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MBAs and Dean Thomas Respond To Ice Bucket Challenge

ALS Challenge.
MBA students, as well as Georgetown McDonough faculty and staff, gathered outside of the Hariri Building to participate in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.

Upcoming Events

  • September 16, 2014
    Conference on Financial Markets Quality

  • September 19, 2014
    Georgetown’s Annual Conference for Women in Business

  • September 24, 2014
    Stanton Distinguished Leaders Series: Olympic Gold Medalist and World Cup Champion Goalkeeper Briana Scurry

Briana Scurry. Financial Policy Conference. Undergraduates.
Stanton Distinguished Leaders Series: Briana Scurry Financial Markets Quality Conference, September 16 Undergraduate Program Advances in U.S. News Ranking

The Stanton Distinguished Leaders Series will kick off with Briana Scurry, an Olympic gold medalist and World Cup champion goalkeeper, who will discuss "Tackling Obstacles and Achieving Dreams." The event will take place on Wednesday, Sept. 24, at 5 p.m. in Lohrfink Auditorium.

The Center for Financial Markets and Policy at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business and the Financial Times will present a conference on Financial Markets Quality conference on Tuesday, Sept. 16.

The Undergraduate Program at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business advanced to No. 15 in U.S. News & World Report’s annual “Best Undergraduate Business Programs Rankings,” up from No. 16 last year. The program also is ranked No. 6 for international business.

Neeru Paharia. John Dorr. DCPS.
Marketing Professor Explores the Benefits of Being the Little Guy Stanton Distinguished Leaders Series: John Doerr DCPS Educators Complete Nine-Month Program
In the study forthcoming in The Journal of Marketing Research, “Positioning Brands Against Large Competitors,” Georgetown McDonough Assistant Professor Neeru Paharia and her co-authors explore the effects of a small brand having a large, dominant competitor – highlighting the conditions under which focusing on a competitive threat, rather than hiding it, can actually help a small business. Doerr, who has backed the start of Google,, Intuit, and Zyng, has a passion for helping entrepreneurs create the “Next Big Thing” in mobile and social networks, greentech innovation, education, and economic development.

On Sept. 6, 10 District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS) assistant principals and educators completed the nine-month Aspiring Principals Program, a Georgetown McDonough customized executive education program that is part of the Mary Jane Patterson Fellowship for high-performing DCPS employees who want to become principals.

TechBuzz Georgetown 2014 
Date: Friday, September 19
Time: 1 –  7 p.m.
Location: Rafik B. Hariri Building

D.C. Briefcase Breakfast 
Speaker: Jennifer Aument, Group General Manager, North America at Transurban
Date: Thursday, October 2
Time: 7:30-9 a.m.
Location: Cushman & Wakefield, 1600 Tysons Blvd., McLean, VA 22102

The Georgetown Energy and Cleantech Club and the Emerging Markets Network Career Day 
If you have experience in the energy sector or with emerging markets and have interest in being a panelist, please contact Humphrey Wireko (MBA '15) at
Date: Friday, October 3

Georgetown MBA Admissions Presentation in London
Date: Wednesday, October 8
Time: 7-9 p.m.
Location: Devonshire House, Mayfair Place, London W1J8aJ

Washington Women’s Leadership Initiative Luncheon 
Speaker: Katharine Weymouth, Publisher and CEO, The Washington Post
Date: Wednesday, October 15
Time: 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Location: Rafik B. Hariri Building

Georgetown McDonough Graduate Reunion Weekend 2014
Date: October 17–18
For more details, please visit

Hoyas Helping Hoyas Networking Happy Hour 
Date: Friday, November 7
Time: 5-7 p.m.
Location: Clyde’s of Gallery Place (upstairs at the Eagle Bar), 707 7th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001

John Carroll Weekend
Date: April 15–19

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Additional Events

October 17–18, 2014
Graduate Alumni Reunion Weekend

October 24–26
Faculty In The News
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Faculty Research Papers
To visit our archive at the Social Science Research Network website, click here.
September 16–18, 2014
Leading Change in Government Executive Certificate Course

April 15–19, 2015
John Carroll Weekend

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