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COURTESY STARTUP WEEKEND DC
MSB professor Eric Koester, right, spoke during the third annual Startup Weekend, where teams collaborated to develop products.

Collaboration Rules at Startup Weekend

The third annual Startup Weekend welcomed 50 participants to the McDonough School of Business for three days of entrepreneurial collaboration from Nov. 4 to Nov. 6. The event, which was one of many are sponsored worldwide by the entrepreneurship catalyzing company Tech Stars, kicked off on Friday night, beginning with[Read More…]

by November 11, 2016 0 comments Business, Business - Top
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A panel of commentators discussed issues of working-class Americans for a crowd of about 60 spectators at a panel event Tuesday, stressing solidarity to heal national divides.

Panel Discusses State of Working Class Families

The Catholic teaching of solidarity is essential in addressing the societal neglect of working class families, according to a panel of commentators, labor leaders and Catholic advocates for working-class families at an event on Tuesday. “[Solidarity] is one of the fundamentals of our social doctrine — the fact that we[Read More…]

by October 28, 2016 0 comments Business, Business - Top
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Applicants for this season’s MBA selection cycle at the McDonough School of Business will be required to submit a new video component. The addition of video mirrors general changes in the job market.

New Georgetown MBA App Features Video

The McDonough School of Business has added a video component to its Masters of Business Administration application cycle, embracing a recent trend in both MBA programs and the job market. In reforming its application in this way, the MSB follows other elite business schools, such as Northwestern University’s Kellogg School[Read More…]

by October 14, 2016 0 comments Business, Business - Top
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Epicurean and Company will add a new noodle bar feature to its location on Georgetown’s campus.
Renovations for the dining area will be completed in October, offering students new on-campus fare.

Epicurean Adds Noodle Station

After three months of renovations, Epicurean and Company will open a made-to-order noodle bar this October, offering students a variety of meat, vegetable and noodle dishes. The noodle bar will be set beside the sushi bar, replacing the hibachi grills that Epicurean once maintained. Beginning two years ago, Epicurean offered[Read More…]

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

Evan McMullin Discusses 2016 Presidential Run

Independent presidential candidate Evan McMullin advocated for an American interventionist policy abroad at a Sept. 20 speech hosted by the McCourt School of Public Policy’s Institute of Politics and Public Service, which was followed by a question-and-answer session. Hosted in the Healey Family Student Center, McMullin’s remarks, entitled “A New[Read More…]

by September 23, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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Guards will no longer monitor dorms overnight in an effort to re-appropiate funds toward security maintenance.

Overnight Guards Replaced by CCTV Surveillance

Security guards will no longer monitor dorms overnight, in an effort by the Georgetown University Policy Department and the Office of Residential Living to re-appropriate funds toward closed-circuit TV camera maintenance and other security expenses. Security guards will now monitor dormitories from a new Security Operations Center —located in the[Read More…]

by September 9, 2016 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
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NSA Director Admiral Michael S. Rogers addressed the issues of cyberattacks in an address at the sixth annual International Conference on Cyber Engagement on Tuesday.

FBI and NSA Directors Talk Cyber Safety

FBI Director James Comey and NSA Director Admiral Michael S. Rogers emphasized the growing risk of cyberattacks and the need to better respond to them in their keynote speeches at the sixth annual International Conference on Cyber Engagement in Gaston Hall on Tuesday. The conference, which also included a public[Read More…]

by April 29, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Johnson Speaks Out Against Abortion

Former Planned Parenthood Clinic Director and anti-abortion activist Abby Johnson condemned the abortion services offered by the women’s health care provider at an event organized by Georgetown University Right to Life in Dahlgren Chapel on Wednesday night. Johnson, who resigned from Planned Parenthood in 2009 after witnessing an abortion through[Read More…]

by April 22, 2016 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top

SFS Alum’s Book Inspires Entrepreneurs

Patrick McGinnis (SFS ’98) proved that your choice in major does not necessarily determine your career path in his book, “The 10% Entrepreneur,” released on April 12. The book is geared toward working men and women with an interest in entrepreneurship, offering professional advice on how to entertain this interest[Read More…]

by April 15, 2016 0 comments Business, Business - Top
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OWN IT 2016: Future of Science & Technology

United States Chief Technology Officer Megan Smith and Deputy Administrator of NASA Dava Newman pushed for a greater appreciation of women in science, technology, engineering and math fields during their “The Future of Science & Technology” talk at the OWN IT Summit Saturday. The panelists discussed their experience solving 21st-century[Read More…]

by April 12, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top