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Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business’s distinguished faculty members regularly provide thought leadership through various media outlets. They share research insights and commentary on business news.

  • SEC's Gallagher Calls for Reforms in Fixed Income Markets

    In prepared remarks for a market structure conference at Georgetown University, Securities and Exchange Commission Republican member Daniel Gallagher said he is concerned by "a troubling asymmetry of information" in the bond market.


  • 1776 Announces New Academic Partnership with Georgetown

    D.C. startup incubator and venture fund 1776 added to its impressive lineup of academic partners Friday with the announcement of a new partnership with Georgetown University. Working with the Georgetown Entrepreneurship Initiative in concert with Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business, Law Center, School of Continuing Studies, and the Office of Community Engagement, 1776 will offer young aspiring founders the chance to explore the entrepreneurial environment.


  • Georgetown Entrepreneurship Initiative Hosts Three Days of Events for Students and Business Leaders

    The Georgetown University Entrepreneurship Initiative will host an array of entrepreneurship events on Friday, Sept. 19 through Sunday, Sept. 21, providing opportunities for students, faculty, and business leaders to collaborate.

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  • Georgetown Biz School Dean Taps President John DeGioia For the #IceBucketChallenge

    MBA students at Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business took the plunge Saturday and accepted the Ice Bucket Challenge from the UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School. In the Jesuit tradition of men and women serving others, the young academics donated funds for ALS research in addition to dumping ice water over their heads.


  • Meet the Georgetown MBA Class of 2016

    What do you get when you combine a race car driver, a former Saturday Night Live intern and an Olympic weightlifting coach? The potential cast of a daytime sitcom and a portion of this year’s incoming class of MBA students at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business.


  • Georgetown Down To One MBA Essay

    Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business has moved to one incredibly simple MBA admissions essay question: “Why you?” McDonough is asking applicants to answer the question in 750 words, cutting about 600 words from last year’s application which required two essays and a tweet.


  • Who is Reviewer #1,407?

    Written by Ishani Banerji: “Let's say you're planning a date night. You've arranged the entire evening, complete with romantic shenanigans. The only thing left to decide is which restaurant you'll go to for dinner. This is an important decision. The food has to be good and the ambiance just right. Rather than go to the same old same old, you consider going to a restaurant you've never visited before. What's the first thing you do to pick a restaurant? Go online to check the reviews, right?”


  • Meditation and the Art of Helping MBA Students to Become Mindful

    “If you believe this is something that MBA students would be unwilling to invest hard-earned cash in, you would be wrong. At the McDonough school at Georgetown University, Washington, the meditation course run by Father Freeman, a Benedictine monk and the director of the World Community for Christian Meditation, is oversubscribed.”


  • How Elite B-Schools Pump Up Applicant Pools

    “Full-time M.B.A. applications soared more than 20% from last year at several schools, including the University of California at Los Angeles, Georgetown University and University of North Carolina.”