FOSTER IN THE MEDIA
The faculty, students, alumni and staff of the University of Washington Michael G. Foster School of Business are in the news on a regular basis. From feature stories to faculty quotes, find a taste of recent media coverage below.
|April 15, 2014 |
|Sending Money On An Overseas Round Trip To Avoid Taxes|
Some investors avoid paying taxes in a move called round-tripping — sending money offshore, then investing it in U.S. stocks or bonds. A study estimates it costs the U.S. billions in lost revenues. Jake Thornock, assistant professor of accounting, is a co-author of the study.
|April 04, 2014 |
|Meet the winners of the UW Environmental Innovation Challenge|
The sixth annual Environmental Innovation Challenge took place Thursday in Seattle, with 23 teams competing with new technologies that re-imagined alternative fuels, recycling, solar power, water treatment and more. Here’s a look at the six winners of the event.
|April 03, 2014 |
New York Times
|Flash Boys for the People|
This week’s publication of “Flash Boys,” by the journalist Michael Lewis, has turned a harsh spotlight on the world of high-frequency trading. Research by Jonathan Brogaard, assistant professor of finance, is referenced.
|March 07, 2014 |
|Daylight saving brings risks with loss of sleep|
Research by Christopher Barnes, assistant professor of management, is highlighted.
|March 06, 2014 |
New York Times
|The Economic Toll of Lost Sleep |
In an op-ed piece, Christopher Barnes, assistant professor of management , and a co-author look at the economic cost of daylight saving time.
|February 28, 2014 |
|Fighting poverty with mushrooms, green things & social enterprise |
Every year, the UW Foster School of Business holds an international ‘social enterprise’ competition at which college students from around the world present business solutions aimed at reducing global poverty and inequity.
|February 09, 2014 |
|New Microsoft CEO's collegial style sparks hope|
Satya Nadella's calming, collegial style said to be a pleasant and necessary change in leadership tone. Suresh Kotha, professor of management, is quoted.
|February 06, 2014 |
Wall Street Journal
|Smartphones Make You Tired and Unproductive, Study Says|
The way most knowledge workers do their jobs -- monitoring their smartphones for notes from the boss long after the office day is done-- ultimately makes them less effective. Research co-authored by Christopher M. Barnes, assistant professor of management at the Foster School, is featured.
|January 15, 2014 |
HBR Blog Network
|Research: Using a Smartphone After 9 pm Leaves Workers Disengaged|
New research indicates that greater connectivity comes at a cost: using a smartphone to cram more work into a given evening results in less work done the next day. Christopher Barnes, assistant professor of management, is co-author of the post and the research.