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Student Launches Book, Entrepreneurship Venture

April 28, 2017 at 12:02 am 0 comments

When Shiv Jhangiani (MSB ’19) registered for a McDonough School of Business class last year billed as a course on entrepreneurship and venture capitalism, he did not expect he would end up a published author. Jhangiani is one of 15 students whose books were published by New Degree Press afterRead More

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McDonough School of Business professor Scott Cawood plans to take office as CEO of WorldatWork in June.

MSB Professor Named WorldatWork CEO

April 27, 2017 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Visiting professor Scott Cawood has been named president and CEO of WorldatWork, a nonprofit human resources association that serves over 20,000 customers. Cawood is set to take office May 15, replacing CEO of 17 years Anne Ruddy, CCP, CPCU. Cawood will continue to teach a class on culture and change inRead More

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Business Students Win 1st Place in Global Competition

April 25, 2017 at 12:06 am 0 comments

Georgetown’s Venture Capital Investment Competition team won first place at the VCIC Global Finals, a competition to convince judges to invest in a potential startup company, beating 12 teams from three continents in the championship hosted April 7 and 8 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. TheRead More

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The new “Launching the Venture” course taught by professor Eric Koester allowed students to write and publish books on entrepreneurship.

Business Students’ Books to Be Published

April 6, 2017 at 11:17 pm 0 comments

A total of 15 students in the newly offered “Launching the Venture” course in the McDonough School of Business will publish individual books on business and entrepreneurship. Taught by the co-founder of the home services moderating company Zaarly professor Eric Koester, the course tasked students with writing books on seekingRead More

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Zoe Mowl (SFS ’15) currently serves as a Peace Corps volunteer in Junik, Kosovo, where she teaches English to elementary school students.

GU Tops List of Peace Corps Suppliers

March 21, 2017 at 2:12 am 0 comments

When Zoe Mowl (SFS ’15) graduated, she did not join the 42 percent of her graduating class that went into consulting or financial services. Instead, she went to Junik, Kosovo to teach English to elementary school children through the Peace Corps. Mowl, who is in her second year in Kosovo,Read More

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