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Georgetown McDonough students, faculty, and staff are newsmakers, whether being featured in the press, in the award-winning Georgetown Business magazine, or on social media. Learn more about the Office of Marketing and Communications, and find access to the school's media kit, downloadable images, and more.

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Georgetown Celebrates Student Entrepreneurs

John Fernandez, Doug Grant, and Craig Poland have had meetings at hospitals across the country to make it easier for those facing blood cancer to find a match for a potentially lifesaving stem...

MBA Student Wins International Leadership Award

Abby Schwartz, a second-year MBA student at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business, is the recipient of the 2016 Graduate Business Forum (GBF) Responsible Leadership Award. Schwartz was...

Marlene Morris Towns
Queen Elizabeth II at 90: Why The Royal Family Enchants Americans So Much
"Generally, Americans tend to be quite nationalistic, and we don't think as much as we should about events outside our borders, so it's fascinating that the royal family is so popular...
Dean Thomas GBI-
Teams Who Share Personal Stories Are More Effective
One remedy is for team members to devote some time to highlighting their different ideas, backgrounds, and perspectives. Robin Ely of Harvard Business School and David Thomas, the current dean of...
James J. Angel
Citadel Tops List of Private U.S. Trading Venues
"By putting out this data, it gives us a sense of who is doing what and it gives us a better understanding of how stock trades take place," said James Angel, a finance professor at...
Kurt Carlson
Hard to Disagree With the Power of Three
In business, when it comes to messaging, three items suffice and four are too many, according to experiments with college students conducted by Professor Suzanne Shu from UCLA’s business school and...
The 40 Under 40 Most Outstanding MBA Professors
Allison Koester, assistant professor of accounting, is one of the 2016 “40 Under 40 Most Outstanding MBA Professors,” according to Poets & Quants. The list recognizes rising stars at business...
betsy sigman
Facebook Hires Google 'Moonshot' Exec for R&D
"Being at DARPA, which created the Internet, makes this an especially interesting hire," says Betsy Page Sigman, professor of operations and information management at Georgetown University...
Bats Gets Its Stock Trading, Rebounding From Failed 2012 IPO
“This time everything went smoothly and they’re off and running,” said James Angel, a finance professor at Georgetown University in Washington. “This was a perfectly engineered IPO,” he added. “All...
michael czinkota
Restore America’s Engines of Opportunity
A contributed article co-authored by Michael Czinkota, associate professor of international business: American business ideas support America’s competitors. American higher education transfers its...
jeff reid
What Many Entrepreneurs Do Wrong Once Their Startup Becomes Successful
A contributed article by Jeff Reid, founding director of the Georgetown Entrepreneurship Initiative: To me, maintaining a startup is a bit of an oxymoron. I’m of the philosophy — from the school of...
Former Katz Dean Jumps To Kogod School
Meantime, St. John’s University also announced that Norean R. Sharpe, currently senior associate dean and director of the undergraduate program at the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown, will...
Best Undergraduate Business Schools 2016
Businessweek has named Georgetown McDonough’s Undergraduate Program 17th in the nation – one position higher than its previous ranking in 2014.
Consumer Spending Continues to Climb in April

Researchers from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business predict an increase in consumer spending from March to April. The Problem-Driven Consumption Index (PDCI) – based on the idea...

Georgetown McDonough Senior Candace Milner Selected to Receive Landegger Community Service Award
Discussion: Defining Competition and Telecommunications Policy

WHAT: The Center for Business and Public Policy (CBPP) at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business will host “The Evolution of “Competition”: Lessons for 21st-Century...

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