Arts and culture
Rare chance to learn from a master
11 September 2019
A recent masterclass with leading theorist Professor Walter Mignolo was an inspiring experience for postgraduate students in Art History and Fine Arts.
Law student's history-making win
10 September 2019
Kahukiwi Piripi won the National Kaupapa Māori Moot, and made history when she presented her legal submissions to the Supreme Court entirely in te reo Māori.
Behind the scenes of the Opera Scenes
6 September 2019
Opera Scenes, the annual production put on by the School of Music, will this year present scenes from two popular operatic hits with a 1960s Fellini-esque twist.
About architecture, but not rich people’s architecture
5 September 2019
Making Ways, an exhibition curated by Dr Kathy Waghorn, a senior lecturer in architecture, showcases an unusually inclusive approach to architectural practice.
The custodian, comedian, Coral and the cat
29 August 2019
Emma Newborn is a full-time custodian and cat carer at the University of Auckland's Old Government House. But she's also a comedian whose one-woman show Coral returns on 3 September.
A choral performance that asks the hard questions
21 August 2019
“This was probably the most confrontational work in my 34-year career,” says Associate Professor Karen Grylls, on conducting the recent New Zealand premier of David Lang’s The Little Match Girl Passion.
University celebrates its community from refugee backgrounds
21 August 2019
PhD student Bilal Nasier, who fled war-torn Afghanistan when he was four-years-old, is one of 750 students with a refugee background at the University of Auckland who will be celebrated during the University's first ever Refugee Week next week.
How technology is changing the music
16 August 2019
Understanding how technology applies to music is an emerging area of both research and teaching at the School of Music, and being developed by lecturer and coordinator of Music Technology, Dr Fabio Morreale, who joined the school this year.
Time for New Zealand to act like a Pacific nation
7 August 2019
New Zealand needs to adapt to a Pacific future that is already here. That is the message from University of Auckland Pro-Vice Chancellor Pacific, Damon Salesa, who is one of 20 academics taking part in Raising the Bar 2019.
Decolonising our thinking
5 August 2019
A founding thinker in the field of Decolonial Studies, Professor Walter Mignolo from Duke University will feature in two free public events at the University of Auckland this month.
Robert Greenberg: champion of the arts
2 August 2019
Profile: Professor Robert Greenberg, the University of Auckland's Dean of Arts, overcame a major obstacle on his way to academic and career success.
Is the clarinet the most expressive of woodwinds?
1 August 2019
The School of Music is gearing up for Clarinet Weekend, initiated by Dr Marie Ross soon after she joined the University of Auckland in 2016.