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Former Secretary of Labor Encourages Graduates to Create Value

During her commencement address on Saturday, May 16, former Secretary of Labor Elaine L. Chao asked the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business class of 2015 to use their business...

Cristo Rey Graduates
Undergrads With Similar Past Create Promising Future

Four undergraduate students from four different cities on two different continents came to Georgetown Univeristy’s McDonough School of Business with remarkably similar backgrounds — and are...

Professor Delivers Congressional Testimony About Freight Rail Regulation

On Wednesday, May 13, 2015, John Mayo, professor of economics, business, and public policy at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, delivered the following testimony before the U.S...

Global Business Experience Leads to GE Job

For Sri Sekar, the road to Schenectady, N.Y., ran through Bologna, Italy. Sekar, a 2015 MBA graduate of Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, is one of two people joining General...

A Symposium on Market Power and Manipulation in Energy Markets

WHAT: The Center for Business and Public Policy at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business will host “A Symposium on Market Power and Market Manipulation in Energy...

Entrepreneur-Led Development: A New Model for Africa

WHAT: Tony Elumelu, a successful entrepreneur and philanthropist who has contributed to economic development throughout Africa, will discuss “Entrepreneur-Led Development: A New...

Shaquille O'Neal and Perry Rogers
Big Man On Campus: Q&A with Shaquille O'Neal and Perry Rogers (B '91)

NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal holds court at Georgetown McDonough.

By Lauren Pauer

 

NBA superstar, “Inside the NBA” analyst, and a brand in his...

Horse Sense
Horse Sense: Lessons in Horse Racing and Breeding from Professor Tom Cooke

For Tom Cooke, the search for a new weekend hobby about 30 years ago turned into a lifelong passion.

By Jennifer Lubell

 

It started when Cooke...

Underdog
Even Underdogs Have Their Days: Research from Assistant Professor Neeru Paharia

Georgetown McDonough marketing professor Neeru Paharia’s research pits underdogs versus top dogs in a struggle for consumer attention

By Bob Woods
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Cyber Insecurity
Cyber (In)Security: What Businesses Can Do to Tighten Security

Barely a week goes by without a headline about cybercrime. What should businesses be doing to tighten security?

By Melanie D.G. Kaplan

 

One...

Real Estate Laboratory Students
Building Blocks: A Real Estate Laboratory Provides Applied Industry Learning

When Larry Botel was a Georgetown McDonough student, there was no real estate program. Thirty years later, a generous partnership with Botel ensures students have access to applied...

Telecom Lawyer, Policy Expert Joins Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy

Ralph B. Everett, an experienced telecommunications lawyer, policy expert, and leader in civic and government engagement, is joining the Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy at...

Students Honored at Entrepalooza

Georgetown University students Areebah Ajani (CCT ’15) and Surabhi Agrawal (MBA ’16) want to fight food deserts one food truck at a time. The District of Columbia has several areas classified as...

Gail McGovern and the Honorable Elaine L. Chao to Speak at Commencement

American Red Cross President and CEO Gail McGovern and the Honorable Elaine L. Chao, the 24th U.S. Secretary of Labor, will speak at the undergraduate and graduate commencements for Georgetown...

GBI Advisor Committee Marzo-
Q&A: Steve Marzo, Member of the Global Business Initiative's External Advisory Committee

Steve Marzo (B’80), is a member of the Global Business Initiative’s External Advisory Committee. He also serves as an Alumni Ambassador, leading efforts in Hong Kong.

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Mumbai Through a Student's Eyes

The streets of Mumbai, India, were packed with people, cars, animals, and bicycles, all in constant motion. The cars went fast, with no apparent regard for traffic laws or staying in the lanes....

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