Articles By: CMU

2017 Verna Mae Janzen Music Competition Winners (video)

2017 Verna Mae Janzen Music Competition Winners (video)

1st place performance by Anneli Loepp Thiessen, piano Sonata in C Major XVI: 50, Allegro Molto, Joseph Haydn (1732-1809) Etude-Tableaux Opus 39 no. 8 in D Minor, Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873-1943) Fast forward, Alexina Louie (b. 1949) 2nd place performance by Emma… [More]

Sense of camaraderie marks 2017 Verna Mae Janzen Music Competition

Sense of camaraderie marks 2017 Verna Mae Janzen Music Competition

‘We’re all proud of each other,’ first place winner says A pianist hailing from southern Ontario is the winner of the 12th annual Verna Mae Janzen Music Competition at Canadian Mennonite University. Anneli Loepp Thiessen’s performance, which included a piece… [More]

Pastors, lay leaders invited to explore the transitions of young adulthood at conference at CMU

Pastors, lay leaders invited to explore the transitions of young adulthood at conference at CMU

Canadian Mennonite University is inviting pastors and lay leaders to come together and think creatively about young adult ministry at a one-day conference later this month. A Transformative Moment: Seeking God in the Transitions of Young Adulthood takes place from… [More]

Face2Face | A Conversation within an Abrahamic Tent: A Jew, Christian, and Muslim in Dialogue (video)

Face2Face | A Conversation within an Abrahamic Tent: A Jew, Christian, and Muslim in Dialogue (video)

Too rarely do Jewish, Christian, and Muslim believers sit with one another under a temporary canopy for conversation—those who, in spite of great present diversity, share faith roots within an ancient Abrahamic tent. This Face2Face panel brings together committed practitioners… [More]

Mennonite Heritage Centre Archives & Gallery to continue under new structure

Mennonite Heritage Centre Archives & Gallery to continue under new structure

Joint News Release by: Mennonite Church Canada, Canadian Mennonite University Centre for Transnational Mennonite Studies The Mennonite Heritage Centre including its Archive and Art Gallery programs, is being reorganized under a new partnership and name. Discussions over the last months… [More]

2017 Scientist in Residence Presentations (Videos)

2017 Scientist in Residence Presentations (Videos)

Named to TIME magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the World list for 2014, Dr. Katharine Hayhoe is an atmospheric scientist who studies climate change, one of the most pressing issues facing humanity today. But Hayhoe may be best-known to… [More]

Canadian Mennonite University announces new faculty appointments

Canadian Mennonite University announces new faculty appointments

Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) is pleased to announce three new faculty appointments, all to start in their roles on July 1, 2017. Dr. Jonathan Dueck, Vice President Academic and Academic Dean: Dueck holds a PhD from the University of Alberta… [More]

Faculty: In Their Own Words – Dr. Delmar Epp

Faculty: In Their Own Words – Dr. Delmar Epp

Dr. Delmar Epp, Associate Professor of Psychology, has taught at CMU since 2000. What are you teaching right now that you’re most excited about? Two courses come to mind. One is Psychology of Motivation, which explores the underlying needs that… [More]

Ministry workers invited to conference at CMU that will focus on becoming global

Ministry workers invited to conference at CMU that will focus on becoming global

“Becoming global congregations” is the focus of an upcoming conference for those in ministry that will be held at Canadian Mennonite University. ReNew: Resourcing Pastors for Ministry takes place Monday, February 6 to Wednesday, February 8 at CMU (500 Shaftesbury… [More]

Panelists to explore how their different faiths intersect at Face2Face discussion

Panelists to explore how their different faiths intersect at Face2Face discussion

A Jew, Muslim, and Christian will dialogue about what lies at the core of their faith heritages and how people from these distinct faith traditions might work together for peace and justice, at Canadian Mennonite University’s next Face2Face community discussion…. [More]