Dr. Stephanie Stobbe curates national travelling exhibition
Thursday, February 2, 2023 @ 4:00 PM
According to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), as of mid-2022, there are 32.5 million refugees worldwide. That number jumps to 53.1 million internally displaced people and expands yet again to 103 million when considering forcibly displaced people worldwide.
Faculty: In Their Own Words - Dr. Jonathan Sears
Thursday, January 26, 2023 @ 12:45 PM
Dr. Jonathan Sears is Associate Professor of International Development Studies, Affiliate Faculty of Political Studies, and Associate Dean of Menno Simons College (MSC), a program centre of CMU. He has taught at CMU since 2008, primarily from the MSC campus.
New MSC research project studies historic letters written by Inuit Elders
Thursday, July 7, 2022 @ 9:45 AM
From the boundless territory of Nunavut come fragile and carefully kept documents that changed the history of not only northern Canada but the entire country.
A new research project at Menno Simons College (MSC), funded by a grant from the Government of Nunavut's Department of Culture and Heritage, will be translating and analyzing over three dozen letters that were handwritten in Inuktitut syllabics by Nunavut Elders in the 1960s and 1970s.
MSC team publishes book on environmental and social justice in India
Friday, October 8, 2021 @ 3:05 PM
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.
MSC's Peace Research journal launches 53rd volume
Monday, August 16, 2021 @ 12:35 PM
Peace Research: The Canadian Journal of Peace and Conflict Studies has been in publication for over 50 years, and hasn't stopped even through pandemic-imposed challenges. Menno Simons College (MSC), a program centre of CMU, launched the journal's 53rd volume this spring.
MSC Alumni Profile: Jordan Ewart (BA IDS, 2018)
Tuesday, October 27, 2020 @ 2:31 PM
For Jordan Ewart, policy analyst at the Saskatchewan Trucking Agency, the trucking industry in Canada continues to experience a significant shortage in female employees. With 97% of truckers identifying as male and only 3% as female, Ewart—who graduated with a BA in International Development Studies and is completing an additional major in Conflict Resolution Studies at Menno Simons College (MSC)—is recognizing more and more the need for female employment in a male-dominated industry.
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For such a time as this: how deep roots in faith keep learning communities resilient and adaptable
Thursday, May 7, 2020 @ 7:48 AM
Since the novel Corona Virus COVID-19 began sweeping the globe back in January of this year, almost everything about how ordinary citizens conduct their lives has changed. More than anything, how we conduct our shared lives together has changed. From churchgoing to grocery shopping, from the workplace or classroom to the front porch or backyard—our collective vulnerability to illness has transmogrified the way communities now work, learn, and care together.
Faculty: In Their Own Words - Dr. Jodi Dueck-Read
Thursday, February 6, 2020 @ 3:25 PM
Dr. Jodi Dueck-Read, Assistant Professor of Conflict Resolution Studies, has taught at Menno Simons College as a sessional instructor since 2010 and has been on faculty since 2015.
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MSC professor awarded grant to continue community meth response training
Tuesday, January 7, 2020 @ 3:17 PM
Dr. Jobb Arnold, Assistant Professor of Conflict Resolution Studies at Canadian Mennonite University's Menno Simons College (MSC), has received a grant of $5,000 from the City of Winnipeg's inaugural Community Safety and Crime Prevention program.
Winnipeg’s meth crisis: community-based responses needed NOW
Thursday, July 25, 2019 @ 6:45 PM
The drug methamphetamine is running rampant in Winnipeg and it affects everyone, from families to workplaces to public spaces. The city urgently needs community-based action, and several organizations are uniting to bring it about.