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Dr. Rick Lindroth of the University of Wisconsin will speak at CMU on January 29-30 regarding climate change, faith and science.

CMU welcomes Dr. Rick Lindroth as Scientist in Residence

News Releases  •  2018.01.16 @ 8:20 AM

In a world of “alternative facts,” what does science have to offer?

That’s one of the questions Dr. Rick Lindroth will address when he visits Canadian Mennonite University January 29-30 as its 2018 Scientist in Residence.

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Faculty: In Their Own Words – Dr. Chris Huebner

Faculty Profiles  •  2018.01.08 @ 6:39 AM

Dr. Chris Huebner, Associate Professor of Theology and Philosophy, has taught at CMU full-time since 2002.

What are you teaching right now that you're most excited about?

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Jesse Dollimont enjoys her work at JB Music Therapy (photo: Matt Simpson)

Music Therapy graduate making a difference

Alumni Profiles  •  2017.12.14 @ 7:52 AM

Jesse Dollimont has always known about music’s therapeutic effect, but it became especially real to her while working as an intern at the Alberta Children’s Hospital in Calgary, AB.

Dollimont, who graduated from CMU with a Bachelor of Music Therapy in 2016, recalls times during her internship when she would go to the hospital’s intensive care unit and play music for a child in distress.

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Singer-songwriter Steve Bell will be the recipient of the 2018 CMU PAX Award on April 5

CMU to honour musician Steve Bell with 2018 PAX Award

Stories  •  2017.12.13 @ 2:52 PM

Acclaimed Winnipeg singer-songwriter Steve Bell will receive the 2018 CMU PAX Award.

President Dr. Cheryl Pauls will present the award to Bell on April 5, 2018 at Gather. Give. Celebrate. Spring at CMU, an annual fundraiser in support of the university.

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Panelists Max Wadell, Nelson Martens, Erin Morash, and Daniel Dacombe

Pastor, police officer discuss cannabis legalization at CMU event

Stories  •  2017.12.07 @ 9:31 AM

A Mennonite pastor hopes that the legalization of cannabis will allow the church to open up “theological discussions” about all sorts of substance use.

The legalization of cannabis gives the church an opportunity to discuss the New Testament emphasis on healing and reconciliation as God’s response to brokenness, said Erin Morash, pastor at two rural Mennonite churches located two hours southwest of Winnipeg.

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

Community & Alumni  •  2017.11.29 @ 3:33 PM

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

MSC News  •  2017.11.13 @ 11:04 AM

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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MSC to host presentation on food sovereignty in Northern Manitoba

MSC News  •  2017.11.02 @ 11:42 AM

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)

Why CMU?  •  2017.10.24 @ 1:03 PM

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

MSC News  •  2017.10.03 @ 12:00 AM

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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