So What? A Podcast

So What? A Podcast

So What? is a monthly CMU podcast that draws out key ideas from public events at Canadian Mennonite University. Host Jonas Cornelsen (CMU '16) guides you through these discussions by asking, 'So What?'

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Moose Matters

What if wildlife conservation isn't really about wild animals, but about us? Jonas dives into the 2024 CMU Scientist in Residence public lecture with wildlife biologist Dr. Allyson Menzies.

Credits
Theme Music: Urbana-Metronica (wooh-yeah mix) by spinningmerkaba (c) copyright 2011 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license.
http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/jlbrock44/33345 Ft: Morusque, Jeris, CSoul, Alex Beroza.

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Reflecting on the Fourth Anniversary of COVID

March 11 marks the the four-year anniversary of COVID being declared a global pandemic. With this date in mind, Jonas dusts off "the pandemic episode" and reflects on where we are today in a post-pandemic world.

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Parenting Tips for White Men

What does a lecture on faith, race, and land have to do with expecting a baby? Jonas applies the 2023 J.J. Thiessen Lecture by Dr. Willie James Jennings to his parenting preparation.

Listen to the full Jennings lecture at cmu.ca/jjt.

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Mennonite Enlightenment

Did you know famous philosophers hung out with Dutch Mennonites in the 1600s? Jonas finds some gems in a lecture on early Mennonite contributions to science and philosophy by Dr. Gary Waite. Surprising connections to AC/DC.

Credits
Theme Music: Urbana-Metronica (wooh-yeah mix) by spinningmerkaba (c) copyright 2011 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license. http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/jlbrock44/33345 Ft: Morusque, Jeris, CSoul, Alex Beroza

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Naawi-Oodena: Design

What will the urban reserve at Naawi-Oodena look like? Get excited about mixed-use urban design with Jonas.

Check out the full Naawi-Oodena master plan at treaty1.ca.

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