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.

March 12, 2015
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.

March 10, 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.

February 26, 2015
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.

February 25, 2015
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.

November 26, 2014
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.

November 13, 2014
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.

November 12, 2014
The Atlantic
The Willpower Gene

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

November 9, 2014
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.

September 28, 2014
New York Times
How Ads Can Push Too Hard

People like to associate with brands that reflect how they see themselves. That’s an axiom of advertising. But a study published in the Journal of Consumer Research says ads like these can backfire. Mark Forehand, professor of marketing, is quoted.

September 24, 2014
Wall Street Journal
Making Excuses That Actually Work

Wall Street Journal columnist Sue Shellenbarger looks at how excuses used the right way can save the day on the job. Ryan Fehr, assistant professor of management, is quoted.

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