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Sunday@CMU: December 2021

Posted in Audio  •  Sunday, December 5, 2021 @ 12:00 AM

Theme: Readying Ourselves for Christ's Coming

This month on Sunday@CMU, we are hearing from Laura Funk, CMU alumna and Spiritual Director in Residence at Mennonite Church Manitoba. Throughout this series of meditations, Laura will lead us through the Advent season as we prepare for Jesus' birth.

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So What? A Podcast – Climate: Daily Worries

So What? A Podcast – Climate: Daily Worries

Posted in Audio  •  Wednesday, December 1, 2021 @ 12:30 PM

Are we all hypocrites? Jonas talks to James Magnus-Johnston (CMU Teaching Assistant Professor) and Anna Bigland-Pritchard (CMU '15) about life in a world where not enough is being done to address the climate crisis.

Anna's "Self-Care as Creation Care" workbook:

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Alumna Kari MIller (CMU '21) at COP26 in Glasgow, Scotland

A community of hope, life, and vibrancy inspires CMU alumna at COP26

Posted in Alumni Profiles  •  Tuesday, November 23, 2021 @ 3:58 PM

With floods decimating major highways, forest fires pillaging towns and countries, and a global average temperature steadily increasing, there is without a doubt a climate emergency on our hands.

Canadian Mennonite University alumna Kari Miller (CMU '21) has seen the atrocities of climate change and has made it her life's work to mitigate the shifting world. Miller's role as the Environmental Education Coordinator for A Rocha Manitoba gave her the opportunity to attend the 26th Conference of the Parties of the United Nations (UN) climate summit in Glasgow, known more famously as COP26.

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 “I have learned the value of hard work. If I didn’t have this learning disability, I would not know how to put in an immense amount of effort to get the outcome that I want.”  – Tai Linklater

CMU student perseveres, receives one of four national scholarships

Posted in Student Profiles  •  Thursday, November 18, 2021 @ 1:47 PM

If you looked at photos from CMU student Tai Linklater's childhood, you'd see countless shots of her holding different reptiles, unable to control the excitement on her face. Her dream career was to be a herpetologist, studying reptiles and amphibians. Until she found out it required calculus.

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“One of the reasons I chose CMU was because of the smaller school size, smaller class size, and there is more accessibility to meet with professors and explain that [I’m a deaf individual],” says first-year student Annika Goodbrandson.

Deaf first-year student finds place at CMU, both on the court and in class

Posted in Student Profiles  •  Tuesday, November 16, 2021 @ 1:58 PM

Adaptability might be Annika Goodbrandson's greatest strength. As a multi-sport athlete, Goodbrandson understands the importance of versatility and flexibility. Goodbrandson is lacing up for Canadian Mennonite University's (CMU) Blazers women's basketball team this year, and her greatest strength will be to the test.

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