25 years of the UW Business Leadership Celebration

The Foster School marks a quarter century of welcoming world-renowned leaders and celebrating local luminaries at its annual Business Leadership gala Event Details Thursday, October 27, 2016 Sheraton Seattle Hotel 1400 Sixth Ave, Seattle Reception starts at 5:45pm Learn more Keynote Speaker: Margo Georgiadis President for the Americas, Google Board Member, McDonald’s The year was 1992.... Read More

Meet the student-led startups in the 2016 Jones + Foster Accelerator

Way back in 1983 the Harvard Business School succinctly defined entrepreneurship as “the pursuit of opportunity without regard to resources….” This still rings true today, but the Buerk Center for Entrepreneurship’s Jones + Foster Accelerator (J+FA) gives student-led startups both the opportunity and the resources to navigate the entrepreneurial process, taking them from student team... Read More

Seattle Growth Podcast Episode 5: Character and Culture

Follow @ProfShulmanFollow Professor Jeff Shulman on Twitter for the latest Seattle Growth news. The fifth episode of the Seattle Growth Podcast, hosted by the UW Foster School’s Jeff Shulman, explores the changing character and culture of Seattle, and asks whether it should—or even can—be preserved. Hear from two Seattle natives, Hazel Margaretes (5:30) and Dan... Read More

UW ranks #15 in world, #24 for business in Academic Ranking of World Universities

The 2016 Academic Ranking of World Universities released its list of the top schools in the world, and the University of Washington continued at #15 among the most elite universities. UW ranked #24 worldwide for business and economics, up from #33 in the most recent ranking. The 2016 Academic Ranking of World Universities, conducted by researchers at the Center... Read More
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