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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.

Seattle Met | April 20, 2022
Is mindfulness always such a good thing? | Seattle Met

Mindfulness — or a heightened, nonjudgmental awareness of the present moment — may not always be such a good thing, according to research recently published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. Andrew Hafenbrack, assistant professor of management and organization at the UW, is quoted.

GeekWire | April 20, 2022
Insect food for pets: Univ. of Washington students developing sustainable dog treats | GeekWire

Just Right Bite, a startup led by six women from the UW, won the $10,000 Herbert B. Jones Foundation Second Place Prize at the 2022 Alaska Airlines Environmental Innovation Challenge earlier this month for its insect-based pet food product. The company received $595 in prototype funding from the UW Buerk Center for Entrepreneurship. Mallory Morse and Chelsea Fletcher, graduate students in entrepreneurship at the UW, are quoted. Hannah Walls-Scott, a graduate student in entrepreneurship at the UW, is mentioned.

Inverse | April 18, 2022
How to recover from burnout and stop it from happening again, according to psychologists | Inverse

Millions of Americans are rethinking their relationship to work. The phrase “burnout” is fixed within that conversation. There is a collective, societal hunger for more information on what to do about it. Yu Tse Heng, a doctoral student in management at the UW, is quoted.

KIRO 7 | April 15, 2022
Your Voices: Turning debt into savings | KIRO 7

The UW’s Certificate in Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership program is featured in this story about a graduate’s public relations and marketing company dedicated to providing employment and internship opportunities for people of color. Christy Johnson, affiliate instructor of business at the UW, talks about the goals of Women in Entrepreneurial Leadership, a certificate program at the UW.

GeekWire | April 11, 2022
Startups are back on campus: UW job fair brings out big crowd for internship and job opportunities | GeekWire

The Buerk Center for Entrepreneurship and CoMotion hosted the Startup Career & Internship Fair this week for interested students seeking opportunities with up-and-coming startups.

The Seattle Times | April 6, 2022
WA employers will soon have to be upfront about salaries in job postings | The Seattle Times

Starting in January, job postings in Washington will have to include some dollar signs. Gov. Jay Inslee has signed into law legislation requiring employers in the state to include salary and benefits information in job postings, rather than waiting to disclose that figure after making an offer. David Tan, associate professor of management at the UW, is quoted.

Fortune | March 25, 2022
These MBA programs don’t require a GMAT and see most grads start at $110K | Fortune

The UW Foster School of Business is included in a list of programs that don’t require a GMAT and prepares graduates for six-figure starting salaries. Daniel Turner, teaching professor of marketing and associate dean of the master’s programs at the UW Foster School of Business, is quoted. Wendy Guild, assistant dean of MBA programs at the UW Foster School of Business, is referenced.

The New York Times | March 17, 2022
Opinion: True work flexibility is about when, not just where, you work | The New York Times

“In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, PepsiCo, Meta and General Motors, among others, have incorporated remote work into their corporate cultures. But in a truly flexible workplace, people would control not just where they work but also when,” writes Emily Laber-Warren of the City University of New York. Christopher Barnes, professor of management at the UW, is referenced.

Crosscut | March 11, 2022
Ukraine invasion severs decades of WA business ties with Russia | Crosscut

Business was once seen as a way to stabilize U.S. and Russian relations. Not anymore. Debra Glassman, teaching professor of finance and business economics at the UW, is quoted.

CNN | March 10, 2022
Burnout is changing your brain — here’s what to do | CNN

Are you burned out? If these three symptoms apply to you — a total lack of energy, a decline in your sense of belonging and a plummeting self-esteem — you could be a victim of burnout, experts say. Kira Schabram, associate professor of management at the UW, is quoted.

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