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Hugo Peters:

Longtime CMU alumnus donor invests in people

Stories  •  2018.07.17 @ 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

News Releases  •  2018.07.06 @ 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

Stories  •  2018.06.29 @ 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

News Releases  •  2018.06.28 @ 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).

The BA Mathematics degrees will remain, with no change, serving students looking for more flexible elective space The addition of a BSc to CMU's offerings is not only a response to growing demand, but is a natural fit, given the university's mission.

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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

Stories  •  2018.06.07 @ 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.

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Alexandra Koslock at the Rally for Refuge

Rally for Refuge - Rescinding the Safe Third Country Agreement

MSC News  •  2018.07.17 @ 8:30 AM

by Alexandra Koslock

Rally for Refuge was a thought in my mind, that I wasn't sure would ever blossom. A few weeks ago I saw pictures, videos, and articles in the media about children being imprisoned in detention centers in the United States, and I felt a deep sense of responsibility in these moments.

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Dustin Unrau (left) and Jackson Nahayo developed a deep friendship while tree-planting in BC eight years ago.

First book by alumnus deepens understanding and friendship

Community & Alumni  •  2018.07.11 @ 12:40 PM

A CMU alumnus recently celebrated the publication of his first book.

Dustin Unrau (OT '05, CMU '09) is the author of Nahayo: They Left Me for Dead. The book tells the life story of Unrau's friend, Jackson Nahayo, who immigrated to Canada after surviving horrific violence, only to return to his home country years later to start a medical clinic.

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The Migrant Trail in the U.S.-Mexico borderlands. Photo by Saulo Padillo.

The Migrant Trail: Asylum seekers and immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border

MSC News  •  2018.06.29 @ 9:00 AM

by Dr. Jodi Dueck-Read

Recently, I returned from a 75-mile walk in the U.S.-Mexico borderlands. The Migrant Trail is a sacred journey of remembering those who have died in the borderlands. Over the course of the walk, I re-connected with friends with whom I have been walking for 11 years, made new connections with people from all over the United States, Canada and Mexico and felt re-energized in a space of nurturing solidarity. On the flip side, my feet developed blisters earlier than normal, my introverted nature lacked patience as the week wore on, and the reasons I walk were pounded into me when our peaceful walk was met by white resistance.

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Haneen Al-jaqobi

New year, new MSCSA faciliator!

MSC News  •  2018.06.25 @ 8:30 AM

by Haneen Al-jaqobi

My name is Haneen Al-jaqobi and I will be the facilitator for the Menno Simons College Student Association (MSCSA) this upcoming school year! I am currently a student in the final year of my degree, and will hope to graduate in the spring of 2019 with a double major in Psychology and Conflict Resolution Studies

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Dr. Kirit Patel

Faculty: In their own words - Dr. Kirit Patel

MSC News  •  2018.06.01 @ 12:00 AM

Dr. Kirit Patel has been Assistant Professor of International Development Studies at MSC since 2007. 

What do you love about your work here?

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