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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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Financial Basics
Executive Program Addresses Need for Financial Basics

The end of 2014 is fast-approaching and with it, a focus on New Year’s resolutions and goals for the next coming year. Professionally, that often means training and development objectives. The...

Paul Almeida
Business Schools Become Global Catalysts for Entrepreneurship
MBA students don’t always come into class wanting to throw hard-earned managerial careers into the attic while they experiment with co-working spaces, incubators and angel investors, however. But the...
The Party's Over for Democrats in Congress, but Obama Isn't Bowing Out Yet
Nevertheless, shutdowns are deeply unpopular with U.S. voters and small business owners, and Republicans would risk a rebound effect, policy experts say. They may not be willing to risk that heading...
ITA Talks in Neutral — Progress with Japan Made in China — Biz Groups: Outlook Good for TPA — Putin Takes a Shot at TPP
OK, maybe it was a special “trade deal optimism Thursday,” because one business representative predicted the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership will be substantially finished by late 2015...
The Schools With The Highest Salary Potential for Business Majors
Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business is ranked No. 4 on the list of schools with the highest salary potential for business majors.
How Alibaba Turned 1111 into $$$$
"Alibaba has picked up on [11.11] and made it its own, much like Hallmark has picked up on Valentine's Day and every other holiday," said Marlene Morris Towns, marketing professor at...
Obama Backs Net Neutrality, Stuns Industry
United States Telecom Association (USTelecom), the Washington lobby group for telecom service providers, has also been stressing the potential negative impact on investment. In late October, US...
China's Russia Power Play
Along with being restricted by the Western sanctions damaging the ruble, globally operating giants like Russia's state-owned oil company Rosneft have been losing profits because of declining...
Undergraduate Student Publishes Finance Research in International Business Journal
Undergraduate Student Publishes Finance Research in International Business Journal

Last fall, Alexandra Sharp submitted her final research project to her Global Financial Markets and Institutions class, little did she know that this was only the beginning of a semester long...

The Ethical Limits of Markets

The Georgetown Institute for the Study of Markets and Ethics (GISME) at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business will focus its fall symposium on “The Ethical Limits of Markets” on...

Georgetown MBA Advances to 24th in Businessweek Ranking

This year, Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business jumped to 24th in the Bloomberg Businessweek ranking of top full-time MBA programs. The school was 30th in 2012, when the ranking was...

Fight Night
Evening MBA Students Host Boxing Night, Raise $5,600 for Charity

On the night of Sept. 27, more than 300 Georgetown students, alumni, and their guests packed the Sphinx Club in downtown Washington, D.C. The occasion was the first annual Georgetown McDonough...

Dean David Thomas at a Board of Trade Panel
Dean Thomas Discusses Future of Business Education at D.C. Panel

Georgetown McDonough School of Business Dean David A. Thomas joined five other business school deans from regional universities to discuss the nuanced and dynamic relationship between business...

Kickstarting TTIP Negotiations

Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy to Present “Has TTIP Run Out of Gas? How to Refuel and Kickstart It” on Capitol Hill, Nov. 6

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Alta Gracia research report cover
Can an Apparel Factory Pay Living Wages and be Competitive? New Georgetown Research Says Yes

In 2010, an apparel brand called Alta Gracia commenced operations with a unique business model. Workers at the company’s factory in the Dominican Republic earn a living wage that is more than...

Colombia Crude Oil
Executive Education Delivers Program for Leading Energy Company and Expands Network in Colombia

Earlier this month, members of Georgetown McDonough Office of Executive Education traveled to Bogotá, Colombia, to run a custom program for Pacific Rubiales Energy. Designed for rising executives...

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