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November 3 , 2010

Study Abroad in Tunisia Over Spring Break!

You could have the opportunity to obtain a unique learning experience through a faculty-led Study Abroad Program to Tunisia. This program comprises a total of 4 credit hours: 3 for MKTG 3142 Consumer Behavior plus 1 for MKTG 4900 Special Topics. Students will study the political, financial, and marketing environment of the Middle East and Northern Africa (MENA) region and will then apply what they learn on a company marketing project. This program will meet three times before and three times after the Tunis portion of the course, which will take place between March 12-19, 2011.

We will be hosting two information sessions:

• Wednesday, November 3, 2010 from 5:30PM to 6:30PM – Duques 652

• Friday, November 5, 2010 from 3:30PM to 4:30PM – Duques 651

Workshop on Marketing Your Study Abroad Experience to Employers

Have you studied abroad? Not sure how it can enhance your future employment possibilities.
Learn how to leverage your abroad experience to future employers.
Allow us to aid you in presenting your skills through your resume, cover letter, and in interviews.
Wednesday, November 10, 2010
5:00 to 6:00 pm – Duquès Hall, Suite 453

BADM 4900: Strategic Environmental Management

Strategic Environmental Management
(BADM 4900, Special Topics in SMPP, MW 3:45-5:00pm)

Learn about how to promote, design and implement win-win business environmental management strategies

Major Topics:
- Environmental protection challenges/opportunities for businesses
- Competitive environmental management strategies
- Climate change management strategies
- Greening of business in emerging market countries

Teaching method:
Socratic approach, involving in-depth analysis and discussions of real company cases

For more information, Contact Professor Jorge Rivera,, also see his website at:

International Marketing Careers Panel

Panel on
International Marketing Careers:
Established Paths and Unconventional Access Points

Event Details:
Monday, November 15, 2010
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Duques Hall, Room 651

Please RSVP to

Click here for more information.

UBA Green Investments Panel

The Undergraduate Business Association is hosting a "Green Investments" panel on Tuesday, November 9, 2010 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM in Duques Hall, Room 650. Our four panelists are Mr. Troy Adkins of the U.S. Green Building Council, Ms. Saija Nurminen of the Embassy of Finland, Ms. Beatriz Silva of the Embassy of Uruguay, and Mr. Peter DeSimone of the Social Investment Forum. The panelists will be providing students with a variety of perspectives on the topic of "Green Investments", from country views and professional areas. In addition, Dr. Mark Starik, Department Chair and Professor of Strategic Management & Public Policy at the George Washington University, will be the moderator for the event. Refreshments will follow the panel and question and answer session. The Student Association is co-sponsoring this event.

Please contact Allison Latham ( with any further questions.

Study Abroad Information Session

CIEE Shanghai Student Information Session
Friday, November 5, 2010
2:30pm - 3:30pm
OSA Conference Room, 812 20th St. NW

mHealth Lecture

The Department of Emergency Medicine at the GW Medical Faculty Associates and The GW Collaborating Centers for Global Health and Development present:

The Emerging Field of eHealth, mHealth & Telemedicine:
Key Milestones and Players

Thursday, November 11, 2010
11:30 am – 1:30 pm
GWU Center for Global Health
2175 K St. NW, Suite 200
Washington, DC 20037

Lunch will be provided

Electronic and mobile technologies have rapidly become an integral part of health care service delivery around the world. Join us as we discuss the latest applications and impacts of mHealth and eHealth and explore the University’s role in this burgeoning field.

This panel is the first in a six‐part seminar series that will provide a forum for discussing mHealth evaluations, highlighting mHealth research and practice at GW, and developing partnerships with the broader implementation community.

Dr. Mohit Kaushal, MBA, Executive Vice President, Business Development, Chief
Strategy Officer, West Wireless Health Institute

Lead Discussant:
Neal Sikka, M.D., Assistant Professor, Director, Innovative Practice Section, GW Medical Faculty Associates

James M. Sherry, M.D., Ph.D., Professor and Chair, Department of Global Health, The George Washington University and Director, Center for Global Health

Save the Date for the Next mHealth Lectures in the Series
November 18, 2010 ‐ Products, Services and Applications
December 2, 2010 ‐ Research & Evaluation
This mHealth Seminar Series will continue in January, 2011

Dining Etiquette 101: Put Your Best Fork Forward

Monday, November 15, 2010 at 6:30pm
The Caucus Room at 401 9th Street, NW
$125 per person, inclusive of tax and gratuity
Price also includes class fees, three-course dinner and pre-selected wines
~Call (202) 393-1300 for reservations~
For more information click here.

