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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

Posted in News Releases  •  Tuesday, January 16, 2018 @ 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

Posted in Faculty Profiles  •  Monday, January 8, 2018 @ 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

Posted in Alumni Profiles  •  Thursday, December 14, 2017 @ 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

Posted in Stories  •  Wednesday, December 13, 2017 @ 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

Posted in Stories  •  Thursday, December 7, 2017 @ 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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