The Hybrid MBA Program Experience: Electives

Today’s blog post is another in a series of blog posts that shed light on the Hybrid MBA Program experience. This series will focus on a variety of topics, including the Immersions, Foster Live sessions, on-campus activities, study teams, career management resources and more.  Today’s topic: electives As part of the Hybrid MBA Program, students will have the ability to enhance... Read More

MONEY ranks Foster School #15 of Best Colleges for Business Majors, #13 for Best Value

The Foster School of Business ranks best in the Northwest, #15 nationally, and #13 for best value in MONEY’s Best Colleges for Business Majors. Rated for educational quality, affordability and college payoff, the colleges were ranked based on data from the U.S. Department of Education, Peterson’s, PayScale.com, and MONEY/College Measures calculations. Graduates from the Foster... Read More

Introducing Andy Kleitsch as a Mentor for the Master of Science in Entrepreneurship

The Master of Science in Entrepreneurship is Foster’s new 12-month degree that embodies the startup process — from ideation and formation to execution and scale. It blends the best of business school education, practical content, world-class Seattle connections, and time in the program for students to get their startup off the ground. Our goal for students: turn... Read More

Introducing Bob Gregg as a Mentor for the Master of Science in Entrepreneurship

The Master of Science in Entrepreneurship is Foster’s new 12-month degree that embodies the startup process — from ideation and formation to execution and scale. It blends the best of business school education, practical content, world-class Seattle connections, and time in the program for students to get their startup off the ground. Our goal for students: turn... Read More

UW mourns passing of Costco chairman and co-founder, Jeff Brotman

Jeff Brotman, Costco chairman and co-founder, died unexpectedly on August 1, leaving behind an incredible legacy of leadership and generosity. Brotman was a “double Dawg,” with an undergraduate degree in political science (1964) and a J.D. in law (1967) from the University of Washington, but it’s the family businesses—first working for his father and uncles,... Read More

Waste Not

Lani Aviado is passionate about reducing the environmental footprint of business Have you ever thought of living off the grid in Hawaii as a battery tester in a home that produces more energy than it consumes? That’s the dream of Lani Aviado (MBA 2008)—after she’s done solving the world’s waste issues (or at least those... Read More