Press Release Archive

  • Financial Times Global Rankings List GEMBA at No. 19 and EMBA at No. 35

    This year, the Financial Times Executive MBA rankings include two programs from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business.

  • MBA Students Reach Goal of 1000 Hours of Service

    This year marks the Georgetown McDonough MBA Volunteer Club's second annual Month of Volunteerism (MOV). This club organizes community service projects across a broad range of opportunities and organizations with a goal for Georgetown McDonough to reach 1,000 service hours in November. As of November 19, the McDonough community has contributed more than 1,000 hours, secured nearly 100 events, and worked with more than 60 organizations.

  • MBA Student Gives Back to Hometown

    Despite being busy with coursework, Robert Johnson, an MBA student at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, has been traveling back to his hometown of Staten Island, N.Y., to volunteer with Hurricane Sandy relief efforts.

  • DC Unveils 5-Year Economic Development Strategy Created by MBA Students

    Georgetown McDonough School of Business Dean David A. Thomas joined District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray, Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development Victor Hoskins, GW Business School Dean Doug Guthrie, and Richard Lake from Roadside Development to unveil "The Five-Year Economic Development Strategy for the District of Columbia" at a press conference on November 14 at the District's Kennedy Recreation Center on 7th Street, NW.

  • Bono Speaks at Georgetown McDonough

    U2's Bono recently spoke at Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business at an event hosted by the Global Social Enterprise Initiatve.

    Other event sponsors included:

    1. The Office of the President
    2. Bank of America
    3. One and Project (RED)
    4. The Atlantic

    View the webcast here.

  • Dialogue to End Human Trafficking

    Conference to Focus on the Evolution of Human Trafficking and Solutions to End the Practice

  • Georgetown Entrepreneurship Initiative Earns Leadership Award

    Georgetown McDonough School of Business Program Selected For Developing A Model For Entrepreneurial Universities To Emulate

  • Disclosing Conflicts of Interest Can Backfire

    Georgetown McDonough Study Finds Disclosure Can Burden Advisees to Increase their Compliance with Advice That They Trust Less

  • U2's Bono and Bank of America's CEO to Speak on Social Enterprise

    Musician and activist Bono will deliver a keynote address at Georgetown University on social enterprise and the power of social movements to create change on Monday, November 12, at the university's Gaston Hall. He will be introduced by Bank of America Chief Executive Officer Brian Moynihan.

  • Jason Scholetzer Named to "People to Watch" List

    The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) named Jason Schloetzer, assistant professor in accounting at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, as part of its “People to Watch” list for his academic research and research-related work investigating CEO transitions, succession planning, and gender diversity in the boardroom.

  • Professors Publish Research on High Cash Holdings of Multinational Companies

    The National Bureau of Economic Research recently published research titled “Multinationals and the High Cash Holdings Puzzle” by Lee Pinkowitz, associate professor of finance, and Rohan Williamson, professor of finance, at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, as well as René Stulz, chair of banking and monetary economics at Ohio State University’s Fisher College of Business.

  • Symposium on the Ethics of Bailouts and Government Support of Corporations

    Event Hosted by the Georgetown Institute for the Study of Markets and Ethics

  • Georgetown McDonough to Launch New Global Embassy Series Forum with Mexican Ambassador

    Series to Connect Georgetown Students to Washington’s International Community

  • Georgetown MBA Alum in New Book by MSNBC's JJ Ramberg

    A business tip by Ivy Cohen (MBA’86), was published in It’s Your Business by JJ Ramberg, host of MSNBC’s Your Business. Her tip stems from her 11 years of experience leading Ivy Cohen Corporate Communications, Inc. The book is filled with smart and easy tips for running a company. In tip #19, Cohen advises that to ensure that senior professionals are going to stay engaged once they are hired, the best way is to include this clause in the contract.

    -- Joan Lim

  • The Advantage of Being the First To Fail

    Sean Kensil (BSBA’12) and Kaitlin Margraf (BSBA ’12) from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business recently had a research paper titled “The Advantage of Failing First: Bear Stearns v. Lehman Brothers” published in the Journal of Applied Finance.

  • Georgetown on the Hill Series Expands with Focus on Trade Policy

    The Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy Announces Appointment of New Senior Industry Fellow and Series Co-Director

  • Georgetown Global Forum Launches in Mexico City

    Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business launched the inaugural Georgetown Global Forum in Mexico City on October 16. The series brings together alumni, corporate partners, friends of Georgetown, and prospective MBA students for an evening of networking and discussion in different cities around the world.

  • Executive Education Alumna Appointed White House Fellow

    Ariel Grace Batungbacal, a graduate of the Georgetown McDonough School of Business Executive Master’s in Leadership program, has been selected to join the 2012-13 Class of White House Fellows.

    As a fellow, Batungbacal, who is a major in the U.S. Air Force, will take part in an education program designed to broaden her knowledge of leadership, policy formulation, and current affairs. Fellows also participate in service projects throughout the year in the Washington, D.C., area.

  • Building a Bridge of Hope

    While in South Africa for his Global Experience consulting project, Jim Kyle had the opportunity to collaborate with nurses at the Jubilee District Hospital in Johannesburg. Also a nurse, Kyle saw the challenges that his counterparts there face and was inspired to find a way to help them overcome those challenges. The graduate student from the Executive Master’s in Leadership program at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business personally donated Samsung Galaxy tablets to encourage continued nursing leadership growth and development.

  • Kirsten Andersen to Direct Oxford Summer Program

    Kirsten Anderson, professor of the practice in accounting at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, has been appointed the new faculty director for the Oxford Summer Program.