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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

2022.05.19 @ 10:32 AM • Stories

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.

From ancient Greece to the Canadian West, CMU offers a variety of comprehensive courses to provide students with the necessary tools to discern and explain how ambiguous histories influence our current circumstances.

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

Pianist wins 2022 Verna Mae Janzen Music Competition

2022.05.09 @ 9:25 AM • News Releases

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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CMU announces 2022 Leadership Scholarship recipients

2022.05.06 @ 9:14 AM • News Releases

This year's recipients are Micah Janzen, Madeline Hiebert, Lia Campbell-Enns, and Julia Sawatzky. Each awarded $3,500 annually for up to four years, to a maximum of $14,000.

Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) takes every effort to make university accessible and affordable. In 2021/22, CMU administered over $750,000 in scholarships and bursaries to roughly 50% of the student population.

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CMU President Dr. Cheryl Pauls convened the 2022 Convocation Ceremony on April 30

CMU celebrates the Class of 2022

2022.05.04 @ 3:56 PM • Stories

After two years of outdoor ceremonies and air hugs, the Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) community observed this year's graduation in a more familiar way. On April 30, students, staff, faculty, family, and friends gathered at Bethel Mennonite Church to celebrate the Class of 2022.

An excited atmosphere and many masked, smiling faces marked the occasion, as CMU was finally able to once again host an indoor convocation ceremony, also livestreamed online, and reception. With a total of 108 graduates, the Class of 2022 is CMU's biggest graduating class ever.

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Upcoming Events

CommonWord, folio café, and north side of CMU campus open to the public

folio café (8:00 AM – 4:00 PM) and CommonWord Bookstore and Resource Centre (9:00 AM – 5:00 PM) are currently open for in-person shopping, Monday–Friday. Library is open to the public with prox card.

May 6 –
Jun 18

Art Show | Who Am I? A Retrospective

Art by Milos Milidrag | Gallery open Monday - Friday: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM and Saturday: 12 PM - 5 PM

MHC Gallery, 610 Shaftesbury Blvd.

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First Day of Classes for Winter Semester



Virtual Open House

Join us for a virtual tour of the CMU campus, engage in live Q&A with the Admissions team, and hear from faculty and current students.

6:00 PM


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We Need to Talk | A Discussion of Non-Violent Responses with Karen Ridd

News from around the world can be unsettling. Feeling detached from what's happening in Ukraine, for example, how can we reconcile our emotions and actively respond in a constructive and meaningful way? Join the first of an ongoing series of discussions.

7:30 PM


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CMU Press Book Launch | Return Stroke: essays & memoir with Dora Dueck

The launch will be hosted live in the Atrium of McNally Robinson Booksellers, Grant Park and also available as a simultaneous YouTube stream. The video will be available for viewing thereafter.

7:00 PM

McNally Robinson Booksellers and online

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Canadian School of Peacebuilding

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