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MBA grad champions inclusion and strives to create more opportunities for women

May 29, 2023 — 
In the Asper MBA, Jamie Theroux engaged in conversations with colleagues and with innovative course content on sustainability, accessibility and reconciliation. As she pursues entrepreneurship after graduation, her goals remain to amplify perspectives, remove barriers and create more opportunities and inclusive communities.

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Asper professor of business sustainability receives prestigious UM award for excellence in teaching

May 17, 2023 — 
Bruno Dyck [BComm(Hons)/84], Norman Frolich Professor in Business Sustainability at the Asper School of Business, is the 2023 recipient of the prestigious Dr. and Mrs. H. H. Saunderson Award for Excellence in Teaching.

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Asper 2023 convocation contest

May 15, 2023 — 
Celebrate an Asper grad by sharing dinner at Nola.


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Students’ Teacher Recognition Reception returns in-person to celebrate educators

May 12, 2023 — 
The Students’ Teacher Recognition Reception is an opportunity to celebrate teaching excellence. Each faculty and school nominates an outstanding graduating student, who then selects two teachers who have made important contributions to their education – one from their Kindergarten to Grade 12 years and one from their time at UM. This year, the group of 22 graduating students spoke about 44 outstanding educators who inspired them.

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Asper School of Business

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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Indigenous women empowering each other through traditional birth support

May 10, 2023 — 
Kathleen BlueSky’s [MBA/15] role as co-founder and board chair of Wiijii’idiwag Ikwewag began during her time in the Asper MBA program, in a confluence of hard truths and tenderness.

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Asper School of Business

2023 IDEA student event with beverage pioneer Anthony von Mandl

May 3, 2023 — 
IDEA event brings students into conversation with beverage pioneer Anthony von Mandl

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2023 Distinguished Alumni Awards recipients revealed

May 1, 2023 — 
Meet the honourees for the upcoming September celebration

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Asper School of Business

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 School of Business

Research imitates life for Asper Assistant Professor published in FT50 journal

April 19, 2023 — 
Dr. Ratchel Zeng’s co-authored work on control and coordination receives prestigious publication and finds real-world application

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