Press Release Archive

  • GE Case Competition

    MBA Students Place Second in GE Case Competition

    A team of Georgetown MBA students recently earned second place at the GE Case Competition Mid-Atlantic challenge, coming in one vote shy of winning the entire contest.

    At the event, students were asked to help GE solve a real-life business challenge regarding innovation in Brazil.  The students selected to compete, after an on-campus selection challenge, were Taraneh Bastani, Darren Gao, Matthew Nielsten, Robert Papallo, and Li Zhang.  Alternates selected were Michael Henriod, Ema Kamara, and Oscar Vidal.  

  • "Where's the 'I' in Occupy?" Event Invites Discussion of Occupy Movement

    Event to Engage Participants on Occupy Issues, Challenges, and Solutions, Nov. 29
     
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  • Center for Financial Markets and Policy Conducts Capitol Hill Briefing

    The Center for Financial Markets and Policy at Georgetown’s McDonough School Business and the Milken Institute’s Center for Financial Markets hosted a Capitol Hill Briefing Oct. 25, 2011, on strengthening the economy through policies to boost growth and job creation.

  • Movember MBA Team

    Georgetown MBAs Leading in "Movember" Fundraising for Men's Cancers

    Georgetown’s MBA Team Currently Leading Other Business Schools Globally; Seeking to Rank in Top 25 of All Fundraisers
     
    November has been declared “Movember” at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business with more than 60 students, faculty, and staff participating in the international cause to raise money for men’s health.
     
    Currently, the team organized by Georgetown MBA students is
  • MBAs Finding Jobs, Internships According to Latest Data

    The MBA Career Center at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business reports that recent graduates have had more success finding jobs this year, and current students are landing the internships they are seeking.

  • Brad Jensen

    Professor to Discuss New Book on Global Trade in Services

    “Global Trade in Services: Fear, Facts, and Offshoring” Urges the U.S. to Embrace Services Trade As It Develops Future Policy and Seeks to Rebalance Global Economy
     
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  • MBA Admissions to Host Focus on Diversity, Dec. 3

    Prospective Georgetown MBA students are invited to campus on Saturday, December 3, for Focus on Diversity, where women and members of the international, LGBT, military, and minority communities have the opportunity to explore how earning an MBA at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business provides a transformational educational experience. 

  • Elly Drygas and Kate Reid Win Net Impact Award

    Georgetown Net Impact Chapter Leaders Receive National Award

    The co-presidents of the Net Impact chapter at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business recently were awarded the Net Impact Leadership Award for their dedication to the organization. MBA students Elly Drygas and Kate Reid were two of only 11 students recognized from the more than 280 nationwide chapters nationwide. They each received a one-year paid Net Impact membership as a prize.

  • Regional Global Entrepreneurship Week Kick-Off Event

    Unleashing Ideas to Feature Remarks from Carl Schramm and Mayor Vincent Gray, Nov. 14

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    Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business will host Unleashing Ideas, the Washington, D.C., kick-off event for Global Entrepreneurship Week, which involves more than 10 million people in over 120 countries coming together to inspire and challenge both aspiring and existing entrepreneurs.

  • Prem Jain and Bardia Kamrad voted ‘Professors of the Mod’ by MBA Students

      
     Prem Jain Bardia Kamrad

    Last month, the winners of the f

  • FCC Chairman to Deliver Remarks on Modernizing Regulation

    Chairman Julius Genachowski to Discuss the Federal Communications Commission’s Efforts to Improve Agency Performance and Processes to Support Innovation, Economic Growth, and America's Global Competitiveness

  • Georgetown McDonough to Host Conference on the Next Generation of Female Leadership

    Georgetown Women in Business Event to Take Place Friday, Nov. 4

  • McGowan Symposium on Business Leadership and Ethics

    Discussions to Focus on Theme “Business and Government: Who’s Ethically Challenged?” at Second Annual McGowan Symposium, Nov. 5 
     

  • Fall 2011 Magazine Cover

    Georgetown Business Magazine Goes Digital

    The fall 2011 issue of Georgetown Business is now available as a DigiMag®. The digital edition features the full content of the print magazine, with an interactive table of contents and links to videos and additional information. Pages flip with a click, offering the reading experience of a traditional magazine with expanded online features.

  • Telefonica Chairman to Speak on Business in Emerging Markets

    Inaki Urdangarin to Discuss Lessons Learned from Conducting Business in Latin America
    at Distinguished Leaders Series, Nov. 1
     

  • U.S. Should Not Fear Services Trade According to New Book

    “Global Trade in Services: Fear, Facts, and Offshoring” Provides Necessary Research to Develop Future U.S. Trade Policy and Rebalance Global Economy

  • Georgetown McDonough Named a Top School for African Americans

    Last month, Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business was ranked as one of the top 25 business schools for African Americans in 2011 by the Black Equal Opportunity Employment Journal, an African American business and career magazine.

  • Former Senator Bob Dole to Receive Award at Conference

    Georgetown University Event to be Emceed by News Anchor Judy Woodruff

    The Honorable Bob Dole will receive the Georgetown University Human Spirit Award at the second annual Conference on Employment of People with Disabilities on Monday, Oct. 31, 2011. The former Senate majority leader, statesman, and major Senate sponsor of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is being honored for his lifetime commitment and contributions to the independence and employment of people with disabilities.

  • Norean Sharpe

    Norean Sharpe Keynote Speaker at Higher Education Conference

    Undergraduate Dean Norean Sharpe was a keynote speaker at the Women Administrators in Higher Education’s 2011 Annual Conference, titled “Transitions: Staying Afloat in a Sea of Change” on September 16 in Washington, D.C.  Sharpe spoke on the subject of challenges of change management, specifically how to effectively implement real programmatic change.

  • Global Advanced Management Program Now Accepting Applications

    Business executives seeking to create a global professional network, gain knowledge of international markets, and develop competencies needed for a successful career in a competitive and globalized economy are invited to enroll in the Global Advanced Management Program at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business.

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