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Monday, December 4, 2017

Grieving the Passing of Professor Emeritus John W. Miller

John W. Miller

Grebel is mourning the loss of John W. Miller, Professor Emeritus, Religious Studies. John taught Old Testament at the College for 23 years before he retired.

Thursday, November 2, 2017

New Grebel president calls for full involvement

Grebel President Marcus Shantz

With an air of celebration, in a hall filled with support from over 400 friends, family, alumni, students, staff, faculty, University of Waterloo representatives, and community members, Marcus Shantz was installed as Conrad Grebel University College’s eighth president on October 29, 2017.

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Grebel Mourns the Loss of Former College President Ralph Lebold

Former President Ralph Lebold and Current President Marcus Shantz

With deep sadness, Conrad Grebel University College announces the passing of Ralph Lebold (1934-2017) on Tuesday, October 31. Lebold followed Frank H. Epp as the third president of Grebel from 1979 to 1989. Ralph is survived by his wife Eileen, and his children, Cindy and Scott, Connie and Tony, Marvin and their families. The funeral service will be held at Waterloo North Mennonite Church on Saturday November 4, 2017 at 11 am.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Two exhibits at Conrad Grebel offer unfamiliar perspectives on the First World War

Historical Mennonite photo

For 48 days beginning September 25, the names of 661,818 soldiers and nurses on all sides of the First World War will be digitally displayed at more than 60 locations around the world. The Mennonite Archives of Ontario will be one of these locations.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Bauman Family gift focuses on Mentorship and Peace Incubation

Barry Bauman

Peace has been an important value in the lives of Aden and Joanne Bauman and their sons Barry, who passed away in 2016, and Michael.  Lifelong members of the Elmira Mennonite Church, Aden and Joanne were fixtures in the community at their Arthur street jewelry store.    “Peace is a Mennonite thing,” observed Joanne. “Peace is important to our family, and our boys remember that their uncle Elias was a conscientious objector during WW II,” noted Aden.  

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Grebel welcomes applications for Musicology position

Students singing in choir.

Conrad Grebel University College seeks to fill a full-time faculty position in Musicology to begin July 1, 2018. The successful candidate will assume a new position created following the retirement in June of long-time Music professor Dr. Kenneth Hull.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Ensemble auditions for Fall 2017 are open for registration

The University of Waterloo's Music Department invites you to enrich your university experience by joining an ensemble this fall. Choose from four vocal and four instrumental ensembles, including the recently added orchestra@uwaterloo.

These groups are open to all UWaterloo students, faculty, and staff and can be taken for credit or for extra curricular.  

Auditions begin September 7th. Choose your audition time slot today.

Thursday, August 3, 2017

New award to bring diversity to campus

Grebel Students singing

Living in Toronto for 46 years, Mary Groh was increasingly surrounded by a multi-cultural society. As an active member of the Danforth Mennonite Church, following the closure of Warden Woods Mennonite Church, she witnessed the growth of various Mennonite congregations in the east end of Toronto.

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Music Builds Community at UWaterloo


Students at the University of Waterloo are an incredibly diverse group, with interests spanning math, health, engineering, science, environment, and arts. Many of these students have spent hundreds of hours of their life learning a musical instrument and, instead of giving up their love of music while at university, they have found a collective place to express it.

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