THIS SITE

Information for

Events

Saturday, November 30, 2013 — 8:00 PM EST

This concert includes the World Premiere of a new setting of Psalm 150, composed by Timothy Corlis, that has been commissioned by Conrad Grebel University College in honour of its 50th Anniversary.  Corlis is a former Grebel resident and a well-known composer working at CMU in Winnipeg. 

As part of this special occasion, all three Grebel Choirs will perform:

Chamber Choir - directed by Mark Vuorinen
Chapel Choir - directed by Ken Hull
University Choir - directed by Gerard Yun

Friday, November 29, 2013 — 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM EST

John Ruth is an author and travel guide, a renowned Anabaptist-Mennonite story-teller.

He will be at Grebel the previous night for the release of his memoir, Branch: A Memoir with Pictures.

12:30 to 1:30
Room 1301
Conrad Grebel University College

Thursday, November 28, 2013 — 7:30 PM EST

Conrad Grebel University College & TourMagination present the book launch of John Ruth: "Branch: A Memoir With Pictures"

In small coffee-style, each of the 210 two-page spreads opens to a mini-essay paired with a full-page picture. Ruth chose this format "to explore synergy between a lifetime's collection of pictures and the works they may call forth." Come to the College Chapel and hear this extraordinary story-teller talk about his memoirs.

Wednesday, November 27, 2013 — 12:30 PM EST

Featuring the Music Department Gamelan Ensemble, as well as Balinese guest artist I Dewa Made Suparta.  Ensemble directed by Maisie Sum.

Please note: Due to construction, there is no daytime visitor parking in the Conrad Grebel lot.  Please park at nearby lots.

Saturday, November 23, 2013 — 3:00 PM EST

Come to Ottawa's Canadian War Museum and take a look at "Peace - the Exhibition" and enjoy a talk about the exhibit from MCC Ottawa's Paul Heidebrecht while indulging in some complimentary refreshments.

Fred Martin, Director of Development at Grebel, will also provide an update about Grebel and screen the 50th Anniversary video "Challenging Mind and Spirit: Conrad Grebel University College's first 5 decades."

Wednesday, November 20, 2013 — 12:30 PM EST

Benjamin Britten and More:

Ben Bolt-Martin, cello
Andrew Chung, violin
Julie Baumgartel, violin
Josh Greenlaw, viola

Please note: Due to construction, there is no daytime visitor parking in the Conrad Grebel lot.  Please park at nearby lots.
 

Sunday, November 17, 2013 — 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM EST

 In celebration of Grebel’s 50 years of Inspiring Mind and Spirit, the Grebel Ambassadors are hosting a Conrad Grebel (the person) themed event! If you have participated in any of the 50th Anniversary events thus far you might have noticed the life sized cardboard cut-out of Conrad Grebel. He has been making special appearances all over campus (!) and will be the focus for this event. Intrigued? Me too!

What: The Search for Connie G

Who: Sr. Youth (grades 9-???)

Friday, November 8, 2013 — 12:30 PM EST

Esther Epp-Tiessen, Public Engagement Coordinator, Mennonite Central Committee Canada, author of MCC Canada: A History, forthcoming from CMU Press will deliver a presentation titled, "Writing the history of MCC Canada on its 50th Anniversary."  

12:30 to 1:30
Room 1300
Conrad Grebel University College

Books will be available for purchase.

Sponsored by Institute of Anabaptist and Mennonite Studies  

Wednesday, November 6, 2013 — 12:30 PM EST

Michael Wood, Jazz Vibraphone
Jim Hodgkinson, piano

Please note: Due to construction, there is no daytime visitor parking in the Conrad Grebel lot.  Please park at nearby lots.

Saturday, November 2, 2013 — 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM EDT

Come and visit Grebel! Take a tour of the residence, talk to students and have a Grebel cookie! On campus you will have the opportunity to speak with professors and learn more about the Music and Peace & Conflict Studies programs as well.

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 — 12:30 PM EDT

A mini music drama, featuring Cheryl Pauls on the piano.

Please note: Due to construction, there is no daytime visitor parking in the Conrad Grebel lot.  Please park at nearby lots.

Monday, October 28, 2013 — 4:00 PM EDT

Please join President Susan Schultz Huxman and the Grebel community as we host our friends and colleagues from the University of Waterloo in a celebration of our 50th Anniversary.

Monday, October 28 - 4:00-5:30 p.m. in the Great Hall at Conrad Grebel.

Join us for refreshments, Presidential greetings, an update on our construction project and a viewing of the video "Challenging Mind and Spirit: Conrad Grebel's first 5 decades."

Please RSVP to Alison Enns at aenns@uwaterloo.ca or x24217.

Wednesday, October 23, 2013 — 12:30 PM EDT

Stephanie Chua, piano
Veronique Mathieu, violin

Please note: Due to construction, there is no daytime visitor parking in the Conrad Grebel lot.  Please park at nearby lots.

