News from the Faculty of Arts

New book: Early Language Learning Complexity and Mixed Methods

2017-09-18
This is the first collection of research studies to explore the potential for mixed methods to shed light on foreign or second language learning by young learners in instructed contexts. Editors are J...

The Telegraph: Bildmuseet – one of the worlds most incredible museums

2017-09-18
The Telegraph names Bildmuseet one of 42 incredible museums to visit in your lifetime. Only two Nordic museums are on the list, except Bildmuseet also Louisiana Museum of Art outside of Köpenhamn. Amo...

New U-bike rental on campus

2017-09-07
The new cargo bike pool U-bike on Campus Umeå has now been inaugurated. Interest for cargo bikes was large during the opening ceremony at the Welcome Fair and was celebrated with speeches and cake.

Bustling Welcome Fair for 5,000 students

2017-09-07
Today, on 7 September, 5,000 students will visit Välkomstmässan at Umeå University. Apart from a good amount of useful info and advice to new students, visitors will also be offered speeches, shows an...

The artistic creation is not on summer holiday

2017-07-05
Administrative secretary Robert Djärv has worked at Umeå Academy of Fine Arts for over two decades. Just as long as they have offered summer courses. If you ask him, choosing the selection of courses ...

Andrey Petrov new IASSA President

2017-06-12
Russian American Andrey Petrov takes over as chairperson of the international Arctic research body IASSA. The university in Archangelsk will be hosting the next big Arctic research conference in 2020.

Biochemist and metabolomics researcher take honorary roles at Umeå University

2017-06-12
Björn O. Nilsson, biochemist and CEO of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA), and Professor Gary Suizdak, the Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla, the US, have been appointed 201...

Arctic awards to Alaska and Greenland

2017-06-12
Ann Fienup-Riordan from Alaska and Carl Christian Olsen from Greenland take home the 2017 IASSA Awards. The award is given every three years.

Umeå unites global Arctic researchers

2017-06-09
Researchers, decision-makers and opinion makers from all over the world have gathered at Umeå University to discuss the future of the Arctic. One of the questions that is highlighted during the confer...

Summer Opening at Bildmuseet 18 June

2017-06-01
Blood, fire, earth, water and her own body; Ana Mendieta's poetic and striking works from the 1970s and 1980s are a delicate balancing act between vulnerability and strength. Welcome to a press previe...

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