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Asper School of Business News Archive

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Celebrating World Teacher’s Day

October 2, 2020 — 
In celebration of World Teacher’s Day on October 5, 2020, we reached out on social media and asked: “Is there an Asper professor who made a difference in your life?”


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Celebrating ACU’s commitment to the community and our environment

October 1, 2020 — 
Manitoba-based Assiniboine Credit Union (ACU) achieved a B Corp Certification with the sixth highest assessment score in the world.


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Financial Post: Forget the Hindenburg!

October 1, 2020 — 
Our ban on hydrogen airships is misguided and needs to be revoked, prof argues

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College of Pharmacy students prepare for the leadership imperative

September 28, 2020 — 
For the second year, the College of Pharmacy and the James W. Burns Leadership Institute are partnering to deliver cutting edge leadership seminars and training to UM Pharmacy students.

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Larissa Kanhai, Asper School of Business M B A 2020 graduate.

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Q and A with an MBA – Larissa Kanhai

September 17, 2020 — 
For this month’s Q & A with an MBA story feature, we connected with recent Asper MBA graduate, Larissa Kanhai, to learn more about her experience in the program, her commitment to the community, and dedication to female empowerment.

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Our Commitment to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

September 15, 2020 — 
Through the EDI task force, we endeavor to foster a more inclusive learning environment for every single student that attends and/or interacts with the Asper School of Business.

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Stu Clark Centre Learn From Home Competition

September 15, 2020 — 
Entrepreneurship is about being your own boss, something students across the University of Manitoba will be required to master this upcoming year. Working and learning from home means students will have to take control of their environment to be set up for success.

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Nine Order of Manitoba recipients have UM connections

September 10, 2020 — 
Nine UM community members will receive the Order of Manitoba today at an intimate, reduced-capacity investiture ceremony at the Manitoba Legislative Building.

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Diversity Research Awarded

September 9, 2020 — 
Asper Assistant Professor in Finance, Dr. Shiu-Yik (Yik) Au, and his co-investigator, Andréanne Tremblay from Université Lavalhave been awarded a prestigious Social Services and Humanities Council Research Insight Grant (SSHRC) Insight Grant to support their research on the impact discrimination has on firm value.

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Co-op Marketing Role Enriches Student Experience

September 2, 2020 — 
Michela has been working as a Marketing and Communications student in a joint role for the Asper School of Business and the James W. Burns Leadership Institute and recently started a second term with the Asper Marketing Office.

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