Foster went to Cuba!

In March, one of three MBA Study Tours traveled to Cuba. This was a first for the Foster School-marking our 31st country visited by groups of MBA students. One of our students, Emily Eberle shares her thoughts on the experience: I consider myself fairly well-traveled. As a child and teenager I had the opportunity to see... Read More

A Whirlwind

By: Brian Minard, Foster School student who studied abroad at the Rotterdam School of Management in the Netherlands       Whether you’re studying abroad for a week, a month, or a year, one thing is for sure. It will go by in an instant. The desire to immerse yourself in to the culture of not only... Read More

Local High School Students Gain a Global Perspective at Foster

Each April, excitement fills the air as teams of business school students from prestigious universities around the world descend on the Foster School of Business for the annual Global Business Case Competition (GBCC). Since 2008, as timing permits, the Foster School Global Business Center has been partnering with the Seattle Public Schools Academy of Finance (AOF) program to bring... Read More

Boundless global opportunities at the Foster School of Business

With great excitement, the Global Business Center is proud to debut a video showcasing undergraduate study abroad opportunities at the Foster School of Business. The 2014-15 Global Leadership Student Board spent countless hours conceptualizing, coordinating, and facilitating the creation of this video. Their goal in the development of this project was to document the value... Read More

BPC teams head for the Sweet Sixteen

At the nineteenth annual UW Business Plan Competition (BPC) Investment Round, student innovations took center stage. This tradeshow-style round involved 335 judges listening to the 36 teams’ pitches for technologies ranging from chocolate-covered espresso beans to self-recharging, implantable GPS for pets. A total of 96 teams applied for the BPC — 36 of those teams were... Read More

Foster School ranks 5th in North America in management research productivity

The University of Washington Foster School of Business has the 5th most productive management research faculty in North America, according to a study out of Texas A&M University. The annual “Management Department Productivity Ranking” tallies total contributions to the eight most influential scholarly journals in the discipline of management, and ranks business schools across the... Read More
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