Press Release Archive

  • Wall Street Alliance NASDAQ Opening

    Georgetown Wall Street Alliance Opens NASDAQ Trading

    The Georgetown University Wall Street Alliance participated in the NASDAQ opening bell ceremony on Thursday, July 5. In honor of the occasion, Bill Frank, senior partner at Skadded Arps and co-chairman of the Wall Street Alliance, rang the opening bell. He was joined by Wall Street Alliance members and James Angel, associate professor of finance at Georgetown McDonough.

  • MBA Interns and Navy Federal CEO

    MBA Interns Meet with Navy Federal CEO

    This summer, three Georgetown McDonough MBA students are interning at Navy Federal Credit Union in Washington, D.C. They recently met with CEO Cutler Dawson to discuss their work, as well as the strategies and business models that the credit union is pursuing.

    Left to right: Bob Mayo M ’13, Cutler Dawson, Carrie Hill M ’13, and Rannel Liwanag M ’13. 

  • Bocconi Group

    Bocconi Students Come to Georgetown McDonough for Summer Campus Abroad

    For the second year in a row, Georgetown McDonough is welcoming students from Universita’ Bocconi in Milan, Italy, for a Summer Campus Abroad where the students will gain a better understanding of the relationship between companies and the financial system.
  • Behavioral Research Lab Connects Students with Faculty Research Projects

    Consumer-generated advertising resonates most with loyal customers. Individuals give the best advice when they believe they are the only ones being asked. Persuasive statements are most effective with three claims.

  • MBA Career Center Expands Offerings for MBA Students and Alumni

    Georgetown McDonough’s MBA Career Center has expanded its staff and expertise to provide career coaching and other resources to all Full-time, Evening, and Executive MBA students and alumni.

  • Dasha Smith Dwin

    Georgetown Center for Financial Markets and Policy Welcomes New Advisory Board Members

    Dasha Smith Dwin and John Garvey Join the Center’s Leadership at the McDonough School of Business

  • Rapid Growth and Developments of China's Capital Markets

    Remarks by China Securities Regulatory Commission Research Center Director General hosted by Georgetown Center for Financial Markets and Policy and TCFA DC June 13
    Qi Bin, director general of the Research Center at the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC), will discuss the rapid growth and latest developments in China’s capital markets, as well as recent policies, challenges and solutions, and the outlook for future development of the markets.
  • MBA Student Interns DC Economic Development Strategy

    MBAs Help D.C. with Business Development, Job Creation

    This summer, five MBA students from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business will work with Mayor Vincent Gray’s office to develop a five-year Economic Development Strategy for the District of Columbia.

  • Grandma Likes Her Cell Phone: Elderly Americans Adopt Wireless at a Rapid Rate

    Research from Georgetown’s Center for Business and Public Policy Shows Elderly Are Not Vulnerable to Wireless Regulation 

    Elderly Americans are adopting wireless technologies at a growing pace, according to research from the Center for Business and Public Policy at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business that has implications for the Federal Communications Commission and state agencies seeking to update communications regulations.

  • CIM Partnership

    Executives to Gain Global Leadership Expertise Through New 12-Month Master's Program Delivered on Four Continents

    Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business, ESADE Business School, and Fundação Getulio Vargas Announce Corporate International Master’s Program

    Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business in Washington, D.C., ESADE Business School in Spain, and Brazilian business school EBAPE/ Fundação Getulio Vargas are developing a Corporate International Master’s (CIM) degree program with plans to begin in spring 2013.

  • Summer Startup Participants

    Georgetown Student and Alumni Entrepreneurs Participate in Summer Startup Program

    For 11 weeks this summer, 15 groups of entrepreneurs from across campus will incubate their businesses in the Hariri Building through the Georgetown Entrepreneurship Initiative’s Summer Startup Program.
    These students and recent graduates will have office space to work on their businesses and will participate in various mentoring, advising, pitching, and networking activities throughout the summer.
    The program will host two open house and networking events for anyone interested in learning more about their businesses.
  • Tim O

    Living Social CEO Advises Students to Find a Purpose and Execute Well

    When Tim O’Shaughnessy donned a cap and gown at his graduation from Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business eight years ago, he was torn between job offers to become a consultant or a bartender at a resort.

  • Seniors Honored at Georgetown McDonough Tropaia Ceremony

    During the Tropaia Exercises for Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, Dean David A. Thomas challenged the graduating seniors to seek out and tackle issues facing business and society.

  • Barry Salzberg

    Graduate Business Students Poised to Lead in a Future that is Borderless and Meaningful

    To Barry Salzberg, today’s graduates are more than newly credentialed master’s students. They are the emissaries of the future.

  • New Initiative to Expand Global Offerings and Partnerships

    Global Business Initiative to Create Opportunities for Transformational Student Experiences
    A new Global Business Initiative at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business will centralize the leadership and support for increasing the quality and depth of the school’s international offerings.
  • McDonough Named a Top Global MBA Program by America Economia

    The Latin American business magazine America Economia ranked Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business 19th on its annual listing of the best global MBA programs, up from 25th last year. The school also is 8th among U.S. programs.

  • David A Thomas McDonough Dean

    Thomas to Discuss Promises and Challenges of Global Business Education

    David Thomas, dean of Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business, will participate in a panel discussion about “Global Business Education: Promises and Challenges” on Monday, May 14 at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center.

  • Innovation Case Competition Winning Team

    MBA Students Share Innovations with Metrobus During Case Competition

    The inaugural MBA Innovation Case Competition, "Designing a Better Community for Washington, D.C.," was hosted by the Georgetown University Technology, Innovation, and Design Graduate Association on April 20, 2012.

    The competition was created by Georgetown MBA students interested in taking a real business problem and exploring business solutions through the design and innovation lens. The case focused on how to overcome barriers of use of the Metrobus system in Washington, Virginia, and Maryland.

  • Dean Thomas to Join Alumni Panel Discussion in London

    Georgetown McDonough Dean David Thomas will join Georgetown Chief Investment Officer Michael Barry and Viking Global Co-Chief Investment Officer Tom Purcell (B ’93) on June 12, 2012, for the City Alliance Executive Panel Discussion in London. The event, which will be moderated by Kristen Eshak Weldon (B ’00), will take place at Nomura International at 7 p.m.

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  • Barry Salzberg

    Georgetown McDonough Announces Commencement Speakers

    LivingSocial CEO and Co-founder Tim O’Shaughnessy and Global CEO of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited Barry Salzberg will speak at the undergraduate and graduate commencement ceremonies for Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business.