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Grad Student Awarded Funds to Develop Medical Invention

Grad Student Awarded Funds to Develop Medical Invention

Shavini Fernando (GRD ’18) won $35,000 at the second annual Bark Tank, an event that awards funding to Georgetown students who pitch new business ventures, for her potentially lifesaving invention, O2Wear. The Leonsis Family Entrepreneurship Prize granted a total of $100,000 at the McDonough School of Business to current and[Read More…]

by December 7, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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2018 graduates of MBA programs had a 98 percent employment rate three months after graduation, a new record for the program.

MBA Graduates Set Record Salaries and Employment

Graduates from the Master of Business Administration program set new records in 2018 for salaries and job placements, the McDonough MBA Career Center announced Oct. 31. For the class of 2018, 98 percent of graduates received an employment offer within three months of graduation, an increase from 93 percent in[Read More…]

by November 9, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Fourteen speakers, including professors, students and chaplins, spoke at the seventh annual TEDxGeorgetown conference. The speeches focused on the theme “Ignite.”

TEDx Georgetown Speakers Ignite Gaston Hall Stage

The seventh annual TEDx Georgetown conference presented fourteen speakers, including Muslim chaplain Imam Yahya Hendi and Robert Bies, professor of management and director of the Executive Master’s in Leadership program at the McDonough School of Business, who spoke around the theme “Ignite.” The Oct. 27 conference in Gaston Hall included[Read More…]

by November 2, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
With 45% women, this year's incoming class in the McDonough School of Business Executive Master’s in Business Administration program boasts the highest percentage of women in the program's history.

MSB Master’s Program Accepts Highest Percentage of Women Ever

The McDonough School of Business Executive Master’s in Business Administration program reached its highest rate of female enrollment ever this year, with 45 percent female students. The 20-month program specializes in skills relevant to mid- to senior-level managers as they build on their experience and deepen their understanding of executive[Read More…]

by October 4, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

VIEWPOINT: Learning the ‘Rules of the Game’

Business has historically been dominated by white men who wrote the business world’s rules in ways that left little room for blacks and other people of color. Success in business should be determined by qualities such as the abilities to innovate and generate value; however, entrance into my preferred field[Read More…]

by September 14, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
Georgetown Initiatives Receive $1 Million to Fund Research

Georgetown Initiatives Receive $1 Million to Fund Research

A $1 million grant for research on the social enterprise movement and women’s economic mobility was awarded by the Bank of America Charitable Foundation to the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security and the McDonough School of Business’ Global Social Enterprise Initiative in August. The grant is intended to[Read More…]

by August 31, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY Former Xerox Chairman and CEO Ursula Burns urged McDonough School of Business graduates to use their Georgetown degrees for the good of others in her Saturday commencement address.

Burns Promotes Use of Technology for Problem-Solving in MSB Commencement Address

Using technology, recent graduates can work to forge a more equitable society, Ursula Burns, former chairman and CEO of Xerox, a business that provides print and digital document services, said in her commencement address to students of the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business on Friday. “You earned a degree[Read More…]

by May 24, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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New Technology Will ‘Rewrite’ Future of Banking, Citigroup CEO Says

Advances in banking technology will drive the future of the financial industry, Citigroup CEO Michael Corbat said during an event at the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business on Tuesday evening. Corbat covered a range of topics at the event, including the state of the financial industry, the industry’s future[Read More…]

by February 8, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Georgetown FinTech club is set to launch tonight.

FinTech Club to Launch, Recruit New Members

Georgetown FinTech, a new student organization that promotes opportunities for students at the intersection of finance and technology, launches this semester with its first information session tonight at 8 p.m. With graduate and undergraduate branches, Georgetown FinTech aims to expand opportunities for the community to work with FinTech, or financial[Read More…]

by January 24, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
RYAN BAE FOR THE HOYA
World Bank President Jim Yong Kim told students to advocate for the world's poor at the inaugural Asian Diversity Dialogue.

World Bank President Urges Students to Advocate for Poor

World Bank President Dr. Jim Yong Kim urged students to use their lives to advocate for the poor during the inaugural Asian Diversity Dialogue on Oct. 28. The event was organized by Georgetown University’s Asian American Student Association and the McDonough School of Business in partnership with a number of[Read More…]

by November 1, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top