Recent News and Press Releases

  • Georgetown University Hosts International Conference on Patents and Public Health

    Conference on Intellectual Property and International Public Health
    "Innovation Answering the World's Public Health Needs"

    Hosted by the Georgetown Business Ethics Institute, McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University

    Monday, October 6 - Wednesday, October 8, 2003

    All receptions and conference sessions will be held at the Georgetown University Conference Center at the following times:

    Monday, October 6, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Opening Reception.

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  • Forbes Ranks Georgetown MBA in Top 25

    Forbes ranked the Georgetown University's Robert Emmett McDonough School of Business #24 in its survey of 67 U.S. and 18 international MBA programs. The article ranked business schools according to the return on investment students can expect from attending their MBA programs.

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  • Georgetown University Convenes First-Ever Forum of FCC Chief Economists

    Former FCC Chief Economists assess telecommunications policy.

    The program, "Seeking Efficiency, Investment and Competition: The Chief Economists Speak Out," is the second in a series of telecommunications policy forums this year sponsored by the Center for Business and Public Policy at Georgetown University's Robert Emmett McDonough School of Business.

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  • 15th Anniversary Capital Markets Conference to Explore Corporate Governance

    Reform of oversight of the accounting profession and financial markets and other issues related to corporate governance and U.S. capital markets will be on the agenda for the 15th anniversary conference of the Capital Markets Research Center at Georgetown University on September 25 and 26.

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  • Georgetown University and Washington University in St. Louis collaborate with FDA on drug manufacturing performance study

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration will collaborate with Assistant Professor Jeffrey T. Macher of the Robert Emmett McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University and Associate Professor Jackson A. Nickerson of the Olin School of Business at Washington University in St. Louis as part of its strategic initiative to modernize the regulation of pharmaceutical manufacturing and product quality.

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  • Dean Search Committee in Place

    Following up on Georgetown University President John J. DeGioia's August 2002 charge to launch an international search for a permanent successor to former dean Christopher P. Puto, the university has named a 10-person search committee.

    The charge of the committee is to provide the President with a list of 3-5 unranked candidates by the early part of the spring semester 2004 and to maintain the strictest confidence.

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  • World Vision

    Georgetown University's McDonough School Offers MBAs a Global View of Business

    Students, faculty and staff of the International Executive MBA (IEMBA) program at Georgetown University's Robert Emmett McDonough School of Business Friday hosted the Vietnamese ambassador to the United States, Nguyen Tam Chien, and other ministers at a Vietnamese-style dinner, one of a series of events for their International Residency - a required element of the IEMBA curriculum.

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  • Democratic Presidential Hopeful Addresses Georgetown MBAs

    North Carolina Senator and presidential candidate John Edwards spoke to a crowd of more than 150 Georgetown MBA students June 17 in Copley Formal Lounge. He was hosted by the McDonough School of Business and Georgetown University, and Paul Legrady provided introductory remarks.

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  • Prem C. Jain Named Elsa Carlson McDonough Chair in Business Administration at Georgetown University

    The Robert Emmett McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University today celebrates the appointment of Prem C. Jain as the inaugural Elsa Carlson McDonough Chair in Business Administration. The chaired professorship was established by benefactor Robert Emmett McDonough (F'49) in honor of his first wife, Elsa, who died in 1994.

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  • Dark-of-Night Negotiations Left Child Tax Credit Behind, Georgetown Univ. Business Expert Says

    WASHINGTON DC - June 3, 2003 - Distinguished Teaching Professor Thomas B. Cooke is available to discuss the highlights of the $350 billion tax cut package passed by Congress and signed into law by President Bush on May 28, 2003. Cooke teaches business law and federal taxation at Georgetown University's Robert Emmett McDonough School of Business. Regarding the controversy surrounding the tax cut package, Cooke noted:

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