Media Centre photo

Keyword: student

CMU student perseveres, receives one of four national scholarships

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.

Continue Reading »

Cultivating health and wellbeing

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."

Continue Reading »

CMU partners with REES, new sexual violence reporting tool

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.

Continue Reading »

‘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.

Continue Reading »

Words that bear repeating: chapel attendance up as CMU embraces liturgy

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.

Continue Reading »

What stands out about CMU? (video)

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 @ 6:42 AM

Based on their time at CMU, we asked students to tell us what stands out to them.  Here's what they had to say:

Continue Reading »

What "one word" for you describes CMU? (video)

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:

Continue Reading »

Graduate student explores his Mennonite roots at CMU

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.

Continue Reading »

Print This Article