Inside September 2020: Felicity Barnes' gift to history; Alison Jones' memoir; Emma Rogers AUSA; Kahu Virtual Campus; Mark Boyd on dirty politics; Hilary Chung obituary by Paul Clark.
Felicity Barnes: the best is history
Dr Felicity Barnes' passion is New Zealand history. She says there's so much more to be written but not enough people to do. So she's gifted $500,000 to help the History Department.
Features and Regulars
Alison Jones: 'Pākehā shouldn't let our collective past be crippling'
Educator and author Alison Jones has written a memoir that’s an insight into New Zealand’s social history and Māori and Pākehā relationships.
Emma Rogers and the AUSA: 'We got you'
Acting president of the AUSA talks about the work she and others like her have been doing in what's been a tough year for students.
Māramatanga Opinion: Mark Boyd
Is the 2020 election campaign leaving any gaps for dirty politics?
Kahu Virtual Campus: brought to you by Lockdown Level 4
The March lockdown sparked an idea to help new University of Auckland students virtually feel at home.
Hilary Chung: a forceful and funny teacher
Obituary: Hilary Chung (28 May 1962 – 16 August 2020) was a force of nature, writes Professor Paul Clark.
Good to Know
(Stories on the PDF only)
Big jump in THE rankings
Te Wiki o te Reo Māori
Top Architect Returns Home (Anthony Hoete)
Dr Rhys Jones (Ngāti Kahungunu) wins big prize at national tertiary teaching excellence awards
Mental Health Proves a Turning Point
Mental Health Awareness Week is 21 to 27 September. Mathew Nuttall, who works in HR, tells his story
University staff have been at the forefront of the Covid-19 testing being done in urgency
Sir Bob Elliott
3 January 1934 to 21 August 2020
(Follow link for a full obituary online)
Catching up on Campus
Vice-Chancellor Professor Dawn Freshwater: pōwhiri and town hall meetings.
Liggins Researchers find Clues to Parkinson's Puzzle
Mophead Takes Top Prize
New Normal for Libraries
This Pākehā Life: an Unsettled Memoir (Alison Jones)
How to Talk About Spiritual Encounters (Peter Adams)
The Telling Time (Pip McKay)
The Girl from Revolution Road (Ghazaleh Gobakhsh)
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