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Mild Improvement in California Job Growth Last Month
Highland Community News
A University of Redlands Institute for Spatial Economic Analysis (ISEA) monthly study finds the overall year-over-year job growth in California remains steady with no significant change in June 2014.

University of Redlands violin students attend symposium with professor
Redlands Daily Facts
A group of local violin students have recently returned home from a life-altering trip to Connecticut. Jeanne Skrocki, a professional...

Redlands mayor: Council puts community first
Redlands Daily Facts
Redlands Mayor Pete Aguilar addresses the community during the annual State of the Community Luncheon on Thursday at the University of Redlands' Orton Center. (Aguilar, a Redlands alum, is currently running for Congress.)

Erin Sanborn named president of University of Redlands' Town & Gown
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
Erin Sanborn is president of Town & Gown. REDLANDS>> As the new president of the University of Redlands' Town & Gown, Erin Sanborn hopes to strengthen the current membership base and draw in more people from the community. Sanborn was named as president following former president Shelli Stockton's move to director of...

University of Redlands Youth Choir announces auditions
Redlands Daily Facts - Online

The University of Redlands Youth Choir will hold auditions for the upcoming year on Aug. 23 in Watchorn Hall on the University of Redlands campus. The Youth Choir program, for ages 5 to 16, teaches music literacy, self-discipline...

Kyle Hnedak wins second prize in Concorso 2 Agosto music composition contest
Redlands Daily Facts
Kyle Hnedak, a recent graduate of the University of Redlands School of Music, has won second prize for his orchestral composition “Basmati” in the 2014 edition of Concorso 2 Agosto, a composition competition held in Bologna, Italy…

Retiring Solana Beach City Manager David Ott reflects on career in public service
Carmel Valley News/Delmar Times
Ott earned two bachelor’s degrees in fire administration and fire prevention technology from Cogswell Polytechnical College in Sunnyvale, Calif., and two master’s degrees in human resource management from the University of Redlands…

Moonsman named Sierra College Athletic Director
Loomis News
Moosman began his college education at Los Medanos Community College and from there transferred to the University of Redlands…

The Composer alive in his music
San Diego Reader

James Frimmer received his Bachelor of Music and Master of Music degrees from University of Redlands where he also served as staff accompanist and was the winner of the school's concerto competition.

A refugee in America gives back
Reuters
Patrick Manyika was born in a Ugandan refugee camp after his Tutsi family fled Rwanda. ... Now, at age 33, his life could not be more different: he lives in southern California and is starting his second master's degree.

University of Redlands unveils Center for Spatial Studies
Redlands Daily Facts
The University of Redlands opened its Center for Spatial Studies on Tuesday in Lewis Hall.

"The Star-Spangled Banner" turning 200: lyrics remembered, lyrics forgotten
Redlands Daily Facts
The revival of interest in the fourth verse, with its mention of a country "blest with vict'ry," could attribute to the song's coming 200th anniversary, said Katherine Baber, assistant professor of music history at the University of Redlands, adding that recitals across the country are including "The Star-Spangled Banner" in its entirety.

Redlands Fourth of July Parade celebrates "The Good Old Days"
Redlands Daily Facts
The festivities continued into the afternoon and evening, with flyovers by vintage World War II-era planes and fireworks at the University of Redlands' Ted Runner Stadium.

Lugo named Upland district assistant superintendent
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
The Upland Unified School District has hired Ellen Lugo to oversee the district's elementary schools following the recent addition of a new assistant superintendent for secondary education. ... She also has administrative services credentials from National University and the University of Redlands.

University of Redlands Announces the Opening of Center for Spacial Studies
San Francisco Chronicle
The Center for Spacial Studies at the University of Redlands will support faculty and students' efforts to integrate spatial thinking and technologies into instruction, research and service.

The Unforgettables Foundation names new Chairman of the Board
Highland Community News
Eileen Hards chairs the Pick Board Developmnent Training Program that teaches young professionals to become effective board members. Eileen works at the University of Redlands as the Marketing Coordinator where she project manages numerous marketing campaigns. She also coaches the school's cheer team.

Pokorny Low Brass Seminar at University of Redlands includes four concerts
Redlands Daily Facts
The seventh annual Pokorny Low Brass Seminar will be held next week, Monday through Thursday, at the University of Redlands. The seminar includes four concerts open to the public, at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday and 4 p.m. Thursday, all in the University Chapel.

