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Asper School of Business

Looking Back on a Lifetime of Academia

January 27, 2021 — 
Dr. Gady Jacoby, Dean of the Asper School of Business connects with longtime Asper Alumnus Dr. WIlliam Lazer [LLD/87, BComm/49]

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Asper Hosts Successful 2021 JDC West Competition

January 21, 2021 — 
From January 15 to 17, Asper School of Business students and alumni reinforced its place as one of the best business schools in Canada.

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A year in review at the Asper School of Business

December 23, 2020 — 
It is hard to believe that another year has passed at the Asper School of Business. To celebrate, we are sharing some of our most read stories in 2020.

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The Power of Civic Engagement

December 11, 2020 — 
University of Manitoba students had a unique opportunity to learn about civic engagement, the role of the media, and leadership at this year’s first James W. Burns Leadership Institute Critical Issues event.

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Asper School of Business holiday gift guide

December 1, 2020 — 
Whether you have already started your holiday shopping or have yet to begin, there is no better place to start than here in Winnipeg. This holiday season, we’ve gathered a list of local businesses with an Asper connection. No matter who you are shopping for, this guide is sure to satisfy everyone on your list.

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Asper Alumnus Awarded Prestigious Supply Chain Designation

November 3, 2020 — 
Supply Chain Canada inducts Asper Alum David White [BComm(Hons)/90, CA/93] as a 2020 Fellow Supply Chain Management Professional™

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Asper’s First EDI Panel Reveals Room for Growth

October 29, 2020 — 
Students, faculty, staff and alumni attended the Asper School of Business’ first equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) orientation panel discussion on October 8, 2020.

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Acquisition International: Alumna named best wealth management businesswoman

October 26, 2020 — 
Asper Alumna named Canada's best wealth management businesswoman.


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Alumnus races to a podium finish in France

October 5, 2020 — 
Asper Alumnus, David Richert [BComm. Hons./16] recently earned a second place finish in the Ultimate Cup Series at Magny-Cours, France. The championship series, initiated by Vincent Vigier, with the support of Michelin and other partners is comprised of seven weeks of racing with four in France and three in other parts of Europe.


A group photo of more than 40 Asper School of Business. It is a diverse group of people and everyone is smiling.

Asper School of Business

Celebrating World Teacher’s Day

October 2, 2020 — 
In celebration of World Teacher’s Day on October 5, 2020, we reached out on social media and asked: “Is there an Asper professor who made a difference in your life?”


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