Press Release Archive

  • Fall 2011 Magazine Cover

    Georgetown Business Magazine Goes Digital

    The fall 2011 issue of Georgetown Business is now available as a DigiMag®. The digital edition features the full content of the print magazine, with an interactive table of contents and links to videos and additional information. Pages flip with a click, offering the reading experience of a traditional magazine with expanded online features.

  • U.S. Should Not Fear Services Trade According to New Book

    “Global Trade in Services: Fear, Facts, and Offshoring” Provides Necessary Research to Develop Future U.S. Trade Policy and Rebalance Global Economy

  • Georgetown McDonough Named a Top School for African Americans

    Last month, Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business was ranked as one of the top 25 business schools for African Americans in 2011 by the Black Equal Opportunity Employment Journal, an African American business and career magazine.

  • Telefonica Chairman to Speak on Business in Emerging Markets

    Inaki Urdangarin to Discuss Lessons Learned from Conducting Business in Latin America
    at Distinguished Leaders Series, Nov. 1

  • Former Senator Bob Dole to Receive Award at Conference

    Georgetown University Event to be Emceed by News Anchor Judy Woodruff

    The Honorable Bob Dole will receive the Georgetown University Human Spirit Award at the second annual Conference on Employment of People with Disabilities on Monday, Oct. 31, 2011. The former Senate majority leader, statesman, and major Senate sponsor of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is being honored for his lifetime commitment and contributions to the independence and employment of people with disabilities.

  • Norean Sharpe

    Norean Sharpe Keynote Speaker at Higher Education Conference

    Undergraduate Dean Norean Sharpe was a keynote speaker at the Women Administrators in Higher Education’s 2011 Annual Conference, titled “Transitions: Staying Afloat in a Sea of Change” on September 16 in Washington, D.C.  Sharpe spoke on the subject of challenges of change management, specifically how to effectively implement real programmatic change.

  • Global Advanced Management Program Now Accepting Applications

    Business executives seeking to create a global professional network, gain knowledge of international markets, and develop competencies needed for a successful career in a competitive and globalized economy are invited to enroll in the Global Advanced Management Program at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business.

  • Executive MBA Program Advances 11 Positions in Financial Times Ranking

    The Financial Times' 2011 ranking of Executive MBA programs lists Georgetown's McDonough School of Business at 35th in the world, up 11 positions from last year's ranking. Georgetown's Executive MBA also is listed as the 9th stand-alone program in the United States.

  • Olympians to Meet With Business Students, Oct. 25

    Students at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business are invited to meet three Olympic and Paralympic athletes on Tuesday, Oct. 25, in Fisher Colloquium.

    Evan Lysacek (figure skating), Jonathan Horton (gymnastics), and Mallory Weggemann (swimming) will speak with students and sign autographs from 4 to 5 p.m.

    Students also will have the opportunity to connect with leaders and recruiters from Deloitte, which is sponsoring the event.

  • Global Engagement Course Launches Executive Development Programs

    Intensive, three-day Executive Development courses on select business topics will launch this fall at Georgetown's McDonough School of Business with a program offering executives, diplomats and non-governmental leaders an in-depth approach to creating, influencing and executing non-market strategy in the global economy. 'Global Engagement: Non-market Strategy and International Business' runs from November 30 - December 2, 2011. For more information

  • MBA Students Travel and Network During Career Treks

    During a week-long break between courses this month, MBA students will be traveling in the United States and abroad to network and learn more about specific industries during the school’s Career Treks.

    Organized by student clubs in conjunction with the MBA Career Center, Career Treks are designed to promote interaction and networking with alumni and other important leaders within the business community.

  • Executive Development Courses Launching This Fall

    Open Enrollment Courses to be Offered for Executives Seeking to Enhance Their Skills in Specific Subject Areas

  • Center for Business and Public Policy Releases Research on Broadband Technology in Rural Areas

    Professors John Mayo & Jeffrey Macher Discuss Recent Research and Its Application to Telecommunications Policy

    Two Georgetown University McDonough School of Business professors discussed “Achieving Rural Universal Service in a Broadband Era: Emergent Evidence from the Evolution of Telephone Demand” at a luncheon on Capitol Hill Monday.

  • Dr. Sudip Bose

    Army Physician Who Treated Captured Saddam Hussein Discusses Leadership and Service, Oct. 19

    Dr. Sudip Bose, the physician who treated Saddam Hussein after his capture in December 2003, will discuss “The Battle Continues: Lessons Learned in Combat and How to Apply Them to Everyday Life,” Wednesday, Oct. 19, at 5 p.m. in the Hariri Building’s Fisher Colloquium as part of the Georgetown McDonough School of Business Distinguished Leaders Series.

  • Marcia Miceli

    Marcia Miceli’s Research Honored by Journal of Business Ethics

    Two articles written by Professor of Management Marcia Miceli have been honored by the Journal of Business Ethics as part of its 30th anniversary publication that includes a collection of “citation classics.”

    This list includes the 33 most cited articles in the journal’s history, measured by impact on the academic field and citations by other authors.

  • Christine Porath

    Rude Employee Behavior Drives Away Business Says Christine Porath

    Retail business customers who witness rude behavior among employees often are driven away without reporting the negative experience, leaving managers unaware of harmful behavior, according to research co-authored by Christine Porath, an assistant professor at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, published in September’s Journal of Service Research.

  • EMBA Alumnus Named a Top CEO

    CEO Update has named Matt Shay, Executive MBA class of 2011 alumnus, one of the “Top CEOs in Associations” in 2011. Shay has been CEO of the National Retail Foundation, the world’s largest retail trade association since 2010.