University of Redlands athletes named to All-Academic team
Redlands Daily Facts
Several University of Redlands athletes garnered Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) All-Academic honors this week.

Bulldog golfer Bobby Holden named to prestigious team
Redlands Daily Facts
University of Redlands junior golfer Bobby Holden latest postseason has arrived in the form of a spot on the 2014 All-Nicklaus Team. The All-Nicklaus Team includes...

No significant changes in California Job Growth this month
Highland Community News
A University of Redlands Institute for Spatial Economic Analysis (ISEA) study finds the overall year-over-year job growth in California remains steady with no significant...

Business Funding Not as Difficult as You May Think
News on 6-Oklahoma’s Own/KOTV/State Journal online/WNCT-TV/WTLH-TV/KALB-TV
Diane is CEO of the Weklar Business Institute, (www.WeklarBusinessInstitute.com) which provides online and onsite training and coaching on a variety of services to businesses, including strategic execution, performance optimization, integrated marketing solutions, and obtaining capital. She has an MBA in Finance and Marketing and a B.A. in Economics, and is an adjunct professor at the University of Redlands…

The winners of the 63rd annual Redlands Bowl Young Artists' auditions perform at 8:15 p.m. July 1 
Redlands Daily Facts
The winners are pianists Wenfang Han in the junior division and Kyle Orth in the senior division; sopranos Melissa McCann and University of Redlands graduate Emily Collins, both in the senior division; violist Matthew Yee, junior division; violinist Konrad Rudowicz, senior division; and...

Redlands golfer Jeremy Gomberg earns All-America honor
Redlands Daily Facts
University of Redlands senior golfer Jeremy Gomberg was named to the NCAA Division 3 All-America Second Team, it was announced Thursday by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA).

On scholarship: Kealakehe standout Keoni Yates heading to Redlands
West Hawaii Today
Kealakehe High School coach Urs Leuenberger said one of the things that makes Keoni Yates stand out is he sees how things are going to develop on the soccer field before they happen. ... It seems Yates has the same kind of insight into his future. The recent Kealakehe graduate might be able to play professionally someday, but he knows the next - and most important - step for him will be to get a college education. "The education is the main reason for going to college for me," said Yates, who has committed to play for the Division III University of Redlands in California.

World Refugee Day - Lives Displaced
Reuters
June 20 marks World Refugee Day, an occasion that draws attention to those who have been displaced around the globe. ... Patrick Manyika, 33, was born in a Ugandan refugee camp after his Tutsi family fled Rwanda. ... He is now working on a summer internship at the Environmental Science Research Institute (Esri) before starting his second master's degree at Redlands University in Southern California.

Summer piano day camp at University of Redlands opens in July
Redlands Daily Facts
The University of Redlands will hold the annual Summer Piano Camp...

KDAWG at University of Redlands ready for some new tricks
Redlands Daily Facts
A dedicated group of University of Redlands students has successfully reinstated KDAWG, the university's student radio station.

Teacher Appreciation Month: Amy Brandon compares teaching to motherhood
Redlands Daily Facts
Amy Brandon is already looking forward to teaching her students' children. Brandon teaches second grade at Mentone Elementary School. She attended the University of Redlands.

Individual, team honors for University of Redlands tennis
Redlands Daily Facts
University of Redlands women's tennis players Jessica Ly and Ceara Sumida won All-America recognition and the team completed the season with a Top 20 national ranking, it was announced by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA).

COLLEGES: Redlands golfer Holden is Athlete of the Year
Press-Enterprise
You know you're having a good year on the golf course when your name is associated with Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer. University of Redlands junior Bobby Holden said it was "unbelievable" when he had the chance to talk to Nicklaus during the award ceremony for the NCAA Division III player of the year award, named after the golfing legend.

25 Uplifting, Quirky Things That Could Only Happen in America
Reader's Digest
Professor Tyler Nordgren's love affair with the evening sky began when he was a Boy Scout on camping trips in Oregon and Alaska. "Once we were on a lake at night, and I saw millions of stars above me. That has stayed with me my whole life," he says. Nordgren, 44, who teaches physics and astronomy at the University of Redlands in California...

