Press Release Archive

  • Georgetown McDonough Receives Brillante Award from National Society of Hispanic MBAs

    Award Recognizes Educational Excellence in Creating Opportunities for Minority Students

  • Missed Economic Opportunity

    J. Bradford Jensen Testifies Before Congress for Services Trade Liberalization to Boost U.S. Economy

  • Startup Hoyas

    Entrepreneurs emerge from Georgetown University each year, but this summer the McDonough School of Business established itself as a home for their businesses by serving as an incubator for 15 groups of entrepreneurs from across campus.

    The 11-week StartUpHoyas program, sponsored by the Georgetown Entrepreneurship Initiative, provided workspace in the Rafik B. Hariri Building; mentoring and advising­ from entrepreneurs-in-residence­, faculty, and business ­professionals; and networking events with the growing entrepreneurship community in Washington, D.C.

  • Fellowship Focuses on Undergraduate Research

    The Undergraduate Program Office at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business offered Summer Research Fellowships for the first time in 2012. Students received either $2,500 for five-week projects or $5,000 for 10-week projects. Fourteen students participated in the inaugural program, in which they partnered with faculty members to study topics in accounting, entrepreneurship, finance, government relations, international business, marketing, and operations/information management.

  • Supporting the Work of Military Members

    When six active-duty military students in the Executive MBA (EMBA) class of 2012 enrolled in Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business in 2010, they had no idea that changes to the Post 9/11 GI Bill would lead to decreases in their tuition benefits. As they searched for the means to finish the 20-month program, they faced a delay in their graduation and the possibility of deployment during that time.

  • Experts Discuss Massachusetts Health Reform Law

    Health reform experts gathered at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business on September 10 to discuss the role of local businesses in crafting the Massachusetts health reform law six years ago.

    The panel discussion, titled The Impact of Health Reform on Business in Massachusetts: Lessons from Six Years of Experience, was moderated by the dean of the business school, David Thomas, and was co-sponsored by Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

  • Professor Delivers Congressional Testimony About U.S. Exports of Business Services

    On Thursday, September 20, 2012, J. Bradford Jensen, professor of international business and economics at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, delivered the following testimony before the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Trade, Committee on Ways and Means, on the topic of “Opportunities for U.S. Exports of Business Services.” (Photo courtesy of Jeremy Tripp.)

  • Chris Long Receives Best Paper Award from the Academy of Management

    Chris Long, assistant professor of management at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business, was honored with the "Best Paper - Conflict in Context" award for his research on “How Managers’ Trust and Control Activities Influence Subordinates’ Perceptions” by the Conflict Management Division of the Academy of Management. This award is given to an outstanding field-based paper studying organizational, political, or social conflict.
     

  • Betsy Sigman Receives Award from IBM

    Betsy Sigman, distinguished teaching professor at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, recently was awarded a 2012 Faculty Award by IBM.

  • Global Social Enterprise Initiative Launches Executive in Residence Program

    Leaders from Tides and the Hershey Company to Provide Mentorship to Students, Insights to Initiative

  • Dean Thomas Receives Beacon Award for Leadership

    David Thomas Honored For Being A Visionary Leader Committed to Inclusive Leadership Development

  • Matthew Cypher

    Matthew Cypher to Lead Real Estate Finance Initiative

    Cypher Brings A Decade of Industry Real Estate Experience to the Initiative and the Classroom

    Matthew L. Cypher joined the faculty at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business in July as a professor of the practice in real estate finance and director of the school’s Real Estate Finance Initiative.

  • Beta Gamma Sigma Named a Premier Chapter

    The Georgetown University McDonough School of Business chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma, the international scholastic honor society in the field of business administration, recently was named a premier chapter. The chapter also was cited for having faculty officers who work diligently to enhance Beta Gamma Sigma’s stature at the school. Professor Douglas McCabe is president of the chapter and Professor of the Practice Lynn Doran is secretary.

  • MBAs Explore Opportunities for Improving DC’s Business Improvement Districts

    As part of the Initiative for a Competitive DC, two current MBA students and one recent graduate of Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business completed a rigorous economic development analysis for the District of Columbia Office of Small and Local Business Development this summer.

  • MBAs Explore Opportunities for Improving DC’s Business Improvement Districts

    As part of the Initiative for a Competitive DC, two current MBA students and one recent graduate of Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business completed a rigorous economic development analysis for the District of Columbia Office of Small and Local Business Development this summer.

  • Georgetown McDonough Climbs in U.S. News Ranking

    The Undergraduate Program at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business advanced three positions to land at No. 17 in the annual “Best in Undergraduate Business” ranking by U.S. News & World Report.  The program also tied for 4th among schools that specialize in international business, up from 10th last year.

  • Deloitte Consulting CEO To Speak

    Jim Moffatt to Share Insights on Leadership, Sept.
  • Financial Markets Quality Conference to Address Questions Raised by Glitches and Propose Solutions

    Georgetown Center for Financial Markets and Policy and the Financial Times to Host Policy Makers, Market Participants, and Scholars at Conference, Sept. 19
     
    WHAT:          
    The Georgetown Center for Financial Markets and Policy, housed in the university’s McDonough School of Business, and the Financial Times will host a timely conference on financial markets quality.
  • The Impact of Health Reform on Business in Massachusetts

    Massachusetts Business Leaders Discuss Implementing Health Reform Over Six Years; National Experts Share Perspectives on How the Affordable Care Act Can Affect Business
     
    WHAT:  
    Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business will host a discussion among Massachusetts business leaders about their role in shaping, implementing, and sustaining health reform in the Commonwealth.
     
    With six years of implementation under their belts and an estimated 98 percent insurance rate in
  • Conference on Innovation in Diversity Planning for Federal Agencies

    DI2G Conference on Executive Order to Establish a Government-Wide Initiative to Promote Diversity and Inclusion in the Federal Workforce
     
    WHAT:  
    The inaugural Diversity, Inclusion, and Innovation in Government (DI2G) National Conference, Innovating Diversity and Inclusion: Confronting Challenges and Breaking New Ground, will be held at Georgetown University, September 12-14, 2012.
     
    Hosted by Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Busin

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