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Jeff Reid Named “Tech Titan” by Washingtonian Magazine

Jeff Reid, founding director of the Georgetown Entrepreneurship Initiative, has been named one of Washingtonian magazine’s 2015 Tech Titans. The biennial list, featured in the May issue...

Hariri Symposium Tackles Challenges, Asserts Role of Business Education

In an increasingly global business environment, companies have to grapple with issues ranging from terrorism to cybersecurity to militarism. The Business, Society, and Public Policy Initiative at...

Millennials Call on World Leaders to Prioritize Ocean Sustainability, April 25

WHAT: The Global Social Enterprise Initiative at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, the Georgetown Sustainable Oceans Alliance, and the Lecture Fund will host...

MBA Team Wins Top Prize at International Venture Capital Competition

A Georgetown University McDonough School of Business team of five MBA students placed first at the 2015 Venture Capital Investment Competition (VCIC) global finals held April 9-11 at the...

Perception of Tax Refund as "Bonus" or "My Own Money" Influences Spending

How consumers view their tax refund – either as a “bonus” or money the government owes them – influences their spending habits, according to new research by the Georgetown Institute for Consumer...

Conducting Business in an Unsafe World: ISIL, Cybersecurity, and Militarism

WHAT: The Business, Society, and Public Policy Initiative at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business will host the inaugural Hariri Symposium, “Conducting Business in...

Tucker York
Goldman Sachs’ Tucker York Talks Technology and Tenacity

W. Thomas “Tucker” York, Jr., a self-described “gadget, tech freak,” joined Goldman Sachs in 1986, the same year Microsoft went public. As a new employee, he remembers being fascinated by the...

Georgetown and Bipartisan Policy Center to Explore Intersection of Business, Government, and Society

Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business and the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) have announced a collaborative relationship through the school’s Business, Society, and Public Policy...

Experts Gather at Infrastructure Conference

More than a dozen experts gathered at the 21st McCourt School Policy Conference on March 20 to share their insights on the world’s infrastructure needs. Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business...

Corporations Sponsor Nonprofits for Innovative Revenue Management Program

A dozen companies and foundations have sponsored more than 80 nonprofit organizations from across the country to participate in “New Strategies,” a nonprofit revenue management program recently...

Georgetown McDonough to Co-Sponsor Conference, March 20

The McDonough School of Business is a co-sponsor of the McCourt School Policy Conference 2015: Infrastructure as a Path to Development, to be held Friday, March 20 at the Center for Strategic and...

The National Broadband Plan: Looking Back, Reaching Forward

WHAT: The Center for Business and Public Policy at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business will host the “The National Broadband Plan: Looking Back, Reaching Forward...

Olympians met with Georgetown McDonough students as part of the Deloitte USA Road Show.
Olympian and Paralympian Share Inspiration with Students

When Alana Nichols was 17 years old, an afternoon of snowboarding with friends changed her life in a split second. One moment she was making her way down the slopes and the next she was on her...

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Shaquille O’Neal Gives Marketing Advice, Life Lessons to Students

When Shaquille O’Neal’s basketball team, the Orlando Magic — which drafted the future NBA champion and Olympic gold medalist in 1992 — missed the playoffs in his rookie year, he remembers telling...

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Stanton Distinguished Leaders Series to Host W. Thomas “Tucker” York, Jr.

The Stanton Distinguished Leaders Series at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business will host W. Thomas “Tucker” York, Jr., global head of Goldman Sachs’ Private Wealth Management (...

This year’s winning team along with Sveta Wilkson (first row, right), development director for Horton’s Kids.
Ultimate 4 Basketball Tournament Raises More Than $7,600 for Horton's Kids

Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business hosted the 26th Annual Ultimate 4 tournament on February 14 and 15 at the university’s Yates Field House. The Ultimate 4 Tournament...

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