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CMU master's degree offers flexible practicality to those called to heal world injustices

Thursday, March 3, 2022 @ 2:10 PM

"Students in the Master of Arts in Peacebuilding and Collaborative Development (MA-PCD) program are a diverse group. They come from around the world, and they bring a wide variety of educational, vocational, and life experiences," says Associate Registrar for Graduate Studies, Valerie Smith.

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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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‘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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