James W. Burns Leadership Institute News Archive
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.
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.
September 28, 2020 —
For the second year, the College of Pharmacy and the James W. Burns Leadership Institute are partnering to deliver cutting edge leadership seminars and training to UM Pharmacy students.