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A message from the president: Fall 2021 plans

A message from the president: Fall 2021 plans

Posted in News Releases  •  Friday, July 16, 2021 @ 1:38 PM

Dear CMU Students,

Summer greetings from CMU! We very much look forward to welcoming you on campus for 2021-22 in early September. 

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Sunday@CMU

Sunday@CMU: July 2021

Posted in Audio  •  Sunday, July 4, 2021 @ 12:00 AM

Theme: Virtues for the Pandemic

This month on Sunday@CMU, we are rebroadcasting a series of meditations from Delmar Epp, Associate Professor of Psychology at CMU. Delmar has taught at CMU since 2000, including courses in child development, social psychology, and the psychology of motivation. Throughout this series, he uses the lens of positive psychology to explore how we can survive, and even thrive, during difficult times.

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Summer 2021 alumni updates

Summer 2021 alumni updates

Posted in Stories  •  Wednesday, June 30, 2021 @ 8:55 AM

Readers of CMU's The Blazer magazine often say they flip right to the Alumni News section before reading anything else.

Unfortunately, the past several issues of The Blazer were not able to include alumni news. Below is a compilation of news from a few of our alumni (including the most adorable baby photos).

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(Back row, L-R) Hannah Connelly, Neil Weisensel, and Bryna Link meet with translator Jules Chartrand (front-left) and his daughter Yvonne Chartrand (front-right).

Innovative Indigenous language database developed and launched by Li Keur team and CMU

Posted in Stories  •  Monday, June 21, 2021 @ 11:25 AM

The team behind Li Keur, Riel's Heart of the North launched an innovative Indigenous language database this spring.

Li Keur is a new dramatic musical work co-created by Métis poet and scholar Dr. Suzanne Steele, who wrote the libretto, and CMU Adjunct Professor of Music Neil Weisensel, who composed the music alongside Métis fiddler Alex Kusturok. It is a reimagining of Louis Riel's "missing" years from 1870–72 and the strong women that surrounded him.

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CMU's Miriam Huebner is the lone Canadian on a 6,024-kilometre ride from Seattle to Washington D.C. as part of the Climate Ride, a two-month expedition into learning more about, and raising the awareness of, climate change. 
(photo courtesy of the Center for Sustainable Climate Solutions)

CMU student cycles across U.S. to learn about climate change and boost awareness

Posted in Stories  •  Friday, June 18, 2021 @ 5:42 PM

This summer, CMU student Miriam Huebner is switching out her textbooks and laptop for her helmet and bike shorts. Huebner is cycling 6,024 kilometres (3,743 miles) across the United States for climate justice.

She and 17 other riders are participating in the Climate Ride, a two-month bike trip from Seattle to Washington D.C. Along the way, the group will learn about the impacts of climate change on diverse communities, raise awareness of climate issues, connect people across the country with other people and organizations fighting climate change, and grow closer to the land.

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