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WILLIAM ZHU/THE HOYA
After renovating its former hibachi grills, Epicurean and Company has opened a noodle and rice bowl station open from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., which will allow customers to customize their orders.

Epicurean Launches Noodle Station

Epicurean and Company opened a noodle and rice bowl station offering custom-made pho and rice and noodle bowls with chicken, beef, shrimp, tofu and vegetables March 8. Georgetown students encountered the new addition upon returning to the restaurant for the first time after spring break. This is not the first[Read More…]

by March 16, 2017 0 comments Business, Business - Top
Seeking Your Alpha

Seeking Your Alpha

By the time you graduate from business school with a degree in finance, you can value assets, optimize investment portfolios, structure complex transactions and more. The problem is, when you step out into the real world, those skills are a dime a dozen. To be a top-tier employee, you will[Read More…]

by March 16, 2017 0 comments Business, Business - Top
COURTESY BAKER CENTER 
Kelly Schneider (GRD ’18), left, Christian Conroy (GRD ’18) and Adam Bouyamourn (GRD ’18) each received $20,000 for their projects.

Baker Grant Winners Tackle Global Issues

Georgetown graduate students Adam Bouyamourn (GRD ’18), Christian Conroy, (GRD ’18), Jacob Ford (GRD ’18), Rebecca Gerr (GRD ’18), and Kelly Schneider (GRD ’18) are each working find ways to enact meaningful and realistic change on global policies issues within a year with the $20,000 from the Baker Innovation Grant.[Read More…]

by March 16, 2017 0 comments Business, Business - Top
Corp Hosts Local Entrepreneurs

Corp Hosts Local Entrepreneurs

To introduce Georgetown students to the intersection between food and entrepreneurship, Students of Georgetown, Inc. hosted Greg Menna and Jesse Konig, respective founders of local businesses District Donut and Swizzler, for the second installment of the Food Entrepreneurship Series on Feb. 28. The event was co-sponsored by Startup Hoyas, Spoon[Read More…]

by March 14, 2017 0 comments Business, Business - Top
University Students to Compete in Global Venture Capital Competition

University Students to Compete in Global Venture Capital Competition

Georgetown’s Venture Capital Investment Competition team is to compete in the VCIC Global Finals after earning first-place honors at the VCIC 2017 South Regional Finals, held at Rice University in Houston, Texas, on Feb. 10. The team, composed of Chris Cottrell (MBA ’17), Shreya Adiraju (MBA ’17), Sofocles Papas (MBA[Read More…]

by March 13, 2017 0 comments Business, Business - Top
The World Cup’s Empty Economic Promises

The World Cup’s Empty Economic Promises

Brazil and South Africa all stood to benefit from the immense expansion of infrastructure that came with hosting the World Cup. In Brazil and South Africa there was an increase in gross domestic product following the competition. Qatar, which is slated to host the next World Cup, there is a[Read More…]

by March 11, 2017 0 comments Business, Business - Top
Colin Maloney /THE HOYA
The Capital Region Celebration of Women in Computing aimed to encourage women to participate to computer science and advertised career opportunities for students.

Georgetown Hosts Women in Computing Conference

The university hosted the Capital Region Celebration of Women in Computing to raise awareness of women in computer science fields Feb. 24 and 25. This is the first year that Georgetown has hosted the event and this year’s attendance was the highest CAPWIC has ever experienced with over 200 people[Read More…]

by March 11, 2017 0 comments Business, Business - Top
COURTESY STARTUPHOYAS
Nitin Iyengar, left, Sebastien Garcia (GRD ’17), Rainier Go (MSB ’17), Shivum Bharill (COL ’17) and Chris Gabon attended Entrepreneurship: A Force for Good, where 16 student startups competed.

Students Pitch Startups at Competition

StartupHoyas hosted a competition titled Entrepreneurship: A Force for Good, at which 16 student-led startups pitched their ideas and products on Feb. 14. Grants were awarded based on a four-tier system. A people’s choice winner was chosen using the popular vote and received $500. The third-, second- and first-place teams[Read More…]

by February 23, 2017 0 comments Business, Business - Top
COURTESY JUDD NICHOLSON
Chief Information Officer Judd Nicholson previously worked for the U.S. Marshals Service as deputy CIO before coming to work at Georgetown.

Q&A: Judd Nicholson Promotes Technology’s Role on Campus

Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer at Georgetown Judd Nicholson talked with The Hoya about his background, current University Information Services projects and technology issues relevant to students on campus. Can you introduce yourself and give us some information on your background and experiences that you bring[Read More…]

by February 23, 2017 1 comment Business, Business - Top
COURTESY MICROCOACHING
Dan Tasch (GRD ’17), along with his partner Emre Ruhi (GRD ‘17), founded Microcoaching as a videogame tutoring company.

Georgetown Students Start Video Game Tutoring Company

Microcoaching, an on-demand video game coaching platform founded by Emre Ruhi (GRD ’17) and Dan Tasch (GRD ’17), connects gamers seeking to improve their skills with more experienced players to minimize frustration and maximize enjoyment. Both Ruhi and Tasch have possessed a passion for gaming since high school. After meeting[Read More…]

by February 23, 2017 0 comments Business, Business - Top