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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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A photo collage of Asper School of Business students, professors, alumni, and community members.

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A year in review at the Asper School of Business

December 23, 2020 — 
It is hard to believe that another year has passed at the Asper School of Business. To celebrate, we are sharing some of our most read stories in 2020.

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Young man smiling at camera.

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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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Peter Pomart at podium

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Connecting Indigenous values to business practices

June 19, 2020 — 
Congratulations to Asper PhD student, Peter Pomart [MBA/18], who was award the SSHRC (Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council) Doctoral Fellowship.

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Three Boys on a podium

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Shaw New Venture Camp

June 13, 2020 — 
Apply by July 10th for this fully-funded virtual summer camp for Indigenous High School Students hosted virtually from July 20-24.

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Grad Pow Wow PP Photo

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Q & A with an MBA: Peter Pomart [MBA/18]

May 26, 2020 — 
When life happens, the best way to honour those that believe in you is to dig down deep and get it done. For Peter Pomart [MBA/18], this idea is representative of his academic journey, a path that started with a Bachelor of Science from Brandon University, an Asper MBA degree and his current adventure, the pursuit of a PhD from the Asper School of Business.

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Asper School of Business

Turn your education dreams into reality

February 5, 2020 — 
Apply for a $15,000 scholarship for Indigenous business students

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Cassie Phaneuf (left) and Kristi Perrin (right)

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Asper co-op program makes students shine

November 6, 2019 — 
The Asper Co-op Program helps connect interested students with a job in a field they are studying

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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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DueNorth co-founders Jared Kozak (left) and James Warren (right).

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Asper student Jared Kozak on finding your niche as an Indigenous programmer

June 19, 2019 — 
Asper undergraduate student Jared Kozak started working with technology in high school, when he offered to build a system to book tutors for his school district’s peer tutoring program. Kozak started to get a hang of building and the system began to shape up. It was then that Kozak realized he had a real interest for programming.

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