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Sunday@CMU: October 2021

Sunday, October 3, 2021 @ 12:00 AM

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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Canadian Mennonite University celebrates Class of 2021

Wednesday, September 8, 2021 @ 10:00 AM

After a year of mingling on Zoom and many online classes, the CMU community gathered in-person on August 21 to celebrate the Class of 2021. At an outdoor convocation ceremony on CMU's grounds, CMU President Dr. Cheryl Pauls conferred 68 undergraduate degrees, 20 master's degrees, and three certificates.

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Sunday@CMU: April 2021

Sunday, April 4, 2021 @ 12:00 AM

Theme: Voices of our 2021 Graduates

This month on Sunday@CMU, we are celebrating the accomplishments of CMU's class of 2021 by featuring interviews with three students graduating this year. I recently sat down with them to ask about their journeys at CMU, what it was like finishing their degrees in a pandemic, and what's next. But first, we are broadcasting an Easter meditation by Sheila Klassen-Wiebe, Associate Professor of New Testament at CMU.

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Graduate studies at CMU

Tuesday, December 8, 2020 @ 12:00 AM

What makes graduate studies programs unique at CMU? Valerie Smith, Associate Registrar for Graduate Studies, says that "being rooted in the Anabaptist tradition, we specialize in peacebuilding and reconciliation-oriented programs, even in the ways we teach business. There is plenty of space for diversity within the programs, creating conversations that cross disciplinary boundaries. Dialogue is one of our greatest strengths."

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CMU celebrates Class of 2020

Friday, September 4, 2020 @ 2:34 PM

Canadian Mennonite University celebrated the achievements of its Class of 2020 at an outdoor convocation ceremony on August 26. Ninety-one students completed their degrees in April, receiving their diplomas in the mail, and 58 of them gathered on CMU's grounds to mark the occasion.

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Convocation 2019-20: Outdoor event honours the class of 2020 (video)

Thursday, August 27, 2020 @ 2:43 PM

An outdoor convocation ceremony, celebrating graduates who completed their degrees in April, was held on the grounds of CMU on August 26. Maximum group size restrictions, physical distancing, and masks did not detract from celebrating the degree completion of 91 students, 58 of whom were able to be present at the event. CMU is deeply grateful for the contributions these students will make in church and society.

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‘For the straight way was lost’: Navigating faith, grad studies, and mental illness

Tuesday, July 14, 2020 @ 12:04 PM

When MA Theology student Grace Kang was diagnosed with bipolar disorder, she found herself forced to re-evaluate almost everything. So she went to grad school.

Haeon Grace Kang—Grace, in Anglophone circles—came to CMU searching for God: "I thought that studying God might help me to find a more intimate relationship with God. So far, I'd say that has worked out," she says.

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Statement regarding the joint CMU/MB Seminary program

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 @ 1:05 PM

Dear students in the joint CMU/MB Seminary program, 

You likely have heard that for reasons of financial exigency MB Seminary (MBS) informed CMU this spring of the Seminary's decision to withdraw from the Affiliation Agreement between MB Seminary and CMU and to do so by May 31, 2021. In withdrawing from this Agreement, MB Seminary will cease to invest in 1.5 faculty positions at CMU, those of Andrew Dyck (1.0) and Pierre Gilbert (0.5; Gilbert 's other half position always has been connected only to CMU and is not affected by the MBS change).

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Graduate theology student awarded CMU’s first SSHRC scholarship

Wednesday, June 17, 2020 @ 10:45 AM

A CMU student has been awarded a prestigious Canada Graduate Scholarship worth $17,500 by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC). This is the first year CMU has been eligible to distribute this scholarship, due to the university's successful federal research funding.

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Sunday@CMU: April 2020

Sunday, April 5, 2020 @ 12:00 AM

Theme: Voices of our 2020 Graduates

This month on Sunday@CMU,  we are featuring interviews with three CMU students graduating this year. I recently sat down with them to ask about their experiences over the past few years and what's next. On April 12, we are broadcasting an Easter meditation by Dr. Sheila Klassen-Wiebe. Sheila is Associate Professor of New Testament at CMU.

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