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The Foster Blog

Stories from the Foster School of Business students, faculty, staff, alumni and Seattle’s business community.

Contributor - The Foster Blog highlights students, faculty, staff and alumni.

A Competition by Nature - Each year, around 700 graduating seniors solve real-world problems, and identify opportunities and strategic positioning for local Pacific Northwest companies as part of the Foster Strategy Development Competition.

M&O Alumni Highlight: Greg Fisher - Greg Fisher’s road to entrepreneurship began at a job he hated.

M&O Alumni Highlight: Sharon Matusik - 1998 alumna Sharon Matusik is fostering growth and innovation with real-world impacts as Dean of the Leeds School of Business.

Chen elected as Fellow to the Academy of Management - Associate Dean and Professor Xiao-Ping Chen has been named a Fellow of the Academy of Management, the premier professional association for management and organization scholars worldwide.


Klipsun Magazine

Western Washington University's independent, student-run magazine, featuring long-form narrative journalism

Evolve - The Fall 2017 edition of Klipsun Magazine – online and in print.

Keeping The Buzz Alive - Beekeeping is no longer about honey, but the interdependence between humans and bees, and survival.

Behind The Uniform Photo Story - A day in the life of a firefighter and what it takes to serve the community.


Communications and Marketing

Western Washington University's communications and marketing office internship

WWU students, faculty working to educate the public on the plight of the homeless - Tara Perry works with students as part of a service-learning project to educate the community about homelessness and social justice.

B Gallery Reception Introduces BFA Candidates and Showcases Work - Western's 2016 Bachelor of Fine Arts candidates showcase the work which garnered admission into Western's competitive BFA program.

Western delegation makes inroads in China with new university partnership - In an effort to expand global learning and research opportunities, a delegation led by Western's provost visits universities in China.

Student Life: Fall 2016 - A gallery of images documenting student life at Western.

Building a Body of Work - Creative Exploration in the Arts – Western's competitive Bachelor of Fine Arts program.


48 Degrees North

Western Washington University's Advanced Visual Journalism capstone project

Concept and web development - Bridging the Divide: Cultivating connections between our rural and urban communities.

Addressing Food Deserts in Whatcom County - Food deserts cover roughly 85 percent of Whatcom County.


The Western Front

Western Washington University's official newspaper, published weekly in print and online

Students talk racial climate, exclude administration - The racial climate of Western’s campus and recent hate speech on social media were the center of discussion at the student-led dialogue.

Western students take to the streets to spread homeless awareness - Holding cardboard signs on street corners throughout Bellingham, Western students worked to raise awareness about homelessness.

Alumna makes US history - Western Alumna Vini Elizabeth Samuel was elected as the first female Indian-American mayor in US history. 

The Mountains are Calling, and We Must Go - At the top of a mountain, Jeremy Dubs was asked a question that would lead him to three consecutive trips overseas.

Hearing booms by Boomer's Drive-in? Here's Why - The condemned Aloha Motel on Samish Way provides the perfect place to practice knocking down doors.

New club promotes female empowerment through music - Bellingham Girls Rock Camp, a summer camp that promotes female empowerment through music, is coming to Western as a new Associated Students club.

First Climatefest hits home - Western's first Climatefest aimed to highlight local to global climate action and inspire action against climate change.