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GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY
Paul Almeida, an MSB deputy dean and professor, will lead the business school starting August 1.

Professor Paul Almeida Appointed MSB Dean

June 1, 2017 at 8:11 pm 0 comments

McDonough School of Business Deputy Dean and professor Paul Almeida has been appointed dean of the MSB and is set to begin work in his new role Aug. 1. Almeida’s appointment follows the resignation of former MSB Dean David Thomas last August after five years at the university. Almeida will take over forRead More

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Commencement 2017

May 27, 2017 at 5:23 pm 0 comments

More than 6,000 students graduated in 10 commencement ceremonies last week, including over 1,800 undergraduates in the Georgetown College, School of Foreign Service, McDonough School of Business, and School of Nursing and Health Studies.   Scullion Renews Call for Empathy, Social Justice in Commencement Address Inequality and human suffering can beRead More

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Buzzed president Greg Coleman encouraged conviction and self-accountability in his commencement address to 2017 MSB graduates.

Coleman Urges Conviction, Generosity in Address to MSB Graduates

May 27, 2017 at 4:37 pm 0 comments

BuzzFeed president Greg Coleman (GSB ’76) advised McDonough School of Business graduates to be courageous in their convictions and to act out of sincere generosity in his commencement address to the Class of 2017 on Saturday. Coleman, an alumnus of the business school, said making decisions with conviction helps deflectRead More

Commencement Speakers Present Varied Experiences

Commencement Speakers Present Varied Experiences

May 19, 2017 at 12:16 am 0 comments

Yesterday’s senior convocation and the McCourt School of Public Policy’s commencement ceremony marked the official beginning of the 2017 graduation season — the crowning event for students nearing the end of their graduate or undergraduate studies at Georgetown. Alice Rivlin, a Brookings Institution senior fellow and visiting professor of theRead More

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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

GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY
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