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Caleigh Keating/The Hoya | Fashion and private equity executives gave career advice and discussed investment tactics at a conversation hosted by the McDonough School of Business (MSB) on April 3.

Fashion and Private Equity Executives Discuss Investment, Career Paths

By Caleigh Keating, Events Desk Editor April 4, 2024

The president of a contemporary luxury fashion brand and a private equity investment managing partner emphasized important business strategies and shared career advice in a conversation at Georgetown University’s...

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MSB Event: Investment Manager Talks Entrepreneurship, Passion

By Caleigh Keating January 19, 2024

Brian Higgins, the co-founder of King Street Capital, a global investment management company, discussed the intersection of entrepreneurship and finance and shared lessons learned throughout his career...

VIEWPOINT: End GU Investment in Genocide

VIEWPOINT: End GU Investment in Genocide

By Christopher Boose October 28, 2022

CW: This article discusses genocide and violence. Please refer to the end of the article for on- and off-campus resources. With inflation already squeezing families’ budgets, Georgetown University’s...

VIEWPOINT: Divest From the Prison-Industrial Complex

VIEWPOINT: Divest From the Prison-Industrial Complex

By Abigail Lovell September 2, 2020

Unequivocally, Georgetown University has recognized that it cannot remain complicit in oppressive systems. Since the African American studies department began in the early 2000s, the university has implemented...

VIEWPOINT: Divest From Fossil Fuels

By Celia Buckman March 15, 2019

Despite preaching the perils of climate change in the classroom and promoting values of stewardship, Georgetown University invests part of its endowment in the fossil fuel industry. Georgetown University...


Tuition Set to Fund Improvements to Student Housing, Administrators Say

By Amy Li November 7, 2018

Money from student tuition will fund financial aid, expand mental health resources and improve student housing, university administrators said at the Hoya Roundtable on tuition rate-setting in the...

JPMorgan Chase Set to Increase Philanthropic Investments in DC Area

JPMorgan Chase Set to Increase Philanthropic Investments in DC Area

By Karena Landler April 26, 2018

JPMorgan Chase plans to increase philanthropic investments and create up to 70 new branches and 700 new jobs in the Washington, D.C.-Maryland-Virginia region, an expansion that Chase executives say will...

GU Fossil Free, pictured here at a protest on January 16, circulated a letter written by an alumnus calling for the university to divest.

University To Seek Divestment From Abortion Providers, Environmental Polluters

By Jeff Cirillo and Madeline Charbonneau June 9, 2017

Georgetown will make efforts to avoid investments in companies involved in providing abortion services, as well as companies deemed to violate “human dignity,” after the university’s board of...

EDITORIAL: Invest in Shared Future

By Editorial Board March 21, 2017

The launch of Saxa Fund, a fundraising platform that streamlines the relationship between donors and students, represents an enormous stride for the university in engaging its alumni base. The platform,...

Speakers at the second annual Georgetown Africa Business Conference discussed the large potential for economic growth on the African continent in the Lohrfink Auditorium on Feb. 4.

Conference Promotes Businesses in Africa

By Megan Carey February 10, 2017

The Vice President for Africa at the World Bank Makhtar Diop stressed the need to focus on Africa’s enormous global economic potential at the second annual Georgetown Africa Business Conference in...

Georgetown alumnus Dan Bergers successful startup Social Tables recently received $13 million in investments.

Social Tables Receives $13M

By Haley Snyder October 21, 2016

Founded in 2011 by Dan Berger (GRD ’10), the event-planning software startup Social Tables received $13 million in investments to aid its expansion. The new round of funding will help launch a...

From Left: McDonough School of Business Dean David Thomas, Tom Barrack Jr. of Colony Capital, Inc., Steers Center Director Matthew Cypher

Real Estate Titans Talk Investing

By Jack Segelstein May 1, 2016

The Steers Center for Global Real Estate held its annual Real Estate Luminaries Series event April 21, convening industry leaders to discuss the history of the real estate market, its current volatility...

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