Innovation & Research

About The Johnston Center

About Johnston

The Johnston Center is a living and learning community where students are given the freedom to work with professors to develop learning contracts and create their own majors. Johnston graduates have completed a variety of majors, including biopolitics, educational ethics, and rock music as a cultural force for change.

The innovative program, which is more than 40 years old, is known for attracting bright, creative, fiercely independent thinkers eager to explore and grapple with some of life’s biggest questions and concepts.

The exploration of these big-picture questions is not limited to class time. Johnston Center students can be found thinking, learning and engaging around the clock in the Johnston Center Complex, which includes two residence halls, faculty offices and a coffee house.

There are more than 1,700 trees on the University of Redlands campus.

In April 2010, it was designated a Tree Campus USA by the Arbor Day Foundation. Redlands is among just three other colleges or universities in California to receive this designation.

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