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Posted November 18, 2013 by Jennifer Walinga

Four organizations recently took part in the Organizational Communication Challenge assignment as part of the PCOM 550 Organizational Communication course in the School of Communication and Culture’s MA in Professional Communication program at Royal Roads University.

Posted October 21, 2013 by Phillip Vannini

The trip that began over two years ago on a Pacific rock, Lasqueti Island, ended June 16 on an Atlantic one: Newfoundland.

Newfoundland was the last one of our thirteen major field sites, each corresponding to one of Canada's provinces and territories. The stories from the three homes we visited will be the concluding chapter in the forthcoming book. The final headcount is 175 interviewees and 99 sites.

Newfoundland turned out to be one of the most beautiful places we visit. It was certainly one of my favorites together with the Yukon, Nova Scotia, and Quebec.

Posted October 4, 2013 by Tim Penner

Software engineering culture plays on two deep-seated psychological phenomena to produce effects unknown in other technical milieux. The first is the intimacy of language and mind.

There is much theory (and common sense) that suggests that language and thinking are inextricable. Andy Clark writes very eloquently on the matter, explaining the role of language in the construction of mind. The following extensive quotation from Supersizing the Mind (2008) is irresistible:

Posted September 27, 2013 by Farnaz Farrokhi

We asked Farnaz, one of our alumni, what her experience was like at Royal Roads University and how it has affected her life. Here is what she had to say:

Posted May 18, 2012 by Joshua Guilar

This past February, I attended and presented a paper (co-written with MAPC student Karen Neudorf) at the Buddhism and Australia conference in Perth, Australia. In this blog, I give major appreciations. First, I would like to thank my hosts, the Estonian Nyingma conference holders, especially Buddhist Monk and conference leader Vello Vaartnou. He is the founder of the Estonian Buddhist Brotherhood that was founded in the former Soviet Union in 1982.