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Breaking the Cycle

April 1st, 2019

Georgetown University launched a program to transform the lives of a highly select group of District of Columbia residents released from the city’s correctional facilities who show strong potential to become successful leaders and role models in their communities.

Experts Discuss Social Impact Investing in San Francisco

March 1st, 2019

Alumni gathered Feb. 25 in San Francisco to hear a panel of executives in finance and social entrepreneurship discuss impact investing with Bill Novelli, founder of McDonough’s Global Social Enterprise Initiative and distinguished professor of the practice.

A Dream Deferred

October 17th, 2018

Carlos Sera never gave up on his dream to graduate from Georgetown, and Georgetown never gave up on him.

Thirteen Faculty Join McDonough in 2018-2019

September 7th, 2018

Georgetown McDonough welcomed new tenured and tenure-track faculty members, as well as visiting faculty members, teaching professors, lecturers, and faculty fellows, in the 2018-2019 academic year.

Anderson Receives Award for Excellence in Teaching

June 6th, 2018

Kirsten Anderson, teaching professor of accounting, received the 2018 Dorothy Brown Award from Georgetown University — the only teaching prize for which all undergraduate students across campus vote.

#Trending: Tax Day

April 13th, 2018

Tax Day is quickly approaching on April 17. Georgetown McDonough experts discuss what you should keep in mind if you are still working on your return,…

#Trending: Fintech

March 20th, 2018

In this episode of #Trending, Professors Reena Aggarwal, Gilles Hilary, and John Jacobs discuss the implications of fintech and blockchain for the bus…

Why Blockchain Won’t Drive Accountants, Auditors From Their Jobs

March 16th, 2018

Gilles Hilary, accounting professor with Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, agreed with the white paper’s conclusions. “Blockchain technology will help you to deal with the plumbing—the mundane transactions,” Hilary told Bloomberg Tax. “But there is a strategic aspect to financial reporting that will probably not be affected by this.” Subscription required.

4 Ways Taco Bell’s CEO Could Improve Chipotle

February 14th, 2018

If you look at spending patterns, pretty much everybody who walks into Chipotle is buying just a burrito or a burrito bowl — and maybe guacamole,” said Jason Schloetzer, a professor at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business. “There is a huge opportunity to add to their sales, whether that’s by offering combo meals or new items” like nachos.