James W. Burns Leadership Institute News Archive
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!
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.
July 12, 2021 —
The Asper School of Business welcomes Dr. Suzanne Gagnon, Canada Life Chair in Leadership Education and Director of the James W. Burns Leadership Institute, as the School’s Associate Dean of Professional Graduate Programs and Executive Education.
June 23, 2021 —
Asper School of Business student, Lauren Slegers has been named as the recipient of the 2021 Janice Filmon Leadership Scholarship.
March 23, 2021 —
Asper School of Business joins the conversation to support Winnipeg’s Anti-Racism week
March 18, 2021 —
Former NFL defensive end, entrepreneur and philanthropist Israel Idonije [LLD/14] first found his passion for leadership as a member of the UM Bisons football team.
February 10, 2021 —
The President Student Leadership Program (PSLP), the marquee initiative of the UM’s James W. Burns Leadership Institute is now welcoming applications for its third cohort
December 11, 2020 —
University of Manitoba students had a unique opportunity to learn about civic engagement, the role of the media, and leadership at this year’s first James W. Burns Leadership Institute Critical Issues event.
November 19, 2020 —
A panel discussion on how students can be leaders in democracy
October 6, 2020 —
In June 2020, just months after COVID-19 began, 22 students were welcomed into the second cohort of the President’s Student Leadership Program (PSLP). Three months later, equipped with a collection of new leadership insights from the early stages of the program, participants completed their leadership service projects.