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Q & A with an MBA: Tanis Brako [MBA/19]

November 13, 2019 — 
As a full-time Manager of Customer Energy Services at Manitoba Hydro and mother of two young children, it would seem that balancing the Asper MBA program would have been challenging for recent graduate Tanis Brako. But not only did Brako successfully complete her MBA, she thrived in the program while finding additional time to support others in her industry.

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Céleste Grimard [PhD/03] – Asper alumna inducted into the Royal Society of Canada for her research on healthy workplaces

November 12, 2019 — 
Asper graduate Céleste Grimard [PhD/03] was recently elected to the Class of 2019 as Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, Division of Social Sciences. Grimard studied at Asper from 1995 to 2003, completing her dissertation under the guidance of Asper School of Business professors Raymond Lee, Bruno Dyck and John Godard.

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Cassie Phaneuf (left) and Kristi Perrin (right)

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Asper co-op program makes students shine

November 6, 2019 — 
The Asper Co-op Program helps connect interested students with a job in a field they are studying

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Asper undergraduate students pitch to judges at inaugural ENTR Pitch Competition.

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Experiential learning sparks entrepreneurial spirit in Asper undergraduate students

November 6, 2019 — 
On Friday, October 25, the Stu Clark Centre for Entrepreneurship (SCCE) hosted the inaugural ENTR 2030 Pitch Competition for 185 undergraduate students who were ready to pitch their business idea in a two-round pitch competition.

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Canola field

Can the Prairies reap rewards from new veggie burgers?

October 28, 2019 — 
Asper School's 24th annual Fields on Wheels conference will explore the question

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15th anniversary celebration of Manitoba’s Indigenous entrepreneurs

October 21, 2019 — 
Since 2005, the I.H. Asper School of Business has profiled and celebrated the achievements of Indigenous entrepreneurs at the VIBE Awards - one of Manitoba’s most prestigious events honouring Indigenous business leaders.

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The rise and fall of United Grain Growers

October 17, 2019 — 
For much of the twentieth century, United Grain Growers was one of the major forces in Canadian agriculture. What happened?

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Share your voice at the Asper Town Hall Meeting

October 8, 2019 — 
Asper undergraduate students are invited to a Student Town Hall Meeting on Monday, October 21, from 4-5 p.m. in 343 Drake, where the proposed Strategic Plan for the Asper School of Business will be presented.

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Jocelyne Thorpe, Scott Ormiston and Joyce Slater are three of the many professors recognized by alumni.

Alumni News

Alumni name their fav UM profs

October 4, 2019 — 
We were overwhelmed with messages about faculty who taught challenging topics with ease; inspired news ways of thinking and creating; and expanded students’ horizons

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Asper School of Business mourns passing of long-time professor and alumna

October 3, 2019 — 
Asper School of Business alumna and celebrated professor, Dr. Usha Mittoo [MBA/81] passed away on September 14, 2019.

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