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The McDonough School of Business E-News


Tinsley and Dillon-Merrill Article Selected as Top Paper by Risk Analysis

An article by Professor Cathy Tinsley and Associate Professor Robin Dillon-Merrill has been selected as one of the 2011 Best Papers by the journal Risk Analysis. The paper, titled "Why Near Miss Events Can Decrease an Individual's Protective Response to Hurricanes," originally was published in the March 2011 issue of the journal and includes Matthew Cronin of George Mason University as a co-author.

Freshmen Participate in First Year Seminar Case Competition

First-year McDonough School of Business undergraduates recently completed the First Year Seminar case competition, titled International Business, Public Policy, and Society. Students were tasked with investigating and proposing a solution to a challenge from the non-profit organization One Global Economy, which provides technical and informational assistance and access through social network and media sites worldwide – particularly in emerging markets. [READ MORE]

Undergrads Present at Sustainability Conference

Five Georgetown McDonough School of Business undergraduates recently presented at the Corporate & College Collaborative for Sustainability conference hosted by The College of William & Mary's Mason School of Business in Williamsburg, Va. The conference is designed to connect today's leaders in business and sustainability with student and faculty leaders on college campuses. Georgetown was one of 12 schools represented at the conference. [READ MORE]

Startup Weekend a Big Success for McDonough Entrepreneurs

After spending 54 non-stop hours working on an app to help students manage their courses and schedules, a team of entrepreneurs including MBA student Kevin Bergen and junior Carlos Cheung from Georgetown's McDonough School of Business took first place at Startup Weekend Washington DC EDU, held in the Hariri Building at Georgetown. [READ MORE]

MBA Veteran-Students Share Their War Stories

"I am going to die if they can't move me," recounted Mark Wise, one of five Georgetown MBA students to share his "war story" at an event sponsored by the McDonough Military Association (MMA) on November 17, 2011. War Stories and Free Beer began three years ago as an event to allow veterans in the MBA program at Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business build camaraderie with other veteran-students and raise awareness and support for the military at McDonough. [READ MORE]

Class Notes for Georgetown Business

Do you have news you would like to share (career updates, family news, and special accomplishments) for publication in the Spring 2012 issue of Georgetown Business magazine? Please send class notes and photos to georgetownbusiness@msb.edu. [EMAIL US]

Employers Invited to Global Career Conference & Expo

Registration to the Global Career Conference & Expo is now open for employers who wish to recruit first- and second-year MBA candidates who are international students as well as U.S. students seeking global opportunities. The Feb. 9-10, 2012, Global Career Conference & Expo will bring together exceptional global organizations and talent from select top-tier MBA programs.

If you are associated with an organization that would like to register, please visit http://globalcareerconference.eventbrite.com/.
The first 20 employers to sign up will be registered at no charge. For additional information, contact Eugene Rhee at (202) 687-8804. The Global Career Conference & Expo is being organized by Georgetown's McDonough School of Business and ESADE Business School in Spain.



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Upcoming Events:

  • Jan. 17, 2012
  • The Neurobiological Mechanisms of Economic Choice
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  • Feb. 9-10, 2012
  • Global Career Conference & Expo [MORE INFO]

Online Store Open for Business

The Georgetown University 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]

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As an alumnus of Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business you understand firsthand the drive, motivation, and commitment it takes to succeed on the Hilltop. We welcome your endorsement of friends, colleagues, and family members to our competitive degree programs.

Upcoming Admissions Events & Deadlines

Full-time MBA Program:
Application Deadlines: Jan. 5 and April 1

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

EMBA Application Deadlines:

March 1, May 31
EML Application Deadlines:
Jan. 15

Georgetown-ESADE GEMBA Application Deadlines:
Feb. 15

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