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Mennonite Central Committee, Canadian Mennonite University collaborate on $15M Climate Change Adaptation Project in Zimbabwe, funded by the Government of Canada

Posted in News Releases  •  Thursday, September 28, 2023 @ 1:55 PM

Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) is pleased to collaborate with Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) Canada in a new project, Locally-Led Indigenous Nature-based Solutions for Climate Change Adaptation in Zimbabwe (LINCZ).

This project is made possible with the support of Global Affairs Canada, which has allocated up to $15 million to MCC. This initiative will include funding to CMU to collaborate with Zimbabwean academic and development organizations involved in the project.

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So What? A Podcast

So What? A Podcast – Mennonite Enlightenment

Posted in Audio  •  Wednesday, September 6, 2023 @ 3:09 PM

Did you know famous philosophers hung out with Dutch Mennonites in the 1600s? Jonas finds some gems in a lecture on early Mennonite contributions to science and philosophy by Dr. Gary Waite. Surprising connections to AC/DC.

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Sunday@CMU: September 2023

Posted in Audio  •  Sunday, September 3, 2023 @ 12:00 AM

Theme: God at work in the lives of Abraham and Sarah

This month on Sunday@CMU, we are hearing from Kennedy Froese, the Associate Pastor at Sterling Mennonite Fellowship in Winnipeg. She is also a current student at CMU, where she's completing a degree in Biblical and Theological Studies. In this series of meditations, she is looking at the story of Abraham and Sarah, how God was at work in their lives and continues to work in our lives today.

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Alumnus reflects on the heart of generosity

Alumnus reflects on the heart of generosity

Posted in Alumni Profiles  •  Monday, August 21, 2023 @ 3:40 PM

"I have always been a storyteller," says Ben Borne over a Zoom call from his home in Saskatoon, SK. " And what I'm really good at is bringing people together."

Since graduating from CMU with a Bachelor of Arts in 2013, Borne's various endeavors and accomplishments— which are innumerable, but include podcast host and founding his own public relations firm—all share that similar theme: storytelling.

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Winnipeggers teach anger management course to Palestinians (Winnipeg Free Press)

Posted in Stories  •  Tuesday, August 15, 2023 @ 4:25 PM

For people living in the Palestinian territories, anger and frustration are daily experiences. That's why two Winnipeggers went there in late July to teach a course on conflict-resolution skills.

Karen Ridd, who teaches conflict resolution studies at Canadian Mennonite University, and Izzy Hawamda, a teacher at Maples Collegiate and an instructor at CMU visited An-Najah University in Nablus in the West Bank.

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