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CMU hosted a conversation featuring seven immigrants to Canada as part of its Face2Face conversation event titled,

‘Be open-minded about newcomers’

Posted in Stories  •  Thursday, November 15, 2018 @ 3:19 PM

Compassion and patience are key when relating to newcomers.

That was one of the main messages at a Face2Face community discussion at Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) on November 7.

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Tarek Al-Zoughbi (left), of Wi’am: the Palestinian Conflict Resolution Center, and Sahar Vardi (right) with American Friends Service Committee spoke at Speaking Our Peace at Canadian Mennonite University on October 27. Tarek and Sahar shared their own personal experiences as a Palestinian and as an Israeli working towards just peace in the current challenging context of Israel and Palestine.

Speaking our Peace

Posted in Stories  •  Wednesday, October 31, 2018 @ 8:00 AM

Sahar Vardi and Tarek Al-Zoughbi live less than 20 kilometers away from each other—Sahar in Jerusalem, and Tarek in the West Bank city of Bethlehem to the south. A literal wall, checkpoints and cultures of mutual hatred separate the regions each call home.

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Helen Rempel:

Giving to CMU supports global peacebuilding efforts, creates hope for the future

Posted in Stories  •  Monday, July 30, 2018 @ 7:00 AM

Ask Helen Rempel why she gives to CMU, and she'll tell you about CMU's Canadian School of Peacebuilding (CSOP).

"There are a lot of students coming to CMU from all around the world, and the impact that has when they go home and make peace is so important," says Rempel.

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Pereira Appointed As New Head Coach of Men’s Soccer Program

Posted in Stories  •  Thursday, July 26, 2018 @ 10:40 AM

He is no stranger to the Manitoba Colleges Athletic Conference. On Monday CMU Athletics announced Anderson Pereira as the new head coach of the Men's Soccer program, succeeding Athletics Director Russell Willms who recently stepped down from his coaching position.

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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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