A compilation of news, weddings, births, and passings for summer 2022
Winter semester course to connect the dots of history to current events
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2022.06.08 @ 10:45 AM News Releases
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.
Presenting "Choosing Love in the Wake of Wounding," McCants-Turner will be discussing how women of colour and practitioners in the transformative justice movement respond to violence by creating space for healing and accountability without punishment.
2022.06.06 @ 12:44 PM Alumni Profiles
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.
2022.06.05 @ 12:00 AM Audio
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.
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.
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.