School of Humanities news

Lecturers awarded for going the distance
Thursday 15 November 2018
Distance learning can be challenging for student and lecturer because of - well - distance. But distance students have heaped praise on their favourite lecturers in the inaugural Exy Awards run by the Massey Extra Mural Students' Society (EXMSS).
Researcher's poetry takes flight
Wednesday 14 November 2018
Researcher Robin Peace, an Associate Professor with the School of People and Environment and Planning, has combined her extensive academic and recent personal experience to publish her first book of poetry.
Passport to Brazil with Portuguese language
Wednesday 14 November 2018
New opportunities in business, culture, education, trade, tourism and diplomacy with Brazil could open up for Kiwis with the launch of the country's only tertiary-level Portuguese language programme at Massey University.
Armistice event marks bravery and skill of WWI medics
Thursday 8 November 2018
A new book revealing stories of courageous medics who served in WWI - from stretcher bearers to dentists and veterinarians - will be launched this Friday as part of a special event in Palmerston North to mark the centenary of Armistice Day.
Armistice Day - Q&A with Glyn Harper
Tuesday 6 November 2018
The First World War (1914-1918) was the worst disaster ever for New Zealand in terms of lives lost per capita, and for its legacy of suffering.
Mental health impact a legacy of WWI?
Tuesday 30 October 2018
Massey University war historian Professor Glyn Harper says that mental health problems are one of New Zealand's main legacies of the immense health impact from the First World War.
Rutherford Discovery Fellowship success
Thursday 4 October 2018
Two Massey University academic researchers have been awarded prestigious Rutherford Discovery Fellowships that will allow them to further their research in different fields of science and innovation.
Know how to ‘ni hao’ - Chinese language in the Pacific
Thursday 20 September 2018
An educational summit at Massey University's Auckland campus will look at issues and innovations in teaching and learning the Chinese language in Pacific countries in schools, universities, workplaces and homes.
Book explores sporting history of NZ
Thursday 6 September 2018
Historian Dr Geoff Watson's new book, Sport and the New Zealanders - A History, explores why so many are compelled to play, watch, read and talk about sport and why it is integral to our national identity.
What can the Ancients teach us about merging and mixing?
Thursday 23 August 2018
Democracy and citizenship are ancient ideas, still evolving in our time. Massey University Classical Studies specialists will share insights on how outsiders were integrated into Ancient Greek and Roman societies and explore parallels and pointers for today's world.

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