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Throughout the semester, students considered how to engage the TRC's 94 calls to action; they practiced writing letters to stakeholders in higher music education within CMU; they created resource binders on decolonizing and indigenizing their practices, which they and their peers will be able to use in their future classrooms.

Faculty-alumni collaboration explores decolonizing music education in the classroom

Posted in Stories  •  Monday, July 4, 2022 @ 10:52 AM

Studying music education means learning scales and chord progressions, practicing how to move your hands while conducting, and planning out class schedules. But sometimes it also involves examining and re-evaluating the entire education system at its core.

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Summer 2022 alumni updates (new content)

Summer 2022 alumni updates (new content)

Posted in Alumni Profiles  •  Thursday, June 30, 2022 @ 12:00 AM

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

Again, as with the past several issues of The Blazer in its digest format, we were unable to squeeze in alumni news. Below is a compilation of updates provided to CMU by alumni.

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2022 CSOP Lecture: "Choosing Love in the Wake of Wounding"

2022 CSOP Lecture: "Choosing Love in the Wake of Wounding"

Posted in News Releases  •  Wednesday, June 8, 2022 @ 10:45 AM

Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) will host its annual Canadian School of Peacebuilding (CSOP) lecture on June 16 at 7:30 PM in Marpeck Commons. Acclaimed professor, activist, and thought-leader Dr. Johonna McCants-Turner will give this year's public lecture.

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Sunday@CMU

Sunday@CMU: June 2022

Posted in Audio  •  Sunday, June 5, 2022 @ 12:00 AM

Theme: Surviving and Thriving with Cancer and Other Life Crises

During the spring and summer, we are looking back on this year of Sunday@CMU. This month, we are rebroadcasting a series of meditations by Dan Epp-Tiessen, Emeritus Associate Professor of Bible at CMU. Throughout this series, Dan shares profound stories about his family's journey with cancer, and the biblical resources that have helped him through difficult times.

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The Holodomor was a man-made genocide in Soviet Ukraine from 1932 to 1933 that killed millions of Ukrainians. Many of the survivors later settled in Manitoba, as remembered outside the provincial legislature building. This will be one of several events discussed in the Russia and the Soviet Union course.

CMU to offer timely course on Russian-Soviet history

Posted in Stories  •  Thursday, May 19, 2022 @ 10:32 AM

How do we contextualize conflicts and understand justifications for war? While this may be a loaded question with no easy answer, It is nonetheless important to ask when working towards reformative justice.

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