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Asper exchange program helps BComm student adapt to the unfamiliar

September 15, 2023 — 
International business major Will Lazarenko’s Asper School of Business experience has been remarkably unique: he adapted to remote learning during pandemic closures, studied abroad through Asper’s international exchange program and lived beneath the sounds of war in Ukraine on a self-initiated humanitarian mission.

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Celebrating 15 years of cross-cultural bonds

August 2, 2023 — 
The Asper School of Business’s Arni Thorsteinson Study Exchange Program (ATSEP) to Israel celebrated its 15th anniversary this year.

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Asper MBA study tour visits Iceland

June 28, 2023 — 
With dramatic shifts between black sand beaches, roaring waterfalls, sublime cliffsides and glacier-capped mountains, the landscapes of Iceland are a lesson in appreciating the environment, sustainability and change.

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A big group of U M students standing in front of the Hecla Lakeview hotel sign in Manitoba.

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President’s Student Leadership Program announces 2023 cohort of students

June 15, 2023 — 
The Burns Leadership Institute is pleased to announce the fifth cohort of the President’s Student Leadership Program (PSLP) at the University of Manitoba.

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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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Case season wraps up at Asper with collaboration, community and experiential learning excellence

May 1, 2023 — 
In the last three months, the Asper case community has been busy with a diverse array of competitions, generating invaluable experiential learning opportunities and community engagement.

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Asper Co-op program receives international recognition for sustainability initiative

April 17, 2023 — 
The Asper School of Business has received recognition as a business school of tomorrow from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business AACSB International, the world’s largest business education alliance.

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Meet the MBA alum excelling in sports marketing

April 10, 2023 — 
“You can get something across—creating emotion or a sense of pride—with very few words.” Emily Sanders [BComm(Hons)/12, MBA/20], Director of Marketing Services at True North Sports + Entertainment, describes the commercial that confirmed her interest in sports marketing.

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Asper alum follows his intuition to re-map success

April 3, 2023 — 
Sidhant Sharma [BComm(Hons)/21] is forthcoming about the highs and lows of his career journey. A Business Analyst Team Lead at Bison Transport, Sharma says the secret to his success is a combination of leaving his comfort zone, leading with responsibility, and following the occasional gut feeling.

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Director Debra Jonaason-Young with Graduate team winners.

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Stu Clark New Venture Championships returns in-person for high-caliber competition

March 16, 2023 — 
The 2023 Stu Clark New Venture Championships welcomed student entrepreneurs from across North America to compete for the opportunity to kickstart their unique and diverse ventures.

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