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Alumnus explores ‘Life at the End of Us Versus Them’ in new book

When Marcus Rempel finished the manuscript for his new book, Life at the End of Us Versus Them, he asked one of his most beloved profs, Dr. Harry Huebner, to write an endorsement.

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From Winnipeg to Cambodia: IDS Practicum builds relationships

When Tyler Loewen returned from his practicum to complete his four-year Honours International Development Studies degree at MSC, he had no idea the experience would lead to full time employment. 

Yet, in the new year, Loewen will head to Cambodia for a three-year term with Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) where he will serve as Planning, Monitoring, and Evaluation Coordinator.

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Photo © Jez Timms.

MSC to host presentation on food sovereignty in Northern Manitoba

On November 8, MSC will host a presentation with Dr. Shirley Thompson entitled, Harvesting Hope and food sovereignty in Northern Manitoba.

 Dr. Thompson’s presentation will explore risk factors for food insecurity in the North, and the role of Indigenous land use and land management practice.

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CMU and Kenji Dyck Present: Reflections on Student Life (video)

As a self-directed project, CMU student Kenji Dyck recently shot and produced a video which highlights an significant part of any student's post-secondary education and sense of belonging—student life.

Here's a look at what Kenji, a 3rd year Communications and Media major, chose to capture as a reflection on what makes the CMU experience special. 

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The walled city of Harar in eastern Ethiopia.

MSC 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 fellow academic Dawit Yehualashet, the lecture explores how Muslims and Christians have been able to maintain relatively peaceful relations in Harar over the last century, despite close and potentially volatile interaction.

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