Student innovations wow judges in Science & Technology Showcase

Co-hosted by the Foster School’s Buerk Center for Entrepreneurship and student club Science & Engineering Business Association (SEBA), the annual Science & Technology Showcase on Jan. 21, 2016, brought student innovators from across campus together in a tradeshow-style competition. Student innovators gave 60-second pitches to a panel of judges — Seattle-area entrepreneurs and investors —... Read More

Foster Full-time & Evening MBA, TMMBA, MSIS – all top 20 in U.S. according to Eduniversal

Eduniversal ranked Foster’s Full-time MBA Program #17, Evening MBA Program #15, Technology Management #14 and Master of Science in Information Systems Program #6 in the U.S. in its 2015 Eduniversal’s Best Masters Ranking. The highly rated programs were chosen from 12,000 graduate degrees worldwide based on reputation, employment salary and student satisfaction. All the Foster... Read More

Tiny Tots: The business of non-profit childcare

Tiny Tots stood at the edge of a cliff. But the trusted south Seattle institution was so focused on its mission of providing quality childcare and early education to low-income families that it hardly even noticed the danger. Tuition subsidies for its clients—400 families, nearly all living below the federal poverty line—barely covered the cost... Read More

MOD Pizza co-founders visit Foster

In the kickoff of the Straight Talk for Entrepreneurs speaker series, hosted by the Foster School’s Buerk Center for Entrepreneurship, MOD Pizza co-founders Scott and Ally Svenson regaled their unexpected journey to entrepreneurship. The Svensons, married high school sweethearts who met while students at Seattle-adjacent Bellevue High School, stumbled onto their first new venture — co-founding... Read More

From bamboo to business

It started with walking sticks. High-quality, handmade bamboo walking sticks for propelling hikers up mountains and through forests. Dan Sedlacek, founder of Uphill Designs, has spent most of his time trekking uphill – first as a hiker, now at the helm of a rapidly growing business. Sedlacek, a 2014 graduate of the masters of material... Read More