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Former CEO of AOL Steve Case addressed the McDonough School of Business Class of 2014 at their commencement ceremony Saturday.

Case Encourages Entrepreneurship

Former AOL CEO Steve Case addressed the McDonough School of Business Class of 2014 in his commencement address Saturday, encouraging them to be bold and embrace the entrepreneurial spirit upon which America was built. The ceremony, which began at 6 p.m., conferred upon the graduates bachelor’s of science degrees. The[Read More…]

by May 17, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News
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Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew (LAW ’83) addressed graduates of the McCourt School of Public Policy in McDonough Arena on Thursday.

Speakers Boast Ties to Georgetown

After a months-long selection process led by the deans of each Georgetown school, commencement speakers for tomorrow’s undergraduate ceremonies include former Defense Secretary Robert Gates (GRD ’74), former AOL CEO Steve Case, Vatican astronomer Br. Guy Consolmagno, S.J., and American Association for the Advancement of Science CEO Alan Leshner. Consolmagno[Read More…]

by May 16, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

University Announces Commencement Speakers

This year’s commencement speakers include Vatican astronomer Guy Consolmagno, S.J., American Association for the Advancement of Science CEO Alan Leshner, former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates (GRD ’74) and former CEO and Chairman of America Online Steve Case, the university announced Thursday. Consolmagno will speak at the commencement ceremony for[Read More…]

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Journalists Norah O’Donnell, Alex Wagner and Carolyn Ryan talk during one of the summit’s panels, “Media Mavens: Challenges On and Off the Screen.”

At GUWIL Own It Summit, Women Share Wisdom

An astronaut, a crisis communicator and a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist all sat onstage in Lohrfink Auditorium on Saturday. Along with 25 other leaders, the unusual group shared common experiences and advice as women in leadership roles from a wide variety of fields. Georgetown University Women in Leadership brought these 28[Read More…]

by April 15, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

Own It Summit Garners Prominent Supporters

Georgetown University Women in Leadership, a club founded by two current sophomores, is only in its second year on campus. Yet, the young student group has already partnered with the Office of the President and Bloomberg L.P. to put on an all-day conference featuring 28 speakers, ranging from journalist Alex[Read More…]

by April 8, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Million-Dollar Mesclun: Sweetgreen Gets Investor

Million-Dollar Mesclun: Sweetgreen Gets Investor

After expanding to New York and Boston this year, Sweetgreen has again raised its national profile. Founded by two Georgetown alumni in 2007, the salad chain will receive a $22 million investment from venture capital firm Revolution Growth, the firm announced Wednesday. Revolution Growth, also based in Washington D.C. and founded[Read More…]

by December 6, 2013 0 comments City News, News
Million-Dollar Mesclun: Sweetgreen Gets Investor

Million-Dollar Mesclun: Sweetgreen Gets Investor

After expanding to New York and Boston this year, Sweetgreen has again raised its national profile. Founded by two Georgetown alumni in 2007, the salad chain will receive a $22 million investment from venture capital firm Revolution Growth, the firm announced Wednesday. Revolution Growth, also based in Washington D.C. and founded[Read More…]

by December 6, 2013 0 comments City News, News