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James W. Burns Leadership Institute News Archive

Asper School of Business

The President’s Student Leadership Program visits The Pas

February 9, 2023 — 
The President’s Student Leadership Program (PSLP) will visit The Pas, Manitoba from February 10 to12, 2023, to meet with and learn from local leaders.

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Asper School of Business

Applications open for 2023 President’s Student Leadership Program, Deadline is Feb. 19.

February 7, 2023 — 
The President’s Student Leadership Program (PSLP), Manitoba’s premier leadership program, has opened applications for its fifth cohort of exceptional post-secondary students.

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Night time overhead view of Winnipeg

Asper School of Business

First ever Asper Leadership Case Competition kicks off in February

January 20, 2023 — 
The I. H. Asper School of Business is proud to host the inaugural Asper Leadership Case Competition (ALCC), presented by the Stu Clark Graduate School.

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Woman in blue shirt - Keren Taylor-Hughes

Asper School of Business

Keren Taylor-Hughes named Burns Leadership Institute Leader-in-Residence

December 21, 2022 — 
The Leader-in-Residence helps to foster connections between the Institute and private, public, and not-for-profit sectors, and serves as a link to the community through the recruitment of guest speakers and the promotion of student networking events.

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Asper School of Business

President’s Student Leadership Program works with local organizations

November 21, 2022 — 
The fourth cohort of the President’s Student Leadership Program (PSLP) recently completed their 2022 summer community leadership projects.

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Asper School of Business

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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Asper School of Business

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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December UM Community Events 2021

December 2021 UM Community Events

December 2, 2021 — 
This December explore University of Manitoba’s wide range of events. Choose from an outdoor science exhibit, a visit with Santa or entertaining trivia night and more!

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Michelle Douglas

Asper School of Business

The LGBT Purge in Canada: A Forgotten History with Michelle Douglas

October 6, 2021 — 
The James W. Burns Leadership Institute welcomes Michelle Douglas, human rights activist and survivor of the Canadian military “LGBT Purge” in the 1980s, for a discussion on what it means to make your voice heard and enact change through active engagement.

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Robson Hall Faculty of Law

Faculty of Law

Shawn Singh and the President’s Student Leadership Program

September 10, 2021 — 
This summer was unusual for 3L Shawn Singh. For one thing, he worked as a research assistant for Assistant Professor Brandon Trask, published three articles including two in the Manitoba Law Journal, and one in a book published by Springer Nature. He got married – that was huge. Oh yes, and he was the only law student to be selected to take part in the University of Manitoba President’s Student Leadership Summer Program.

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