Bulldog football ready to go
Redlands Daily Facts
University of Redlands football coach Mike Maynard is ready for some football.

Kelsey Broersma received dual artistic honors at U of R
Yucaipa/Calimesa News-Mirror
Kelsey Broersma just completed her graduate studies at the University of Redlands after performing on the saxophone twice in the President's Honor Recital.

Teacher Appreciation Month: Dida Saab puts her heart in her work at McKinley Elementary
Redlands Daily Facts
Dida Saab, a first-grade teacher at McKinley Elementary, approaches her job with positivity, enthusiasm and gratitude. "I was trying to start my own business while volunteering in my children's school," she said. "I owe a lot to my husband because he saw this passion for teaching in me. So slowly I continued to begin my business and eventually I ended up at the University of Redlands and got my teaching credential."

Redlands University hosts high school football camp
Redlands Daily Facts
The University of Redlands has served as the center of the high school football world during the last week.

6 Breathtaking Views of the Night Sky That You Rarely Get to See
Reader’s Digest
Tyler Nordgren, a physics and astronomy professor at the University of Redlands, has a mission: to raise awareness of the beauty of national parks' night skies (many people visit only during the daytime) and the threat that light pollution poses. Take a look at some of his best work here.

University of Redlands golfer Bobby Holden garners Academic All-America honors
Redlands Daily Facts
University of Redlands junior men's golfer Bobby Holden was named to the Academic All-America Division III At-Large First team, it was announced by the College...

The Grove School's Gena Engelfried feted in sendoff
Redlands Daily Facts
Engelfried has done a lot of learning, too. She applied for a public charter as part of her master's degree thesis at the University of Redlands. "She was Gena version 1.0 when she started the process," said RUSD data coordinator Stephen Gervais. She morphed into Gena version 2.0...

James Appleton honored with SCIAC Distinguished Service Award
Goredlands.com
During Wednesday's Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Awards Banquet at the Pacific Palms Resort, University of Redlands President Emeritus James R. Appleton was presented with the SCIAC Distinguished Service Award for his many contributions to Bulldog Athletics, the SCIAC, and the NCAA.

2014 Diversity and Outreach Fair to celebrate successful family literacy initiatives, diversity in action ideas
ALA.org
University of Redlands, Armacost Library, "Bridging Cultures, Muslim Journeys: Outreach & Awareness in Action."

What would it really take to be in the 'U.S. News' Top 20?
Inside Higher Ed
...sustained upwards movemement is both immensely expensive and nearly impossible. Ralph Kuncl, a former Rochester provost who is now president of University of Redlands, in California, co-wrote the paper, which was a decade in the making.

What's the Key to a Better College Ranking from 'U.S. News'?
Slate.com
....sustained upwards movement is both immensely expensive and nearly impossible. Ralph Kuncl, a former Rochester provost who is now president of University of Redlands, in California, co-wrote the paper, which was a decade in the making.

Joseph Modica of the University of Redlands directs Memorial Day performance of Verdi Requiem
Redlands Daily Facts
On Memorial Day, Joseph Modica, assistant professor of music at the University of Redlands, directed a choir and orchestra in a performance of Verdi's Requiem at the Italian Renaissance-style Blessed Sacrament Church in Hollywood...

125th Anniversary Community Sculpture Project sculpture to be unveiled
Redlands Daily Facts
...paint the single tiles that would ultimately make up one of the panels on the community sculpture. Local artists created a cube of five panels depicting the Redlands 125th Anniversary logo, the Redlands Bowl, the Lincoln Memorial Shrine, the University of Redlands, and the A.K. Smiley Public Library.

New University of Redlands virtual honor wall recognized veterans
Redlands Daily Facts
The University of Redlands recently launched a virtual honor wall to honor the men and women who have served or are currently serving in the armed forces.

YMCA, University of Redlands partner to bring sports programs into schools
Redlands Daily Facts
For several weeks, the YMCA of the East Valley and the University of Redlands have been working together to host several intensive sports skills workshops at area schools.

Teacher Appreciation Month: Heather Celani of Highland Grove uses big words with little people
Redlands Daily Facts
Heather Celani, a kindergarten teacher at Highland Grove Elementary in Highland, found her love for teaching while in college at the University of Redlands.

