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The McDonough School of Business E-News 016


NYSE Remote Closing Bell Ceremony and Capital Markets Panel, Sept. 28


The McDonough School of Business has been selected to participate in a special closing bell ceremony, in which members of the Georgetown community will have the opportunity to ring bells on live TV to bring trading to a close at the Rafik B. Hariri Building on Tuesday, September 28. [LINK]

Distinguished Leaders Series Presents: Terry Semel, Sept. 20


Terry Semel is the chairman and CEO of Windsor Media. Previously, Semel served as the chairman and CEO of Yahoo! Inc. from 2001 to 2007 and was responsible for increasing the company's revenue nearly nine-fold, as well as creating $30 billion in shareholder value during his tenure. [LINK/RSVP]

Distinguished Leaders Series Presents:
Seth Goldman, Sept. 27

Honest Tea

Seth Goldman is co-founder, president, and TeaEO of Honest Tea. An entrepreneur at heart, Goldman started with lemonade stands and newspaper routes and created a non-profit urban service corps before he started Honest Tea in his kitchen in 1998. Since then, the company has initiated community-based partnerships with suppliers in India, South Africa, and Argentina. [LINK/RSVP]

Public and Private Real Estate:
State of the Industry, Sept. 29

RSVP for the Real Estate Luminary Series event featuring a discussion with Sam Zell, chairman, Equity Group LLC; Robert H. Steers, co-chairman and co-CEO, Cohen & Steers; and Steven Wechsler, president and CEO, National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts. [RSVP]

Professor Johansson Receives Lifetime Contributions to Global Marketing Award

Johny Johansson, McCrane/Shaker Professor of International Business and Marketing at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, received an award for Lifetime Contributions to Global Marketing in August from the Global Marketing Special Interest Group of the American Marketing Association (AMA) Academic Council at the Summer Marketing Educators’ Conference. [READ MORE]

Cathy Tinsley Assists Military in Incorporating Socio-cultural Strategies

How can the U.S. Department of Defense incorporate socio-cultural strategies to enhance the effectiveness of its missions abroad? This was the question posed to Cathy Tinsley, associate professor at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, and seven other members of an ad hoc committee formed by the National Research Council’s Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education Committee on Human-Systems Integration. [READ MORE]

Wall Street Journal Ad Thanks Distinguished Speakers

New York Times
Georgetown's McDonough School of Business placed an ad in the Sept. 8 Wall Street Journal (New York and DC regions) and Sept. 10 Washington Business Journal thanking the people who came to speak to its students during the 2009-2010 academic year.

Submit McDonough School of Business Photos Through Flickr

Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business is creating a pictorial display of life at the business school through flickr. Students, alumni, faculty, staff, or anyone else with photos of official events, residencies, the new Rafik B. Hariri Building, and more are invited to submit photos here.

The photos will be part of the school’s flickr group and eventually will be displayed on the McDonough School of Business website.

The Georgetown MBA Admissions Team Kicks Off The Fall

Got News?
The MBA Full-Time Program Admissions Team is on the road looking to meet the Class of 2013! There are a variety of ways prospective students can connect with the MBA Full-Time Program, including MBA fairs and Admissions Presentations around the world, the Experience Georgetown campus visit program, and student-led Virtual Visit webcasts. To learn more and get involved, email GeorgetownMBA@georgetown.edu.

Upcoming MBA Admissions Events & Important Dates

October 7: On-Campus Admissions Presentation and Reception
November 1: Round One Application Deadline
November 20: Focus on Diversity event




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Upcoming Events:

  • September 20, 2010
    Terry Semel, former CEO Yahoo! Inc. [LINK]
  • September 27, 2010
    Seth Goldman, President, Honest Tea [LINK]
  • September 28, 2010
    NYSE Closing Bell Ceremony [LINK]
  • September 28, 2010
    NYSE Capital Markets Panel [LINK]
  • September 29, 2010
    Real Estate Event [LINK]
  • October 4, 2010
    Arianna Huffington, Co-Founder and Editor-in-Chief, The Huffington Post
  • October 6, 2010
    Naina Lal Kidwai, Group General Manager and Country Head, HSBC India [LINK]

Faculty Research Notes

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Faculty In The News

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Contact Us

McDonough School of Business
Rafik B. Hariri Building
37th & O Streets, NW
Washington, DC 20057

This is a transmission from the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business Office of Marketing and Communications.