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2022 CSOP Lecture: "Choosing Love in the Wake of Wounding"

2022 CSOP Lecture: "Choosing Love in the Wake of Wounding"

Posted in News Releases  •  Wednesday, June 8, 2022 @ 10:45 AM

Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) will host its annual Canadian School of Peacebuilding (CSOP) lecture on June 16 at 7:30 PM in Marpeck Commons. Acclaimed professor, activist, and thought-leader Dr. Johonna McCants-Turner will give this year's public lecture.

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Summer 2022 alumni updates

Summer 2022 alumni updates

Posted in Alumni Profiles  •  Monday, June 6, 2022 @ 12:44 PM

Readers of CMU's The Blazer magazine often say they flip right to the Alumni News section before reading anything else.

Again, as with the past several issues of The Blazer in its digest format, we were unable to squeeze in alumni news. Below is a compilation of updates provided to CMU by alumni.

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Sunday@CMU

Sunday@CMU: June 2022

Posted in Audio  •  Sunday, June 5, 2022 @ 12:00 AM

Theme: Surviving and Thriving with Cancer and Other Life Crises

During the spring and summer, we are looking back on this year of Sunday@CMU. This month, we are rebroadcasting a series of meditations by Dan Epp-Tiessen, Emeritus Associate Professor of Bible at CMU. Throughout this series, Dan shares profound stories about his family's journey with cancer, and the biblical resources that have helped him through difficult times.

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The Holodomor was a man-made genocide in Soviet Ukraine from 1932 to 1933 that killed millions of Ukrainians. Many of the survivors later settled in Manitoba, as remembered outside the provincial legislature building. This will be one of several events discussed in the Russia and the Soviet Union course.

CMU to offer timely course on Russian-Soviet history

Posted in Stories  •  Thursday, May 19, 2022 @ 10:32 AM

How do we contextualize conflicts and understand justifications for war? While this may be a loaded question with no easy answer, It is nonetheless important to ask when working towards reformative justice.

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Anna Schwartz performing at the 17th annual Verna Mae Music Competition

Pianist wins 2022 Verna Mae Janzen Music Competition

Posted in News Releases  •  Monday, May 9, 2022 @ 9:25 AM

A pianist from Fort Frances, Ontario is the winner of the 17th annual Verna Mae Janzen Music Competition at Canadian Mennonite University (CMU).

Anna Schwartz's performance in the finals, held on Friday, April 8 in CMU's Laudamus Auditorium, earned her first place and the $700 prize that comes with it.

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