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Grebel has a fantastic residence community on the campus of the University of Waterloo! Join this enthusiastic community of people who are dedicated to making Grebel an amazing place to live and grow. Meet some of Grebel's current students. Take a tour. Discover leadership opportunities at Grebel. Apply now to live in the residence.

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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. May 13, 2019New Exhibit Features the Art of Mennonite Family Trees
    Daniel and Maria (Suter) Steiner family tree by Sam Geiger, 1906

    A new exhibit at the Mennonite Archives of Ontario showcases painted family trees, hand-drawn charts, and other ways Mennonites have visually remembered family. The exhibit is called Growing Family: Design & Desire in Mennonite Genealogy

  2. May 6, 2019New Fraktur Exhibit Aims to Create Space for New Histories
    New Fraktur

  3. May 1, 2019Neufeld Appointed Visiting Assistant Professor of History
    David Neufeld

    It is always a delight to welcome Grebel alumni back to the College as employees. Beginning July 1, 2019, David Y. Neufeld will serve at Grebel as Visiting Assistant Professor of History for two years. He will also hold a research fellowship during his first year.

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  1. July 20, 2019Voicescapes: University Choir Concert
    University Choir

    The human voice is an incredible instrument, not only capable of carrying text, but also showcasing many different sounds to convey emotion or create atmosphere. Voicescapes will explore some of these capabilities, featuring music by composers such as Jaakko Mäntyjärvi, Stephen Hatfield, Morten Lauridsen, and Sarah Hopkins. 

  2. July 25, 2019Fairy Tales & Legends: orchestra@uwaterloo concert

    A moving concert of vocal and instrumental music inspired by magical tales and legends.

  3. July 28, 2019Instrumental Chamber Ensemble Concert
    3 stringed instruments

    Four chamber groups will play a delightful selection of classical music.  Included this term are pieces by Mozart and Peterson.  Free admission, reception to follow.

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