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C-3PO or ‘The Terminator’? — A Word on AI

C-3PO or ‘The Terminator’? — A Word on AI

October 28, 2016 at 3:35 am 0 comments

If you were to ask a dozen people to describe what they think of when they hear the phrase “artificial intelligence,” or AI, you would likely receive a dozen different responses. While the optimists in the group might reference friendly robots like C-3PO as the culmination of AI, the pessimistsRead More

Your Career

Your Career

October 28, 2016 at 3:30 am 0 comments

In the midst of recruiting season for the banking and consulting sectors, The Hoya spoke with experts attending events sponsored by the Cawley Career Education Center. These recruiters, associates, analysts, consultants and other professionals were asked for their insights and advice to guide students pursuing careers in their fields. ThisRead More

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Georgetown alumnus Noobtsaa Philip Vang launched Foodhini this week as a startup dedicated to helping immigrant chefs connect with customers seeking ethnic dishes.

Foodhini Startup Supports DC Immigrant Chefs

October 21, 2016 at 4:27 pm 0 comments

When Noobtsaa Philip Vang (GRD ’16) moved to Washington, D.C., from Minnesota for his MBA program at Georgetown in 2014, he found himself craving his mother’s home-cooked meals. But as a Hmong-American, Vang had trouble finding anything resembling his family’s cuisine in the District’s restaurants. According to the 2010 census,Read More

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Google released the Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones including Google Assistant, which the company claims is better than the iPhone's Siri.

Google Pixel Met With Optimism at GU

October 21, 2016 at 4:13 pm 1 comment

Google released its new Pixel and Pixel XL phones this Thursday, Oct. 20, to much anticipation within the Georgetown community. Students and faculty, after having mixed reviews for the latest releases of Google competitor Apple Inc. earlier this year — the iPhone 7 and Apple Watch 2 — were generallyRead More

Google vs. Apple: Why Their Competition Is Good For You

Google vs. Apple: Why Their Competition Is Good For You

October 21, 2016 at 4:00 pm 0 comments

Autumn is known as the season of endless midterms, overpriced Starbucks specialty drinks, sweater weather and, most importantly, new phone releases. While die-hard iPhone users are adjusting to Apple’s questionable decision to remove the headphone jack from the iPhone 7, Android enthusiasts are anticipating the late-October release of the GoogleRead More

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Georgetown alumnus Dan Berger's successful startup Social Tables recently received $13 million in investments.

Social Tables Receives $13M

October 21, 2016 at 3:53 pm 0 comments

Founded in 2011 by Dan Berger (GRD ’10), the event-planning software startup Social Tables received $13 million in investments to aid its expansion. The new round of funding will help launch a generation of products and expand employment. Social Tables currently has 135 employees serving 4,300 customers. According to Berger,Read More

What To Do Next

What To Do Next

October 21, 2016 at 3:42 pm 0 comments

In the midst of recruiting season for the banking and consulting sectors, The Hoya spoke with experts attending events sponsored by the Cawley Career Education Center. These recruiters, associates, analysts, consultants and other professionals were asked for their insights and advice to guide students interested in pursuing careers in theirRead More

Finding the Right Fit

Finding the Right Fit

October 14, 2016 at 3:40 am 0 comments

In the midst of recruiting season for the service, banking and consulting sectors, The Hoya spoke with experts attending events sponsored by the Cawley Career Education Center. These recruiters, associates, analysts, consultants and other professionals were asked for their insights and advice to guide students interested in pursuing careers inRead More

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During "The Regulatory and Policy Enivronment" segment, attendees received literature that included information on adaptation in regulation.

Regulators Tackle New Digital Markets

October 14, 2016 at 3:30 am 0 comments

Regulators must adapt to new financial technologies, federal experts said during a panel segment of the annual “Financial Markets Quality” conference co-hosted Wednesday by the McDonough School of Business’ Center for Financial Markets and Policy and the Financial Times. About 60 people attended the segment, titled “The Regulatory Policy Environment,”Read More

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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

October 14, 2016 at 3:20 am 0 comments

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 SchoolRead More