2023 Scientist in Residence Presentations with Dr. Francis Su (Videos)
Friday, February 3, 2023 @ 2:02 PM
Dr. Francis Su is the Benediktsson-Karwa Professor of Mathematics at Harvey Mudd College and former president of the Mathematical Association of America. In 2013, he received the Haimo Award, a nationwide teaching prize for college math faculty, and in 2018 he won the Halmos-Ford writing award. His research in geometric combinatorics includes many papers co-authored with undergraduates.
CMU welcomes Professor Francis Su as Scientist in Residence of 2023
Thursday, January 26, 2023 @ 1:12 PM
"How can mathematics connect to our deepest human longings, such as for beauty and for truth?" "What can we do to move towards making STEM spaces more just, where the dignity of each human being is valued?"
These are some of the key questions Professor Francis Su asks in his work, which he will explore as the Scientist in Residence at Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) on February 2-3, 2023.
CMU biology major co-authors paper published in landmark science journal
Wednesday, November 30, 2022 @ 4:44 PM
Levi Klassen's (CMU '22) second week working at the National Microbiology Laboratory (NML) changed abruptly and without warning, pitching him into an expedited project running from May to November researching and analyzing treatments for the recent outbreak of mpox (the disease formerly known as monkeypox).
Two CMU alumni prove the value of creative veterinary care
Monday, November 14, 2022 @ 10:51 AM
The first veterinary college was created in response to a cattle plague decimating southern France in the middle of the 18th century. Though microbiology had not yet been established as a concrete area of study, the first veterinary scientists worked tirelessly in search of a remedy, and within a few years, the plague was controlled, the cattle population was revived, and France resumed economic stability.
Climate: Science and Faith
Wednesday, September 1, 2021 @ 9:25 AM
How does Christian faith inform climate action? Climate researcher Dr. Katharine Hayhoe discusses the connections between faith and science as CMU's 2017 Scientist In Residence.
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From planarian worms to the pandemic
Thursday, October 22, 2020 @ 2:09 PM
Dr. John Brubacher visits the library every day. But instead of books, this library contains millions of yeast clones.
Brubacher is Assistant Professor of Biology at Canadian Mennonite University (CMU), but is currently on a three-year research leave, of which he has two years left. He's working at the Morgridge Institute for Research in Madison, WI as Visiting Assistant Scientist in the institute's Newmark Lab. Researchers there utilize the tools of molecular cell biology and functional genomics to address several major biological problems.
Astrophysicist is CMU’s 2020 Scientist in Residence
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 @ 12:00 AM
Dr. Deborah Haarsma (PhD) is no stranger to frontier work. She has studied galaxy clusters, the curvature of space, and the expansion of the universe using telescopes around the world and in orbit. Privately, her research in astrophysics takes her to the very edge of human knowledge and comprehension.
CMU welcomes new biology professor for three-year term
Tuesday, April 30, 2019 @ 9:19 AM
Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) is welcoming another faculty member to its growing science program.
Dr. Nicolas Malagon, the new Assistant Professor of Biology, will begin teaching in September 2019 for a three-year term.
Scripture and science: Biology professor explores evolution
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 @ 12:09 PM
Dr. Dennis R. Venema travels across the country engaging in conversations about how evolution and Christian faith can co-exist. While, as an Evangelical Christian, he grew up convinced that belief in evolution meant being an unfaithful, his views have shifted significantly over time.
2019 CMU Scientist in Residence | Dr. Dennis R. Venema (videos)
Thursday, February 7, 2019 @ 10:34 AM
Dr. Dennis R. Venema (PhD, University of British Columbia) is Professor of Biology at Trinity Western University (Langley, British Columbia, Canada). He is co-author, with theologian Scot McKnight, of Adam and the Genome: Reading Scripture after Genetic Science (Brazos, 2017).