Posted in Stories Wednesday, January 8, 2020 @ 11:14 AM
Dr. Wendy Kroeker, Assistant Professor of Peace and Conflict Transformation Studies at Canadian Mennonite University (CMU), reflects on a week in Hong Kong, practicing solidarity and collaborative peacebuilding with the local church, in real time. For purposes of safety and sensitivity, some customary details are omitted from this report.
Posted in Stories Monday, December 2, 2019 @ 12:00 AM
Our faith teaches that we belong to those who have made us: to Christ, our families, and communities. Accordingly, CMU belongs to the many-membered church body that first raised it up and nurtures it to this day. Enter Portable CMU. Former president/professor emeritus Dr. Gerald Gerbrandt, the program's first director, says "one of the great things about the offering is that from the beginning, it was congregation-instigated."
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
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.
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.