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2017 CMU Distinguished Alumni Story | Henry Neufeld (video)

2017 CMU Distinguished Alumni Story | Henry Neufeld (video)

Henry Neufeld has spent more than six decades building positive relationships among Mennonite and Indigenous peoples. Born in Moscow, Russia and raised in Leamington, ON, Neufeld studied theology at CMBC. He and his late wife, Elna, began working as teachers… [More]

2017 CMU Distinguished Alumni Story | John Longhurst (video)

2017 CMU Distinguished Alumni Story | John Longhurst (video)

John Longhurst is a communicator, marketer, author, editor, columnist, and media relations specialist in Winnipeg. In his current role as Director of Resources and Public Engagement at Canadian Foodgrains Bank, Longhurst is responsible for the overall communications, marketing, and fundraising… [More]

Menno Simons College to host public lecture on interfaith peacebuilding

Menno Simons College to host public lecture on interfaith peacebuilding

Menno Simons College is pleased to present Dr. Jan Bender Shetler in a public lecture on interfaith relations in the city of Harar, Ethiopia, later this month. The result of an eight-year collaborative research project between Dr. Bender Shetler and… [More]

In darkness, dwell

In darkness, dwell

By April Klassen, 4th-year Interdisciplinary Studies: Community Development This past semester I had the opportunity to walk with the Bear Clan Patrol as the practicum for my Community Development degree. The Bear Clan Patrol embodies an Indigenous-led, community-based approach to… [More]

CMU student records announcements for the Canada Summer Games

CMU student records announcements for the Canada Summer Games

If you attend the Canada Summer Games in Winnipeg this summer, chances are good that you’ll hear Jason Friesen’s voice. This past spring, Jason recorded announcements that will be broadcast over the PA systems at venues throughout the games, which… [More]

Graduate student explores his Mennonite roots at CMU

Graduate student explores his Mennonite roots at CMU

“What does it mean for me to be a Mennonite?” That’s the question that brought Daniel Rempel to CMU. Rempel is finding the answers to that question as he works toward a Master of Arts in Theological Studies in CMU’s Graduate School of Theology… [More]

Youth invited to explore ‘reconciling relationships’ at new CMU peace event

Youth invited to explore ‘reconciling relationships’ at new CMU peace event

In the spirit of its popular Peace-It-Together event, and together with a range of ministry partners, CMU is launching a brand-new gathering for high-school youth this fall. Titled sixpointeight: equipping peacebuilders, the event takes place from 2:00 to 8:00 PM… [More]

JCFS honours CMU Music Therapy practicum collaboration

JCFS honours CMU Music Therapy practicum collaboration

On June 19, Jewish Child and Family Service (JCFS), honoured Canadian Mennonite University’s (CMU) Music Therapy program, for their collaboration with JCFS’s new Music and Memory program. In January, staff at JCFS approached CMU about partnering in a brand-new program… [More]

Students to explore gender and violence in peacebuilding course

Students to explore gender and violence in peacebuilding course

When Dr. Carol Penner was asked to teach a course at Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) examining gender, violence, and peacebuilding, she was happy to oblige. “I think it’s a course that’s really needed by the church,” says Penner, Assistant Professor… [More]

CMU faculty awarded prestigious federal grants

CMU faculty awarded prestigious federal grants

Two professors from Canadian Mennonite University’s Menno Simons College (MSC) are recipients of prestigious federal grant funds through the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC). Dr. Jerry Buckland, Professor of International Development Studies, received a grant worth $263,000. Dr…. [More]