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Learning power and vulnerability at CSOP

Posted in Stories  •  Thursday, July 19, 2018 @ 8:48 AM

For the first time in my degree, I took a class purely on a recommendation, and man alive am I glad I decided to.

After some conversation and discernment, my academic advisor told me that she thought I should take Arts Based Approaches to Social Change from the Canadian School of Peacebuilding (CSOP). I liked the idea of getting some credits out of the way and having an excuse to come back to Winnipeg mid-summer. The course sounded mildly interesting, and though not related to the direction my Interdisciplinary degree seemed to be taking, I decided to just do it.

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Hugo Peters:

Longtime CMU alumnus donor invests in people

Posted in Stories  •  Tuesday, July 17, 2018 @ 12:00 AM

For Hugo Peters, donating to CMU is a wise investment because it means contributing to the lives of students.

"I've invested in all kinds of things in my life, some of which went south, some of which made money, but I've never regretted investing in people," says Peters (CMBC '63).

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Centre for Resilience: meeting 21st century needs

Posted in News Releases  •  Friday, July 6, 2018 @ 7:37 AM

Canadian Mennonite University's Centre for Resilience is now open for business.

The Centre for Resilience (CFR) is a co-working lab on the fourth floor of CMU's historic building at 500 Shaftesbury Blvd. that will incubate and nurture social enterprises. Faculty, students and staff celebrated the grand opening of the $1.7 million centre on April 13.

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Peacebuilding school brings together participants from around the world in its tenth year

Posted in Stories  •  Friday, June 29, 2018 @ 1:05 PM

"This course is challenging my life! What a gift."

This sentiment was voiced by nearly 100 participants, students and professionals who came from around the globe, as they reflected on their time spent in the Canadian School of Peacebuilding (CSOP) earlier this month.

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Bachelor of Science degree at CMU: Fall 2018

Posted in News Releases  •  Thursday, June 28, 2018 @ 9:00 AM

Starting in Fall 2018, Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) will offer four new Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree options as part of its academic programming—General (three-year), Mathematics (three-year), Biology (four-year), and Mathematics (four-year).

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