Stefan Hogg and Nicolas Werschler presenting their pitch "Food Insecurity in Northern Ontario."
On April 8, the University of Waterloo’s first ever Map the System campus final was held at Conrad Grebel University College. The culmination of a process that narrowed 46 applicants down to five finalists, an interdisciplinary team composed of Stefan Hogg (Peace and Conflict Studies) and Nicolas Werschler (Applied Health Sciences) was selected to represent Waterloo at the Canadian finals at Ryerson University in early May.
"If you think millennials and Gen-Z are just building businesses for the short-term gain, think again...Innovators are not just driving change in the region – but working towards cementing its positive effect in the long run, especially in developing and emerging markets."
Dr. Andrew Blum, Dr. Paul Heidebrecht, Dr. Amit Kakkad, Karen Henken, and Dr. Austin Choi-Fitzpatrick speaking on a panel at the Ashoka U Exchange
The Kindred Credit Union Centre for Peace Advancement is at the forefront of efforts to unite peace and social innovation, and Director Paul Heidebrecht had the opportunity to speak about this movement in a panel presentation at the 2019 Ashoka U Exchange in San Diego, California.
Peer Leaders Jonathan Smith, Hannah Bernstein, and Hannah Brubacher Kaethler
Conrad Grebel University College is excited to be launching its new PeaceTech Living Learning Community in the Fall of 2019. Open to Grebel students in any academic program and in any year of their undergraduate degree, this community will explore the intersection of peacebuilding and technology—critically reflecting on the social impact of technology, and fostering the creation of “tech for good.”
From February 14 – 16, the Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) Ottawa Office hosted its annual Student Seminar. College and university students from across Canada gathered in Ottawa to learn about this year’s topic “People on the move: Human rights and global migration.”