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As an alumnus of the Faculty of Arts at the University of Alberta you have become a member of a distinguished family that numbers over 50,000, living and working on every continent in the world. Our professions are diverse, our passions many, but what we have in common is our student experience at the University of Alberta. So stay connected!

Arts Events for Alumni Week(end): Campus to Couch Edition 2020

This year's Alumni Week(end) is a virtual celebration.

The Future Is Arts

When: Thursday, September 24, 2020 3-4 PM 

Link to Livestream

Moderator: Todd Hirsch, Vice President and Chief Economist, ATB

Presenters: Aidan Rowe, Department of Art & Design
                   Kisha Supernant, Department of Anthropology
                   Julie Rak, English and Film Studies

ASL Interpreters will also be in attendance.

Join us for an engaging presentation where we will hear from Faculty of Arts professors who will highlight how the humanities, social sciences, and fine arts develop the core competencies of innovative thinking, ethical reflection, and creative problem-solving, which will help us navigate and succeed through the constant challenges and opportunities in our global society*. 

*Please note that this event will be recorded


 WG Hardy Museum Virtual Tour

When: Monday, September 21, 2020 

Explore the WG Hardy collection of ancient Near Eastern and Classical antiquities in an entirely different way; this collection comprises antiquities from several ancient cultures and periods including the early civilizations of Mesopotamia (Iraq), the Iron Age culture of ancient Palestine, the Classical and Hellenistic ages of ancient Greece, Roman Italy and the Roman provinces.


Arts Careers with an Impact: Working in the age of COVID-19 

When: Tuesday, September 22, 2020 5-6:30pm 

Registration is required

Hear from Arts Alumni working on the front line to address the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn how your skills, knowledge, and abilities are relevant to crisis response work.

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