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Asper School of Business News Archive


The rise and fall of United Grain Growers

October 17, 2019 — 
For much of the twentieth century, United Grain Growers was one of the major forces in Canadian agriculture. What happened?

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Share your voice at the Asper Town Hall Meeting

October 8, 2019 — 
Asper undergraduate students are invited to a Student Town Hall Meeting on Monday, October 21, from 4-5 p.m. in 343 Drake, where the proposed Strategic Plan for the Asper School of Business will be presented.


Jocelyne Thorpe, Scott Ormiston and Joyce Slater are three of the many professors recognized by alumni.


Alumni name their fav UM profs

October 4, 2019 — 
We were overwhelmed with messages about faculty who taught challenging topics with ease; inspired news ways of thinking and creating; and expanded students’ horizons

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A group of bisons student-athletes in the Active Living Centre Agora chatting

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Bison Sports announce 129 student-athletes with U SPORTS Academic All-Canadian status for 2018-19

October 3, 2019 — 
The total is another record high for Manitoba and the third year in a row that a new record has been set

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Asper School of Business mourns passing of long-time professor and alumna

October 3, 2019 — 
Asper School of Business alumna and celebrated professor, Dr. Usha Mittoo [MBA/81] passed away on September 14, 2019.


Food Systems Research Group

Do you want food system change on campus?

October 1, 2019 — 
To celebrate World Food Day at the University of Manitoba, the Food Systems Research Group, in collaboration with the Winnipeg Food Council, is holding a campus food system transformation workshop Oct 16. 

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(Left to right): Marlee McMillan, Owner/Operator of Centered Care Inc., Noah Palansky, Co-Founder and CEO at TaiV, Giovanna Minenna, Founder and CEO at Brows by G., and Chris Schmidt, Co-Founder and CEO at Pluto Ventures.

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Innovative location inspires collaboration at CEO Manitoba’s first Kick-off to Entrepreneurship event

September 30, 2019 — 
A space designed to stimulate innovative thinking was the ideal location to inspire Manitoba’s future entrepreneurs at the first-ever Kick-off to Entrepreneurship event, hosted by Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization (CEO) Manitoba, an international student organization based out of the Stu Clark Centre for Entrepreneurship.

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Volunteers get their shine on for cystic fibrosis at the 2018 Shine Day.

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Get your shine on for cystic fibrosis!

September 12, 2019 — 
It’s hard to miss 200+ volunteers in bright orange t-shirts. At the U of M, this can mean only one thing – it’s Shinerama season.

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IBEP staff and students at the 2018 VIBE Awards.

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Indigenous Business Education Partners (IBEP) program celebrates 25 years

September 5, 2019 — 
The Indigenous Business Education Partners (IBEP) program has provided a sense of community for Indigenous (First Nations, Metis and Inuit) students studying at the Asper School of Business for 25 years


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ICYMI: What you missed this summer at Asper

September 5, 2019 — 
It has been a busy summer at the Asper School of Business. Here are the headlines you might have missed.

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