Press Release Archive

  • Keynote, Panels, and Rocket Pitch Competition Energize “Entrepreneurship Day”

    On Friday, January 27, Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business hosted Entrepreneurship Day, featuring speeches, panel discussions, and a Rocket Pitch competition. The event was organized by the Georgetown Entrepreneurship Initiative, the MBA Entrepreneurship Club, and Hoya Challenge.

  • Estee Lauder CEO Defines Global Marketing at Student Recruiting Event

    Fabrizio Freda, president and chief executive officer of The Estée Lauder Companies, demonstrated how to promote products globally to diverse market segments during a February 1, 2012, conversation with students at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business. The discussion initiated a series of recruiting events hosted by the Undergraduate Program and the newly formed McDonough Retail and Luxury Association (MRLA).

  • Georgetown-ESADE Inaugural Career Conference & Expo

    On February 9 and 10, 2012, Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business and ESADE Business School in Spain are hosting the inaugural Global Career Conference and Expo. More than 300 MBA students from top schools who are interested in internships and full-time employment with global organizations will meet with employers seeking top talent for positions both abroad and in the US.
    Jim Clifton, chairman and CEO of Gallup, will deliver the Keynote Address on “The Coming Jobs Wars,” on Feb.
  • Georgetown McDonough To Offer Executive Certificate In Global Engagement

    Business executives, diplomats, and non-governmental leaders seeking an in-depth approach to creating, influencing, and executing non-market strategy in the global economy will benefit from a new, three-day Executive Certificate course at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, titled Global Engagement – Strategies to Address Non-Market Forces.

  • Ambassadors Prepare MBA Students for Global Experience

    On Thursday, February 2, 2012, Ambassador of Spain Jorge Dezcallar de Mazarredo and Ambassador of Vietnam Nguyen Quoc Cuong will address full-time MBA students at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business. Their visits coincide with the students’ upcoming Global Experience, during which MBA students solve business problems in real-world consulting projects. The ambassadors will provide a political perspective and address current issues in their countries to help students gain in-depth knowledge about the country of their business client. 

  • Making sandwiches for Martha

    After Class, Students Help Feed the Hungry

    In the late evening of January 25, Georgetown McDonough MBA students rolled up their sleeves in Fisher Colloquium to make about 300 sandwiches for Martha’s Table, a local nonprofit organization. Martha’s Table provides lunch and dinner each day to hundreds of homeless and low-income people. Many students are familiar with Martha’s Table from their volunteer work during last November’s MOV – the Month of Volunteering.
  • Center for Financial Markets and Policy Announces First Distinguished Policy Fellow

    The Center for Financial Markets and Policy has named Kathleen L. Casey, former commissioner of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, as a Distinguished Policy Fellow. In addition, three executives have joined the center’s Board of Advisors. These individuals will help advance the mission of the center to engage leading academics, business people and policymakers in dialogue regarding critical public policy issues relating to global financial markets.

  • Language Lunch and Learn 2012

    MBA Students Use Lunch to Learn a New Language

    On Tuesday, January 24, Georgetown McDonough MBA students used their lunch break to brush up on their Japanese, Chinese, Portuguese, or Spanish at the first Language Lunch and Learn sponsored by the MBA Student Government Association (SGA).
    “We have students from more than 35 different countries in the MBA program,” said Allen Wang, vice president of international relations.
  • Chinese New Year 2012 celebration

    Students Kick Off Chinese New Year in Style

    In anticipation of the 2012 Chinese New Year, members of the Greater China Business Association (GCBA) decorated Connelly Commons and Fisher Colloquium with traditional Chinese paper cutouts and scrolls. The first annual 2012 Chinese New Year celebration party on January 23 was organized by GCBA and sponsored by Student Government Association (SGA) and Georgetown University Chinese Students & Scholars Association (GUCSSA).
    More than 100 people attended the celebration, including professors, faculty, MBA students and undergraduates.
  • Managers & Regulators: Partners or Adversaries?

  • Georgetown McDonough to Offer Three-Day Certificate Program on Creating A Brand Advantage

    Managers – from corporate strategy and product development to production and finance – will benefit from a new, three-day Executive Certificate course at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, titled Brand Advantage: Standout Marketing in a Saturated Market.

  • Entrepreneurship Day 2012 Features Keynote, Panels and Rocket Pitch

    Entrepreneurship Day to Feature Larry Robertson on Taking the Entrepreneurial Leap

    January 27

  • Georgetown McDonough Introduces Three-Day Certificate Program On Leading Organizations Through Change

    Embracing Change: Leading Organizations in Turbulent Times to Run February 27-29, 2012
    Washington, D.C.
  • Netland

    Fulbright Research Fellow Netland Reflects on His Year at Georgetown McDonough

    By Torbjørn Netland, Fulbright Visiting Research Fellow, Georgetown University McDonough School of Business, 2011-2012
    There is no other school in the world I'd rather spend my Fulbright year as a visiting Ph.D.
  • Jensen-meets-Obama

    Professor J. Bradford Jensen meets with President Obama

    On Wednesday, January 11, Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business Professor J. Bradford Jensen met with President Obama and Vice President Biden during the “Insourcing American Jobs” forum at the White House. Professor Jensen, corporate executives from a range of companies,  members of the Cabinet, and other Senior Administration Officials, discussed the increasing trend of insourcing and ways to encourage companies across the country to insource American jobs to help rebuild the economy.

  • What do hunger and the stock market Have to do with each other?

    "The Neurobiological Mechanisms of Economic Choice":

    Understanding Neuroeconomics in Decision-Making, January 17


  • Center for Financial Markets and Policy Conducts Capitol Hill Briefing

    The Center for Financial Markets and Policy at Georgetown’s McDonough School Business and the Milken Institute’s Center for Financial Markets hosted a Capitol Hill Briefing Nov. 15, 2011, on the impact of China and India on the U.S. and global economies.

  • Accounting and Finance Speaker Series to be Held Throughout Spring Semester

    Throughout the spring 2012 semester, the Center for Financial Markets and Policy will host a number of speakers at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business. All lectures will take place from 10:30 to noon in the Rafik B. Hariri Building, Room 145, unless otherwise noted. Visit for more information.