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  • Happy MBAs at MSB
    McDonough Announces 2019 Commencement Schedule
  • Georgetown University students with Jack the Bulldog on Healy Lawn
    Georgetown McDonough Launches Master’s in Management Program

    Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business has announced the launch of a new Master of Science in Management (MiM) program for recent graduates who wish to supplement their bachelor’s degree with the business acumen and technology skills needed to succeed in a variety of industries.

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    Penny Pennington Addresses Professional Mentorship

    Penny Pennington, recently named managing partner of investment firm Edward Jones, reflected on her career, lessons she has learned about leadership, and the values that make Edward Jones a success in a Nov. 29 event for MBA students at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business.

  • Photo: Oliver Ames
    MBA Student Brings Spirit of Mount Everest to McDonough

    This May, Oliver Ames (MBA’20) became one of the fewer than 5,000 people who have reached the summit of Mount Everest.

  • Illustration of Georgetown McDonough associate professor Vishal Agrawal
    5 Ways to Become a More Sustainable Consumer

    How you can better evaluate the sustainability of the products you buy and the companies you support.

  • Georgetown EMBA graduate Caroline Decker in front of an Amtrak train
    Working on the Railroad

    All the live long day, Caroline Decker (EMBA’16) keeps Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor trains running smoothly.

  • Georgetown MBA graduate Forrest Fauth in one of his company's apartment complex kitchens
    Good Faith

    Forrest Fauth (MBA’16) builds a successful real estate business while financially supporting his properties’ neighborhoods and tenants

  • Georgetown business graduate Amy Fong at Save the Children Hong Kong headquarters
    Childhood Goals

    A desire to create impact led Amy Fong (B’92) from financial services to a career helping indigent children as CEO of Save the Children Hong Kong.

  • Leonsis Family Entrepreneurship Prize Second Annual Bark Tank
    Georgetown Student and Alumni Entrepreneurs Win $100,000 in Prizes at Second Annual “Bark Tank” Event

    One Georgetown student’s efforts to save lives through vital monitoring and emergency alert wearable devices received a significant boost Nov. 28, thanks to Ted Leonsis (C’77, P’14, P’15), Zach Leonsis (MBA’15), and a team of expert entrepreneurs at Georgetown Entrepreneurship’s second annual “Bark Tank” pitch competition at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business.

  • MBA Students at Career Information Session
    Georgetown MBA Ranks 5th for Nonprofit Careers

    Georgetown McDonough ranked fifth in the Princeton Review’s ranking of MBA programs for careers in nonprofits for 2019.

  • Two men yelling at each other in an open office, with scared coworkers hiding nearby
    Civil Actions

    Rudeness at work can have a devastating effect on performance, Georgetown McDonough researchers have found. Thankfully, civility can do the opposite.

  • Global Sustainability Summit
    Global Business Initiative Hosts Sustainability Summit at National Geographic

    Executives from five major corporations discussed how they’re implementing sustainability efforts at a global summit on Thursday, Nov. 8, at National Geographic’s headquarters in Washington, D.C.

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    Undergraduate Course Teaches the Freedom to Innovate

    Through the Imagination and Creativity course, undergraduates develop their creativity and apply it to produce innovative solutions in hands-on projects. This semester, students worked with Campus Ministry and AARP.

  • Georgetown EMBA student exiting the Hariri Building
    Georgetown EMBA Prepares Students for Entrepreneurship

    About a third of graduates from Georgetown's EMBA program will go on to start their own businesses.

  • Kelsey Lents and JP Coakley in the space that will become Two Birds
    Out of Office

    Coworking spaces are changing not just where people work, but how they work. Georgetown alumni are driving the transformation.

  • GSEI executive director Leslie Crutchfield, photo by Drake Sorey
    Change Happens

    At GSEI and in a new book, Leslie Crutchfield keeps her finger on the pulse of how and why social changes occur, or do not, in the 21st century.

  • Pivot -- SCS Atrium
    New Pivot Program to Change Lives of D.C. Returning Citizens

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

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    Miller Receives NSF Grant for Beer, Tuna Industry Research

    Nathan Miller, associate professor of strategy and economics, received a grant from the National Science Foundation to support his research on collusion in the beer and tuna industries. The $57,000 grant will support a graduate student in economics to help analyze the ways in which companies cooperate to distort pricing.

