DO NOT WORRY - you don't need to know all about music in order to take ArtsOne. But check out this recent Interview Dr. Brandon Konoval did on Emotion of Music! He is one of the profs teaching the new theme "Dangerous Questions, Forbidden Knowledge."
In 2015-2016 Arts One started a student journal: a collection of essays from Arts One students that are reviewed and selected to be published in the journal as excellent examples of Arts One writing and of how students have progressed over the year. 2017/2018 Issue coming soon!
From the secrets of nature to secrets of state, and from the mystery of the other to mysteries of the self, we ceaselessly probe the boundaries of our knowledge, ever aware that to push them yet further can empower us or even destroy us.
Dr. Brianne Orr-Álvarez receives a Killam!!
Woooo!! Congrats Bri! "UBC congratulates faculty members and graduate students who have been recognized for their outstanding teaching, research and service to the community."
Meet UBC’s latest Rhodes Scholar: Fatima Zehra Naqvi
Former Arts One student is the latest UBC grad to be awarded the Rhodes Scholarship. UBC Arts Alumna Fatima Zehra Naqvi is among 11 Canadians who have been named Rhodes Scholars for 2018. One of the most competitive and prestigious scholarships in the world, the Rhodes Scholarship funds two to three years of postgraduate study […]
North American launch of Dr. Richard McKay’s book
"Looking back, I can see that my time at UBC – in and outside the film program – really nurtured this storytelling sense of self, and I will always be grateful for the four very full years that I spent there."
Celebrating 50 Years of Arts One
UBC Article by Mormei Zanke: Celebrating 50 Years of Arts One! “Over the past fifty years, Arts One has stayed true to its mission of offering a transdisciplinary approach to important texts and key questions that have....."
Liberal Arts Still Alive and Kicking
From the September 2017 issue of the Canadian Association of University Teachers on “The Value of Liberal Arts”: Statistics Canada data shows that in the decade between 2005 and 2015, Canadian enrolment in STEM-related disciplines (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) rose by more than 32%, while enrolment in the humanities and social sciences increased by just […]
Meet Your Profs
Wish you could know more about your profs? Here are some videos which will introduce you to your profs and everything you have to look forward to in Arts One this year.