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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.

  1. Dec. 17, 2018Formalized Partnership will Deepen Connections in Pursuit of PeacePaul Heidebrecht, John Head, Rick Cober Bauman, and Marcus Shantz pose with signed Memorandum of Understanding

    On December 17, Conrad Grebel University College (Grebel) and Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) formalized their partnership to advance peace through the Kindred Credit Union Centre for Peace Advancement (CPA) by signing a Memorandum of Understanding.

    The CPA is home to peace-oriented innovators and established organizations from Waterloo region’s vibrant peacebuilding ecosystem. Over the past four years, the CPA has enabled Grebel and MCC to partner in new ways through, for example, consultations, conferences, and gallery exhibits. This agreement builds on that foundation by deepening this unique partnership over the next three years.

  2. Dec. 4, 2018MEDAx 2018: Creating Pathways for Future InnovatorsStudents from Conrad Grebel University College who participated in this year’s MEDAx convention.

    Contributions by Leah Wouda and Grace Wright

    Each year, Mennonite Economic Development Associates (MEDA), a non-profit organization focused on using business and entrepreneurship as a tool to alleviate poverty, hosts a convention to engage its supporters. This year’s convention, held in Indianapolis, IN, included a stream of activities that brought together young professionals and students to connect with innovators and entrepreneurs.

  3. Nov. 9, 2018Considering Matthew Shepard a work of "great hope, compassion, and love." Considering Matthew Shepard

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  1. Jan. 23, 2019Noon Hour Concert: French ConnectedChiharu Iinuma, pianist

    Cellist Tom Wiebe and pianist Chiharu Iinuma will perform pieces by Chopin, Debussy and Takemitsu.  Thomas Wiebe is Associate Professor of Violoncello at the Don Wright Faculty of Music at Western University in London.

  2. Jan. 30, 2019Noon Hour Concert: Women Music RevolutionariesMary Catherine Pazzano

    This concert is dedicated to the female singers and singer-songwriters who have been influential both to Joni NehRita and I as artists, but also to the culture at large.

  3. Feb. 3, 2019Across-the-Creek Event: Raptors vs Clippers SOLD OUTRaptors vs Clippers

    Join Grebel alumni and friends for a special Across-the-Creek event with other UW Colleges.  Roar with the Raptors at this exclusive outing, including pregame reception!


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