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Dr. Bruno Silvestre

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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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Sixth annual Indigenous Awards of Excellence celebrates 2021 and 2022 recipients in-person

June 22, 2022 — 
Each year, Indigenous Engagement and Communications, and the Office of the Vice-President (Indigenous) (OVPI) honours students, staff and faculty in the categories of community builder, trailblazer and outstanding achievement at the Indigenous Awards of Excellence

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National Indigenous Peoples Day: time for reflection and action

June 21, 2022 — 
Today, the Asper School of Business recognizes and celebrates National Indigenous Peoples Day. We are located on Treaty 1 Territory, the original lands of Anishinaabeg, Cree, Oji-Cree and Dene peoples, and on the homeland of the Métis Nation.

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2022 Distinguished Alumni Awards recipients revealed

June 15, 2022 — 
Meet the honourees for the upcoming September ceremony

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Spring Convocation returns to in-person events for 2022

May 30, 2022 — 
Honorary degree recipients announced for Convocation, and President's Installation takes place June 7

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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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Imagine what AI and Machine Learning can do for you

May 17, 2022 — 
“I see it as an important new kind of literacy. If you don’t understand AI and Machine Learning, others have an advantage over you. You don’t need to program but you need to understand.” - Cunyet Akcora

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UM friends and alumni among 2022 Order of Manitoba recipients

May 12, 2022 — 
Twelve Manitobans will soon receive the Order of Manitoba, the province’s highest honour

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Pandemic-inspired initiative enhances Asper global connections

May 10, 2022 — 
Over the last two years, the Asper School of Business Arni Thorsteinson Study Exchange Program to Israel (ATSEP) found ways to keep alumni connected.

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Asper alum co-founds a one-stop space for mothers to access supports

May 6, 2022 — 
"When women come together, great things happen, but when moms come together to support each other, brilliance happens. It truly is MomBrilliant," says Catherine David. After completing her Master of Business Administration at the Asper School of Business, Catherine David [BEd/07, MBA/18] and Co-founder Mel Klos began creating MomBrilliant, a one-stop space to educate and support mothers through a network of certified pediatric and parenting practitioners. 

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