Thursday, July 21, 2022 @ 11:14 AM
CMU student Katrina Lengsavath is one of only 17 Canadians to receive the 2022 Terry Fox Humanitarian Award. She was chosen from 503 applicants across the country for the prestigious scholarship, which honours Terry Fox's legacy by encouraging young people who are passionate about helping others and who demonstrate perseverance in the face of adversity.
Thursday, November 18, 2021 @ 1:47 PM
If you looked at photos from CMU student Tai Linklater's childhood, you'd see countless shots of her holding different reptiles, unable to control the excitement on her face. Her dream career was to be a herpetologist, studying reptiles and amphibians. Until she found out it required calculus.
Monday, November 9, 2020 @ 9:00 AM
What comes to mind when thinking about 'wellness' and 'mental health'? For many, taking care of mental health may mean booking a session with a therapist. For others, practising wellness might mean beginning a new diet or exercise routine. While, generally, these practices embody the most basic expressions of wellness, wellbeing is impacted by every facet of life. As CMU's Spiritual Life Facilitator Danielle Morton puts it, "wellness can feel like a nebulous category. What counts and does not count as wellness can look different for everyone."
Thursday, September 10, 2020 @ 11:09 AM
This fall, CMU has launched a partnership with REES (Respect, Educate, Empower Survivors), a new online platform for reporting sexual violence on campuses.
Eleven universities and colleges, all the post-secondary institutions in Manitoba except for the University of Manitoba, have committed to signing on to the initiative in 2020 or 2021. Charlie Peronto, CMU's Director of Student Life, says CMU is excited to partner with these other educational institutions and work collaboratively to break down the barriers to reporting sexual violence.
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.
Monday, February 10, 2020 @ 3:04 PM
Thanks to a shift in approach, Tuesday all-campus worship gatherings at CMU are attracting a better, more consistent turnout from the student body. What's different? Spiritual Life Facilitator Danielle Morton says that incorporating liturgy has brought much-needed stillness, rest, and intimacy back to a campus worship routine that was not drawing attendance as it once had.
Monday, April 9, 2018 @ 6:38 AM
We asked CMU students what word for them describes their experience at CMU. Here's what they had to say:
Friday, July 7, 2017 @ 12:20 PM
"What does it mean for me to be a Mennonite?"
That's the question that brought Daniel Rempel to CMU. Rempel is finding the answers to that question as he works toward a Master of Arts in Theological Studies in CMU's Graduate School of Theology and Ministry.