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Arts fast facts

346

full-time faculty

7,312

undergraduate and graduate students
Registered in Fall 2023

15

Research chairs

15

Academic departments, schools and centres

Featured news

Five UCalgary faculty members named 2024 Killam Annual Professors

Scholars internationally recognized for research excellence, community engagement and mentorship across disciplines

One year in, The Summit transforms mental health care for youth in Calgary

Every patient has an opportunity to improve the outcome for the next young person to walk in the front door

UCalgary graduate students transform complex research into compelling stories

The national Storytellers Challenge named two UCalgary graduate students as top 20 finalists with one securing a spot among the distinguished final five winners

Dr. Keith Dobson, PhD, Awarded Order of Canada Medallion

Dr. Dobson, Professor Emeritus of the Department of Psychology was honoured for contributions to mental health research and advocacy

Alum’s first-hand experience as mature student inspires legacy gift

Scholarship offers support to students who are single parents

Canadian Innovation Week celebrates researchers accelerating positive change through collaboration

Join the conversation May 16 to discover how UCalgary faculty are leveraging their expertise to tackle social issues

Featured events


Researcher Brian Kooyman behind a collection of bones

Energizing Research

Arts researchers are collaborators, bold innovators and creative practitioners.

Students study together

Preparing students

Arts students enjoy active inquiry, creative-based learning, and early research opportunities

People read reports in a boardroom

Invest in Arts

Together, we will create and share vital knowledge.

Taking the stairs in the Social Sciences building? Read up on the tale of Leon the Frog