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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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).

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CMU welcomes Dr. Dennis R. Venema as 2019's Scientist in Residence

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 @ 5:12 PM

Were Adam and Eve humanity's first parents? Genetics show that our beginning comes from a population much larger than one couple. Can belief in evolution and Christianity mix?

These are some of the key questions Dr. Dennis R. Venema will address as Scientist in Residence at Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) on February 4-6, 2019.

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Bachelor of Science degree at CMU: Fall 2018

Thursday, June 28, 2018 @ 9:00 AM

Starting in Fall 2018, Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) will offer four new Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree options as part of its academic programming—General (three-year), Mathematics (three-year), Biology (four-year), and Mathematics (four-year).

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Diversity and Connection: Environmental Studies at CMU

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 @ 12:19 PM

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2018 CMU Scientist in Residence | Dr. Rick Lindroth (videos)

Thursday, February 1, 2018 @ 1:35 PM

Rick Lindroth (PhD, University of Illinois-Urbana) is a Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor of Ecology and recent Associate Dean for Research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (USA). His research focuses on evolutionary ecology and global change ecology in forest ecosystems. He and his students have published ~200 peer-reviewed scientific articles and book chapters. Lindroth has been a Fulbright Fellow and is a Fellow of the Ecological Society of America, the Entomological Society of America, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

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