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RSVP for a Conversation with Geena Davis

Attend a conversation with Academy Award winning-Actor Geena Davis about her work in front of and behind-the-camera September 15 at 4:30 p.m. in Lohrfink Auditorium. Ms. Davis will talk with Undergraduate Dean Norean Sharpe about her career and her advocacy efforts through the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media and its programming arm See Jane, which engages film and television creators to increase the percentages of female characters--and reduce gender stereotyping--in media made for children 11 and under.  RSVP today. Seating limited.  [RSVP]

Video Introducing Dean David Thomas

On August 1, David A. Thomas assumed the duties of Dean of Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business. Watch the video introducing Dean Thomas to the McDonough School of Business community. [WATCH NOW]

Professor Schloetzer's Research on CEO Dismissal Rate Published in Conference Board Report

The rate of dismissal of CEOs in the S&P 500 due to disciplinary actions has increased in recent years, while 25 percent of boards of directors facing a chief executive succession have opted for an outside hire, according to a new report by The Conference Board co-authored by Assistant Professor Jason Schloetzer.  [READ MORE]

Houston Memorial Professorship Established

George R. Houston, former professor of accounting, is being remembered by his students and faculty colleagues with the creation of the George Houston Memorial Professorship. Already pledged to more than $1.5 million, the endowment aims to support the appointment of a senior faculty member, with a total goal of $3 million.

Alumna Makes Millions from myYearbook

A social networking idea that Catherine Cook (B’11) and her brother, David, thought up as teenagers and nurtured at Georgetown just sold for $100 million. [READ MORE]

RSVP for Sept. 19 DC Alumni Networking Event

Please join Washington, D.C., area alumni and student leaders from our undergraduate and graduate classes for a networking reception at the home of Georgetown's McDonough School of Business, the Rafik B. Hariri Building. Network with fellow alumni, engage with current students, and hear Dean Thomas's comments on the current and future direction of the school. [RSVP]

First Annual Executive Degree Programs Forum

Executive Degree Program alumni are invited to the first annual Executive Degree Programs Forum to be held Sept. 29 - October 1 in the school's Rafik B. Hariri Building. Learn from prominent speakers and faculty and network with fellow alumni. [RSVP]

Online Store Opens for Business

Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business online store has opened for business.  Shop for apparel featuring the school logo or purchase gifts for alumni, students, and friends.  A portion of all proceeds benefit the MBA Student Government Association. [VISIT SITE]

Upcoming Admissions Events & Deadline

MBA Full-Time

Full-time MBA Program:
  • Application Deadlines:  Oct. 15, Jan. 5, and April 1
  • [EVENTS]

    MBA Evening Program:
  • Application Deadlines: Jan. 15 and April 15

    EMBA, EML, GEMBA Programs:
  • EMBA Application Deadline: Dec. 15, March 1, May 31
  • EML Application Deadlines: Oct. 15, Dec. 1, and Jan. 15
  • Georgetown-ESADE GEMBA Application Deadlines: Sept. 30, Nov. 30, and Feb. 15



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    Upcoming Events:

    • Sept. 2, 2011
    • Georgetown Clean Tech & Energy Conference [INFO]
    • Sept. 15, 2011
    • A Conversation with Geena Davis [INFO]
    • Sept. 19, 2011
    • Alumni Networking Event [INFO]
    • Sept. 29, 2011
      Larry Blanford, CEO, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters [INFO]

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    Faculty Research Notes

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