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Nadya Langelotz: "I feel really lucky to be able to engage intellect and education with faith and my dreams and passions and weave those all together in a really interesting way."

Practicum student captures camp life through poetry

Posted in Student Profiles  •  Thursday, September 12, 2019 @ 8:45 AM

When Nadya Langelotz decided to direct a summer camp, she thought it would require putting on hold one of her biggest passions: writing.

It was while working at the end of last semester in CMU's printing press, located in one of CMU's castle-like towers, that the fifth-year English major lamented to her friend that she wouldn't have time to write during the busy schedule of camp. When her friend suggested doing it as a practicum at camp, Langelotz doubted it would work. How could writing and camp go together?

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Daniel Rempel, student with CMU's Graduate School of Theology and Ministry

Graduate student explores his Mennonite roots at CMU

Posted in Student Profiles  •  Friday, July 7, 2017 @ 12:20 PM

"What does it mean for me to be a Mennonite?"

That's the question that brought Daniel Rempel to CMU. Rempel is finding the answers to that question as he works toward a Master of Arts in Theological Studies in CMU's Graduate School of Theology and Ministry.

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CSOP Participant Profile: Darnell Barkman

Posted in Student Profiles  •  Monday, April 11, 2016 @ 9:06 AM

When it comes to peace work in the Philippines, Darnell Barkman is on the front lines.

Barkman and his wife, Christina, are Mennonite Church Canada Witness Workers, giving pastoral leadership to PeaceChurch Philippines, an Anabaptist church they helped plant in Metro Manila.

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CSOP Participant Profile: John Fox

Posted in Student Profiles  •  Tuesday, February 10, 2015 @ 9:32 PM

John Fox and Rupert Ross are used to seeing each other in the courtroom, not the classroom.

When Ross worked as the Assistant Crown Attorney for the District of Kenora, Fox encountered him during numerous bail hearings after being arrested for a variety of crimes, including assault and weapons charges.

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CSOP Participant Profile: Debra Wilson

Posted in Student Profiles  •  Friday, January 16, 2015 @ 9:42 AM

The Canadian School of Peacebuilding (CSOP) has been a welcoming place for student Debra Wilson, who has returned to CSOP for a second time.

Describing herself as a person of many labels, including feminist, Muslim, Catholic and black-American, Wilson says she initially “didn’t think it [CSOP] was a place where she belonged.” After contacting CSOP, she says she “kept waiting for someone to say ‘don’t come,’ but that wasn’t what happened at all.”

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