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Asper School of Business

Three Asper faculty members receive Associates Fellowships

October 1, 2022 — 
Three I.H. Asper School of Business faculty members have been named the first recipients of The Associates Fellowships for their excellence in teaching, research and professional collaboration.

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Side by side photos, one current and one older, of professor emeritus John McCallum

Asper School of Business

Five decades of service leads to Professor Emeritus title for Asper faculty member

September 23, 2022 — 
For many alumni, staff, faculty, and students, the appointment of John McCallum as Professor Emeritus isn’t a surprise. McCallum has dedicated 48 years to the Asper School of Business, seeing more students graduate, more alumni retire, and more deans move through the School than any faculty or staff member.

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Dr. Bruno Silvestre

Asper School of Business

Get to know the Dean of the I.H. Asper School of Business

September 20, 2022 — 
We chatted with Dr. Silvestre about what excites him about the role, advice he has for students and the unique perspective he gained while growing up in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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Brock Cordes

Asper School of Business

Asper School of Business mourns passing of long-time teacher and colleague

September 8, 2022 — 
Asper School of Business mourns passing of long-time teacher and colleague

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Dr. Barry Prentice

Asper School of Business

Prentice to lead UM Transport Institute

September 2, 2022 — 
Dr. Barry Prentice, Professor of Supply Chain Management at the I.H. Asper School of Business returns to the role of Director of the University of Manitoba Transport Institute (UMTI).

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Dr. Bruno Silvestre

Asper School of Business

Dr. Bruno Silvestre announced as Dean of the I.H. Asper School of Business

June 29, 2022 — 
The Office of the Provost and Vice-President (Academic) has officially announced the appointment of Dr. Bruno Silvestre as Dean of the I.H. Asper School of Business. Dr. Silvestre will begin his five-year term starting July 1, 2022.

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Research and International

The impact of social media disclosures on veteran hiring

June 22, 2022 — 
Asper Assistant Professor Wenxi Pu wants to shine a light on the stigmatizing effects that post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) has on veterans who are looking to re-enter the workforce.

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Dr Steven Zheng

Asper School of Business

Steven Zheng selected for the Stu Clark Professorship in Financial Management

May 19, 2022 — 
Dr. Xiaofan (Steven) Zheng from the Asper School of Business has been selected for the Stu Clark Professorship in Financial Management.

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Asper School of Business

How underdeveloped economies can foster their entrepreneurial ecosystems

April 27, 2022 — 
What role do regional governments play in the creation of new businesses? Many have investigated this question, but their answers are largely applicable only to developed economies. Focusing in on developing economies, this research takes a more holistic approach to empirical studies finding that when entrepreneurial ecosystem (EE) lens is applied to emerging economies, regional governments play a supportive role in fostering self-sustaining entrepreneurship activities.

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Asper School of Business

How jackpot wins can influence players

April 22, 2022 — 
Asper assistant professor Dr. Hee Mok Park and co-author, Dr. Joseph Pancras from the University of Connecticut examine the impact on subsequent gambling behaviour in their paper entitled ‘Social and Spatiotemporal Impacts of Casino Jackpot Events’, published in the Marketing Science, a leading journal in the field of marketing research.

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