Saturday, May 26, 2018 — 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM EDT

Students with offers of admission to University of Waterloo are invited to attend a special open house with a focus on finding the right place to live! 

Come experience what residence life at Grebel is like! Onsite applications to residence and interviews will be offered.

For more information email Rebekah DeJong, Student Life and Recruitment Coordinator,

Friday, April 20, 2018 — 6:00 PM EDT

Fundraising Dinner - Celebrating 40 years of PACS

In 1977, an academic concentration in Peace and Conflict Studies was formally launched at University of Waterloo.  It was the first undergraduate peace studies program at a Canadian university. That same year, the student-run Peace Society was created at Conrad Grebel University College.

Join us as we celebrate 40 years of peace education.

Keynote speaker: Hon. Bob Rae

Proceeds benefit the MPACS Student Support Fund

Sunday, April 15, 2018 — 2:00 PM EDT

We welcome family and friends to celebrate with graduates from Conrad Grebel University College and the University of Waterloo on Sunday, April 15, 2018, 2:00 p.m. in the Humanities Theatre on the University of Waterloo campus.

Friday, March 23, 2018 — 9:30 AM to 2:30 PM EDT
Peace Day 2018

What to Say When: A workshop on Responding to Hate

Conrad Grebel is pleased to offer an enrichment day for high school students grades 10 - 12.

Thursday, March 22, 2018 — 7:00 PM EDT

International criminal prosecution is seen by some as an essential tool to end impunity and reduce the extraordinary impact that war crimes and crimes against humanity have on civilians who are trapped in war.  Others criticize international prosecution as simply another form of Westerners attempting to impose their view of justice on a skeptical world while ignoring and silencing the voices of the victims and the communities from which they come. 

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 — 4:00 PM EDT

The Peace Speech contest was established in order to foster continuing thought and dialogue about peace issues. Each year, Conrad Grebel University College has had several students participate in this event. These speeches will be judged and cash prizes will be awarded. Many of them have gone on to great success in the bi-national contest. Submissions must be in by Friday, March 16th @ 4:00pm to Rachel Reist ( or the PACS Office) or to Ed Janzen ( or the Student Services Office).

Saturday, March 10, 2018 — 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM EST

Come and see what Grebel and University of Waterloo have to offer! This open house is for students looking to attend UWaterloo in Fall 2018 or beyond! 

Saturday, February 10, 2018 — 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM EST
Engaging in a Restorative Region

This event is part of the Intercollegiate Peace Fellowship Conference, a three day conference that explores the meaning, history, and practice of restorative justice.

Friday, February 9, 2018 — 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM EST
Waterloo As A Restorative Region

This event is part of the Intercollegiate Peace Fellowship Conference, a three day conference that explores the meaning, history, and practice of restorative justice.

Friday, February 9, 2018 — 9:00 AM to Sunday, February 11, 2018 — 12:00 PM EST
Restorative Justice

The Intercollegiate Peace Fellowship (ICPF) conference began in 1948 at Goshen College and represents the peace societies and other peace and justice interested students of Mennonite and affiliated colleges/universities in Canada and the United States.

Monday, January 8, 2018 — 8:30 AM EST to Friday, April 13, 2018 — 5:00 PM EDT
Beyond Essays

Conrad Grebel University College’s Peace and Conflict Studies program (PACS) at the University of Waterloo was the first peace studies program in Canada, and has remained a leader in peace education for 40 years. With PACS’ innovative approach to learning, students can choose arts-based assignment options in many courses.

Sunday, November 18, 2018 — 7:00 PM EST
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Conrad Grebel University College and Mennonite Central Committee Ontario are excited to be hosting Ray & Vi Donovan from the United Kingdom as guest speakers for Restorative Justice Week in November.  As parents of an 18 year old boy murdered in the street 16 years ago, they work passionately to give voice to a restorative justice approach, through education and creating system change in areas such as policing and probation.  

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 — 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM EST

Join us as we uncover the role that International Humanitarian Law (IHL) plays as an instrument of peace. This conference will address disarmament and arms control, the importance of education in conflict and peace times as well as health and disability in armed conflict. We will hear from experts in the field, including academics, practitioners, and representatives from the Canadian Red Cross society.

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 — 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM EST
Paul Rogers smiling while looking to the left.

The Peace and Conflict Studies program is pleased to welcome you to a special brown bag lunchtime discussion with Paul Rogers on the topic of “Peace Research in a Turbulent World” on Wednesday, November 7th from 12:00-1:30pm in Conrad Grebel University College, room 2202.

Saturday, November 3, 2018 — 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM EDT
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Come and see what Grebel and University of Waterloo have to offer! This open house is for students looking to attend UWaterloo in Fall 2019 or beyond. 

Saturday, October 27, 2018 — 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM EDT
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How did you arrive here? What is your history on this land? Join the Mennonite Historical Society of Ontario for a day of conversation about Mennonite settler stories and Indigenous histories.

Thursday, October 25, 2018 — 7:30 PM EDT
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At this public event, Jane Ramseyer Miller, Artistic Director of One Voice Mixed Chorus, Minnesota’s GLBTA chorus and Artistic Director for GALA Choruses, will lead us in singing and reflection. She will inspire us to give thanks for the gift of water that is fundamental for all of life, and will challenge us to commit to the fair and just care of water for all people. Opening and welcome by Blue Sky Singers, a group of First Nations singers. 

Thursday, October 18, 2018 (all day) to Thursday, December 20, 2018 (all day)
Poster detailing information about the Cultural Translation exhibit.

Soheila Esfahani

This exhibition features the work of artist and cultural translator Soheila Esfahani. As an Iranian Canadian, Soheila has lived in what she calls a “negotiated third space” and her artwork emerges from her reflections on this experience.

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 — 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT
The Eagle and the Condor - From Standing Rock with Love, a film by Kahsto'sera'a Paulette Moore.

Conrad Grebel University College is co-hosting the Waterloo film premiere of The Eagle and the Condor - From Standing Rock with Love with the Waterloo Indigenous Student Centre at St. Paul's University College.

Thursday, October 11, 2018 — 7:30 PM EDT
Dean Peachey in front of a bush.

Conversations with the 2018 recipient of the Conrad Grebel Distinguished Alumni Service Award - Dean Peachey '82,'86

This conversation, hosted by Associate PACS Professor Reina Neufeldt, will focus on Dean's current work and some reminiscing on the early years as the PACS program was emerging at Waterloo.

Friday, September 21, 2018 — 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EDT
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Come participate in this Circle hosted by the PACS department to learn with fellow students and faculty and discuss peace to create acceptance for Peace Week!

Monday, September 17, 2018 (all day) to Saturday, September 22, 2018 (all day)
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Peace Week was initiated by Conrad Grebel University College and continues annually with a series of community events for the week surrounding the International Day of Peace on September 21. Plan an event or take part in one!

Thursday, July 12, 2018 (all day) to Friday, October 5, 2018 (all day)
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This exhibition, sponsored by Mennonite Central Committee and curated by the Korean Art Forum, collects rarely seen works by American, Chinese, North and South Korean artists. 

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