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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]

Mary Reimer visits CMU as Pastor-in-Residence

Mary Reimer visits CMU as Pastor-in-Residence

Teacher, pastor, and spiritual director hopes students will ‘courageously look at their lives’ Canadian Mennonite University is pleased to welcome Mary Reimer as Pastor-in-Residence later this month. Reimer, a spiritual director and the former co-pastor at FaithWorks, a Mennonite Brethren… [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]

Dr. Cheryl Pauls reappointed CMU President

Dr. Cheryl Pauls reappointed CMU President

Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) is pleased to announce that it has reappointed President Dr. Cheryl Pauls to a second term. “We are extremely excited and gratified that Cheryl has accepted the call to a second term,” says CMU Board of… [More]

“Festschrift” honours CMU President Emeritus Gerald Gerbrandt

“Festschrift” honours CMU President Emeritus Gerald Gerbrandt

CMU Press is pleased to announce the release of a Festschrift honouring Dr. Gerald Gerbrandt, who served as Canadian Mennonite University’s first sole President. Titled A University of the Church for the World: Essays in Honour of Gerald Gerbrandt, the… [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]

2016 Fall Enrolment Numbers Show Stability at CMU

2016 Fall Enrolment Numbers Show Stability at CMU

Preliminary fall enrolment at Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) shows stability of student registrations across all programs, with an overall Full Time Equivalent (FTE) of 829. Fall registrations at the university’s Shaftesbury campus have increased over last year by 2%, with… [More]

CMU Recognizes Distinguished Alumni with 2016 Awards

CMU Recognizes Distinguished Alumni with 2016 Awards

A former penitentiary warden, an international development worker, a pastor-academic committed to leadership development, and a 30-year-old who combines filmmaking with peacebuilding are the recipients of Canadian Mennonite University’s (CMU) 2016 Distinguished Alumni Awards. CMU President Cheryl Pauls is pleased… [More]

CMU thanks philanthropic men’s group for advancing Christian education

CMU thanks philanthropic men’s group for advancing Christian education

Christian Investors in Education makes final donation before disbanding Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) is thankful for the generosity of a Winnipeg-based group of men known as the Christian Investors in Education (CIE) who contributed more than $80,000 to the university over… [More]