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CMU announces its 2016 Leadership Scholarship winners

CMU announces its 2016 Leadership Scholarship winners

CMU is pleased to announce the recipients of its Leadership Scholarships: Claire Hanson, Rosthern Junior College/QSI; Liam Kachkar, Paul Kane High School; Amelia Pahl, Mennonite Collegiate Institute; and Isaac Schlegel, Mennonite Collegiate Institute. Four Leadership Scholarships are offered to students… [More]

John Ralston Saul to speak at CMU’s Canadian School of Peacebuilding

John Ralston Saul to speak at CMU’s Canadian School of Peacebuilding

‘Living with Uncertainty: The Road to Peace’ title of lecture Respected public intellectual and award-winning writer John Ralston Saul will give a lecture exploring refugees and immigration at the Canadian School of Peacebuilding (CSOP) next month. Ralston Saul will present… [More]

Canadian Mennonite University Celebrates Class of 2016

Canadian Mennonite University Celebrates Class of 2016

Eighty-nine graduates honoured during university’s annual commencement exercises “What are you going to do with your degree?” is a question all university graduates are familiar with. Jonas Cornelsen tackled the query head on during his valedictory address at Canadian Mennonite… [More]

Canadian Mennonite University to present Art DeFehr with CMU PAX Award

Canadian Mennonite University to present Art DeFehr with CMU PAX Award

Furniture magnate honoured for leading exemplary life of service, leadership, and reconciliation Canadian Mennonite University will present its CMU PAX Award to renowned Winnipeg businessman Art DeFehr. In addition to his work as CEO of Palliser Furniture, a business active… [More]

CMU announces new Environmental Studies major

CMU announces new Environmental Studies major

Canadian Mennonite University is pleased to announce the creation of a new Environmental Studies major, which will launch in fall 2016. The interdisciplinary, four-year Bachelor of Arts degree will draw on the fields of science, social science, and humanities. “Environmental… [More]

CMU part of historic commitment to advancing Indigenous education and reconciliation

CMU part of historic commitment to advancing Indigenous education and reconciliation

Manitoba’s education sector units in effort to follow Truth and Reconciliation Commission recommendations Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) joined five other Manitoba universities, three colleges, and the Manitoba School Boards Association in a landmark signing of the Indigenous Education Blueprint on… [More]

Indigenous Education Blueprint Signing Ceremony

Indigenous Education Blueprint Signing Ceremony

VIEW VIDEO OF THE EVENT Manitoba’s post-secondary institutions and school boards are working together to make our province a global centre of excellence for Indigenous education, research, languages and cultures. Together we have developed and committed to the Manitoba Collaborative… [More]

Event planned to celebrate books published by CMU faculty

Event planned to celebrate books published by CMU faculty

‘The CMU faculty is doing very significant work,’ says vice president Peacebuilding in Laos, the history of Mennonites in California, Deuteronomy, and the portrayal of clergy in pop culture—recent books by faculty from Canadian Mennonite University cover a wide range… [More]

CMU Opera Workshop class presents The Aria: A Study of the Staged Solo

CMU Opera Workshop class presents The Aria: A Study of the Staged Solo

Course, concert allow students to learn the art of stagecraft Canadian Mennonite University’s Opera and Musical Theatre Workshop is proud to present The Aria: A Study of the Staged Solo. The concerts features more than 15 striking solo performances from… [More]

CMU Alumnus Returns to Campus as Pastor-in-Residence

CMU Alumnus Returns to Campus as Pastor-in-Residence

CMU is ‘a place where I was formed significantly,’ says Kevin Derksen A Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) alumnus is preparing to return to campus as Pastor-in-Residence. Kevin Derksen, a 2007 graduate who currently serves as pastor at St. Jacobs Mennonite… [More]