Thursday, June 18, 2020

PACS Professor Lowell Ewert Honoured with UWaterloo Teaching Award

Lowell Ewert teaching

Lowell Ewert, Associate Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies (PACS) at Conrad Grebel University College and the University of Waterloo, has been honoured with one of the four UWaterloo 2020 Distinguished Teacher Awards. This award celebrates exemplary instructors with a record of teaching excellence over an extended period. In addition to intellectual rigour, criteria for the award include impact beyond the classroom, concern for students, and a favourable and lasting influence on students and colleagues.

Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Offering Our Voices Against Racism

Candle at Grebel

This week, we witnessed the murder of George Floyd, and waves of both peaceful and violent protests across North America.  I share the same range of emotions that so many have eloquently expressed: sadness, shock, outrage, and a sense of shame that racism and racist violence are still a reality for so many people in both the United States and Canada. 

Friday, May 29, 2020

Grebel alumni among COVID-19 frontline medical workers

Mike Groh is dressed in surgical scrubs with medical tools used to help assess a COVID-19 patient.

At Grebel, we are so proud of the compassion, skills, and dedication of our alumni. We know that frontline workers in healthcare have been working ceaselessly during this current global pandemic. Thank you to all who have been taking care of vulnerable people and keeping our communities safe. Here are a few updates from Grebelites on the frontlines. We’d love to hear from more of you! You’re welcome to send us your update to grebel@uwaterloo.ca.


Mike Groh (Grebel 80-81) writes:

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

COVID-19’s Impact on Grebel Programs and Plans

Grebel Kitchen May 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has created many changes and challenges for Conrad Grebel University College. While construction on the kitchen and dining room expansion continues, many other activities have been curtailed or adjusted.

Friday, May 22, 2020

Theological Studies Professor Launches Mennonite Worship Website

The logo of the Together In Worship website. A circle with swirling reds, blues, and yellows.

“Worship is the beating heart of the Christian church,” reflected Professor Carol Penner, who teaches practical theology at Conrad Grebel University College and the University of Waterloo.

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