Category: Communication

Transforming the Classroom

Last month, there was an article in the New York Times about a place called the Waldorf School of the Peninsula. This school is unique in that the “teaching philosophy [is] focused on physical activity and learning through creative, hands-on…

Rediscovering Community

“Never doubt that a group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” – Margaret Mead This idea resonates with our department and is the reason why we encourage students to…

ROFL (Rolling On the Floor Laughing)

Everyone laughs. It is a wonderful common denominator. Laughter is such an important form of communication that people had to invent acronyms and emoticons to express it via phone text or chatting online. ROFL is one of my favorite acronyms to use…

Addiction to the big C

Addiction to the big C[1] I admit it. I’m addicted to communication. Most likely, you are too–if you spend time watching anything that falls under the category of “Reality TV.” My biggest communication vice is The Amazing Race. Seeing as…