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2017 Manitoba High School New Venture Championships

May 24, 2017 — 
On May 26, the Stu Clark Centre for Entrepreneurship is hosting this one-day competition for high school students with n new business ideas

Prentice’s research at the U of M focused on the development of the airships and several engineering students had been employed for design and construction

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Ice roads and Cargo Airships – State of the Technology and Opportunities for the North

May 15, 2017 — 
Public lecture on May 17


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Six new Canada Research Chairs, two renewed

May 12, 2017 — 
'Leading crucial investigations into a wide-range of problems our society is facing'

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CBC: More layoffs in Winnipeg: 60 people to lose jobs as Price Chopper closes

May 5, 2017 — 
Sean MacDonald, a business strategy instructor at the University of Manitoba's Asper School of Business, said the layoffs do not necessarily indicate the province's economy is suffering.

(L-R) U of M President David Barnard, Dean of the Asper School of Business Michael Benarroch and Associates Chair John Proven.

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Associates farewell reception honours Michael Benarroch

May 4, 2017 — 
On May 3, the Associates of the I.H. Asper School of Business hosted a farewell reception in honour of Michael Benarroch, Dean of the Asper School of Business and CPA Manitoba Chair in Business Leadership

(L-R) R. Jeffrey Orr, member of Power Corporation’s Board of Directors and President and CEO of Power Financial, David Barnard, president of U of M, Paul Mahon, President and CEO of Great-West Lifeco, and Jeff Carney, President and CEO of IGM Financial.

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Great-West Life, Investors Group and Power Corporation investing to create unique leadership institute at U of M

May 3, 2017 — 
'As we reflected on great Manitoban leaders of the past, many of whom had graduated from the University of Manitoba, we honed in on the importance of leadership in the development of great companies and great communities'

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President’s Student Leadership Program

May 3, 2017 — 
Annually 10 – 30 students from the U of M and other Manitoba post-secondary institutions will be invited to pursue the President’s Student Leadership Program

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Valedictory address to the Asper BComm (Hons) Class of ’17

May 2, 2017 — 
In his address to the Asper BComm (Hons) Class of '17, Eric MacLise explores the surprising and often overlooked virtues of comfort zones

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Straight from the horse’s mouth

April 27, 2017 — 
What can horses possibly teach us about business? A surprising amount, says Asper grad Darcy Fudge Kamal [MSc/11]. Now an assistant professor at the George L. Argyros School of Business and Economics at Chapman University, in California, and a research associate with the Economic Sciences Institute, Darcy is studying the Thoroughbred horse industry to learn more about trust between companies.

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ABEP celebrates biggest year

April 24, 2017 — 
Aboriginal Business Education Partners celebrated its largest-ever cohort of graduating students at a special dinner on April 13

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