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Apr 07, 2016, 08:23 ET University of Washington students and school rewarded for environmental innovation

 Late last week, student teams walked away from the 8th Annual Alaska Airlines Environmental Innovation Challenge with $38,000 in prize money,...


Dec 08, 2015, 09:30 ET University of Washington Announced as a Final Winner of Head Health Challenge II

 Today, the University of Washington (UW) was named a final winner in the Head Health Challenge II, a collaboration among the NFL, Under...


Sep 26, 2014, 08:15 ET Innovation takes flight as Alaska Airlines sponsors environmental entrepreneurship competition at University of Washington

 Today, the University of Washington Foster School of Business announced Alaska Airlines as the naming sponsor of its annual Environmental...


Mar 03, 2014, 17:25 ET Innovative mushroom farming in Vietnam wins the day at University of Washington social entrepreneurship competition

Fargreen, a social enterprise using technology to convert rice straw waste into a product that can be used for mushroom farming, edged out five...


Sep 25, 2013, 09:35 ET Dr. Bruce J. Avolio appointed as University of Washington Chair in Business Strategic Leadership

The University of Washington's Michael G. Foster School of Business has announced the appointment of Bruce J. Avolio, professor of management, as...


Jul 09, 2013, 13:30 ET B-School Conference Will Focus on Successful Model for Business Development in Under-Served Communities

Academics and administrators from more than 20 U.S. business schools will gather alongside regulators, financial institutions...


Jan 10, 2013, 19:10 ET University of Washington alumni give more than $5 million for business school's entrepreneurship program

The University of Washington announced today that the Michael G. Foster School of Business' Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship will be...


Dec 26, 2012, 18:37 ET New study: Indecisive economic policy takes a lasting toll on financial markets

 According to a new study from the University of Washington Foster School of Business, excessive debate and/or ambiguity on national tax,...


Dec 06, 2012, 12:49 ET JP Morgan Chase Foundation makes leadership investment to expand the impact of University of Washington Business and Economic Development Center with $600K grant

The University of Washington Business and Economic Development Center announced today the receipt of a $600,000 grant from the JP Morgan Chase...


Oct 31, 2012, 11:00 ET University of Washington Community to Show Purple Pride on 2nd Annual W Day

 Background: W Day was established in 2011 as part of the UW's 150th anniversary and the tradition lives on with one-day on-campus events,...


Sep 24, 2012, 12:00 ET University of Washington Opens U.S. Census Bureau Research Data Center, Providing Access to Critical Social Science Trends, Information

Officials from the U.S. Census Bureau and the University of Washington today announced the opening of a new Census Research Data Center (RDC)...


Nov 01, 2011, 14:40 ET UW Students, Alumni, Friends and Supporters Across the Globe Come Together on November 4th to Celebrate W Day

W Day – A celebration of 150 years of Husky spirit Friday, November 4, 2011, at 11:30 a.m. Red Square, University of Washington Campus,...


Sep 13, 2011, 13:00 ET The University of Washington Celebrates 150 Years of Academic Excellence, Innovation and Community Partnerships

The University of Washington kicked off its 150th anniversary year today by showcasing a series of events and activities that honor the past and...


Mar 02, 2011, 07:06 ET Professor Mark Forehand appointed as Pigott Family Professor of Business Administration

The University of Washington's Michael G. Foster School of Business has announced the appointment of Mark Forehand, associate professor of...


Jul 06, 2004, 01:00 ET Parker LePla Expands Its Brand Client Roster to Include Community Transit and TranSenda

SEATTLE, July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Parker LePla, an integrated branding and communications firm, has recently added Community Transit and TranSenda...


Mar 03, 2002, 00:00 ET Newark Star-Ledger Wins 2002 Dart Award

SEATTLE, and NEWARK, N.J., March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The Newark Star-Ledger has won this year's $10,000 Dart Award for Excellence in Reporting on...


Mar 04, 2001, 00:00 ET The Baltimore Sun Wins 2001 Dart Award

SEATTLE, March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The Baltimore Sun has won this year's $10,000 Dart Award for Excellence in Reporting on Victims of Violence for...