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Posted February 5, 2019 by Lisa Weighton
Mayor Michelle Staples

It may have been a housing rally or maybe it was an environmental demonstration. Michelle Staples can no longer remember what kind of protest she attended that day in 2012. But the now mayor of Duncan clearly remembers the epiphany it sparked—one that would map out her future career in local politics.

"How do we actually move forward if we’re always in opposition?" thought Staples, whose community activism dates back to the 1980s when she attended her first protest, an anti-nuclear war demonstration, with her father.

Posted January 29, 2019 by Barbara Collombin
MAPC Students Rise to the Challenge

How do we attract high yield social media influencers to our platform?

How do we communicate the valuable work we do to the public and engage our employees who work in regionally based offices across BC?

How do we create key messages to different stakeholders for our non-profit?

Posted January 25, 2019 by Zhenyi Li

Last December, I visited New York City as a tourist. My visit to the American Museum of Natural History wasn’t pleasant but still exciting for two reasons: (1) I bought those ideas before the museum presents to me, and (2) I dislike those ideas because Donna Haraway convinced me.

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.