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James W. Burns Leadership Institute News Archive

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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Dr. Suzanne Gagnon

Asper School of Business

The Asper School of Business Welcomes a New Associate Dean

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.

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Lauren Slegers standing in front of a brick wall.

Asper School of Business

Asper PSLP participant receives the Janice Filmon Leadership Scholarship

June 23, 2021 — 
Asper School of Business student, Lauren Slegers has been named as the recipient of the 2021 Janice Filmon Leadership Scholarship.

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Asper School of Business interior

Asper School of Business

Speaking out against racism

March 23, 2021 — 
Asper School of Business joins the conversation to support Winnipeg’s Anti-Racism week

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Israel Idonije

Israel Idonije on leadership

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.

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Student Amy Jackson

Asper School of Business

President’s Student Leadership Program — Manitoba’s next generation of leaders

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

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