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The Heart of the Matter

Posted in Stories  •  Thursday, November 21, 2019 @ 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

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CMU in review: Peace and Justice Studies Association annual conference

Posted in Stories  •  Thursday, November 7, 2019 @ 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.

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Roméo Saganash visits CMU

Posted in Stories  •  Wednesday, November 6, 2019 @ 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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Meet Our Fall 2019 Pastor in Residence

Posted in Stories  •  Wednesday, October 30, 2019 @ 1:25 PM

When Michael Pahl received CMU's invitation to join us as fall 2019's Pastor in Residence, he immediately said yes.

"I absolutely love what CMU is about. It's such a palpably Jesus-centric, community-minded place, and the peace and reconciliation emphasis here, the rich Anabaptist roots—they're so tangible in how this place operates. CMU does not shy away from the big, difficult issues. The faculty and the students here engage, and they do so creatively, with joy and boldness. I love it, and I'm delighted to be a part of it for a while."

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CMU students, faculty, and staff rally for climate justice

Posted in Stories  •  Friday, October 4, 2019 @ 11:45 AM

A multitude of CMU students, faculty, and staff took to the streets with over 12,000 people to strike for the climate on Friday, September 27.

The rally was one of thousands happening around the world as part of the Global Climate Strike, a youth-led movement protesting the climate crisis and advocating for environmental justice.

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