Asper COVID-19 News Archive
July 22, 2020 —
In response to challenges facing many local businesses during COVID-19 restrictions, the Asper School of Business has created a new undergraduate course designed to give back to the Manitoba business community.
May 6, 2020 —
Dr. Michael Benarroch was interviewed by Martin Cash of the Winnipeg Free Press about what he thinks life (and especially the economy) might look like in a post-COVID-19 world.
May 5, 2020 —
A UM finance prof and an economist have weighed in on how the economy and business sector will look like post-pandemic, and agree that it will definitely be different.
April 19, 2020 —
In an editorial on CBC News, Dr. Shiu-Yik Au, assistant professor of finance at the UM Asper School of Business, says that a pandemic is not the time to introduce austerity measures.
March 26, 2020 —
As more Canadians are staying home and practicing social distancing, the economy is taking a hit. University of Manitoba marketing professor Fang Wan says business owners in Manitoba and abroad will have to adapt or die.
March 24, 2020 —
Wan is convinced that a shift in business models will enable many businesses to survive, and perhaps even thrive.
March 23, 2020 —
Chi Liao, a behavioural finance expert in the Asper School of Business, shares her thoughts
March 20, 2020 —
Wan and her Asper colleagues have worked fast and hard on moving much of their programming online
March 20, 2020 —
UM researchers have received funding for projects directly related to COVID-19, including one that looks at a promising vaccine
March 18, 2020 —
In response to the COVID-19 threat, the University of Manitoba is minimizing contact between people and as of Wednesday March 18th, has moved all classes to an on line forum. The University is still open.