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Archive for Category: "Events"

CMU to celebrate publication of Philippians with book launch event

CMU to celebrate publication of Philippians with book launch event

Commentary by Gordon Zerbe emphasizes citizenship, partnership, and joy Canadian Mennonite University invites the public to a book launch celebrating the release of Philippians, a new Bible commentary by New Testament scholar Dr. Gordon Zerbe. The event takes place Thursday,… [More]

Scientists to explore why beauty matters at upcoming Face2Face discussion event

Scientists to explore why beauty matters at upcoming Face2Face discussion event

Three scientists will take audience members on a guided tour into the wonder of nature at Canadian Mennonite University’s next Face2Face community discussion. Titled, “Why Beauty Matters: Radical Amazement, Spirituality, and the Ecological Crisis,” the discussion will feature Dr. Tim… [More]

‘The theology of lament’ topic of 2016 J.J. Thiessen Lectures at CMU

‘The theology of lament’ topic of 2016 J.J. Thiessen Lectures at CMU

Award-winning scholar Dr. J. Richard Middleton scheduled to speak on campus If you have ever been angry with God, wondered if it’s OK to ask “Why?” or had nothing left to pray, this year’s J.J. Thiessen Lectures at Canadian Mennonite… [More]

CMU celebrates start of school year with Fall Festival and opening program

CMU celebrates start of school year with Fall Festival and opening program

For Eric Wiebe, attending Canadian Mennonite University’s annual Fall Festival event this past weekend was like coming home. Wiebe, a retired high school physics teacher who lives in Kamloops, BC, graduated from Canadian Mennonite Bible College, one of CMU’s predecessor… [More]

CMU Discussion Series Kicks Off with Screening of Award-Winning Documentary

CMU Discussion Series Kicks Off with Screening of Award-Winning Documentary

Directed By Alumnus Brad Leitch, ‘Reserve 107’ Explores Indigenous-Settler Reconciliation Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) will host the Manitoba premiere of the new documentary short Reserve 107: Reconciliation on the Prairies during its first Face2Face community discussion event of the 2016-17… [More]

John Ralston Saul to speak at CMU’s Canadian School of Peacebuilding

John Ralston Saul to speak at CMU’s Canadian School of Peacebuilding

‘Living with Uncertainty: The Road to Peace’ title of lecture Respected public intellectual and award-winning writer John Ralston Saul will give a lecture exploring refugees and immigration at the Canadian School of Peacebuilding (CSOP) next month. Ralston Saul will present… [More]

Canadian Mennonite University Celebrates Class of 2016

Canadian Mennonite University Celebrates Class of 2016

Eighty-nine graduates honoured during university’s annual commencement exercises “What are you going to do with your degree?” is a question all university graduates are familiar with. Jonas Cornelsen tackled the query head on during his valedictory address at Canadian Mennonite… [More]

Student-led conference to explore social, ecological, and economic resilience

Student-led conference to explore social, ecological, and economic resilience

Organizers hope conference will build relationships, spark discussion Students from Canadian Mennonite University are organizing a conference exploring alternative ways people can live well with each other and with the land. Alternatives: Living Practices for Resilience will be held at… [More]

Conference to explore human right to freedom of movement

Conference to explore human right to freedom of movement

Menno Simons College to host 9th Canadian Association for Refugee and Forced Migration Studies conference The United Nations Declaration of Human Rights (Article 13) states that everyone has the right to freedom of movement within and across borders. Today unprecedented… [More]

Cellist from South Korea wins 2016 Verna Mae Janzen Music Competition

Cellist from South Korea wins 2016 Verna Mae Janzen Music Competition

A cellist who used to dread performing in concert is the winner of the 11th annual Verna Mae Janzen Music Competition at Canadian Mennonite University. Yunah Chin took the top spot and the $700 prize that comes with it after… [More]