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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.

Making Space for Community

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. 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.

  2. Sep. 30, 2019Hope Comes from Action: Grebelites Fight Climate Change
    Grebel students at the Global Climate Strike in Waterloo

    According to the United Nations, “Climate Change is the defining issue of our time.” This idea has led to climate strikes around the world which call for world leaders to take action against climate change.

  3. Sep. 24, 2019Vuorinen to Give Lecture on Witnessing Passion
    2019 Eby Lecture - Witnessing Passion

    WATERLOO, ON – On October 10, 2019, Professor Mark Vuorinen, Chair of Music at Conrad Grebel University College and the University of Waterloo, will speak on “Witnessing Passion: Musical Depiction of Minor Characters in Passion Music by Bach, Ešenvalds, MacMillan, and Pärt” as the 2019 Benjamin Eby Lecturer.

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  1. Oct. 22, 2019Public Talk | Canada's Indochinese Refugee Program: Policy Innovation and Societal Change
    Micheal Molloy talk invitation

    Michael Molloy is co-author of Running on Empty: Canada and the Indochinese Refugee Movement 1975-80, and has 40 years’ experience in international and refugee affairs. In 1979 and 1980 he coordinated the Indochinese refugee program that brought 60,000 refugees to Canada. Molloy is Adjunct Research Professor at Carleton University, and is president of the Canadian Immigration Historical Society.

  2. Oct. 23, 2019Noon Hour Concert: Indulgences
    Elizabeth Lepock, soprano

  3. Oct. 30, 2019Noon Hour Concert: Breath's Compass
    Daniel Cabena

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