CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) and UBC'S RESPONSE: In response to physical distancing protocols, UBC Arts One is now providing support remotely. Find the latest updates and resources from the University. Read more
Dr. Laurie McNeill Wins Killam Teaching Prize!
Congratulations to Dr. Laurie McNeill, professor and director of Arts First Year and Interdisciplinary Programs, for being awarded one of this year’s prestigious Killam Teaching Prizes! These awards prizes recognize excellence in teaching and are nominated by students, alumni, and colleagues to outstanding faculty Read more about the award here
Arts One Professor Brandon Konoval Presents This Year’s MacLennan Lecture
Brandon Konoval, Associate Professor in the school of music and Arts One program at UBC, is presenting this year’s MacLennan Lecture, titled “Rameau’s Nemesis: Music, Nature, and Society in the Writings of Rousseau”, his talk will explore how music contributed to the critical projects of Jean-Jacques Rousseau. Hosted by the University of King’s College, this lecture […]
Hurrah! 2020/21 Dean of Arts Award for Staff Excellence Winners!
Jennifer Suratos, First-Year and Interdisciplinary Programs Jenn is described by her colleagues as someone who embodies excellence in everything she does, and inspires it in others. On a daily basis, her “tireless work ethic, meticulous attention to detail, lightning fast problem solving abilities, generous spirit, and warm humour elevate the performance of an entire department”. […]
In Memoriam Edward J. Hundert
It is with great sadness that we share news of the passing of a cherished colleague and mentor, Professor Edward Hundert—fondly known to students and faculty alike in Arts One as ‘Ed.’