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Gateway Space Closed Until Further Notice

Gateway Space Closed Until Further Notice

To our ASRW Students:   Due to current events surrounding COVID-19, the Gateway Space is closed until further notice. But we are still here for you! For assistance, please contact your ASRW instructor and/or the ASRW office at: wrds.info@ubc.ca and wrds.advisor@ubc.ca The campus is open, and support is available to you. Please stay safe and healthy, […]

Education without liberal arts is a threat to humanity, argues UBC president

“I am a better scholar because of my liberal arts education, because it was intentionally diverse and heterogeneous, because it made me move outside of my comfort zone.”
– Santa J. Ono excerpt from cbc.ca

Journalism school looks to future with expansion

Journalism school looks to future with expansion

January 13, 2020 The School of Journalism is embarking on an exciting new chapter in 2020. As of the start of the year, it has grown to become the School of Journalism, Writing and Media at the University of British Columbia. The expansion lays the foundation for a more robust and resilient unit that will […]

ASRW Student Conference

ASRW Student Conference

Students from WRDS 150 and WRDS 350 are invited to participate in ASRW’s undergraduate research conference on January 25th. This conference is a chance to present your own academic research and to hear presentations from other WRDS students.   Follow the link below to learn more about the conference: ASRW Student Conference

Welcoming New ASRW Faculty Members!

Andrew Connolly, Katie Fitzpatrick, Kirby Mania, and Loren Gaudet.  

Congratulations to Amolak Singh Dhillon – Wesbrook Scholarship & Martha C. Piper Arts Award for Global Citizenship

Congratulations to Amolak Singh Dhillon – Wesbrook Scholarship & Martha C. Piper Arts Award for Global Citizenship

Amolak Singh Dhillon, a former WRDS 150 student (taught by Dr. Susan Blake), has been awarded both the Wesbrook Scholarship and the Martha C. Piper Arts Award for Global Citizenship! The Wesbrook Scholarship is awarded to a maximum of 20 outstanding undergraduate students at UBC who stand in the top 10% of their class and […]

Laurie McNeill, FYP Chair, talks about academic integrity

Laurie McNeill, FYP Chair, talks about academic integrity

Laurie McNeill, Chair of First-Year Programs, talks about the work being done by ASRW, Arts One, and CAP faculty to change the conversation about academic integrity.

AUS Humanities and Social Sciences Conference

The Arts Undergraduate Society held its annual Humanities and Social Sciences student conference on January 16, 2016, featuring student presenters from ASRW courses. Click here for more information.