Tuesday, May 11, 2021

New PACS Faculty Member Brings a Restorative Justice Focus

Dr Johonna McCants-Turner

Conrad Grebel University College announces the appointment of Dr. Johonna McCants-Turner to a tenure-track faculty position as Associate Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies (PACS) at Grebel, beginning July 1, 2021. McCants-Turner currently serves as Assistant Professor of Restorative Justice and Peacebuilding at Eastern Mennonite University’s (EMU) Center for Justice and Peacebuilding.

Monday, April 19, 2021

Student Profile: Eve Astolfi

When Eve Astolfi initially came to the University of Waterloo, it was to study economics. She had felt like a business degree was one of the only ways to find successful employment post graduation. However, Eve soon discovered that her current academic plan was not well aligned with career goals.

Monday, April 19, 2021

Peace Leader Profile: Hannah Redekop

Hannah Redekop has spent the better part of the last decade serving various communities through her work with Christian Peacemaker Teams (CPT), an organization that works to support teams of peace workers in conflict areas

Monday, April 19, 2021

Student Profile: Elaina Mohr

Like many students before her, Elaina Mohr didn’t really know what she wanted to do after high school. What she did know was that she saw a broken world, and wanted to learn more about initiatives that tried to make it better.

Thursday, April 15, 2021

University of Waterloo Student to Speak at University of Notre Dame Peace Conference

Elaina Mohr, a Bachelor of Arts Student with a Major in Peace and Conflict Studies and a Minor in Religious Studies, has been selected to present at the 2021 Notre Dame Student Peace Conference, April 15-17, 2021. This year’s conference will take place virtually, in a fully online format, and focuses on the theme, “Beyond the Surface: Moving the Needle on Global Peace."

Sunday, April 11, 2021

Student Profile: Brandon Gascho

Like many students before him, Brandon Gascho did not start his degree enrolled in Peace and Conflict Studies. He was initially interested in becoming a therapist, and decided to take the Social Development Studies program through Renison University College.

Saturday, April 10, 2021

Student Profile: Boushrah Fanous

Boushrah Fanous is currently a fourth year PACS student. When she was in high school, Boushrah had intended to enrol in a program like international development or political science. However, no program that she saw really seemed to fit what she was looking for. It was only when a high school teacher suggested that she look into the Peace and Conflict Studies program at the University of Waterloo that she felt like she had found something that fit. The program’s interdisciplinary nature and ability to cover a range of topics appealed from the get-go, and she’s been invested ever since.

Wednesday, March 24, 2021

PACS Biweekly Newsletter March 24th, 2021

Hello PACS students! I don't know about you, but I'm finding it harder and harder to want to focus on work while the weather continues to get nicer and nicer. Here's to powering through the last bit of the term!

Below, we've highlighted some of the important events, opportunities, and resources that are available.

Sunday, March 21, 2021

PACS Biweekly Newsletter March 10th, 2021

Hello PACS students! I hope that your term is going smoothly, and that you're finding time to enjoy yourself in this warmer weather!

Below, we've highlighted some of the important events, opportunities, and resources that are available.

Friday, February 26, 2021

Alumni Profile: Sage Streight

After finishing her joint honours Peace and Conflict Studies and Legal Studies undergraduate degree, Sage Streight enrolled in a Juris Doctorate (JD) degree at the University of Ottawa.

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