A six-week study trip to China funded by a Prime Minister's Scholarship to Asia (PMSA) has given 15 Massey students a deeper appreciation that learning Mandarin is a ticket to greater cultural understanding and job opportunities in the future.
Historian Professor Peter Lineham has been observing, writing about and enlightening his students and the public about New Zealand's religious history, its modern trends and its many colourful and charismatic spiritual leaders for decades.
New projects involving research and study exchanges, scholarships and collaboration in education, linguistics, psychology and development studies were on the agenda for a delegation from the College of Humanities and Social Sciences to Brazil, Colombia and Mexico this month.
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 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.
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.
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.