Press Release Archive

  • Energy and Cleantech Club to Host Conference, Sept. 2

    The 2011 Georgetown Energy and Cleantech Conference, “World Events Transforming Energy Business and Policy,” will feature panel discussions providing international perspectives on such topics as consulting, government and policy, and development on Friday, September 2, 2011. The Georgetown Energy and Cleantech Club at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business is hosting the conference.

  • Six New Faculty Members Join Georgetown McDonough

    Professors’ Specialties Include Accounting, Ethics, Finance, Marketing, and Strategy

    This fall, six new full-time professors joined the faculty at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business.

  • University Operating Status

    To check the operating status for Georgetown University during this weekend’s expected inclement weather related to Hurricane Irene, visit

    More information about emergency preparedness at Georgetown University, including how to be notified of changes in the operating status or to sign up for HOYAlert, visit
  • Houston Memorial

    Houston Memorial Professorship Established

    George R. Houston, former professor of accounting, is being remembered by his students and faculty colleagues with the creation of the George Houston Memorial Professorship. With more than $1.5 million in pledges already, the endowment aims to support the appointment of a senior faculty member, with a total fundraising goal of $3 million. Through this legacy, Houston will continue to inspire students to excel.

  • Favoritism in Workplace Promotions Widespread, Study Says

    Highlights Need for Further Study of a Common Practice Most Say is Counterproductive
    A study released today by Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business indicates that connections and relationships play a significant role in employee promotions despite policies and procedures at most companies designed to lower the impact of non-objective assessment and despite general acknowledgment that such favoritism leads to bad decision making.
    The study was conducted by research firm Penn Schoen
  • University Updates on Earthquake

    On Tuesday, August 23, the McDonough School of Business closed early due to the earthquake. To check the Georgetown University operating status for Wednesday, visit

  • Georgetown McDonough Announces Administrative Appointments

  • New SEC Rules on Whistleblowers to be Discussed

    SEC Office of the Whistleblower Chief Sean McKessy to Outline Rules Taking Effect This Week

  • Watch Introduction Video: David Thomas Assumes Deanship of McDonough School of Business

    David A. Thomas is the Dean and William R. Berkley Chair at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business. A recognized thought leader in organizational behavior and strategic human resource management, Dr. Thomas’ research focuses on issues related to executive development, cultural diversity in organizations, leadership, and organizational change. Learn more about Dean Thomas.