Press Release Archive

  • Georgetown’s FMA Named Superior Chapter

    Georgetown University’s Chapter of the Financial Management Association (FMA) was the proud recipient of both the Gold Membership Development Award and the Superior Chapter recognition for the 2009-2010 academic year. 

  • Real Estate Luminaries Look Abroad as Market Improves

    Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business and the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts hosted “Commercial Real Estate: Moving from Recovery to Expansion” as part of the Real Estate Luminaries Series. The May 3 event in Lohrfink Auditorium was divided into two hour-long discussions.

  • Commercial Real Estate: From Recovery to Expansion

    Real Estate Luminary David Simon to Headline Panel for May 3 Event

  • Flash Crash: One Year Later

    Georgetown Center for Financial Markets and Policy to Host Panels on Problems with U.S. Market Structure and What Can be Done to Prevent Another Flash Crash, May 5

  • Global Social Enterprise Initiative Established

    Bank of America Charitable Foundation Awards $1 Million to New Initiative That Prepares Global Leaders to Create Economic and Social Value

  • FMA Quiz Bowl Winners

    Undergraduate Students Take First Place in FMA Quiz Bowl

    A team of undergraduate students from Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business placed first in the Quiz Bowl among 50 schools represented at the Financial Management Association’s (FMA) Student Leaders’ Conference in New York, March 24-25, 2011.

  • Johny Johansson

    Professor Johansson Chosen as a Fellow of the Academy of International Business

    Johny Johansson, McCrane/Shaker Professor of International Business and Marketing at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business, has been elected a Fellow of the Academy of International Business (AIB). This honor acknowledges his preeminent contribution to the field of international business.

  • MBAs Visit California Companies and Alumni

    Georgetown MBA students recently traveled to San Francisco and the Silicon Valley for the annual MBA Cal Trek. Organized by Georgetown’s MBA California Business Consortium, the three-day event gathered 24 Georgetown MBA students plus one MBA student from the ESADE Business School in Spain to visit UBS, Hewlett Packard, Google, Corporate Executive Board, Maxim Integrated Products, IBM, and Pacific Gas & Electric.

  • Rachelle Palmer

    MBA Student Named a Finalist for Women in Technology Leadership Award

    Rachelle Palmer, an MBA Evening Program student at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business, recently was named as a finalist for the Women in Technology Leadership Awards. A senior specialist in Deloitte’s Technology division, Palmer is among the top five women in the “Rising Star” class. The awards banquet will be held on May 19, 2011, at the Ritz Carlton in Tysons Corner. 

  • Unconventional Internship Helps MBA Student Build Mentorship Skills

    Last spring, Carlos Silveti Camargo, a second-year MBA student at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business, was looking for an internship for the upcoming summer. Already having a strong background in finance, he felt he had learned enough technical skills. Instead, he wanted something different than a typical office experience. An international student from Mexico, Camargo was looking to develop his English public speaking abilities and wanted to enhance his leadership and mentoring skills, so he went outside the typical internship channels. 

  • James Angel

    Professor Angel Testifies Before Congress About Dodd-Frank Act

    On Wednesday, March 30, 2011, James Angel, associate professor of finance at Georgetown's McDonough School of Business, testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services on the topic of “The Costs of implementing the Dodd-Frank Act: Budgetary and Economic.”

    Following are his prepared remarks:

  • Cathy Tinsley

    Cathy Tinsley Presents National Intelligence Research

     CatherineTinsley, associate professor of management at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business, served on an elite committe that evaluated, and made recommendation to the Office of the Department of National Intelligence on how to improve intelligence analysis for national security.  They presented their findings and recommendations publicly on March 28, 2011.

  • McDonough School of Business and ESADE Business School Launch New Program for Global Managers

    Global Advanced Management Program to Combine Globalization, Geopolitics, Strategy, and Leadership Education on Three Continents

  • How Firms Influence Government

    Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy to Present Faculty Research on the Influence Firms Have Over Governments at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business, March 28th 

  • MBAs Help Small Businesses Find Success

    In an economy full of  small businesses looking for a wide-range of resources to remain on top of commerce, finance, and competitiveness, a graduate course at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business is lending support to area businesses and not-for-profit organizations.

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    Professor Aggarwal Addresses Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation on International Corporate Governance

    On March 2, Reena Aggarwal, a Georgetown University McDonough School of Business professor of finance and business administration, recently spoke on corporate governance issues at the annual meetings of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) held in Washington, D.C., February 27- March 12.

  • Undergraduate Students Climb to Finals at Copenhagen Business School Case Competition

    A team of undergraduate students from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business finished in the top three at the prestigious and invitation-only 2011 Copenhagen Business School (CBS) Case Competition, held at Copenhagen Business School in Copenhagen, Denmark, from February 26 through March 5.

  • Disaster Near-Misses Can Produce Sense of Security, According to New Study

    Robin Dillon-Merrill and Catherine Tinsley Co-Author the Research Featured in the Journal Risk Analysis
    Past random good fortune can lull a person into a sense of security when it comes to buying floo
  • Undergraduate Program Climbs to 10th in Businessweek Ranking

    High Scores for Academic Quality, Student Satisfaction, and Career Success Boost Ranking

  • Undergraduate Team Places Fourth Out of 20 at McDonough-Hilltop Case Competition

    Georgetown University McDonough Business School undergraduates Jonathan Chen, Krista Lausman, Brendan Maggiore, and Kent Strader placed fourth in the McDonough‑Hilltop Case Competition during the weekend of February 26.