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Celebrate leaps made and chances taken at Asper Spring Convocation 2024

June 6, 2024 — 
Pinaz Mehta was prepared to climb the ladder from the laboratory to the boardroom, working as a criminalist assisting in the validation of AI software for the City of Tucson Arizona. With graduate training in forensic science and technology, Mehta excelled in research and began to detect the possibility of more. Suddenly, feeling even farther away from her family in Toronto amid lockdowns, Mehta realized that she needed a leap, not a ladder, to move forward. She began looking into MBA programs, seeking to develop her leadership skills closer to home.

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From nurse to chief clinical operations officer

April 23, 2024 — 
As Chief Clinical Operations Officer at CancerCare Manitoba, Asper alum Ken Borce [MBA/18] considers health equity a “guiding light” in his work.

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Asper MBA a promise of freedom for Arconas executive vice president

January 16, 2024 — 
Asper MBA alum Pablo Reich [MBA/02] is the executive vice president of Arconas, a Canadian manufacturer and distributor of high-performance furniture for airports and passenger terminals in North America. Reich has built on the company’s legacy of sustainability, all while growing a successful business in a unique market.

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MBA alum leads with bravery, vulnerability and truth

January 10, 2024 — 
Kathleen BlueSky [MBA/15] has always been driven by a desire to uplift Indigenous people and create more sustainable, just systems in her community.

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Headshot of Dr. Richard Jochelson, Dean of the Faculty of Law, UM in front of Robson Hall

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Winnipeg Free Press: U of M establishes joint business, law degree program

November 9, 2023 — 
Winnipeg Free Press: U of M establishes joint business, law degree

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Faculty of Law and Asper School of Business launch concurrent JD/MBA at the University of Manitoba

November 7, 2023 — 
The Faculty of Law and Stu Clark Graduate School, housed at the Asper School of Business, are launching the province’s first concurrent JD/MBA program at the University of Manitoba.

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Making mental health services more accessible for students

October 27, 2023 — 
Phill, a graduate of the Asper School of Business MBA program, is the founder and CEO of My Student Wellbeing, an online platform where university students can access virtual counselling sessions with qualified therapists. A former social worker who gained business knowledge and skills in his MBA, Phill strives to make mental health services more accessible for students.

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marquee letters spelling "grad 2023" surrounded by white, brown, gold and blue balloons

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Asper School of Business celebrates Fall Convocation 2023

October 19, 2023 — 
At Fall Convocation 2023, the Asper School of Business celebrates its first graduating cohort of Master of Supply Chain Management and Logistics (MSCM) students and a cohort of amazing new alumni!

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Asper MBA alum a champion of public service, community connection

September 27, 2023 — 
Asper MBA alum Paris Fragkoulis has recently advanced to the role of assistant deputy minister, procurement and supply chain, with the Government of Manitoba. His impressive professional progress is due at least in part to his thoughtful and passionate approach to public service.

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Asper Professor Nathan Greidanus appointed as Acting Associate Dean

June 30, 2023 — 
The Asper School of Business welcomes Dr. Nathan Greidanus as the Acting Associate Dean of Professional Graduate Programs and Executive Education. Greidanus officially assumes the role July 1, 2023, and will hold this position until December 31, 2023.

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