Recent News and Press Releases

  • Workplace Electrocution Victim-Turned-Olympian Inspires Participants at Georgetown Univ. Workplace Safety Summit

    2000 Olympics Flagbearer Now National Media Spokesperson for Construction Safety Council, Electrical Safety Foundation Int'l

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  • OSHA, Georgetown Univ. Bus. School to Form Alliance for Workplace Safety to Open University's 3rd Annual Workplace Safety Summit

    National Safety Council CEO to Deliver Keynote Address about Workplace Safety Problems to Highlight 2nd Day of Summit

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  • U.S. News Ranks Georgetown MBA in Top 25 for 3rd Year

    Washington, DC - April 4, 2003-For the third consecutive year, the MBA program at Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business was ranked among the top 25 schools in the country by U.S.News & World Report. In the newly released 2004 edition of America's Best Graduate Schools and its upcoming April 14th issue, U.S. News placed the Georgetown MBA at No. 24 out of the 365 accredited master's programs in business surveyed.

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  • Georgetown's McDonough School to Deliver Custom Executive Program for Global eXchange Services

    Washington, D.C. -- March 26, 2003 - Global eXchange Services (GXS) of Gaithersburg, Md. has selected Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business to design and run a custom executive program for its leaders in financial management. GXS selected its participants for their high potential as future leaders.

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  • Georgetown Business Professor Concludes Several Factors Played Role in Recent Stock Market Drop

    Washington, D.C. - Because of his expertise and understanding of the root causes that drive stock market crashes, Georgetown University Business Professor James J. Angel was invited discuss the recent 400-point market plunge February 27 on The News Hour with Jim Lehrer.

    Angel has served as chairman of Nasdaq's Economic Advisory Board as well as a visiting academic fellow at Nasdaq. He has also served as a visiting economist at the Shanghai Stock Exchange.

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  • Georgetown University Expert Available to Comment on Corporate Financial Earnings Overstatements and Vulnerability to Fraud

    Washington, D.C. -- March 3, 2003 -- Marc B. Sherman, Esq. is Adjunct Professor of Forensic Accounting at Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business and Partner, Forensic Services practice of KPMG, LLP. Professor Sherman specializes in the areas of financial investigations and complex commercial dispute damages, as well as business analysis, valuations, troubled companies and turnarounds. He has conducted domestic and international financial investigations and has served as an expert financial and accounting witness in many high profile litigations.

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  • Georgetown Business School Launches Public Policy Forums

    Washington, D.C. -- February 4, 2003 - In an effort to provide deeper insight into the relationship between business and public policy, the Center for Business and Public Policy at Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business announced today that it will begin hosting periodic public forums to debate key business, economic, regulatory and ethical policy issues confronting American and international businesses.

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  • FCC's Kevin Martin Keynotes Georgetown Telecom Forum


    WHAT: Federal and state policymakers, business executives and economists discuss future of telecom industry and policy options at forum hosted by Center for Business and Public Policy at Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business.

    The program, "Integration, Investment and Innovation: Future Directions for the Telecommunications Industry," is first in a series of policy forums to be sponsored by the Center this year.

    WHO: Keynote speakers:

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  • Financial Times Ranks Georgetown MBA #17 in the World

    Washington, D.C. - The MBA program at Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business was ranked 17 among 100 of the world's full-time MBA programs, according to The Financial Times' fifth annual survey released today. The McDonough School ranked 14 among US schools surveyed.

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  • Georgetown University Names John Mayo Dean of Business School

    Georgetown University today appointed Dr. John W. Mayo to serve a two-year term as Dean of the McDonough School of Business.

    "John is a distinguished and respected member of the faculty," said Georgetown President John J. DeGioia. "I am confident that he will provide strong and effective leadership for the school at a critical time."

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