Foster in the Media

The faculty, students, alumni and staff of the University of Washington Michael G. Foster School of Business are in the news on a regular basis. From feature stories to faculty quotes, find a taste of recent media coverage below.

NW Asian Weekly
Visionary: Michael Verchot — Envisioning Economic Empowerment

Michael Verchot is being honored this year by the Nothwest Asian Weekly with a Visionary Award for co-founding and shepherding the University of Washington’s Consulting and Business Development Center.

US News & World Report
Average Debt and Starting Salary for Business School Graduates

According to US News & World Report, the Foster School offers MBA graduates better career starts with less debt than other business schools.

Poets & Quants
What You Can Expect To Make With An MBA From A Top School

The Foster School delivered the highest salary growth for MBAs among the Full-time MBA programs ranked by U.S. News & World Report from 2010-2015.

U.S. News & World Report
MBA Programs Where Most Students Get Jobs

Foster is among the highest ranked business schools in the top 10 MBA programs with more than 95% of MBA students placed in jobs within three months of graduation.

Yahoo! Finance
A new report says that BYU has a better value MBA than Harvard

Brigham Young University’s Marriott School of Management comes out on top in a new ranking of MBA programs by financial firm M7 Financial. The Foster School lands at No. 3.

The New Yorker
No, Mornings Don’t Make You Moral

A study done by Assistant Professor of Management Christopher Barnes that examines how time of day affects honesty is featured in this New Yorker article about early birds and night owls.

USA Today
Too little sleep poses long-term health risks

Researchers are just beginning to understand the long-term consequences of a lifetime of those rough mornings — and it doesn’t look good. Research by Christopher Barnes, assistant professor of management, is cited.

WSJ Live
Is Your Boss the Worst? Here’s Why

If you’re besieged by a cranky boss, there may a culprit besides a bad attitude. Christopher Barnes, assistant professor of management, is interviewed about his latest research.

The Atlantic
The Willpower Gene

Does DNA shape the ability to save money? Research by Stephan Siegel, associate professor of finance, is highlighted.

Alibaba’s Jack Ma Has: $30 Billion, an Odd Relationship With Investors and No Coding Skills

Bloomberg profiles Jack Ma, CEO of Alibaba. A conversation between Ma and Xiao-Ping Chen, professor of management, is quoted.

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