Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Vuorinen 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.

Monday, September 23, 2019

Taking Big Steps: A Planet-Friendly Move to Grebel

Andre Wiederkehr with his bike and trailer

This September, Andre Wiederkehr moved into the Conrad Grebel University College residence in a unique way—he biked.

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Grebel Welcomes New Students

Students on move-in day at Grebel

This September, 288 students travelled from across Canada and the USA, as well as from Indonesia, Sudan, Vietnam, and Singapore, to reach their destination of Conrad Grebel University College at the University of Waterloo in Ontario.

Friday, September 13, 2019

Celebrate Peace Week 2019

Peace Week 2019

Every year, on September 21, the world celebrates the International Day of Peace. Established by the United Nations in 1981, Peace Day provides a globally shared date for all humanity to commit to peace above all differences and to build a culture of peace. Inspired by this initiative, the Kindred Credit Union Centre for Peace Advancement at Conrad Grebel University College invites students, staff, and faculty at the University of Waterloo to attend peace events from September 16 to 22.

Friday, September 6, 2019

Observing Mennonite Heritage Week

Barnraising by Peter Goetz

Earlier this year, the Canadian Parliament declared the second week of September to be Mennonite Heritage Week – a time to “recognize the contributions that Canadian Mennonites have made to building Canadian society, their history of hope and perseverance, the richness of the Mennonite culture, their role in promoting peace and justice both at home and abroad.”

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