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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.

Posted March 27, 2012 by Jennifer Walinga

RRU’s response to: A three-year degree will shortchange students (STEPHEN HENIGHAN Special to Globe and Mail Update, published Thursday, Mar. 01, 2012 2:00AM EST )

Posted March 12, 2012 by Zhenyi Li

In one recent meeting with RRU faculty and staff, a senior faculty member told us a story on how his music teacher taught him about playing music. He is over 65 now and he did not tell us when that music lesson took place. But he remembers it well and shared it with us when we were busy discussing how RRU’s teaching and learning would differentiate RRU from other universities: each table sat 5 to 8 people with over 100 pages files spread on it. The music student, now a professor at RRU, was nervous about his performance and focused on accuracy of each note he played.