For City of Hope CEO, it’s about something bigger than himself
Los Angeles Times
Raised in Whittier, Stone attended the University of Redlands and played basketball there for four seasons, earning a bachelor's degree in political science. He was named to the Academic All-America team by the College Sports Information Directors of America and ranks 15th at Redlands in career points scored with 1,077. "I never envisioned being a CEO," he said. "I went to Redlands to play basketball."

Redlands honors those lost while serving our country
Redlands Daily Facts
...service members and country is a painful absence that they must endure.” Cheryl Kleeman, director of military and veterans affairs at the University of Redlands, shared with the crowd what Memorial Day means to her.

Teacher Appreciation Month: Stephanie Paxman's kindergartners at Kimberly pick up her love for education
Redlands Daily Facts
Paxman realized her love for teaching and interacting with children while attending the Redlands Adult School Parent Participation Preschool with her oldest child. “I went back to school at the University of Redlands to get my...

Teacher Appreciation Month: Jennifer Hunt of Arroyo Verde has many roles
Redlands Daily Facts
...studies from the University of California, Riverside, and received her Multiple Subject Teaching Credential with Supplemental English from the University of Redlands.

STARGAZING: Meteor shower could be stellar ... or a dud
Press-Enterprise - Online
...1 a.m. Saturday on the West Coast. Some say meteors may be visible all night. "The key will be to try to get to someplace dark, like Joshua Tree, or Anza Borrego or up at Big Bear Lake," said Tyler Nordgren, a professor of physics and astronomy at the University of Redlands

'Doctor Who' costume designer June Hudson will speak at Redlands Forum program
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
Wednesday at the Esri Conference Center, 380 New York St., Redlands. Hudson, who will share her experiences designing the funky, space-age wardrobe for the classic TV series now in its 51st year. The format of the forum will be a conversation...

Jerry L. Pettis VA center trying to serve more women
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
...roughly using the facility, only 25 percent of our population are getting care. Where's the other 75 percent? Those are the women we want to serve." On March 8, the VA hospital partnered with Cheryl Kleeman, director of military and veteran services at University of Redlands...

University of Redlands' AJ Carrasco wins All America nod
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
The National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) announced that sophomore right-fielder AJ Carrasco of the University of Redlands softball team garnered All-America honors with a spot on the Third Team.

Andrew Wall appointed University of Redlands School of Education dean
San Bernardino Sun
Andrew Wall has been appointed Robert A. and Mildred Peronia Naslund Endowed Dean's Chair in the School of Education at the University of Redlands, effective July 1. As dean, Wall will work to strengthen relationships with local school districts and partner with organizations for...

Military to be honored at Hillside Memorial Park cemetery on Monday
San Bernardino Sun - Online
...respects to our heroes who have died defending this country and defending our freedoms," said Mick Gallagher, who will serve as master of the ceremony. "We also honor veterans that are there." Cheryl Kleeman, director of military and veterans services at the University of Redlands...

Redlands golfer Bobby Holden named SCIAC Athlete of the Week
Redlands Daily Facts
University of Redlands men's junior golfer Bobby Holden won Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Male Athlete of the Week honors for...

Redlands Symphony Gala auction to offer trips to Tuscany, Africa
San Bernardino Sun - Online
...including a week in Tuscany and nine days in South Africa, are among the items that will be offered in the live auction at the Redlands Symphony's Gala and Dancing With the Stars Showcase. The event is at 5:30 p.m. June 7 at Orton Center on the campus...

COLLEGES: Redlands' Usher honored again
Press-Enterprise - Online
A week after earning SCIAC field athlete of the year, University of Redlands senior Darron Usher was named Division III West Region Field Athlete of the Year. Usher ranks third in the nation in the long jump with a mark of 24-0.75 and will represent the...

