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CMU students connect to global project

CMU students connect to global project

Near the end of a research leave that I spent at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, I had the opportunity to train as a partner instructor in the Tiny Earth program that's headquartered there. This program, launched in 2018, is a microbiology lab curriculum being pursued by a growing international network of students and instructors. The program's goal is to "studentsource" the discovery of new antibiotics—one avenue of response to the emerging crisis of antibiotic resistance in disease-causing bacteria. Tiny Earth is the brainchild of one of my scientific and pedagogical heroes: Jo Handelsman, a soil microbiologist and director of the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery at UW Madison.

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Sunday@CMU

Sunday@CMU: June 2024

Broadening Our Capacity to Love

This month on Sunday@CMU, we hear from Jeff Friesen, Co-Director of Leadership Ministries for Mennonite Church Manitoba. Jeff is an alumnus of CMU's undergraduate and graduate programs, and he spent almost 20 years as a pastor. In this sermon series, he focuses on the politics of God's love as seen in 1 John and Acts and he explores how we can broaden our capacity to love.

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So What? A Podcast

So What? A Podcast – Moose Matters

What if wildlife conservation isn't really about wild animals, but about us? Jonas dives into the 2024 CMU Scientist in Residence public lecture with wildlife biologist Dr. Allyson Menzies.

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Theme Music: Urbana-Metronica (wooh-yeah mix) by spinningmerkaba (c) copyright 2011 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license.
http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/jlbrock44/33345 Ft: Morusque, Jeris, CSoul, Alex Beroza.

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Meet Music Therapist Lacey Friesen: She doesn’t sing ALL day

Meet Music Therapist Lacey Friesen: She doesn’t sing ALL day

I guess you could say that music runs in Lacey Friesen's blood. Her role as a Music Therapist at HSC Children's Hospital could not be better suited to her interests, personality, or way of life.

"I grew up in a very musical family, with a mother who taught private music lessons, a father who plays drums and sings, and two musical sisters. We grew up singing in church together," said Lacey. "There was just so much music around me."

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