Accelerator - Vanderbilt Summer Business Institute

ACCELERATOR – Vanderbilt Summer Business Institute – INFO SESSION
Wednesday, November 3 – 5:30 – 6:30 PM
Duques Hall, Room 620

Accelerator is an intensive four-week immersion in business designed exclusively for undergraduates and recent graduates in all majors. The program allows students to complement their educational background with real-world “grab it and go” instruction from top Owen faculty members and engage in consulting roles for companies such as American Airlines, Coca-Cola, Blue Cross-Blue Shield of Tennessee, SONY, and many other top-tier businesses. Accelerator provides students with the opportunity to land a great internship, build skills that win jobs, and become “impact” and “go to” professionals from the start. RSVP for the info session through GWorkSB and by emailing:

IBUS 4900: International Perspectives on Green Business


New Service-Learning Course:

IBUS 4900: International Perspectives on Green Business

If you are interested in:

- understanding the global context of green business;
- drawing from best practices abroad and at home in order to promote their adoption locally in the area;
- developing a tool kit to incorporate green practices into business operations;
- gaining first hand experience with a green consulting project for a community partner;


Register now for IBUS 4900 for Spring 2011!
Thursdays: 12:45-3:15

(Registration is restricted to Juniors and Seniors)

For questions please contact Professor Helm at

Advising Center Total Walk-in: October 25 - November 16

In preperation for spring registration the Advising Center will operate on a total walk-in schedule from October 25 - November 16, 2010. Advising hours will be: Monday - Thursday, 9:30am - 12:30pm and 2:30pm - 5:30pm. Friday, 9:30am - 12:30pm and 2:30pm - 4:30pm.

DNSC 4900: Business Analytics

Juniors/Seniors - Looking for an interesting elective in Spring 2011?
Check out a new course from Decision Sciences taught by Dr. Lejeune, DNSC 4900: Business Analytics, Tuesdays and Thursdays: 12:45pm - 2:00pm, Funger 222
More information is available here.

F. David Fowler Career Center Fall Career Panels

Fall Career Panels

November 4, 2010 - Duques 255

Finance 10:00am - 12:00pm
International Development 1:00pm - 3:00pm

RSVP to panels in GWorkSB

For more information click here.

Delta Sigma Pi Sponsored Blood Drive

Delta Sigma Pi and The American Red Cross are hosting a blood drive Thursday, November 11, 2010 from 9:00am-5:00pm in the Continental Ballroom, Marvin Center. If you are eligible to donate blood please sign up for an appointment! Blood in the DC area is much needed!

You can schedule your individual appointment here:

Contact Stephanie Thompson ( for more information.

Attention Sophomores and Juniors: Two $2,500 Scholarships Available

184 Marvin Ridge Road
New Canaan, CT 06840

The Andrew Stergiopoulos Foundation, in collaboration with the faculty and administration of George Washington University, is currently accepting application for the 2011 Andrew Stergiopoulos Scholarship Awards. Each year, the Awards are given to students in the sophomore and junior classes of the GW Undergraduate business school who exhibit Andrew’s outstanding qualities, including academic and athletic achievement, leadership and vision. Traditionally, two Awards are given each year, and each Award takes the form of a cash gift in the amount of $2500. To be used to defray tuition or work-study expenses, for a special research project, or to fund study abroad.

Winners of the Award are selected based on a short application, an essay and a faculty recommendation. Please visit our web site at for further information. For the 2011 Awards, application materials must be received by the Foundation not later than February 15, 2011. Recipients of the Award will be invited to attend a luncheon or dinner celebrating Fellowship Scholarships at The George Washington University.

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NEW! Study Abroad in Tunisia Over Spring Break!

NEW! Workshop on Marketing Your Study Abroad Experience to Employers

NEW! BADM 4900: Strategic Environmental Management

NEW! International Marketing Careers Panel

NEW! UBA Green Investments Panel

NEW! Study Abroad Information Session

NEW! mHealth Lecture

NEW! Dining Etiquette 101: Put Your Best Fork Forward

Accelerator - Vanderbilt Summer Business Institute

IBUS 4900: International Perspectives on Green Business

Advising Center Total Walk-in: October 25 - November 16

DNSC 4900: Business Analytics

F. David Fowler Career Center Fall Career Panels

UPDATED! Delta Sigma Pi Sponsored Blood Drive

Attention Sophomores and Juniors: Two $2,500 Scholarships Available

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