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SEGELSTEIN: An Open Letter to Catholic Freshmen

SEGELSTEIN: An Open Letter to Catholic Freshmen

You’ve heard his name before, and you’ve likely walked past him countless times. But don’t be deceived by his immobility — he was well-travelled. Born in 1735, the steward of the Healy Gates was educated in Northern France. He had been a member of the Society of Jesus for 20[Read More…]

by September 13, 2017 4 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
SEGELSTEIN: Our Essential Suffering

SEGELSTEIN: Our Essential Suffering

The first day of Lent is perhaps the busiest day of the year for Dahlgren Chapel. Far more Hoyas come to Mass on Ash Wednesday than attend weekly Sunday service, even though only the latter is morally obligated by the Catholic Church. There are two ways to view this discrepancy.[Read More…]

by March 24, 2017 1 comment Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Jack’s Snacks Rolls Onto Campus

Jack’s Snacks, a convenience cart service run by students for students, made its first rounds in freshman dorms across campus earlier this month, offering wares from simple over-the-counter medicines to drinks and snacks. Five McDonough School of Business students founded the for-profit business as a project in the first-year MSB[Read More…]

by November 18, 2016 0 comments Business, Business - Top
COURTESY ORDER & LIBERTY
The non-profit publication 'Order & Liberty' was founded by Georgetown students and offers conservative commentary to inform debate on campuses around the nation.

‘Order & Liberty’ Comes to Georgetown

Last month, the founding of The Georgetown Review, Georgetown’s first-ever daily conservative publication, and the Georgetown University Right to Life chalking incident prompted campus-wide reflection on the quality, balance and freedom of speech at Georgetown. Amid these developments, Order & Liberty, an online publication founded last year by a Georgetown[Read More…]

by November 4, 2016 0 comments Business, Business - Top
COURTESY GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY PUBLIC REAL ESTATE FUND
James McLoughlin, back middle, and Lena Duffield, front middle, are members of the inaugural executive committee of the Georgetown University Public Real Estate Fund.

New Real Estate Fund Secures $100K, Aims Higher

In partnership with Georgetown University’s Steers Center for Global Real Estate, the Georgetown University Public Real Estate Fund launched this semester and has so far raised $100,000. GUPREF is a student-run investment fund that manages money in collaboration with the university’s endowment and invests in publicly traded real estate investment[Read More…]

by October 28, 2016 0 comments Business, Business - Top
COURTESY GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY GLOBAL HUMAN DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
Moderator Dave Muchow, managing partner at Muchowlaw, right, spoke with alumni entrepreneurs Jake Decicco, left, Phillip Wong and Ann Yang and Dan Berger, not pictured.

GU Alums Discuss Keys to Startup Success

Last week, alumni entrepreneurs came back to campus to offer guidance and advice to students at a panel in the Intercultural Center’s Executive Conference Room. The School of Foreign Service and Georgetown’s Global Human Development Program co-sponsored the event, which was titled “What’s It Take to Be a Hoya Entrepreneur?”[Read More…]

by October 14, 2016 0 comments Business, Business - Top
SeaWorld Partnership Faces Criticism, Protest

SeaWorld Partnership Faces Criticism, Protest

More than 20 demonstrators from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals protested outside of the Rafik B. Hariri building during a discussion between SeaWorld Parks and Entertainment President and CEO Joel Manby and President and CEO of the Humane Society of the United States Wayne Pacelle on Sept. 29.[Read More…]

by October 10, 2016 2 comments Business, Business - Top
COURTESY RAFAEL SUANES/GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY 
Rich Battista attended the McDonough School of Business and was recently appointed CEO of the media giant Time Inc.

Alum Rich Battista Made CEO of Time

McDonough School of Business alumnus and founder and Chairman of the Georgetown Entertainment and Media Alliance Rich Battista (GSB ’86) was appointed CEO of Time Inc. last week after 25 years of experience in the media industry. Battista, who currently serves as executive vice president at Time, succeeds former CEO[Read More…]

by September 23, 2016 0 comments Business, Business - Top