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

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.

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Summer 2022 alumni updates

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.

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Sunday@CMU

Sunday@CMU: June 2022

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.

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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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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.

Jun 24 –
Sep 10

Art Show | Mennonite Village Photography

Views from Manitoba, 1890-1940 | MHC Gallery is open Mon-Fri: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM; Sat: 12:00-5:00 PM

MHC Gallery, 610 Shaftesbury Blvd.

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Jun

24

Art Opening | Mennonite Village Photography

Views from Manitoba, 1890-1940

7:30–9:30 PM

MHC Gallery, 610 Shaftesbury Blvd.

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Jul 18 –
Aug 26

Blazers Sports Camps

CMU Blazers athletes will help polish your volleyball and basketball skills!

Loewen Athletic Centre

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Sep

1–3

Orientation for New International Students

CMU Campus

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Sep

5

Orientation for New Students

Orientation is the jump-start to a fantastic year of study and growth and an opportunity to meet other students, connect with faculty and staff, and experience what life at CMU is all about.

CMU Campus

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Sep

5

Residence Opens for Fall Semester

CMU Campus

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