The father of Bill C-262 visited the CMU campus to speak about the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
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Stories 2019.11.21 @ 3:18 PM
War-zone reporter and novelist turned climate researcher J. M. Ledgard recently told the New Yorker that, faced with a mess like the one humanity has made, "the only possible thing to do, is to go in an imaginative direction. Imagination at scale is our only recourse."1
I recently sat down with five CMU faculty, and the same conviction stood out. It began with Neil Weisensel, Instructor of Music Theory and Composition.
News Releases 2019.11.14 @ 9:00 AM
The library is full, the hallways are buzzing, and another busy academic year at Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) is well on its way. And it is thanks to the generosity of donors, churches, and the Manitoba Government that any of this is possible.
On Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 11:30 AM in CMU's Chapel (600 Shaftesbury Blvd.), CMU students and community will celebrate those who support their education with Tuition Freedom Day.
Videos 2019.11.13 @ 7:54 PM
Stories 2019.11.07 @ 10:48 AM
Looking around her neighbourhood coffeeshop, graduate student Lauri Eagles (46) says the chief impact of this year's Peace and Justice Studies Association annual conference, was to refresh her awareness of the people, places, and events that move around her every day.
"My world can feel very small: kids, groceries, laundry, errands, schoolwork. Rinse, repeat. Same people, same roads, same coffeeshop. But attending this conference was a stark reminder that the world is so much bigger than my world—and there's a lot going on!"
Stories 2019.11.06 @ 3:53 PM
Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) students, staff and faculty gathered on Oct. 16 to hear Roméo Saganash speak on how Indigenous political leaders are keeping up the fight to see the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) implemented into Canadian law.
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Community & Alumni 2019.11.19 @ 1:18 PM
For Nolan Kehler, building a career in which singing can be of service to others, whether through critical storytelling, powerful encouragement, or creative advocacy, is the goal to strive for.
Nolan Kehler (tenor) completed his Bachelor of Music in 2017, concentrating in Vocal Performance. In his graduating year he placed third in CMU's prestigious Verna Mae Janzen Music Competition, and in 2019 he graduated from University of Victoria (BC) with a Master of Music degree in Vocal Performance. New as he is to life as a working artist, Kehler is already booking regular singing work in leading roles, on top of his part-time job as a technical producer for CBC Manitoba.
Community & Alumni 2019.11.07 @ 10:55 AM
From crafting a message, to building a movement
For many, work and passion necessarily become parallel pursuits. But for 2017 grad Bethany Daman, working at Manitoba's Green Action Centre (GAC) enabled her to fuse the two, developing her professional gifts in direct service of her passion for social justice.
MSC News 2019.11.04 @ 4:31 PM
Every November for the last four years, the Menno Simons College Student Association (MSCSA) has organized and hosted an evening at Menno Simons College (MSC) with a diverse group of inspirational speakers from throughout the community.
MSC News 2019.10.22 @ 10:56 AM
By Kluane Buser-Rivet, 4th year CRS student
From September 18–21, 2019, I was one attendee amongst a congregation of mediators at the Association for Conflict Resolution's Annual Conference in Tucson, AZ. For the first time in my life, I was surrounded by hundreds of people who held the job title I have been pursuing for years: mediator. One of my favourite things about this field is how diversity blooms within it. I was surrounded by politicians, business owners, civil servants, and curious students like me from all walks of life.
MSC News 2019.10.04 @ 2:14 PM
Between 1975 and 1980 Canada resettled 69,200 South-East Asian refugees. This project aims to ensure their experiences will be preserved for generations to come.
Dr. Stephanie Stobbe, of CMU's Menno Simons College, together with a team of four senior researchers, has been awarded major funding to complete a three-year research and preservation project that will span the country.