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

Foster grads go for gold at Rio Olympics

The Olympic Games are off and running in Rio de Janeiro, and a pair of Foster graduates are in the hunt for medals. Veteran setter Courtney Thompson (BA 2006) is the heart and soul of the USA Women’s Volleyball team, currently ranked number one in the world and working for its first Olympic gold medal. Hans Struzyna (BA 2011)... Read More