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 Jonathan Dueck, Vice President Academic of CMU, and Adrian Jacobs, Keeper of the Circle at Sandy Saulteaux Spiritual Centre, exchange bundles to honour and formalize the relationship between the two organizations after nearly a decade of connecting and working together.

CMU formalizes relationship with Sandy Saulteaux Spiritual Centre

2021.10.21 @ 4:33 PM • Stories

Last month on Treaty 1 territory, where the forest meets the river and wild rice grows, Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) and Sandy Saulteaux Spiritual Centre (SSSC) exchanged bundles to honour and formalize their relationship.

The bundle ceremony is an Indigenous practice of sharing a collection of items and their stories, which are sacred to the giver, and entrusting them to the receiver. When a bundle is physically passed along, so is the responsibility for the gift and for upholding those stories. It signifies meaningful relationship between groups.

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Dr. Kirit Patel of Menno Simons College (MSC), Dr. Aruna Kumar Malik (Gujarat National Law University, India) and Dr. Alan Diduck (University of Winnipeg) launched a new book, <i>Advancing Environmental Justice for Marginalized Communities in India: Progress, Challenges and Opportunities</i>, in September 2021.

MSC team publishes book on environmental and social justice in India

2021.10.08 @ 3:05 PM • Stories

Dr. Kirit Patel of Menno Simons College (MSC) with Dr. Aruna Kumar Malik of Gujarat National Law University in India and Dr. Alan Diduck of the University of Winnipeg launched a new book, Advancing Environmental Justice for Marginalized Communities in India: Progress, Challenges and Opportunities, in September 2021. It features many contributions from MSC students, exploring environmental justice and social equity in India.

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Sunday@CMU

Sunday@CMU: October 2021

2021.10.03 @ 12:00 AM • Audio

Theme: "Who do I say that I am?" Meeting Jesus in the Gospel of John

This month on Sunday@CMU, we are hearing from Marnie Klassen. She is a CMU alumna who graduated in 2021 with an interdisciplinary Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Theology. Throughout this series of meditations, Marnie explores what we can learn about Jesus from his many I AM statements in the Gospel of John.

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So What? A Podcast – Climate: Conversations

2021.10.01 @ 7:59 AM • Audio

It's tough talking about climate change, but we need to talk about it. How can we cool down these heated debates? CMU's 2017 Scientist in Residence Dr. Katharine Hayhoe has a few tips.

 

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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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Examining social equity and environmental justice in India

2021.09.20 @ 3:17 PM • Stories

A team of UWinnipegger's, including six undergraduate students, two graduate, and two post doctoral fellows co-led by UWinnipeg's Dr. Alan Diduck and Dr. Kirit Patel of Menno Simons College/CMU have published a book entitled Advancing Environmental Justice for Marginalized Communities in India: Progress, Challenges and Opportunities, that launches on September 17, 2021.

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Upcoming Events

CommonWord and folio café are open for in-person shopping; rest of CMU campus is currently closed to the public due to the COVID-19 pandemic

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 remains closed to public, except by appointment.

Sep 17 –
Nov 13

Gallery Exhibitions

"Growing, Going, Gone" by Karen Cornelius and "Tree" by Patricia Eschuk

MHC Gallery, 610 Shaftesbury Blvd.

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Oct

26–27

J.J. Thiessen Lecture Series | Dr. Edith M. Humphrey with Mediation and the Immediate God

Zoom

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Oct

27

Virtual Open House

Join us for a virtual tour of CMU's campus, live Q&A with our Admissions team, and a chance to hear from faculty and current students.

6:00 PM

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Oct

28

CommonWord Book Launch | Robert J. Suderman – The Baby and the Bathwater

In-person participants will need to register (limit to 50 people) and bring proof of full vaccination.

7:00 PM

Marpeck Commons & Online

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Nov

4

Graduate Studies Webinar | An MBA program that emphasizes leadership for the common good

Looking for an MBA with a difference? CMU's MBA program includes additional emphasis on personal formation, competency, relationships, and business without harm to people or the environment. Sign up to learn more.

7:00–8:00 PM

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Nov

5

Campus Visit Day

Spend half a day touring the CMU campus where you'll visit a class, meet faculty and students, learn about financial aid opportunities, and enjoy a treat from folio café.

CMU Campus

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