November 2011

Redlands professor to give lecture to Occupiers
Redlands Daily Facts
The title of Thursday's "Teach In" explains it all. Presented by the Occupy Redlands movement, "Why Protest? Let's Look at the Data" will be the topic addressed by guest speaker James Spickard, a professor of sociology and anthropology at the University of Redlands. 

Open Studio art event set at university
Press Enterprise
University of Redlands art professor and artist Penny McElroy has set the Open Studio art show and sale for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 11 at her studio, the former machine shop on campus. 

Pierpoint archives a glimpse into history
Press Enterprise
The gray boxes stacked on shelves in the University of Redlands archives look innocuous enough, but each holds historical treasures related to CBS TV foreign correspondent Robert C. Pierpoint. 

Mayor Dick Riddell appointed to 14th term 
Press Enterprise
Dick Riddell, a 30-year Yucaipa resident (and Redlands alum) who retired from an engineering firm to devote full time to local politics, has been reappointed to a 14th term as the city’s mayor.

'Feast of Lights' helps bond university, community
Redlands Daily Facts 
Plenty of colleges around the nation try to reach out to their communities. Not many of them respond to that challenge the way the University of Redlands does with its "Feast of Lights. 

Book: Don’t believe middle-kid myths
Notions of jealous, needy person often are untrue Jennifer Trujillo, of Dublin, Calif., is no Jan Brady. She doesn’t fit the stereotypes of middle children as jealous, neglected wallflowers who become maladjusted, underachieving adults. The 40-year-old is outgoing, independent and self-possessed.

Nine NAC&U members ranked among top leaders in Study Abroad 2011 Report
Redlands professor discusses Salton Sea project   

Local retailers struggle to bounce back
Victor Valley Daily Press
Comparing 2010 and 2007 retail figures, however, sales are still 10 to 20 percent down in more than half of all zip codes in California, according to a recent study by the University of Redlands School of Business.
“It’s still quite gloomy. Retail sales bounced back nationally from last year, but last year was bad,” said assistant professor Xin Zhao, who conducted the study. “The consumer confidence index is still flat and not showing signs of an increase. I’m not very optimistic about the future.”

Coronado official picked for Del Mar city manager post
North County Times
Huth received a master's degree in business administration from the University of Redlands and a bachelor's degree in geography from San Diego State University.

Education is the greatest gift of all
Press Enterprise
Quality education includes a positive overall experience and access to the best educational resources and opportunities. Based on these principles, the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians has been working with area schools and community educational groups to improve access to comprehensive education. Our most recent partnership with the University of Redlands established a Native American Studies program that will provide ...

Marvelous in the middle: Book says middle children defy the stereotypes, The Herald, Herald Online
Among Salmon's core discoveries: In the absence of the parental pressure typically reserved for firstborns, middle children are free to explore what they want, pursue it and excel at it. Salmon is an associate professor of psychology at the University of Redlands.

Bulldogs get postseason invite
Claremont Now, Daily Bulletin, SB Sun, Redlands Daily Facts
The University of Redlands football team has become the first SCIAC runner-up in history to earn an at-large playoff berth. The Bulldogs (8-1) made the 32-team field for the first time since 2007 when it shared the conference title but got the automatic bid.

Macy's could become game-changer for high desert
Victorville Daily Press
"Macy's is sophisticated. They don't just open stores anywhere. They do very thorough market analyses. They think that the market has enough customers , so that's great news," said associate professor Johannes Moenius of the University of Redlands School of Business.

It's true: Parents really do play favorites
Oakland Tribune, Contra Costa Times
As an adult, the unfavored child may wind up on top. Unfavored kids tend to be more likely to take healthy risks and establish relationships outside of the home, according to sibling expert Catherine Salmon of the University of Redlands. 

I.E. home prices to remain flat for next two years
Victorville Daily Press
Professor Mak Kaboudan of the University of Redlands School of Business said home prices in most parts of the Inland Empire “will at best remain sluggish,” as it will take at least several years of good economic health before they start to rebound, according to his study released in September.

Diana Sinton enhances teaching and learning practices with digital mapping approaches
Directions Magazine
Professor Diana Sinton, the Director of Spatial Curriculum and Research at the University of Redlands, came to Georgetown University to speak about the way in which scholars and students in higher education can integrate mapping tools and GIS software within their research…

1960s civil-rights activist speaks in Redlands
Redlands Daily Facts
Bright. Focused. Utterly fearless. Those are just a few adjectives many have used to describe activist Diane Nash. A noted figure in the 1960s civil-rights movement, Nash, 73, presented the 2011-12 Cummings Peace Lecture on Tuesday night in Memorial Chapel at the University of Redlands.

Concert will benefit Step by Step
Redlands Daily Facts
The ensemble will also perform music by emerging composers - a piece by USC student Seth Houston and a new piece by University of Redlands graduate and Redlands Choral Artists member Zachery Neufeld.

70-year-old Redlands activist for women's health speaks at Esri  
Redlands Daily Facts   
Jane Roberts has jumped into the gender fight with both feet. She spoke Monday evening in the Esri Auditorium as part of the Redlands Forum Series co-sponsored by the University of Redlands Town and Gown Association and Esri.

Conceptual plan may save Salton Sea, cause problems
Imperial Valley Press Online
Work is still being done to finalize the plan and prepare it for the Dec. 8 Salton Sea Authority meeting, where it is scheduled to be voted on, said Tim Krantz, director for the Salton Sea Database Program at the University of Redlands.

Literal "cross-country" runner passes through Marion County
WJBD Radio
"If I have to crawl there, I'm going to get there." That's Sarah Emoto of Redlands, California

Redlands hoping to be rewarded
San Bernardino County Sun, Redlands Daily Facts
It's the time of season University of Redlands football coach Mike Maynard can't help but scoreboard watch.

Grounds crew gets major recognition
Redlands Daily Facts
The University of Redlands grounds crew received a 2011 Green Star Award.

University of Redlands present 64th Feast of Lights
Redlands Daily Facts
The University of Redlands will present the 64th Feast of Lights Dec. 2-5. The Feast of Lights is a service of worship celebrating, in spoken word, tableaux, song and orchestral music, the birth of Jesus Christ.

University of Redlands to stage new version of 'Pe'er Gynt'
Redlands Daily Facts
The University of Redlands will present the world premiere of "Pe'er Gynt: An American Odyssey," opening Thursday in the Frederick Loewe Theatre on the university campus.

Civil rights activist to speak at UofR
Redlands Daily Facts
When University of Redlands Chaplain John Walsh contacted activist Diane Nash to deliver the 2011-12 Cummings Peace Lecture on campus Tuesday about her involvement with the 1960s Civil Rights Moment, chills ran down his spine.

Quiet the Mind
meditation room

The University’s Meditation Room opened in 2007 and is one of the first “contemplative classroom” spaces in the country.

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