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Tuition Freedom Day 2019 (video)

Videos • 2019.12.12 @ 3:38 PM

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Something worth protecting: a practicum story

Stories • 2019.12.12 @ 11:59 AM

Graham Peters completed his CMU practicum requirements at FortWhyte Alive and A Rocha Manitoba

Graham Peters is completing his fourth and final year of a Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Studies. He arrived on campus in the first year of CMU's expanded Biology program and, though he was not yet sure what he wanted to do, he quickly began to rediscover and expand his love of ecology. This led to a major in Environmental Studies, and a practicum focused on conservation ecology.

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A voice of and to the youth

Student Profiles • 2019.12.11 @ 9:20 AM

There's a reason every time you see Nathan Dueck, he looks like he has somewhere to be. It's because he does. Dueck is on the Youth Advisory Council of Winnipeg's Mayor, Brian Bowman; he is a student representative on Mennonite Central Committee Manitoba's Board of Directors; and he is Vice President Advocacy on Canadian Mennonite University's (CMU) Student Council, through which he sits on CMU's Board of Governors, Senate, and Academic and Program Council, as well as its Sexual Violence Prevention Committee.

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Sunday@CMU: December 2019

Audio • 2019.12.01 @ 12:00 AM

Sunday @ CMU

Theme: The Advent Season

Speaker: Dr. Paul Doerksen

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The heart of the matter

Stories • 2019.11.21 @ 3:18 PM

by Beth Downey, CMU Writer

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

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“Hearts of Freedom” project to include testimony from former PM Joe Clark

MSC News • 2019.12.11 @ 10:51 AM

The Hearts of Freedom project team

As Stephanie Stobbe (Menno Simons College) and team prepare for the project's next phase, key players are adding their voices to the record, including Joe Clark, PM during the height of Southeast Asian immigration to Canada.

Between 1975 and 1980 Canada resettled 69,200 South East Asian refugees.

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Nolan Kehler (BMus, ’17): How good listening makes good music 

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.

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Alumni Profiles: Bethany Daman, BA Communications (’17)

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.

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Common Unity: Perseverance and Growth

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.

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Student Report: Association for Conflict Resolution Annual Conference

MSC News • 2019.10.22 @ 10:56 AM

Kluane Buser-Rivet, a 4th year CRS major, attended the Association for Conflict Resolution's Annual Conference in Tucson, AZ

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.

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