Press Release Archive

  • The Economics and Policy of Franchising

    The Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy at the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business will host “The Economics and Policy of Franchising,” a Business, Economics and Public Policy Seminar.

    The event features remarks by Francine LaFontaine, William Davidson Professor of Business, Economics, and Public Policy at the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan, and Barry Heller, partner, DLA Piper.

    Lunch will be served during the event.

  • Cypher Moderates Panel on “Global Flux and Real Estate”

    Matthew L. Cypher, professor of the practice in real estate finance and director of the Real Estate Finance Initiative at Georgetown McDonough, moderated a panel discussion on “Global Flux and Real Estate – Where are we Headed?” on October 21 in New York City. The panel included Robert H. Steers (B’75), co-chair of the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business Board of Directors and co-chief executive officer of Cohen & Steers, Inc., and Jonathan D. Gray, global head of real estate and a member of the board of directors of Blackstone.

  • Financial Markets Panel Discussion to Address the Role of Shareholder Activism in Corporate Governance

    The Georgetown Center for Financial Markets and Policy, housed in the university’s McDonough School of Business, will host a timely dialogue on the role of shareholder activism in corporate decision-making in partnership with the Financial Times. The event, to be held in New York City, will bring together policymakers, market participants, and scholars to discuss critical issues related to the scope and forms of shareholder involvement following the financial crisis.

  • Georgetown to Host Discussion on Generational Equity and National Debt

    Georgetown University will host the final stop of the five-week, cross-country “Generational Equity Tour” presented by the non-partisan The Can Kicks Back campaign on Tuesday, October 29, at 7 p.m. in the Rafik B.  Hariri Building’s Lohrfink Auditorium. The tour seeks to educate and engage millennials on how the federal budget and national debt are impacting their generation.

  • Implementing the Affordable Care Act

    Washington, D.C. – The Global Social Enterprise Initiative (GSEI) at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business and the National Restaurant Association (NRA) have partnered to explore the challenges and complexities related to implementing the Affordable Care Act (ACA) within the restaurant and foodservice industry.

  • Georgetown Hosts Honest Tea Founder

    Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business will host Seth Goldman, co-founder and TeaEO of Honest Tea, the nation’s top-selling organic bottled tea company. The event is part of the school’s Stanton Distinguished Leaders Series, which regularly brings business leaders to campus to interact with students.

    Goldman will share personal insights and business lessons, as well as talk about his new business book in comic form, Mission in a Bottle, which examines the journey of creating a mission-driven world business in a profit-driven world.

  • Reunion Celebrates 30 Years of Graduate Business Education

    Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business celebrated the 30th anniversary of graduate education at the school during its Graduate Business Reunion, October 4-6, 2013. MBA, Executive MBA, and Executive Master’s in Leadership alumni joined the MBA Class of 1983 to celebrate this milestone.

  • Executive MBA Programs Rise in Financial Times Rankings

    The Financial Times has listed two Georgetown University McDonough School of Business programs among the world’s best Executive MBA Programs.

  • Global Embassy Series Hosts OAS Ambassador

    Ambassador Jorge Hevia, Permanent Observer of Spain to the Organization of American States (OAS), spoke to undergraduate and graduate business students about the role of Latin America in the global economy on October 16. The ambassador’s visit was part of the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business Global Embassy Series where challenges and opportunities in Latin America are discussed.

  • MBA Student Blogs About Choosing Georgetown

    Ashley Clausnitzer, a Georgetown McDonough first-year MBA student and Forté Foundation Fellow, is writing a blog for the Forté Foundation’s website about her experience choosing to attend the McDonough School of Business. The blog offers advice to prospective graduate students on choosing the right fit for graduate education.

  • Georgetown McDonough's Global Business Initiative Presents Back in Business

    The Global Business Initiative at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business presents Back in Business: How Competitiveness Re-emerges in the United States as it Moves from Manufacturing to Brainfacturing.

  • Christopher Long Receives Best Paper Award at Management Theory Conference

    Christopher Long, assistant professor of management at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business, was honored with the “Best Paper” award at the Management Theory Conference held in San Francisco on September 28. The paper is titled “Authority and Action through the Eyes of the Manager: The Roles of Control, Trust, and Fairness.” 

  • Sunita Sah’s Research Published in Ethics Journal

    Sunita Sah, an assistant professor of business ethics at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business, recently had a paper published in the Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics. Sah is the author of “Physicians under the Influence: Social Psychology and Industry Marketing Strategies,” part of a symposium on institutional corruption and pharmaceutical policy. The journal also includes 16 articles on the sources of institutional corruption, how it occurs, and what is corrupted. The symposium was published in conjunction with the Edmund J.

  • McDonough Ranks No. 8 for Social Media

    MBA50.com has ranked Georgetown McDonough No. 8 for its social media presence among other MBA programs.  As of press time, Georgetown McDonough has over 42,500 Twitter followers and more than 4,800 Facebook “Likes”. Join the conversation by following @msbgu on Twitter and liking the school’s Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/GeorgetownMcDonough