says Bill Novelli, a professor in Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business and coauthor, with Peter Cappelli, of Managing the Older...
Study: CEO Tenure on the Rise
In their work, the report’s authors – two Conference Board researchers and an assistant professor at the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University – also found that fewer CEOs were fired...
MBA Course Focuses on Women
MBA Course Focuses on Women
“We have had decades of women graduating from business school and entering the workplace. Obviously business as usual is not working,” says Catherine Tinsley, who created the six-week course...
Getting GM Employees to Speak Up About Safety
Getting GM Employees to Speak Up About Safety
Finally, Robert Bies, a Georgetown University management professor who has studied what keeps employees from delivering bad news, says that what matters is how people are recognized for suggesting...
Tax Refund Psychology Says Splurge in Order to Save
Knowing that small amounts will just slip out of their budgets unnoticed, more than half of those getting a refund are using it as a forced savings mechanism, says Kurt Carlson, director of...
Wondering What to Do with that Tax Refund?
An article by Ishani Banerji: As someone who studies psychology and consumer behavior, tax season is also a great research opportunity. It raises all sorts of questions, such as why people file when...
How to Best Use the Late Spring and Summer to Prepare for Grad School
Now could also be a great time for reflecting on your study habits during undergrad, according to Shari Hubert, the associate dean of full-time and evening MBA admissions at the McDonough School of...
Is ‘Smart Beta’ a Smart Buy for Retirement Savers?
An article by William Droms: In managing your retirement funds, you may want to consider whether or not the so-called smart beta funds are an intelligent move for your portfolio. ”Smart beta”...
2015 Commencement Dates Announced

Thursday, May 14

2 p.m. Senior Convocation, McDonough Arena

 

Friday, May 15 

10 a.m. Tropaia Ceremony, Gaston Hall

11 a.m....

Global Confectionery Industry Leaders Sweet on Advice from Undergraduates

As part of a pilot program to provide undergraduate students with global business experience, a new elective course at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business recently took a group of...

Rosetta Stone CEO to Speak with Students, April 3

Rosetta Stone President and CEO Stephen Swad will speak with students at the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business Thursday, April 3, as part of the Stanton Distinguished Leaders...

McDonough Students Take Part in Sophomore Service Project

For the second 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...

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