Press Release Archive

  • Successful Leaders Share Insights on Meditation, April 9

    Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business and the John Main Center for Meditation will present “Meditation and Leadership: Leading from the Center” featuring advice from four successful leaders who will draw upon their personal experiences about the link between meditation and leadership.

    The speakers include Ray Dalio, founder of Bridgewater Associates, Laurence Freeman (OSB), founder and director of the World Community for Christian Meditation, and Sean Hagan, general counsel of the IMF.

  • Growing Incivility in the Workplace

    In a recent Washington Post commentary, Christine Porath, associate professor at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, wrote about the growing prevalence of rudeness at work, and this is costing businesses money. Porath and Christine Pearson, professor of global leadership at the Thunderbird School of Management, have been studying the impact of bad behavior on the workplace for 15 years.  

  • Incorporating Big Data Into the Classroom, Apr. 3

    Everyone is talking about Big Data, but there are questions about how schools should teach about Big Data.  Organized by faculty at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, this conference is designed to bring together faculty, students, and executives from the region to talk about the best ways to incorporate Big Data in the classroom, focusing on industry trends, academic resources, and employment needs.

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