Press Release Archive

  • CEO Magazine Lists MBA Program in Top Tier

    CEO Magazine’s International Graduate Forum (IGF) 2013 Winter MBA rankings lists Georgetown’s McDonough MBA program in the top tier of North American business schools.

    The ranking examines key performance indicators considered to be of interest and value to potential students, including international diversity, class sizes, student work experience, faculty-to-student ratios, and academic and professional qualifications.

  • Georgetown MBA Advances in Financial Times Global Ranking

    The Full-time MBA Program at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business advanced four places to #36 in the 2014 Financial Times Global MBA Ranking, which was released on Monday, January 27.

    Georgetown McDonough achieved high placements among U.S. schools in the areas of alumni salaries, career progress, and aims achieved; the percentage of international students and women faculty at the school; the international experience provided by the program; the percentage of full-time faculty with doctorates; and the quality of faculty research.

  • Case Foundation Commits $100,000 to Georgetown Global Social Enterprise Initiative

    The Global Social Enterprise Initiative (GSEI) at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business today announced a new grant from the Case Foundation to support a range of impact investing initiatives. The funding is part of a new relationship between the GSEI and the Case Foundation. Jean Case, CEO of the foundation, currently is serving as Executive in Residence for the 2013-14 school year.

  • Nothing to Declare

    Professionals – such as doctors, lawyers, and financial advisors – face conflicts of interest (COIs) when they have a personal, and often financial, interest in giving biased advice. Requiring COI disclosure has become a popular way to try and protect consumers from biased advice, but previous research has shown that mandatory disclosures have little impact on advice recipients, and may even lead advisors to give more biased advice. However, virtually all of the prior studies questioned the effectiveness of COI disclosures that advisors were unable to avoid.

  • MBA Evening Program Expands to Tysons

    Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business announced today that it plans to offer its highly regarded MBA Evening Program in Tysons, Va., beginning in the fall of 2014, making the Georgetown MBA accessible to a new population of working professionals in the Greater Washington region.

  • EMBA Student Serves as Guide and Qualifies for Boston Marathon

    Georgetown McDonough Executive MBA student Nick Abramczyk and his friend Thomas Panek, who has been blind since his early 20's, have accomplished a goal they have been working toward: qualifying for the 2014 Boston Marathon. Abramczyk first served as a blind guide for Panek in October during the Army Ten-Miler in Washington, D.C. They trained by using a tether and directional code words. On December 8, the duo ran the California International Marathon and qualified for next year’s Boston Marathon. 

  • Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business and American Farm Bureau Federation Collaborate on Rural Entrepreneurship

    The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) and The Georgetown University McDonough School of Business Global Social Enterprise Initiative (GSEI) today announced a partnership to help strengthen rural America. The multi-year collaboration will address solutions to building greater economic opportunity and security for those who live in rural communities, starting with a program involving the Georgetown Entrepreneurship Initiative to advance rural entrepreneurship.

  • Georgetown Center for Financial Markets and Policy Appoints Distinguished Policy Fellow

    The Georgetown Center for Financial Markets and Policy at the McDonough School of Business has named Natwar Gandhi, former chief financial officer for the District of Columbia, as a Distinguished Policy Fellow.

  • The Urban Olive Branch: Study Finds Urban Youth Culture Breaks International Barriers for U.S. Marketers

    For decades, American marketers and public policy professionals have been challenged to create effective brands and messages that resonate with international markets. While social, political, and economic differences have created animosity towards the acceptance of American products, one market segment is breaking down these global barriers — the urban subculture.