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Faculty: In Their Own Words - Dr. Jobb Arnold

Wednesday, June 2, 2021 @ 9:08 AM

Dr. Jobb Arnold, Assistant Professor of Conflict Resolution Studies, has taught at Menno Simons College and CMU since 2015.

What do you love about your work here?

An element I really like about CMU and working here is it's got a practice orientation; people care about what happens in the world. This is really close to my heart, having worked in places like Rwanda and Northern Ireland and indeed here in Winnipeg. There's a lot of people suffering and there's a lot of hurt, so working in the conflict resolution department, one of the things I've always really valued is seeing people's lives change for the better. I think that's something that's not just an intellectual exercise, but it's an applied question of implementation.

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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.

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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.

What do you love about your work here?

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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.

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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.

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MSC faculty and team awarded $119,000 federal grant

Monday, June 17, 2019 @ 10:03 AM

An instructor from Canadian Mennonite University's Menno Simons College (MSC) and a team of other professors are the recipients of a prestigious federal grant.

Karen Ridd, Instructor in Peace and Conflict Resolution Studies, received a three-year Partnership Development Grant worth $119,000 through the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC).

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Learning From the Field | Public Lecture with Jane Rabinowicz (video)

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 @ 12:04 PM

Jane Rabinowicz, Executive Director of USC Canada, was named to the Global and Mail's 53 most influential people in Canadian food for her seed security work in Canada in 2016. And in 2017, she was profiled by CBC as part of a six-part documentary series called "WE ARE CANADA," that celebrates the next generation of passionate Canadian change-makers.

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Refugee Resettlement in Canada: Moving Forward from Lessons of the Past (video)

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 @ 8:25 AM

Five refugee resettlement experts with experience in Canada's past and present programs formed a panel to discuss and examine the past, present, and future of Canada's refugee resettlement efforts.

"Canada has a long history of resettling refugees," says Dr. Stephanie Stobbe, Associate Professor of Conflict Resolution Studies at Menno Simons College, who moderated the panel. "Today there are 17.2 million refugees under UNHCR's mandate, and over 1 million refugees are in need of resettlement. We want to explore what the future of Canada's resettlement program might look like."

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MSC to host refugee resettlement panel discussion

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 @ 12:00 AM

Five refugee resettlement experts with experience in Canada's past and present programs will participate in a panel discussion examining the past, present and future of Canada's refugee resettlement efforts.

The public is invited to attend the event, titled, "Refugee Resettlement in Canada: Moving Forward from Lessons of the Past." The discussion will take place on Tuesday, February 6 at 7:00 PM in Eckhardt Gramatte Hall, at the University of Winnipeg. Admission is free, and all are welcome.

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