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Hugo Peters:

Longtime CMU alumnus donor invests in people

Posted in Stories  •  Tuesday, July 17, 2018 @ 12:00 AM

For Hugo Peters, donating to CMU is a wise investment because it means contributing to the lives of students.

"I've invested in all kinds of things in my life, some of which went south, some of which made money, but I've never regretted investing in people," says Peters (CMBC '63).

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Centre for Resilience: meeting 21st century needs

Posted in News Releases  •  Friday, July 6, 2018 @ 7:37 AM

Canadian Mennonite University's Centre for Resilience is now open for business.

The Centre for Resilience (CFR) is a co-working lab on the fourth floor of CMU's historic building at 500 Shaftesbury Blvd. that will incubate and nurture social enterprises. Faculty, students and staff celebrated the grand opening of the $1.7 million centre on April 13.

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Peacebuilding school brings together participants from around the world in its tenth year

Posted in Stories  •  Friday, June 29, 2018 @ 1:05 PM

"This course is challenging my life! What a gift."

This sentiment was voiced by nearly 100 participants, students and professionals who came from around the globe, as they reflected on their time spent in the Canadian School of Peacebuilding (CSOP) earlier this month.

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Bachelor of Science degree at CMU: Fall 2018

Posted in News Releases  •  Thursday, June 28, 2018 @ 9:00 AM

Starting in Fall 2018, Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) will offer four new Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree options as part of its academic programming—General (three-year), Mathematics (three-year), Biology (four-year), and Mathematics (four-year).

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Seventeen speakers from Mennonite (Mennonite Church and Mennonite Brethern), United, Lutheran, and Anglican churches presented at May 9’s ecumenical event titled, “Behold! I do a New Thing—Emerging Perspectives in Ministry.”

Mennonite Pastors and Scholars Involved in Ecumenical Gathering

Posted in Stories  •  Thursday, June 7, 2018 @ 8:10 AM

"I wonder whether Jesus' call for Christian unity isn't an invitation to focus on what unites rather than divides us, in order to see that everyone brings something valuable to God's kingdom." So said Kathy Koop, Pastor of First Mennonite Church, in reflecting on a recent ecumenical gathering. On May 9, "Behold! I do a New Thing—Emerging Perspectives in Ministry" took place at the Charleswood United Church. Using Isaiah 43:19, "I am about to do a new thing; now it springs forth, do you not perceive it?" as a springboard, the day saw one hundred participants, including more than 20 Mennonite Church Manitoba and MB pastors, come together for resourcing and fellowship.

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