Entrepreneurship Resource Nights: Business Models and Legal

Each week you can read a recap of the previous Entrepreneurship Resource Nights session. This week, instructor John Zagula recaps a class featuring Jesse Proudman, CEO at Strix Leviathan, and Tyler Hollenbeck from DLA Piper. If you have questions about the lecture series, or any of the Buerk Center’s student competitions, email Amy at asallin@uw.edu. This session closed out the plan... Read More

Seattle Growth Podcast Season 4.1: Grunge brings fame, sparks innovation

In its first three seasons, the Seattle Growth Podcast has examined many facets of the city’s unprecedented transformation—housing, healthcare, redevelopment, preservation, transportation, education, emergency services, public utilities, economic disparity, race and, most recently, sports. In the SGP’s fourth season, host Jeff Shulman turns his attention to Seattle’s famed music scene: past, present and future. Episode... Read More

Foster Futures: Sandra Mumanachit

It’s telling of Sandra Mumanachit’s (MBA 2018) humble character that she counts her biggest failure at Foster as one of her most indelible learning experiences. Overstretched with other commitments, her startup team never made it to last year’s UW Business Plan Competition. Nobody’s perfect. But missteps have been rare for this talented daughter of Thai... Read More

My Summer as an MBA Intern at Google

About the author: Jordan Ludwig (pictured to the left) is a second-year full-time MBA student at Foster. Going into Foster, Google was high on the list of companies I wanted to work for after graduation. I had lived in San Francisco before I came to Seattle, and I had a few friends that worked at... Read More

Keep Clam

The ballad of Ivar Haglund, the whimsical, inimitable marketing genius so essential to the history of Seattle and the Foster School of Business Ivar Haglund (BA 1928), the legendary restaurateur, raconteur and ringleader of Old Seattle, was a man of many gifts. An elfin charm. A sweet tenor. A mind for branding. A knack for... Read More
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