Press Release Archive

  • ESADE Exteriors

    Doors Open for Global Entrepreneurs

    Beginning this summer, undergraduate entrepreneurs with a global mindset can take their studies abroad through a new Global Entrepreneurship program at ESADE Business School in Barcelona, Spain. The four-week, six-credit summer program will combine intensive classroom instruction with cultural activities and site visits to Barcelona’s key centers of economic activity, with particular emphasis on the many local businesses that play a vital role in the city’s economy and exemplify its entrepreneurial environment.

  • Dean Thomas HBS Award

    Harvard Students Honor Dean Thomas with Service Award

    David A. Thomas, Dean and William R. Berkley Chair of Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, received the Bert King Award for Service from the Harvard Business School African American Student Union (AASU) at the 40th Annual H. Naylor Fitzhugh Conference on Saturday, March 24, in Boston. 

  • Burj Khalifa

    Georgetown MBA Students Visit the Emirates

    During the first week of March, more than 30 MBA students from Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business ascended Dubai’s skyscrapers, zipped back and forth to Abu Dhabi, and mingled with the movers and shakers of the UAE business community as part of the school’s hallmark Global Experience. For each it was their first visit to the Middle East; in a matter of days they achieved the productivity typical of the Emirates, while grasping onto cultural lessons and sociopolitical understandings.

  • Georgetown Team Advances to Semifinals in Real Estate Case Competition

    Two teams of Georgetown MBA students are among the 12 semi-finalists selected to compete in The CASE real estate case competition, hosted by MIT.

    The DH Enterprises Team of Peter Darrell (M13), Erick Kolb (M13), Josh Rothenberg (EP13), and Brian Soss (M13), as well as the KCRE Capital Team of Rob Balazs (M12), Kevin Byrd (M13), Erich Heger (EP 13), and Nihar Shah (EP14) will travel to Boston April 19-20 to compete.

  • Faculty Recognized for 20 Years of Service

    Three faculty members at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business were recognized at the Spring Faculty Convocation for 20 years of service to Georgetown.

    Associate Professor James Angel, Professor Bardia Kamrad, and Associate Professor Catherine Langlois each received Vicennial gold medals for their many contributions to the university and school during the past two decades.
  • MBA/MD Student Honored by American Medical Association

    Omar Z. Maniya, a first-year MD/MBA candidate at Georgetown McDonough, recently was honored as one of 30 American Medical Association 2012 Leadership Award recipients.

  • Cathy Tinsley

    Women Narrowing Compensation Gap But Still Underrepresented in Executive Positions

    In industries where women comprise more than 10 percent of the leadership positions, they often earn more than their male counterparts according to a new study by Catherine Tinsley, professor of management at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business.

    Overall, the representation of women in leadership positions is less promising – with only 5 percent of executives in mid-sized companies being female, the study found.

  • web_aggarwal_reena

    Professor Aggarwal a Featured Speaker at Women in Finance Conference

    Reena Aggarwal, professor of finance and director of the Center for Financial Markets and Policy at Georgetown McDonough, was a featured speaker at the “Top Women in Business and Finance” conference held at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Washington, D.C., March 15.

  • New Institute for the Study of Markets and Ethics Established

    Institute to Produce Ethical Business Leaders and Help Individuals Handle Ethical Problems at Work

  • Bloomberg Businessweek Ranks Undergraduate Program 14th in the Nation

    The Undergraduate Program at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business continues to be ranked among the nation’s best, landing at No. 14 on the 2012 Bloomberg Businessweek ranking. Georgetown McDonough was ranked #23 in 2010 and #10 in 2011.

  • Jeff Franke

    Franke Named Associate Dean for External Affairs

    Jeffrey Franke to Oversee Alumni, Corporate, and Community Relations and Coordinate Development Efforts

    Jeffrey Franke has been named the first Associate Dean for External Affairs and Special Advisor to the Dean at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business. Franke previously served as the school’s chief of staff to the dean since 2006.

  • Georgetown on the Hill Presents Research on Health Care Reform

    Georgetown University Center for Business and Public Policy to Present “Lessons and Implications for National Reform” on Capitol Hill, March 22

  • Reddit Co-Founder to Discuss the Future of Web Privacy

    Alexis Ohanian to Deliver Remarks on His Opposition to SOPA and PIPA, March 20

    Social news platform co-founder Alexis Ohanian will discuss “The Future of Web Privacy.”

  • Professor Czinkota

    New Global Marketing School in Peru Named for Michael Czinkota

    Universidad Ricardo Palma School of Global Marketing and Business Management Honors Michael Czinkota

  • Job Growth in a Wireless Economy

    Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy to Discuss How Innovations in Wireless Technologies Add Jobs to the U.S. Economy

  • Dean Thomas

    Leadership Residency Prompts Students to Think about Neuroscience and Managing Differences

    David A. Thomas, dean and William R. Berkley Chair at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, stepped into the classroom to discuss “The Neuroscience of Managing Differences,” with 250 MBA Evening Program students. As part of the 2012 Leadership Residency, the March 8 session gave students new ways to think about how they make decisions and how they lead organizations.

  • Author Barry Estabrook Gives MBA Evening Students Food for Thought at Leadership Residency

    On Saturday, March 3, 2012, the MBA Evening Program kicked off its leadership residency by examining food justice.  

  • Kaya Henderson

    D.C. Public Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson Teaches Leadership Lessons

    The MBA Evening Program’s 2012 Leadership Residency concluded on Friday, March 9, with an opening session on “Courage in Action: Leading Change in DC Public Schools” by Kaya Henderson, chancellor of DC Public Schools (DCPS). (Watch the video.)

  • U.S. News Ranks Georgetown MBA Program in Top 25 for Sixth Consecutive Year

    The Full-time MBA Program at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business was ranked 24th in the 2013 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Graduate Schools” guide, up from 25th last year, marking the sixth consecutive year that the program landed in the top 25. The program also was listed 12th for International Business, up from 15th the past two years.

  • Open Information Session for all Executive Certificate Programs

    The McDonough School of Business will hold an open information session March 20, 2012, for its new executive certificate courses. These intensive, three-day programs equip business and government executives with the tools and expertise they need to broaden their knowledge, sharpen their skills, and advance their institutions and careers.