Monday, October 21, 2013 — 5:00 PM EDT

Come out and meet your friends from Grebel days who live in the GTA. John Rempel will be on hand to bring a brief update on his leadership of the Toronto Mennonite Theological Centre.

Fred Martin, Director of Development at Grebel, will provide an update about Grebel and screen the 50th Anniversary video "Challenging Mind and Spirit: Conrad Grebel University College's first 5 decades."

Complimentary refreshments will be provided.

Please RSVP to Alison Enns at aenns@uwaterloo.ca

Saturday, October 19, 2013 — 7:30 PM EDT

Britten's masterpiece is a profound and eloquent testament to the horror of war.  It combines his powerful music with the Requiem Mass and the haunting images of soldier-poet Wilfred Owen. 

Choirs:  Conducted by Mark Vuorinen

Grand Philharmonic Choir
University of Waterloo Chamber Choir
Laurier Singers
Grand Philharmonic Youth Choir
Grand Philharmonic Children's Choir

Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony

Soloists:
Leslie Ann Bradley, soprano
Thomas Cooley, tenor
Russell Braun, baritone

Saturday, October 19, 2013 — 4:00 PM to 5:45 PM EDT
train

A heritage train ride from Waterloo to St. Jacobs and beyond.

trainCome in your favourite costume - wizards, ghosts, cowboys and ballerinas are welcome. This may be the last chance for the Express!

Thursday, October 17, 2013 (all day) to Saturday, October 19, 2013 (all day)
PJSA logo

 

 

PJSA logo"Peace Studies between Tradition and Innovation"

The enduring tension between tradition and innovation, and between continuity and change, will be the overarching theme of the 2013 meetings of the Peace and Justice Studies Association, to be jointly hosted in Waterloo, Ontario by the University of Waterloo’s Conrad Grebel University College and Wilfrid Laurier University’s Department of Global Studies.

Thursday, October 10, 2013 — 7:30 PM EDT
Susan Schultz Huxman

Featuring Susan Schultz Huxman, President of Conrad Grebel University College

‘Speaking Truth to Power:’ 
Profiles in Rhetorical Courage for Church and Society
 
The Benjamin Eby Lecture is an annual lecture that presents the research of a faculty member at Conrad Grebel University College.
Wednesday, October 9, 2013 — 12:30 PM EDT

Marion Samuel, soprano
Anna Ronai, piano

Please note: Due to construction, there is no daytime visitor parking in the Conrad Grebel lot.  Please park at nearby lots.

Saturday, October 5, 2013 (all day)

The Institute for Worship and the Arts of Conrad Grebel University College presents a morning with John Bell of the Iona Community.  John will present a workshop called “Doing Worship Differently: renewing congregational worship at the grass-roots level” on Saturday, October 5 in the CGUC Chapel.  Registration 8:30-9 a.m.  Workshop 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. with a refreshment break at 11 a.m.  Cost $35.  Please pre-register by contacting Alison Enns at aenns@uwaterloo.ca or 519-885-0220 x24217.

Saturday, September 28, 2013 — 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM EDT
Annual Report Cover

Conrad Grebel University College, is holding its Annual General Meeting in the Great Hall. The community is welcome to attend and learn about the activity at Grebel this past year.

Saturday, September 28, 2013 — 2:00 PM EDT
logo

logoAll families and friends of Grebel Fall 2013 Residents and Associates are invited to an open house!

The event will feature interactive family fun showcasing student life, followed by a BBQ chicken dinner (donations appreciated) and square dance. The event will run from 2:00pm - 9:00pm.

Wednesday, September 25, 2013 — 12:30 PM EDT

Catherine Robertson, piano
Elspeth Durward, violin
Marlena Tureski, cello

Please note: Due to construction, there is no daytime visitor parking in the Conrad Grebel lot.  Please park at nearby lots.

Pages

S M T W T F S
30
31
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
1
2
  1. 2018 (4)
    1. March (2)
    2. February (2)
  2. 2017 (58)
    1. December (1)
    2. November (4)
    3. October (5)
    4. September (9)
    5. August (2)
    6. July (6)
    7. June (2)
    8. May (2)
    9. April (6)
    10. March (9)
    11. February (10)
    12. January (5)
  3. 2019 (1)
    1. May (1)
  4. 2016 (68)
    1. December (5)
    2. November (12)
    3. October (8)
    4. September (5)
    5. August (1)
    6. July (3)
    7. June (8)
    8. May (4)
    9. April (6)
    10. March (9)
    11. February (5)
    12. January (4)
  5. 2015 (71)
  6. 2014 (78)
  7. 2013 (66)
    1. December (2)
    2. November (10)
    3. October (10)
    4. September (4)
    5. August (1)
    6. July (3)
    7. June (2)
    8. May (1)
    9. April (9)
    10. March (12)
    11. February (6)
    12. January (6)
  8. 2012 (29)
  9. 2011 (2)
  10. 2010 (1)

Multimedia Videos

watch past lectures

Watch our special event videos: the Bechtel LecturesMennonite Literature series, the Eby Lecture, and the Sawatsky Lecture.