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Posted December 14, 2018 by RRU Communications
Juana Du - Strength in Diversity

In a world where technology, trade and travel blur borders, Royal Roads researcher Juana Du understands the importance of communicating across cultures. Du, associate professor in the School of Communication and Culture, embodies ideas around intercultural communication in her personal and professional life.

Posted December 5, 2018 by RRU Communications
Jennifer Walinga - Transformative Leadership In Action

Transformative leadership is developed through transformative learning, a pedagogical approach that allows Royal Roads students to approach challenges and create change in a way that is rooted in values and authenticity. Professors Jennifer Walinga, Wendy Rowe, and Niels Agger-Gupta are at the forefront of exploring how transformative leadership can effect positive change in the world.

Posted November 20, 2018 by Geo Takach
John Durham Peters presentation at Royal Roads University

The School of Communication and Culture is proud to welcome internationally renowned communications author and scholar John Durham Peters for a guest lecture on November 20, 2018. Peters, who is a Maria Rosa Menocal Professor of English and of Film and Media Studies at Yale University, presented on the history of human communication on weather, and what it means and says about us today.

Posted October 30, 2018 by Jenn Maxwell
Dr. Jennifer Walinga at Tectoria’s F*ckUp Nights; Photo Credit Armon Arani Photography

MAPC Program head, Dr. Jennifer Walinga, recently spoke at Tectoria’s F*ckUp Nights, a global movement where stories of failed businesses and projects are told, questioned and celebrated. The movement began in 2012 in Mexico City and it has since been brought to Victoria.

Jennifer shared her experience as an Olympic athlete, of losing and then gaining an Olympic gold medal in dramatic fashion. Jennifer shared principles and lessons learned from sport.

Posted September 6, 2018 by Lisa Weighton
New Book from Prof. Phillip Vannini

When it comes to contemporary modes of communication, is the pen mightier?

Not always says Prof. Phillip Vannini, Canada Research Chair in Innovative Learning and Public Ethnography.