Tagged faculty of arts

Arts Lounge to get major facelift for the fall semseter

By Ashar Memon, April 27 2018 — Arts students can look forward to an upgraded study space this fall after the University of Calgary renovates the Arts Lounge over the spring and summer. The Arts Lounge is a student-run space located on the main floor of the Social Sciences building. It was established in February…

Why arts majors deserve more respect

By Aisha Sajid, February 1 2018 — Arts majors are often the punchline of jokes at the University of Calgary and the value of their degrees are often ignored. While they often aren’t considered as impressive as professional degrees attached to specific career paths, it’s time to change that thinking. Society has come to judge…

SLC musical chairs continues as SU looks for new arts representative

By Tina Shaygan, November 1 2017 — One of the four Faculty of Arts representative positions on Students’ Legislative Council is vacant after Puncham Judge’s unanimous appointment to Students’ Union vice-president external position. This vacancy will be filled by the SU Nominations Committee and applications are open to all undergraduate arts students until Nov. 10….

U of C’s only three-year degree program up for termination

By Saima Asad, April 27 2017 — The University of Calgary’s only three-year degree program might soon get the boot. The Faculty of Arts is considering discontinuing the Bachelors in communications and culture (BCC) program due to declining interest from students. Enrolment in the BCC has declined over the past decade, from 316 students in…

Research and teaching go hand-in-hand for University of Calgary arts professors

By Tina Shaygan, October 25 2016 — Of the activities that could enrich the “student experience,” getting involved with research may not be the first thing that comes to mind. But conducting research at an undergraduate level is the foundation of higher education. For those not involved in undergraduate research themselves, it may seem far…

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