Monthly Archives: March 2011

Global Challenges, Global Solutions – A discussion with Dominique Strauss-Kahn, Managing Director of the IMF

Global Challenges, Global Solutions
The George Washington University School of Business invites students, faculty and staff to a speech and discussion with
Dominique Strauss-Kahn
Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund

Monday, April 4, 2011
2:00 – 3:15 p.m.
Media and Public Affairs Building
Jack Morton Auditorium
805 21st Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C.

To reserve a seat, please visit

PMI Scholarships – June 1 Deadline

From the PMI GAC 3/31/11 Newsletter:

The PMI Educational Foundation (PMIEF), a not-for-profit charitable organization, is helping college students realize their dreams through education.

College and university students from all over the world studying project management and related fields are eligible to apply for PMIEF academic scholarships. More than 40 scholarships are available, sponsored by PMI Chapters, Registered Education Providers and universities.

The application deadline for scholarships is 1 June 2011. Applicants must submit an online application as well as supporting materials, including two essays, a resume/CV, three reference forms and transcripts.  See more . . .

Students/Alumni Are Invited to GWSB Sports Management Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

GWSB Sports Executive Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
Honoring Joel Segal, BA ’86, NFL Sports Agent
Thursday, March 24 | 5 p.m.

All GWSB Faculty, Staff and Students are invited to attend the 2011 GWSB Sports Executive Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. The 2011 inductee is Joel Segal, CCAS BA ’86, Professional Football agent and President, BEST Football. His impressive client list features numerous Pro Bowl and first round draft picks including Reggie Bush, Michael Vick, Chris Johnson, Jason Campbell, DeAngelo Hall, and many others.  Click here for more information and to register.

Summer 2011 Courses

This summer the MSPM program is offering 3 courses for a total of 6 credit hours.  As always, courses will be offered in campus and distance modes.

Summer 2011 MSPM Courses
DNSC 6267 Planning and Scheduling (3 credits) w/Dr. Cioffi, 5/16-7/23/11
DNSC 6290 Optimization Models (1.5 credits) w/Dr. Glickman, 5/16-6/25/11
DNSC 6290 Risk Analysis Models (1.5 credits) w/Dr. Khamooshi, 7/6-8/16/11

In addition to the MSPM courses, there are three 1.5 credit hour electives that are being offered in the distance mode that count toward your DNSC electives.

Summer 2011 DE Electives
MBAD 6223 Operations Strategy w/Dr. Khamooshi, 5/16-6/25/11
MBAD 6291 Business Communications w/Prof. Timm, 5/16-6/25/11
*MBAD 6265 Entrepreneurship w/Dr. Tarabishy, 5/16-6/25/11
*MBAD 6290 Entrepreneurship Planning w/Dr. Tarabishy, 7/7-8/16/11

*You must register for these courses through Anne Koprince since space is limited for MSPM students.

Help GW’s Japanese American Student Alliance (JASA) Support Relief Efforts in Japan

Thanks to MSPM student Kiyoko Schmidt for sending this along:

JASA needs your help!
Beginning on Monday, JASA will be tabling at H St. Terrace to raise funds for the Japan Relief Project (
Along with a donation box we are planning on having wristbands for sale. Throughout the week there will also be origami paper for folding our goal of 1,000 cranes, a camera for recording messages to Japan, and an opportunity to write letters of support to send to Miyagi prefecture.

We will be tabling everyday next week from 11:30am to 2:30pm. If you are interested in helping to run the table, please send an email to (so as not to overwhelm JASA’s email address) with the times you are available to help.

Please spread the word and come stop by our table next week! Every bit of support helps!

Research Assistant/Sr. Research Assistant at GW’s Biostatistics Center

Thanks to MSPM student, Suzanne Firrell for forwarding this open position in her office.

Research Assistant/Sr. Research Assistant at GW’s Biostatistics Center

The Job Summary
The Biostatistics Center of the George Washington University is seeking an individual interested in working on medical research studies. We are looking for a person with demonstrated leadership qualities and organizational skills. The successful candidate must be a self-starter, detailed oriented, and possesses good oral and written communication skills. The position involves completing a wide-variety of duties from writing reports and updating investigators on study progress, to overseeing data collection and management, as well as developing and maintaining a manual of operations and other documentation.

Position title and salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree and 1 to 3 years of experience in the field or in a related area.

Desired Qualifications
Excellent oral/written communication skills required. Demonstrated experience in a research environment and with data management systems is a plus. Position title and salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Please feel free to contact Suzanne at 301-231-6887 with any questions.

MSPM Asst. Director for Admissions, Dustin Pusch, Named to the GW Law Internationl Moot Court Team

In recognition of his outstanding performance in the GW Law School International Moot Court Competition, MSPM Assistant Director Dustin Pusch was named to the GW Law International Moot Court team.  As one of four members, Dustin will participate in the Jessup International Moot Court competition against competitors from over 500 law schools and 80 countries. Congratulations, Dusty!