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For military officer, U of A program passes muster

Print story | Email story February 5, 2009 - Edmonton-It would be difficult to tell Mary Ferguson that her arts degree is irrelevant and could impede her chances of finding employ

North American Association for the Study of Religion

At the recent annual meetings of the North American Association for the Study of Religion Willi Braun was elected President of the association. See

Journals in the Faculty of Arts awarded over $300,000 in funding

An innovative journal published by the Comparative Literature program in the Faculty of Arts will soon become more accessible to readers around the world, thanks to a prestigious grant from the Social

Opinion: Mumbai's night of terror cries out for a different approach to global terrorism

November 28, 2008 - Edmonton-Much was made during the U.S. presidential election campaign of Joe Biden's supposed gaff when he said that Barack Obama will be tested early in his term as president. At

Science and the Arts meet in the middle

Edmonton-Society needs new language for games. Geoffrey Rockwell, a recent addition to the humanities computing program and the Department of Philosophy, says it's time to stop looking at compu

Killam winner a testament to teaching innovation

Ehud Ben Zvi has made his mark in the world of ancient history by reading between the lines. While scholars throughout the centuries have spent their lives deciphering the hallowed religious text of

Religious studies symposium aimed at improving first-year classes

Could Homer Simpson help teach the divinity

Disarmament expert to address nukes issue

Jayantha Dhanapala, former United Nations under-secretary-general for Disarmament Affairs and a former ambassador of Sri Lanka to the United States and to the UN Office in Geneva, will be a guest lect

Students encouraged to build a better world

Changing the world is an aspiration for many undergraduate students as they consider their future employment opportunities. For the first time, the Faculty of Arts and Career and Placement Services (

High school students explore history and citizenship at the U of A

February 21, 2008 - Edmonton - University of Alberta graduate students and some Edmonton-area high school students are getting together to explore themes going forward such as nationalism and identity

Knight heads global centre to prevent genocide

February 14, 2008 - Edmonton - U of A international relations expert Andy Knight will lead a new global centre aimed at improving the response to genocide and mass murder. UN Secretary General Ban Ki

The odd couple: humanities and computing


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