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Cheer on Asper student athletes in seven Bison sports teams

October 5, 2022 — 
This year, we are excited to cheer on 39 Asper student athletes across 7 sports as they balance their schedules in sport and in the classroom.

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Asper School of Business announces new Ph.D. concentration in Supply Chain Management

July 5, 2022 — 
After years of planning, the Asper School of Business has gained senate approval to introduce a concentration in Supply Chain Management (SCM) as part of the Ph.D. in Management program at the Stu Clark Graduate School.

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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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Research and International

The impact of social media disclosures on veteran hiring

June 22, 2022 — 
Asper Assistant Professor Wenxi Pu wants to shine a light on the stigmatizing effects that post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) has on veterans who are looking to re-enter the workforce.

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President’s Student Leadership Program kicks off core week with immersive learning experience

June 17, 2022 — 
The Burns Leadership Institute is pleased to announce the fourth cohort of the unique in Canada President’s Student Leadership Program (PSLP) at the University of Manitoba (UM).

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Exterior of Asper School of Business Drake Building. It has a signage and the building is made of rust coloured bricks.

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How underdeveloped economies can foster their entrepreneurial ecosystems

April 27, 2022 — 
What role do regional governments play in the creation of new businesses? Many have investigated this question, but their answers are largely applicable only to developed economies. Focusing in on developing economies, this research takes a more holistic approach to empirical studies finding that when entrepreneurial ecosystem (EE) lens is applied to emerging economies, regional governments play a supportive role in fostering self-sustaining entrepreneurship activities.

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How jackpot wins can influence players

April 22, 2022 — 
Asper assistant professor Dr. Hee Mok Park and co-author, Dr. Joseph Pancras from the University of Connecticut examine the impact on subsequent gambling behaviour in their paper entitled ‘Social and Spatiotemporal Impacts of Casino Jackpot Events’, published in the Marketing Science, a leading journal in the field of marketing research.

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Asper Professor’s Work Accepted by Financial Times top 50 Journal

March 7, 2022 — 
Asper School of Business Accounting and Finance Assistant Professor and CPA Research Fellow, Dr. Changqiu Yu examines how analysts process information to justify their recommendations and target prices.

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Sustainable solutions best in class

February 28, 2022 — 
Asper MBA sustainability course assignment becomes international competition win

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Mentoring Manitoba’s future leaders

February 25, 2022 — 
The Asper School of Business, home to the James W. Burns Leadership, connected with Block and Patel to hear their perspectives on the President’s Student Leadership Program, why students should apply, and what they as mentors have learned through this journey

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