Schreiner holds off Oglethorpe for D3 title
Golf Week.com
Bobby Holden shot 9-under 279 to win the individual title by nine shots over Kendall. Holden is the second national champion for the Redlands, Calif., school. Bob Osborne won the individual title in 1984.
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University of Redlands Bobby Holden claims NCAA D-3 golf titleInland Valley Daily Bulletin, Redlands Daily Facts
Schreiner wins school's first title, goes wire-to-wire with OglethorpeNCAA.com
Schreiner University, Rhodes College Win NCAA Division-III TitlesGolf Channel
College golf: Johnnies finish 15th at nationalsSt. Cloud Times
Vikings tie for 8th at NCAA championshipNorthwest Georgia News

University of Redlands Appoints Andrew Wall as Dean of the School ...
DigitalJournal.com
Dr. Wall joins the University of Redlands from the University of Rochester. At Rochester he served as associate professor and chair of the ...
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University of Redlands Appoints Andrew Wall as Dean of the School of Education - Worldnews.com

CONGRESS: Open seat draws seven candidates
Press Enterprise
Gary Miller isn't seeking re-election but could the GOP pull another upset? Redlands Mayor Pete Aguilar, Democratic candidate in the 31st Congressional District. Education: University of Redlands…

Ceremony at University of Redlands honors nation's fallen warriors
Redlands Daily Facts
REDLANDS— White crosses stood in the background as several dozen people gathered Saturday morning at the University of Redlands to remember...

The Terrace Park in Redlands will be designated as historic resource
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
Visioning Committee and Conservancy organized several cleanup days and the city of Redlands invested parks money to replace landscaping and infrastructure. “Many people remember walking The Terrace path from the Casa Loma Hotel, which was the site of the University of Redlands' women's dormitory for many years, to get to the campus up the street,” said Redlands Conservancy Executive Director Sherli Leonard. “Everyone who remembers using the park over the years should come to the reception...

San Bernardino County's Community Action Partnership plans fundraiser
Press-Enterprise - Online
The artists include students from local colleges and high schools, art organization members and military veterans. Curator of the art event is Renee Azenaro, art professor at the University of Redlands…

Long time Inland Empire umpire Gary Sherman to retire
Redlands Daily Facts
...town playing Little League before moving on to play with the Terriers of RHS and graduating in 1961. He then played for the Bulldogs of the University of Redlands. Sherman still holds a record for pitching and earned run averages with the Bulldogs, and is part of the university's class of 1965. ...

Bulldogs collect SCIAC honors in baseball
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
Four University of Redlands baseball players were named to the All-Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference team…

Teacher Appreciation Month
Redlands Daily Facts

Sapp has taught for seven years, in second, third and fourth grades. She received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees and teaching credentials from the University of Redlands. She is married to husband Brian and they have a 2-year-old son named Conner.

Two University of Redlands students receive Fulbright awards
Redlands Daily Facts
Three University of Redlands students have been recognized with prominent academic, merit-based awards — two received Fulbright awards and one was awarded a Boren Scholarship. Kailey DeBoi and Kyle Van de Bittner recently celebrated their graduation from the University of Redlands and have also been selected as 2014 Fulbright Scholars.

Prominent scholarships awarded to trio
Press Enterprise
Two graduating seniors and a third student, a junior, at the University of Redlands have been awarded prestigious scholarships.

Scott Stevens to present Redlands Forum program
Redlands Daily Facts
Scott Stevens, a professor of writing at the University of Redlands, will present a Redlands Forum program on the state of American literacy at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Esri Conference Center, 380 New York St., Redlands.

Hallie Jordan actually may be the hardest working woman in show business
Examiner.com
Not content just to be a good actress, Jordan created a personalized degree while at the Johnson Center for Integrated Studies at the University of Redlands in “The Ontology of a Performer.” As she remarked, “I noticed that a lot of my friends who were graduating out of these major conservatory programs were not getting work. Even people who were more talented than me, people who were at one high school their entire career. So I decided that the best idea for me was to go to the University of Redlands where they offered this program and see why different people make it in the entertainment industry while creating my own basis in L.A.”

Redlands Symphony announces 2014-15 season
Redlands Daily Facts
The Redlands Symphony Orchestra’s 2014-15 season will celebrate the orchestra’s 65 years of performing classical in the Inland Empire. “It’s always a challenge to create a season of concert programs that will inspire our audience, showcase the talents of our musicians and represent all the power and majesty that this art form can offer,” said Jon Robertson, the orchestra’s conductor and music director. “I believe we have accomplished all of these goals — and more.”

Georgia Lea Petersen 1938-2014
San Jose Mercury News
Georgie attended Wilson High School, graduating in 1954, and then the University of Redlands, where she met her husband Marshall of Whittier, California. They married in 1960. Georgie and Marshall lived in many communities during the early years of their marriage.

