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Foster Community Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Update, July 2021

Dear Foster Community, With the 2020-21 academic year behind us, we wanted to take a moment to highlight some of our efforts in the three areas of focus that we outlined at the beginning of the school year. Expanding Thought Leadership:…

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July 13, 2021

Academic Exemplar: Tom Lee was a masterful scholar, teacher, mentor and leader

Tom Lee was an academic’s academic. Lee, the Hughes M. Blake Professor of Management at the University of Washington Foster School of Business, passed away Friday, June 18, at the age of 68. The most unassuming of towering figures, Lee…

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June 22, 2021

Black Future Co-Op Fund, Bank of America and CBDC Launch New Partnership

On June 15, 2021, Foster’s Consulting and Business Development Center formalized one of the most important partnerships in our 26-year history. Through the visionary leadership of the Black Future Co-op Fund and the strategic vision of Bank of America, we…

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June 17, 2021

Triple Crown! Mark Hillier wins his third PACCAR Award for Excellence in Teaching

Some things never go out of style. Like Legos. And action figures. And Mark Hillier. Hillier, the affable professor of quantitative methods at the UW Foster School of Business, has long deployed both multi-colored plastic bricks and his own “Professor…

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June 15, 2021

Foster Fund Raising for COVID-19 Relief Efforts in India

With more than 300,000 daily cases and 4,000 daily deaths, India has been rocked by a Coronavirus surge. Last winter, the situation seemed to be vastly improving. Cases had decreased by 80% after the first wave of daily cases had…

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June 14, 2021

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