|November 21, 2013 |
U.S. News & World Report
|Business School Competitions Give Startups a Boost|
Many MBA programs have entrepreneurship classes, but school competitions can help turn those ideas into real companies. Connie Bourassa-Shaw, director of the Foster School's Buerk Center for Entrepreneurship, is quoted.
|November 15, 2013 |
|Geek of the Week: Kevin Hall is blending TV and tech to build better relationships|
Foster EMBA alumnus Kevin Hall named GeekWire's "Geek of the Week" for founding Snackdish, an app to share tv and movie viewing experiences
|October 29, 2013 |
|The 25 Most Influential Kingmakers in Consumer and Retailer Companies|
The author lists 25 of the most influential “kingmakers” in consumer and retail, described as "men and women whose names repeatedly arise in conversations with industry experts and consumer companies large and small." Shaun Westfall (MBA 2004), Principal: Consumer Investment Banking, Piper Jaffray, is #18 on the list.
|October 22, 2013 |
|The Hometown Pride Performance Sock|
The style section of Men's Journal features Strideline City Socks. Strideline co-founders Jake Director and Riley Goodman are seniors at the Foster School.
|October 02, 2013 |
|No shortcut to innovation|
There’s no shortcut to innovation. It’s therefore a red flag whenever a company attempts such a shortcut by acquiring another firm with innovative products. Research by Abhishek Borah, assistant professor of marketing, is quoted.
|September 25, 2013 |
Puget Sound Business Journal
|UW business school names professor to hold Pigott chair|
The University of Washington's Foster School of Business appointed management professor Bruce Avolio on Wednesday to be the first holder of the Mark Pigott Chair in Business Strategic Leadership.
|August 01, 2013 |
|NW Hackerspaces Double as Incubators for Entrepreneurship|
"Hackerspaces" are popping up all over the Northwest -- community workshops for tinkering, machine tooling, 3-D printing and any other hands-on creativity you can think of. Sonali Shah, assistant professor of management, is quoted.
|July 14, 2013 |
The Seattle Times
|Using small businesses to create community opportunities|
More business schools are working in low-income communities to improve and grow existing businesses and to encourage more people to start their own. The Foster School's Business and Economic Development Center has been at it for about 20 years.
|July 10, 2013 |
|Apple to Cisco Lead Record Dividends as Google Holds Out|
Technology companies are paying out dividends at the fastest pace in more than a decade, boosting cash returns to appease investors dismayed by slowing growth. Jennifer Koski, associate professor of finance, is quoted.