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Dr. Brian Froese, Associate Professor of History received a five-year grant worth $93,000 through the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) to research the intersection of conservative religion and politics in Western Canada from the 1880s to 1960s.

CMU history professor awarded $93,000 federal grant

News Releases  •  2018.05.22 @ 7:28 AM

A Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) professor is the recipient of a prestigious federal grant.

Dr. Brian Froese, Associate Professor of History, received a five-year grant worth $93,000 through the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC). Froese will use the grant for a research project addressing the intersection of conservative religion and politics in Western Canada from the 1880s to 1960s.

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CMU's 2018 President's Medals were awarded on April 21 to Laura Carr-Pries (left) and April Klassen on the merits of scholarship, leadership, and service.

Graduates receive award for scholarship, leadership, and service from CMU president

News Releases  •  2018.05.16 @ 8:20 AM

Laura Carr-Pries and April Klassen are the 2018 recipients of Canadian Mennonite University's (CMU) President's Medal Awards.

CMU President Dr. Cheryl Pauls presented the awards during CMU's 2018 Graduation Exercises on April 21. Carr-Pries and Klassen received the awards in recognition of their qualities of scholarship, leadership, and service.

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CMU announces incremental increase in tuition for 2018-19

News Releases  •  2018.05.03 @ 9:19 AM

Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) has released its tuition rates for the upcoming 2018-19 academic year.

Coming into effect in September, CMU's undergraduate and graduate programs will see a tuition increase of only 1 per cent over 2017-18 rates. This very modest increase is less than the current Consumer Price Index of 1.6 per cent, and is the lowest among Manitoba post-secondary institutions.

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New centre a testament to resilience

News Releases  •  2018.05.03 @ 9:06 AM

As MLA for Tuxedo, I have had the privilege of building many great relationships with community organizations, churches, businesses, and schools throughout my constituency.

One of the relationships I value the most is the one I have established with Canadian Mennonite University. CMU is an invaluable post-secondary institution and truly one of the crown jewels of the Tuxedo community.

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Faculty: In Their Own Words – Dr. Christine Longhurst

Faculty Profiles  •  2018.05.01 @ 9:35 AM

Dr. Christine Longhurst has been Assistant Professor of Music and Worship at CMU since 2013. Prior to joining CMU's faculty, Dr. Longhurst spent a dozen years serving as pastor of worship at two Mennonite Brethren churches in Winnipeg.

What did you teach this past semester that you were most excited about?

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Karen Ridd

Faculty: In their own words - Karen Ridd

MSC News  •  2018.05.03 @ 9:00 AM

Karen Ridd has been a lecturer in Conflict Resolution Studies at MSC since 2007. Karen is a mediator, facilitator, teacher and public speaker with over 25 years of experience as a conflict resolution practitioner, including work as a human rights volunteer in war zones in Central America with Peace Brigades International in the 1980s.

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Can a protest march really make a difference?

MSC News  •  2018.04.02 @ 8:26 AM

by Dr. Anna Snyder

Last month, on the weekend of the massive March for Our Lives protests in the US, the media asked, what does a protest march do? Will it really make a difference?

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Nick Taylor

Adjusting course for international development

MSC News  •  2018.03.19 @ 10:00 AM

It started with a conversation with his father.

Now, after three years of working toward an Environmental Studies degree at the University of Winnipeg, 21-year-old Nick Taylor is adjusting course.

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Tabitha Martens' Issues in Indigenous Communities class

MSC class responds to court rulings in the deaths of Colten Boushie and Tina Fontaine

MSC News  •  2018.03.15 @ 11:30 AM

When the verdict came down in the Gerald Stanley trial, and the courts announced that he had been acquitted of wrong doing in the death of Colten Boushie, it hit Tabitha Martens' Issues in Indigenous Communities class hard.

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The Honourable Senator Murray Sinclair gave an address at Canadian Mennonite University

Stories of Hope and Challenge: Reflecting on the words of Senator Murray Sinclair

MSC News  •  2018.03.14 @ 9:00 AM

On March 5, 2018, Canadian Mennonite University hosted The Honourable Senator Murray Sinclair in a public lecture. Lizeth Ardila, senior IDS and CRS major at MSC, was there and we asked her to reflect on what she learned.

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