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January 21, 2010

Deloitte Consulting Battle of the Beltway

Undergraduate student teams from American University, The George Washington University, Georgetown University and Howard University participated in preliminary competitions at their home schools last fall, with the winning teams from each school advancing to the Battle of the Beltway. The inaugural Deloitte Consulting Battle of the Beltway Federal Consulting Case Competition, hosted by The George Washington University, will take place January 21-22, 2010. For more information on the competition click here.


GWSB Undergraduate New York Career Trek

This year's GWSB Undergraduate New York Career Trek will take place February 25-26, 2010. Students will have the opportunity to visit companies based on their concentration. This year there will be three treks, Finance, Marketing and Sports Management. Check the Co-Curricular section of the Undergraduate Programs website for more information on the trip including the application form. Space is limited!


Delta Sigma Pi Spring Recruitment

CALLING ALL BUSINESS, ACCOUNTING, & ECON MAJORS!
Delta Sigma Pi Spring Recruitment is here! Delta Sigma Pi, the premier professional fraternity on campus, will be starting its annual Spring Recruitment starting January 21, 2010. This is a great opportunity for those business, accounting, and economics majors who would like to get more involved in the School of Business! Spring Recruitment events are as follows:

Information Session
Thursday, January 21, 2010
Duques 453, 7:30 PM
Come out to meet the brothers and learn about DSP!

Brother Meet n' Greet
Tuesday, January 26, 2010
Duques 453, 7:30 PM
Meet all the brothers speed dating style!

Dinner with Deltasigs at Tonic
Thursday, January 28, 2010
Tonic Restaurant, 21st and G, 8:30 PM
Come by Tonic for free food and fun!

Professional Event*
Tuesday, February 2, 2010
*Invite Only: More info to Come*

Touch of Class**
Thursday, February 4, 2010
**Invite Only. Must attend 3 of the prior 4 events to attend.**

Hope to see you all there!


Study Abroad Information Sessions

Wednesday, January 20
12:00-1:00, IFSA-Butler Latin America Information Session, Office for Study Abroad Conference Room
1:00-2:00, Focus on Fall Abroad Information Session, Office for Study Abroad Conference Room
2:00-3:00, Africa Regional Information Session, Office for Study Abroad Conference Room
3:00-4:00, Middle East Regional Information Session, Office for Study Abroad Conference Room
4:00-5:00, Italy & Greece Regional Information Session, Office for Study Abroad Conference Room

Thursday, January 21
12:00-1:00, GW Madrid Program Information Session, Office for Study Abroad Conference Room
1:00-2:00, GW Paris Program Information Session, Office for Study Abroad Conference Room
2:00-3:00, Study Abroad 101 General Information Session, Marvin Center Room 413
2:00-3:00, GW England Program Information Session, Office for Study Abroad Conference Room
3:00-4:00, UK & Ireland Regional Information Session, Office for Study Abroad Conference Room

Friday, January 22
11:00-12:00, Australia & New Zealand Regional Information Session, Office for Study Abroad Conference Room
2:00-3:00, GW Latin America Program Information Session, Office for Study Abroad Conference Room
3:00-4:00, Spain Regional Information Session, Office for Study Abroad Conference Room

For additional information contact the Office for Study Abroad at 202-994-1649 or studyabr@gwu.edu.


Go Abroad for Graduate School

The Elliot School will be hosting two information sessions for opportuinities to go abroad for Graduate School. Information sessions will include the M.A. program in International Relations at the Graduate School of Asia-Pacific Studies, Waseda University, in Tokyo and the M.A. programs Sciences Po in Paris. For more information on the sessions click the links for the flyers below.

Waseda University

Sciences Po


StartUp Scramble™ DC University Challenge

Get on the grind with the DC-area college entrepreneurs! The StartUp Scarmble™ DC University Challenge brings entrepreneurial-minded students together in a weekend-long event (54 hours) to launch and fund sustainable ventures that address social issues affecting their campus and local communities. The Scramble concludes with teams pitching their ventures to judges for the chance to win seed funding, prizes, and venture incubation. The StartUp Scramble™ is January 29-31, 2010. For more information and to signup go to www.StartUpScramble.com.


Free Accountancy Tutoring

Free tutoring is available at the accountancy department (Funger 601) on Mondays and Thursdays from 1:00pm to 3:30pm for financial accounting and on Mondays and Wednesdays from 9:30am to 12:00pm for managerial accounting.


Mock Interview Program


48-hour Resume Review


Links for Life Undergraduate Student/Alumni Luncheon

Register now! Come meet and network with GWSB alumni by participating in our Links for Life Undergraduate Student/Alumni Luncheon featuring members of the Dean’s Board of Advisors.

Links for Life is a program designed to create “links” between members of the GWSB student and alumni populations by offering a forum for them to connect. The program will give you access to alumni in an informal setting. You can gain professional insight and ask questions that you might not ask in an interview situation. You will also have the opportunity to speak with alumni about the current happenings and activities at GWSB.

We will be having our next luncheon on March 5, 2010 from 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm. The lunch is free and space is limited! For more information and to register, please go to: http://tinyurl.com/boalinks.


Morality of Profit

Morality of Profit project: a global competition inviting discourse on the Morality of Profit.

During this yearlong program, we seek to assemble the definitive collection of essays on this topic. Writers are asked to submit essays of up to 3,000 words. Initial submissions will be accepted through February 28, 2010. SEVEN will award top honors to three essays, with a grand prize of $20,000, a second prize of $10,000, and a third prize of $5,000. The best pieces will be collected into a manuscript, which is intended for publication along with contributions from branded thought leaders in government, private sector, and the academy; and the program will culminate with an international conference in 2010. For full details or to participate, please visit: http://sevenfund.org/morality-of-profit/index.php