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    Georgetown Places Near Top in Business School, Non-Traditional Student Rankings

    According to College Factual the Undergraduate Program at the McDonough School of Business ranked fifth overall among business schools and third for finance programs. In addition, the university ranked 23rd programs for non-traditional students, which College Factual defines as students who are not first-time, full-time students under 25.

  • Entrepreneurship Day 2017
    Georgetown Entrepreneurship Wins Award for Student Engagement

    Georgetown Entrepreneurship, serving all of Georgetown University from the McDonough School of Business, was recognized by the Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers (GCEC) with the Outstanding Student Engagement and Leadership award.

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    MBA Program Ranked #10 for Careers in Finance

    Georgetown McDonough’s MBA program placed 10th in Business Insider’s ranking of MBA programs based on the number of students going into a career in finance.

  • Georgetown MBA Advances to 20 in Businessweek Ranking 2018
    Georgetown MBA Advances 15 places to #20 in Bloomberg Businessweek Ranking

    Bloomberg Businessweek ranked the Georgetown McDonough Full-time MBA 20th in its 2018 Best B-Schools ranking, up 15 positions from last year.

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    Georgetown Entrepreneurship Announces Finalists of the Leonsis Family Entrepreneurship Prize

    Students and alumni to present business ventures at second annual “Bark Tank” event on Nov. 28.

  • MSF Ranked #1 Online Master’s in Finance Program in the U.S.

    The Master of Science in Finance (MSF) program at Georgetown McDonough has been ranked first among online MSF programs by OnlineMasters.com. The program also was lauded as having the best overall curriculum.

  • MBA Employment Report 2018
    MBAs Set Records for Salaries and Placements in 2018

    With an average salary of $116,946 and 98 percent of employment-seeking students receiving a job offer within three months of graduation, the Georgetown McDonough Full-time MBA Class of 2018 set new career placement records.

  • MBA Program Partners with Reaching Out MBA

    Georgetown McDonough’s MBA Program has a new formal partnership with Reaching Out MBA (ROMBA), an association for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer MBA students, that will allow the program to name two ROMBA fellows in the next academic year.

  • Georgetown National Black MBA Association Fellows at the NBMBAA Conference
    Georgetown McDonough Names National Black MBA Fellows

    Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business is hosting its first class of National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA) fellows this academic year, after formalizing its relationship with the association last year.

  • Jose Luis Guerrero Cusumano
    Guerrero Cusumano Receives Distinguished Educator Award

    Jose Luis Guerrero Cusumano, associate professor of operations and information management, received the Industrial Engineering and Operations Management 2018 Distinguished Educator Award for his research, education, and dedication to the field.

  • Kasra Ferdows
    Ferdows Named Bestselling Case Author

    Kasra Ferdows, the Heisley Family Chair Professor of Global Manufacturing, was named the 20th best-selling case author for the 2017-2018 academic year by the Case Centre.

  • Sarika Patel
    Summer Internship Spotlight: Sarika Patel (MSF’19), MSF Investment Clinic

    As part of the MSF Investment Clinic, Sarika Patel (MSF'19) worked with a venture capital firm to set up a fund of Indian startup companies that aim to have a social impact.

  • Hariri Foundation-USA President Rafic A. Bizri and Dean Paul Almeida unveil a bust of Rafik B. Hariri
    Bust of Rafik B. Hariri Unveiled at Hariri Symposium

    A newly commissioned bust of Rafik B. Hariri was unveiled Oct. 9 at the annual Hariri Symposium. The school is housed in the Rafik B. Hariri Building, named after the late prime minister of Lebanon.

  • Georgetown University President John J. DeGioia and Zach Leonsis (MBA'15) cut the ribbon for the Georgetown Venture Lab
    University Celebrates Launch of Georgetown Venture Lab

    Georgetown Entrepreneurship hosted a celebration to recognize the grand opening of the Georgetown Venture Lab, sponsored by the Leonsis Family, on Monday, Oct. 1.