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Asper School of Business seeks Indigenous artists for new installation

June 22, 2021 — 
The Indigenous Art Committee at the I.H. Asper School of Business is seeking proposals for an art project to be installed on the main floor atrium stairwell in the Drake Building. Two dimensional or low relief work will be considered, including murals with permanent paint or other wall-mounted media.  

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A cement sign says Drake Centre, I.H. Asper School of Business and University of Manitoba Transport Centre. It's summer and there is a green tree and the red brick Drake Building in the background.

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A message from Dr. Gady Jacoby: Celebrating National Indigenous Peoples Day

June 21, 2021 — 
On National Indigenous Peoples Day, we celebrate the outstanding achievements of the First Nations, Métis and Inuit students, staff, faculty, alumni and community members at the Asper School of Business. It is also important to recognize that our commitment is ongoing, and we still have much work to do. 

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Carter Wilson

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Asper alumnus hopes to inspire more Indigenous CPAs

June 2, 2021 — 
Asper School of Business alumnus, Carter Wilson [BComm(Hons)/18], is one of few Indigenous CPAs in Canada – and is hoping to change that.

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Asper student wins UM Trailblazer Award

May 21, 2021 — 
Jennifer Moose’s unique journey helps pave the road for other Indigenous business students

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Mary Jane Maillet Brownscombe wearing a white shirt smiling at the camera.

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The business of reconciliation: Asper appoints new Executive-in-Residence

March 31, 2021 — 
Mary Jane Maillet Brownscombe [BComm(Hons)/88, MA/11] has a long-term relationship with the University of Manitoba

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Research conference on Indigenous business themes connects academics around the globe

March 26, 2021 — 
On March 18 and 19, the Asper School of Businesses' Indigenous Business Edcuation Partners and the James W. Burns Leadership Institute hosted the inaugural Emerging Themes in Indigenous Business research conference. Two hundred people from around the world including Australia, New Zealand, France, The United Kingdom, Chile,  Mexico and across Canada participated in the two-day conference.  

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Shaping the future of Indigenous business in Manitoba through education

March 12, 2021 — 
Since 1994, the Indigenous Business Education Partners (IBEP) has created a sense of community for Indigenous students studying at Asper School of Business at the University of Manitoba

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Emerging Themes in Indigenous Business, March 18 to 19, 2021. Register before Friday, March 12, 2021.

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Asper School hosts international research conference on emerging themes in Indigenous Business

February 26, 2021 — 
The Asper School of Business and the James W. Burns Leadership Institute will be holding an international  conference designed to encourage and present research that deepens our knowledge of Indigenous matters within the context of management studies

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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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Asper student recognized for community involvement and academic excellence

December 5, 2020 — 
Noah Bartlett, a first-year student at the Asper School of Business, is in his kitchen getting ready for a virtual interview in between his online classes at the University of Manitoba “It’s both fun and a challenge,” jokes Bartlett. “I’m pretty grateful that classes are still going on and that I am able to pursue university.” Of French-Métis decent and born in Winnipeg on Treaty 1 land, Bartlett is the 2020 recipient of the Indigenous Business Education Partners (IBEP) Scholarship, an award valued up to $5,000. It’s given to an Indigenous high school student entering the Asper School of Business who demonstrates a combination of academic excellence and community involvement. Bartlett shined in his application with a high GPA, participation in extra curriculars, and a commitment to his community.

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