New California botanic garden celebrates native conifers and plants
Los Angeles Times
Tim Krantz, a professor of environmental studies at the University of Redlands and an authority on the flora of the San Bernardino Mountains, says that during the last ice age, about a million years ago, the San Bernardino, San Gabriel and Santa Ynez mountains, which together comprise one of only two ranges that run east-west in the United States, provided refuge for a surprising variety of plants, many of them found nowhere else.

Chaco Culture National Historical Park is recognized as International Dark Sky Park
The Daily Times
Tyler Nordgren, a professor at University of Redlands in California, approached Cornucopia in 2007 about documenting the night sky in Chaco. Since then, Nordgren has traveled to many national parks to observe both the stars and light pollution. He authored "Stars Above, Earth Below" about the night skies in the parks

From Rwanda to Redlands
Los Angeles Times
He earned a bachelor's degree at the University of Redlands, and on Saturday walked across the stage there with a master's degree in business ...

Chaco Culture National Historical Park is recognized as International Dark Sky Park
Farmington Daily Times - Online
...sky influenced the Chacoans, and people who visit the park today to see the stars connect with the area's history. "We have a direct link from the world we live in to the world the Chacoans lived in," Cornucopia said. Tyler Nordgren, a professor a..

La Jolla sisters launch pop-culture T-shirt line 
La Jolla Light - Online
...Iberia said they'd like to develop a men's line and clothes for children. But, she won't let that get in the way of her commitments at school, including being president of Bishop's Middle School and playing tennis. Alexis, having recently graduated from the University of Redlands...

University of Redlands' Class of 2014 celebrates commencement
San Bernardino Sun, Redlands Daily Facts, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
The jubilant degree candidates greeted University of Redlands President Ralph Kuncl with hugs, handshakes and high fives as they processed into…

Vintage Redlands tour tickets are still available
San Bernardino Sun - Online
...available for the 12th annual Vintage Redlands walking wine, beer and food-tasting tour on Friday. The annual event -- which begins at 6 p.m. -- will take place downtown and raise funds for the Citrograph Scholarship Fund, which provides scholarships for University of Redlands...

University of Redlands President Ralph Kuncl speaks to Breakfast Club of Redlands
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
Dr. Ralph Kuncl, president of the University of Redlands, speaks to the Breakfast Club of Redlands. (Courtesy Photo) Dr. Ralph Kuncl, president of the University of Redlands, spoke about how the university is now, and what he'd like to see as its future...

City Kids Go Outdoors program in Redlands finishes first year
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
City Kids Go Outdoors was modeled after Outward Bound, a program that connects nature-deprived city children with the wild places. City Kids Go Outdoors curriculum was developed by outdoor educator Kathy Havert and University of Redlands Professor Jim Blauth...

At Night's End: Celebrating Dark Sky Week
Huffington Post
How many stars are there in the sky? It's one of the first questions I recall asking as a kid. On that warm spring evening I tried to count them all and had my first encounter with the infinite. That night, beside the lake in the Oregon Cascades, my mind's eye fell upward into a star-filled cosmos vaster than anything I had ever known.

Five Things To Do This Weekend
San Bernardino Sun - Online
The University of Redlands will hold Commencement ceremonies on campus…

University of Redlands holds commencement ceremony for School of Education
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
Faculty members gather as the University of Redlands School of Education commencement takes place on Thursday evening at the Greek Amphitheatre on campus.

University of Redlands to graduate 1,600 students
Inland News Today
The University of Redlands is getting a jump start on the graduation season. The U of R’s 105th commencement ceremonies will be held Thursday and Saturday. More than 1,600 students will pick up their diplomas.

REDLANDS: Graduating senior to embark on music career
Press-Enterprise - Online
"We had arts projects where we would collaborate with students in visual arts -- mainly painting and sculpture and what not -- and then we would write music to go with that," she said. Dixon's love and interest in music brought her to ...

Area native spends his break helping others
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Frank Garrison, 20, is a student at the University of Redlands in California. He grew up in a family that volunteered often to help others in its Las Vegas community. That experience carried over to his college years, where he spent his last two spring breaks helping people through his college’s program, Spring Break Plunge.

University of Redlands holds moment of silence for bus crash victims
San Bernardino Sun, Redlands Daily Facts, other sources
The Rev. Dr. John Walsh, chaplain of the University of Redlands, invites students and faculty to join him in a moment of silent reflection Monday ...

