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Congratulations Asper grads!

June 6, 2023 — 
The Asper School of Business celebrates the Class of 2023 during convocation season!

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MBA grad champions inclusion and strives to create more opportunities for women

May 29, 2023 — 
In the Asper MBA, Jamie Theroux engaged in conversations with colleagues and with innovative course content on sustainability, accessibility and reconciliation. As she pursues entrepreneurship after graduation, her goals remain to amplify perspectives, remove barriers and create more opportunities and inclusive communities.

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Asper professor of business sustainability receives prestigious UM award for excellence in teaching

May 17, 2023 — 
Bruno Dyck [BComm(Hons)/84], Norman Frolich Professor in Business Sustainability at the Asper School of Business, is the 2023 recipient of the prestigious Dr. and Mrs. H. H. Saunderson Award for Excellence in Teaching.

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Asper 2023 convocation contest

May 15, 2023 — 
Celebrate an Asper grad by sharing dinner at Nola.


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Asper experiential learning wins big at IDEA 2023

May 11, 2023 — 
This year for the first time in the IDEA award’s 39-year history, The Associates held an auction to raise funds in support of experiential learning at the Asper School of Business, which concluded with an outstanding final bid of $110,000.

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Building bridges and financial capacity with Indigenous communities

February 22, 2023 — 
Like many young professionals, Carter Wilson [BComm(Hons)/18] knows that making connections is useful.

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Asper alum advances Western Canada’s largest winter festival

February 12, 2023 — 
“Is the impact worth the investment?” Darrel Nadeau [BComm(Hons)07/MBA13], Executive Director of Festival du Voyageur and I. H. Asper School of Business MBA alum, discusses the metrics for success in non-profit work and the challenges of this sector. During his time in the Asper Master of Business Administration program, Nadeau recalls a guest speaker identifying the benefits of working in the non-profit sector. “She said the best thing I could have done for my career is start it in the non-profit sector. You’ll never work harder and smarter than in the non-profit sector.”

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From Kyiv to Winnipeg

February 10, 2023 — 
Relocating from Kyiv to Winnipeg in the wake of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, Shykota found a new home this year with the James A. Richardson Family Office with help from a few Asper School of Business faculty members.

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International Honour for Case Coach Judy Jayasuriya

February 7, 2023 — 
Judy Jayasuriya, Lead of Experiential Learning at the Asper School of Business, received the J. Pierre Brunet Coach Award at the 2023 John Molson MBA International Case Competition.

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An Entrepreneur’s Journey: Ogo Okwumabua

January 30, 2023 — 
Community is at the heart of Okwumabua’s vision for Zueike.

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