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Asper School of Business News Archive

Dr. Namita Bhatnagar

Asper School of Business

Examining the impact of applicant smoking and vaping habits in job interviews

September 9, 2021 — 
Asper Professor’s study finds many hiring managers still discriminate based on surface-level characteristics


Dr. Bruno Silvestre

Asper School of Business

Silvestre named as Asper School of Business Acting Dean

September 2, 2021 — 
Dr. Bruno Silvestre’s academic record and administrative achievements to support Asper’s growth trajectory.

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Dr. Sandeep Arora

Asper School of Business

Shedding Light on the Dark Side of Firm Lobbying

July 29, 2021 — 
Asper Professor’s study on the relationship between lobbying spending and customer satisfaction published in the Journal of Marketing.

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Graphic and collage of UM athletes going to Tokyo Olympic Games.

UM to Tokyo

July 28, 2021 — 
UM contingent of athletes, coaches and officials heading to Olympic Games includes students, staff and alumni

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Collage of 23 students welcome into the third President's Student Leadership Program.

Asper School of Business

President’s Student Leadership Program wraps up core week of programming

July 22, 2021 — 
The James W. Burns Leadership Institute recently welcomed a third cohort of 23 participants representing some 15 disciplines, for the core week of the President’s Student Leadership Program. Students from across the province dove into an intensive week of workshops, seminars, and group work. Participants also got the opportunity to engage with prominent and impactful community and business leaders about their own leadership journey and leading through crisis.

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Woman wearing blue Olympics staff shirt and hat smiling with Rio beach beside her.

Asper School of Business

Pandemic restrictions make third trip to the Olympics all business for Asper staff member 

July 20, 2021 — 
Kelly Mahoney, UM alumna and Director of the Asper Career Development Centre, heads to Tokyo to serve as head referee for triathlon

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Cover of the Banking and Finance Law Review vol. 36 no. 2

Faculty of Law

UM Law Students, Associate Dean (JD) behind globally-recognized law review

July 16, 2021 — 
Published by Thomson Reuters, the internationally respected niche peer-reviewed law journal, Banking & Finance Law Review has of late been edited by the University of Manitoba, Faculty of Law’s new Associate Dean (Juris Doctor program) Virginia Torrie, with help from a growing number of law students diligently working out of a virtual Robson Hall. Joined by students from several other law schools it is a truly collaborative experience.

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Dr. Suzanne Gagnon

Asper School of Business

The Asper School of Business Welcomes a New Associate Dean

July 12, 2021 — 
The Asper School of Business welcomes Dr. Suzanne Gagnon, Canada Life Chair in Leadership Education and Director of the James W. Burns Leadership Institute, as the School’s Associate Dean of Professional Graduate Programs and Executive Education.

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Dr. Bruno Silvestre, Associate Dean, Strategic Partnerships & Administration at the Asper School of Business and Director of the Transport Institute

Asper School of Business

CN Professorship announced

July 6, 2021 — 
Dr. Bruno Silvestre, Associate Dean, Strategic Partnerships & Administration at the Asper School of Business and Director of the Transport Institute, has been awarded a CN Professorship.


Lauren Slegers standing in front of a brick wall.

Asper School of Business

Asper PSLP participant receives the Janice Filmon Leadership Scholarship

June 23, 2021 — 
Asper School of Business student, Lauren Slegers has been named as the recipient of the 2021 Janice Filmon Leadership Scholarship.

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