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The McDonough School of Business E-News


MBA Students Sponsor Desks for School Children in Africa

As co-founder of the nonprofit Achieve in Africa, Brendan Callahan works to improve education in rural areas of Africa most in need. As a member of the MBA Evening Program Global Experience, he recently traveled to Tanzania, where his classmates and their faculty advisors have raised funds to sponsor the construction of 91 new desks for school children there.

Conference on Financial Markets Quality, Sept. 19

The Center for Financial Markets and Policy at Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business and Financial Times will host a timely conference on financial markets quality Wednesday, September 19, 2012.

Georgetown Marketing Professor Wins Award for Best Publication in Decision Analysis

In recognition of his research on why people are unable to clearly identify decision objectives, the Informs Decision Analysis Society honored Kurt A. Carlson, associate professor of marketing at Georgetown McDonough and research director of the Georgetown Institute for Consumer Research, and his co-authors with the 2012 Decision Analysis Publication Award.

Welcome New Students

Some 750 new undergraduate and graduate students are starting classes this month. Shown here is the Full-time MBA class of 2014, which started classes in the newly revised MBA curriculum on Aug. 13.

Health Care Reform Discussion:
Sept. 10

On September 10, business leaders, policymakers, and other interested parties can learn about the role that Massachusetts business played in the development and implementation of health care reform, the results experienced to date, and the challenges they face. The program, which will be held at the Rafik B. Hariri Buidling, will provide an opportunity for participants to discuss which aspects of the Massachusetts business experience can be drawn on elsewhere in the country.

INfo News to Join the ENews

Thank you to all of the alumni who responded to our spring survey. As part of the Georgetown McDonough Office of Alumni Relations' ongoing efforts for alumni programmatic enhancements, we are integrating the alumni INfo News into the school's ENews starting in September so that alumni will receive all of their news and information from one source. If you have any questions or suggestions regarding the content, please contact Justine Schaffner at js901@georgetown.edu.