Tribute to war heroes concludes Redlands Symphony Orchestra's season
Redlands Daily Facts
... theme of the Redlands Symphony Orchestra's final concert of the season, performed Saturday night in the University of Redlands Memorial Chapel.

Contestants for 'Dancing With the Stars' in Redlands announced
Redlands Daily Facts
The gala June 7, is a fundraiser for the Redlands Symphony at the University of Redlands.

Rotaract project in Redlands is providing wheelchairs around the globe
Redlands Daily Facts
REDLANDS—The University of Redlands Rotaract club is brining philanthropy and volunteerism experiences to the college-aged in our community.

Sculptor and ceramic artist Raul Acero will give programs for Redlands Art Association 
Redlands Daily Facts – Online
Sculptor and ceramic artist Raul Acero, a professor at the University of Redlands, will present a program on his sculptural work at 7 p.m. April 22 at the Redlands Art Association Gallery, 215 E. State St., Redlands.

Marine Corps color guard will open Redlands Symphony’s musical tribute to 70th anniversary of D-Day
Redlands Daily Facts – Online
The Redlands Symphony Orchestra will honor the 70th anniversary of D-Day with a musical salute to “The Heroes” at 8 p.m. Saturday in the University of Redlands Memorial Chapel.

REDLANDS: Symphony concert salutes Greatest Generations
Press-Enterprise – Online
Seventy years ago, American troops slugged onto the beaches of Normandy to begin the assault on the German armies in Europe. The long-awaited D-Day and end of World War II need to be remembered, and the Redlands Symphony Orchestra will focus its season-closing concert on “The Heroes” on Saturday, April 12.

La Canada High’s Chen pushed her team to new heights
La Canada Online
Courtney Chen has been selected the 2014 All-Area Girls’ Basketball Player of the Year by the sportswriters of the La Canada Valley Sun, Burbank Leader and Glendale News-Press. … Heading into the season, University of Redlands-bound Chen drew comparisons to two players – her older sister, Tia Chen, and Spartans all-time scorer Melissa Lord, whose 1,625 points are the gold standard at La Canada.

NAC&U Summer Institute at the University of Redlands
Speakers announced and agenda posted

University of Redlands panelists question pay-off of fracking
Redlands Daily Facts
The controversial topic of fracking was front and center Monday night in the Casa Loma Room at the University of Redlands during a forum hosted by ...

Inaugural University of Redlands Powwow Puts School and Community on the Native Map
Indian Country Today Media Network
Lakota northern traditional dancer Nathan Lee dances during an intertribal on Saturday night, during the University of Redlands Powwow.

Redlands Symphony Orchestra concert honors D-Day anniversary
Redlands Daily Facts
... will honor the 70th anniversary of D-Day with a musical salute to “The Heroes” at 8 p.m. Saturday in the University of Redlands Memorial Chapel.

Ensemble XXI will present choral evensong in University of Redlands Memorial Chapel | Redlands ...
Newsdump.com
Ensemble XXI directed by Jeffrey H. Rickard, will present a service of choral evensong for the season of Lent at 7:30 p.m. Sunday…

Democratic candidates For Rep. Gary Miller's seat debate at University of Redlands
Redlands Daily Facts
The forum, sponsored by the University of Redlands College Democrats, included all four Democratic candidates running for the open seat…

Redlands Symphony hosts OrKIDstra Family Concert Sunday
Highland Community News
The concert will be performed by the University of Redlands Orchestra under the baton of Maestro Co Nguyen…

Locals open their doors, hearts to Redlands Bicycle Classic riders 
San Bernardino Sun - Online
The pride in her hometown is evident as Breyer talks about the city where she was born and attended school. She also graduated from…

University of Redlands to present Lehar's operetta 'The Merry Widow' 
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
The University of Redlands School of Music will present Franz Lehar's operetta "The Merry Widow," sung in English, at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday in the university's Memorial Chapel. Marco Schindelmann directs the production, and Co Boi Nguyen...

Inaugural pow wow at University of Redlands brings thousands
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
The University of Redlands was home to a two-day powwow on campus this weekend. The event, which began on Saturday and concluded Sunday, was planned by U of R's Native Student Programs and the Native American Resource Center in San Bernardino....


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