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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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Birds eye view of a black and white staircase in the Asper School Drake building.

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Asper School of Business seeks Indigenous artists for new installation

June 22, 2021 — 
The Indigenous Art Committee at the I.H. Asper School of Business is seeking proposals for an art project to be installed on the main floor atrium stairwell in the Drake Building. Two dimensional or low relief work will be considered, including murals with permanent paint or other wall-mounted media.  

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Man with dark hair holding a plaque in a black Asper School of Business hoodie.

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Asper MBA grad sprints to program completion

June 17, 2021 — 
For new Asper alumni, Shyam Narayan Moorthi, completing his MBA is just one of the many steps in his long-term plan. The next steps for Morthi are to embark the next stage of his career and bring his family to Canada.

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Asper-Science Case team places first at Munich Re Cup 

March 24, 2021 — 
On March 12, UM students added another case competition win by placing first at the Munich Re Cup, an actuarial business case competition open to students in the Canada and United States. The competition provides a chance for students to develop and apply their analytical, presentation, and problem-solving skills to real-world business problems. 

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Emerging Themes in Indigenous Business, March 18 to 19, 2021. Register before Friday, March 12, 2021.

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Asper School hosts international research conference on emerging themes in Indigenous Business

February 26, 2021 — 
The Asper School of Business and the James W. Burns Leadership Institute will be holding an international  conference designed to encourage and present research that deepens our knowledge of Indigenous matters within the context of management studies

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Marketing for the greater good

January 26, 2021 — 
Marketing is everywhere you look, whether you realize it or not. Every day you are exposed to dozens of ads from TV, flyers, podcasts, billboards, to social media.

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Asper student recognized for community involvement and academic excellence

December 5, 2020 — 
Noah Bartlett, a first-year student at the Asper School of Business, is in his kitchen getting ready for a virtual interview in between his online classes at the University of Manitoba “It’s both fun and a challenge,” jokes Bartlett. “I’m pretty grateful that classes are still going on and that I am able to pursue university.” Of French-Métis decent and born in Winnipeg on Treaty 1 land, Bartlett is the 2020 recipient of the Indigenous Business Education Partners (IBEP) Scholarship, an award valued up to $5,000. It’s given to an Indigenous high school student entering the Asper School of Business who demonstrates a combination of academic excellence and community involvement. Bartlett shined in his application with a high GPA, participation in extra curriculars, and a commitment to his community.

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Six dark brownies with marshmallows and drizzle on top. They are sitting on a wooden platter. Brownies made by Babes Brownies.

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Asper School of Business holiday gift guide

December 1, 2020 — 
Whether you have already started your holiday shopping or have yet to begin, there is no better place to start than here in Winnipeg. This holiday season, we’ve gathered a list of local businesses with an Asper connection. No matter who you are shopping for, this guide is sure to satisfy everyone on your list.

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A picture of the four Apser, undergraduate team members.

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Asper Case teams place first and third during weekend competitions

November 17, 2020 — 
The Asper graduate team took home first place at this year’s Ted Rogers Ethical Leadership Case Competition held virtually on Nov. 14

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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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