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MAGGIE CHEN/THE HOYA The McDonough School of Business launched a yearlong program for residents of Washington, D.C., released from correctional facilities to obtain certificates in business and entrepreneurship.

Georgetown Launches Inmate Re-Entry and Education Program

Washington, D.C. residents released from local correctional facilities are eligible for an academic and employment-centered fellowship program. The Georgetown Pivot Program is a fellowship for formerly incarcerated individuals through a one-year transition and re-entry program with a non-credit-bearing certificate in business and entrepreneurship. The program, which began this November, is[Read More…]

by November 30, 2018 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
MOHAMMED DEWJI Mohammed Dewji (MSB '98) returned home uninjured Oct. 20 after being kidnapped and held for nine days. Dewji serves as a member of the Board of Advisors to the McDonough School of Business.

Kidnapped Alumnus, MSB Adviser Mohammed Dewji Released Unharmed

Tanzanian billionaire and member of the Board of Advisors to the McDonough School of Business Mohammed Dewji (MSB ’98) returned home safely Oct. 20 after armed robbers abducted and held him for nine days. Two masked gunmen seized Dewji outside of the Colosseum Hotel on Oct. 11 in Dar Es[Read More…]

by October 26, 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
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

EDITORIAL: Support Hammock Initiative

Georgetown Students for More Hammocks, a student-led movement for more hammocks on campus, began last semester with an ethics project in professor Jason Brennan’s “Moral Foundations of Market Society” class in the McDonough School of Business. With the assignment to, “do something good with $1,000,” a group of eight students[Read More…]

by April 21, 2017 3 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
MBA Program Ranked 21st Nationwide

MBA Program Ranked 21st Nationwide

The McDonough School of Business’s program for master’s in business administration was ranked among the top-25 MBA programs in the country, according to a March 13 ranking by U.S. News & World Report. Of the 131 programs ranked, the MSB’s full-time MBA program was ranked No. 21 in the nation,[Read More…]

by March 17, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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Ricardo Ernst, director of the Global Business Initiative and professor of operations and global logistics in the MSB, will hold the Baratta Endowed Chair in Global Business, which is being funded by part of the $7.3 million donation by the Baratta family.

MSB Receives $7.3 Million Donation to Expand Global Immersion Programs

  The McDonough School of Business received a $7.3 million donation to fund an expansion of undergraduate global immersion programs from Joseph Baratta (MSB ’93) and Abigail Baratta (SFS ’96), according to a campuswide email from University President John J. DeGioia on Nov. 22. Part of the donation will be[Read More…]

by November 29, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Former Senate Majority Leader George Mitchell spoke at an MSB event where he, along with other business and government experts, offered their advice to the next U.S. president.

Officials Urge Cooperation

The next president must facilitate bipartisan compromise and cooperation to solve major issues facing the country, advocated three business and former government officials at the second annual Hariri Symposium in Lohrfink Auditorium on Tuesday. The symposium, hosted by the Business, Society and Public Policy Initiative of the McDonough School of[Read More…]

by October 28, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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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

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 School[Read More…]

by October 14, 2016 0 comments Business, Business - Top