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Undergraduate Academic Assistant This position will assist with the marketing and communications for First Year & Interdisciplinary Programs, including Arts One, the Coordinated Arts Program, and twelve Interdisciplinary programs. Duties will include working with department chairs to update websites and write content to highlight our various programs. The incumbent will also promote student events, lunch […]

Dr. Brandon Konoval Featured in UBC President’s June Message

Arts One professor Brandon Konoval was featured in UBC President and Vice-Chancellor Santa J. Ono’s update for June 11, 2021 as part of the #SongsofComfort project, performing “Solace” by the African-American composer, Scott Joplin: Start from 4:03 to enjoy Dr. Brandon Konoval’s performance as a beautiful conclusion of this video message.  

Congratulations to This Year’s Straker Prize Recipients!

Congratulations to This Year’s Straker Prize Recipients!

The program is thrilled to announce our two winners, Sansian Tan and Owen Finlay!

Congrats to A1 Alumna For Being Recognized as Outstanding Student Leader

Congrats to A1 Alumna For Being Recognized as Outstanding Student Leader

Congratulations to Sophie Werch, English Literature student and Arts One Alumna, for being recognized as an outstanding leader in the graduating class of 2021! Read more here

Dr. Laurie McNeill Wins Killam Teaching Prize!

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

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!

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”.  […]

Arts One instructor featured in UBC Today

Arts One instructor featured in UBC Today

Toph Marshall, Professor of Greek and Arts One instructor, was featured in UBC Today’s Research in Focus.

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.’

New Publication by 2016-18 Arts One Faculty, Carrie Jenkins and Carla Nappi

Carrie Jenkins and Carla Nappi, past Arts One instructors of the 2016-18 “Knowledge and Power” theme, recently published Uninvited: Talking Back to Plato (2020, McGill-Queen’s UP).