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The McDonough School of Business E-News


Georgetown Student and Alumni Entrepreneurs Participate in Summer Startup Program

For 11 weeks this summer, 15 groups of entrepreneurs from across campus are incubating their businesses in the Hariri Building through the Georgetown Entrepreneurship Initiative's Summer Startup Program.

MBAs Help D.C. with Business Development, Job Creation

This summer, five MBA students from Georgetown's McDonough School of Business are working with Mayor Vincent Gray's office to develop a five-year Economic Development Strategy for the District of Columbia.

Grandma Likes Her Cell Phone: Elderly Americans Adopt Wireless at a Rapid Rate

Elderly Americans are adopting wireless technologies at a growing pace, according to research from the Center for Business and Public Policy at Georgetown's McDonough School of Business that has implications for the Federal Communications Commission and state agencies seeking to update communications regulations.

MBA Career Center Expands Offerings for MBA Students and Alumni

Georgetown McDonough's MBA Career Center has expanded its staff and expertise to provide career coaching and other resources to all Full-time, Evening, and Executive MBA students and alumni.

Georgetown Center for Financial Markets and Policy Welcomes New Advisory Board Members

The Center for Financial Markets and Policy at Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business has appointed Dasha Smith Dwin and John Garvey to its Board of Advisors.

Behavioral Research Lab Connects Students with Faculty Research Projects

Consumer-generated advertising resonates most with loyal customers. Individuals give the best advice when they believe they are the only ones being asked. Persuasive statements are most effective with three claims. These and other research findings by members of the Georgetown McDonough School of Business faculty benefit from the 750 marketing and management students who have participated in studies through the McDonough Behavioral Research Laboratory.

The View from Reunion 2012

Alumni from 16 different countries returned to the Hilltop for Reunion Weekend, June 1 and 2, to reconnect with classmates.

Commercial Real Estate and the Economic Recovery

As part of its Real Estate Luminaries Series, Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business hosted "Commercial Real Estate Investment: Opportunity in an Economic Recovery." The event included a conversation with Steven Roth, chairman of the board of Vornado Realty Trust. It was preceded by a panel discussion with Tobin Cobb, co-CEO of LNR Property LLC; Stephen Plavin, CEO of Capital Trust; and Robert O'Brien, partner and vice chairman, U.S. real estate services leader, Deloitte.

WANTED: Class Notes for Georgetown Business

Georgetown Business publishes the latest news from McDonough School of Business alumni. To ensure that your career updates, family announcements, and other accomplishments are included in the fall 2012 issue of the magazine, please submit your class note and photos to georgetownbusiness@georgetown.edu by July 1, 2012.



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Upcoming Events:

  • June 23, 2012
  • Executive MBA Open House

  • July 8, 2012
  • Georgetown Club of Spain Program with Michael O'Leary

  • July 28, 2012
  • Global Executive MBA Commencement

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Faculty Research Notes

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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.

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