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Students Install Hammocks Around Campus

December 14, 2016 at 12:09 am 0 comments

Eight students installed the first of three hammocks that are part of a class assignment to “do something good” on the Southwest lawn on Dec. 2. The group of students are installing the hammocks as part of a project in McDonough School of Business professor Jason Brennan’s class Moral FoundationsRead 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

Q&A: Dean Williamson Talks Research, Future

September 16, 2016 at 12:14 am 0 comments

Interim Dean Rohan Williamson has served in the McDonough School of Business for a little over a month, replacing former Dean David Thomas, who stepped down after five years in the role. A finance professor in the McDonough School of Business faculty since 1997, Williamson has had a far-reaching careerRead More

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MSB Professor Rohan Williamson will serve as Interim Dean of the MSB from Aug. 2.

Professor Rohan Williamson Appointed Interim MSB Dean

July 29, 2016 at 1:03 pm 0 comments

Rohan Williamson, a finance professor in the McDonough School of Business since 1997, will serve as interim dean of the MSB from August 2, according to a campuswide email sent by University President John J. DeGioia today. MSB Dean David Thomas announced in July he would step down after fiveRead More

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McDonough School of Business Dean David Thomas will step down Aug. 1 after five years at Georgetown.

MSB Dean Thomas to Step Down August 1

July 10, 2016 at 3:43 pm 0 comments

McDonough School of Business Dean David Thomas will step down Aug. 1 after five years at Georgetown, according to a campuswide email sent by University President John J. DeGioia. Thomas will take a semester of leave for research before becoming a tenured professor in the MSB. DeGioia said Thomas hasRead More

Rankings Highlight GU MBA Programs

November 10, 2015 at 12:00 am 0 comments

The McDonough School of Business’ full time MBA program fell two spots to 26th in the country while its part-time MBA program surged 34 spots to fourth in the country, according to Bloomberg Businessweek’s business school rankings released in October. The drop and rise of the full and part-time programs,Read More

Women in Business Group Launches

November 6, 2015 at 12:06 am 0 comments

The McDonough School of Business Dean’s Office will launch the Undergraduate Women in Business Group, an initiative that provides academic and pre-professional support for women in the MSB, in January. The group will host events, workshops and mentorship programs for its initial cohort of around 60 selected students, though itRead More

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Spotluck co-founders Cherian Thomas (GRD ’14) and Brad Sayler hope to promote business at  local restaurants by offering discounts to customers based on a special algorithm that changes based on demand.

Startup Offers New Way to Dine Locally

October 23, 2015 at 1:41 am 0 comments

When Jack Segelstein (COL ’18) goes out to eat with friends in Georgetown, his group sometimes encounters a dilemma. “A lot of the time we just can’t agree on what we want to eat,” Segelstein said. To help solve this problem, Cherian Thomas (GRD ’14) and Brad Sayler created Spotluck,Read More

NAPOLITANO: Defining Professional In Liberal Art Terms

NAPOLITANO: Defining Professional In Liberal Art Terms

October 20, 2015 at 1:04 am 0 comments

This is a provocation, pro-vocation. Until recently, there was a rule buried deep within the College section of the Undergraduate Bulletin, a rule obscure enough that you would have been unlikely to encounter it until you violated it: “No more than four pre-professional courses may be counted towards the degree,Read More

EU Ambassador Talks Transatlantic Trade

October 19, 2015 at 11:08 pm 0 comments

Ambassador of the European Union to the United States David O’Sullivan discussed transatlantic trade relations and global challenges to trade negotiations at an event in the Rafik B. Hariri Building on Oct. 7. The event marks the latest installment in the annual Global Embassy Series organized by the McDonough GlobalRead More