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Sep 26, 2014, 08:15 ET
HydroSense, a team of students from the University of Washington, won the 2009 Environmental Innovation Challenge with a water-usage monitoring technology. HydroSense was acquired by Belkin in 2010. (PRNewsFoto/Michael Foster Schl of Business)

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
Trang Tran is a co-founder of Fargreen, a social enterprise using technology to convert rice straw waste into a product that can be used for mushroom farming. Fargreen won the grand prize at the University of Washington's Global Social Entrepreneurship Competition. (PRNewsFoto/The University of Washington's Michael G. Foster School of Business)

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...

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...