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Dr. Miranda Burgess Wins Killam Teaching Prize 2021-22!

Dr. Miranda Burgess Wins Killam Teaching Prize 2021-22!

Congratulations to Dr. Miranda Burgess, professor of Arts One, 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. Learn more about the Killam Teaching Prizes here.

Farewell Tribute to Ross Labrie

We are saddened to inform you of the death of Ross Labrie, a former member of the Arts One team, who passed away on Nov. 16th surrounded by his loved ones in Kelowna. He made many insightful scholarly contributions to the fields of American and Christian literature. We send our condolences to his family and […]

Sources of the Self: Arts One 2022/24 Theme

Sources of the Self: Arts One 2022/24 Theme

The Arts One Theme for 2022-2024 is Sources of the Self How do we seek to understand the self, whether our own or that of each other? Is it something we can create or something that we uncover, an identity we claim or one that we can transform? The pursuit of self-knowledge and the search […]

Dr. Christopher Marshall elected to the Royal Society of Canada!

Dr. Christopher Marshall elected to the Royal Society of Canada!

Congratulations to Dr. Christopher Marshall, who has been elected to the Royal Society of Canada in recognition of his contribution to outstanding Canadian scholarly, scientific and artistic achievement! Read more about Dr. Marshall’s election to the Royal Society of Canada here.

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!

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.