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Study with and get to know professors in a community-oriented learning environment. Grebel administers the Music and Peace and Conflict Studies departments at University of Waterloo, and offers additional undergraduate courses in Arts, History, Mennonite Studies, Philosophy, Religious Studies, and Sociology. Grebel also offers two Master's level graduate programs in Theological Studies and Peace and Conflict Studies.

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Grebel has embarked on a project to expand the kitchen and renovation the dining room. Construction started in April 2019 and is anticipated to finish in the fall of 2020. Learn more about this exciting endeavor and see how you can get involved in the Fill the Table capital campaign!

  1. Nov. 18, 2019Math for Good and Evil
    Lowell Ewert with Peace and Conflict Studies students

    The newest course offered by the Peace and Conflict Studies (PACS) program at Grebel may seem more like a math course, but in fact, it is open to students from all faculties regardless of a student’s comfort (or discomfort) with math.

  2. Nov. 7, 2019Life and Death in the Era of Drones
    The Cultural Life of Drones Exhibit Launch

    WATERLOO, ON – The Kindred Credit Union Centre for Peace Advancement will launch its latest Grebel Gallery exhibit, “The Cultural Life of Drones: KW Drone Dialogues” with a reception at 7:00 PM on November 14, 2019. Created by Sara Matthews, Associate Professor in Global Studies at Wilfrid Laurier University, this exhibit explores the myriad of ways in which drones are embedded into our everyday lives, as well as our ideas about the kinds of life and death that drones make.

  3. Oct. 7, 2019Music Professor Premiering Three Original Compositions this Month
    Karen Sunabacka

    The students, staff, and faculty of Conrad Grebel University College are fortunate to have Karen Sunabacka as an Associate Professor in the Music Department. Along with teaching music theory and composition, Karen is an internationally renowned composer. Her compositions have been performed across Canada and the U.S., as well as in South America and Europe.

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  1. Nov. 23, 2019Voices Around Us: UW Choirs in Concert

    The choirs of the University of Waterloo’s music department join together for Voices around Us, a program of music spanning centuries.

  2. Nov. 30, 2019Balinese Gamelan Ensemble Concert

    The University of Waterloo Balinese Gamelan ensemble consists of 20 students who have learned to play the gamelan without prior experience and without notation.  Learning to strike with one hand and dampen with the other is difficult, but you will be impressed by how well the Gamelan Ensemble plays.  Directed by Dewa Made Suparta, this concert will transp

  3. Dec. 1, 2019That's How We Roll: UWaterloo Jazz Ensemble
    Jazz Ensemble

    This concert will feature the music of the Gordon Goodwin Big Phat Band.  The 17 member band includes students from 5 different faculties, and is directed by Michael Wood - a well known timpanist and jazz adjudicator. 
    Tickets are available at the door.  Reception to follow in the downstairs atrium.

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