December 2011

Imperial Irrigation District officials wary of Salton Sea water deal
The Desert Sun
When IID shuts off the spigot for the sea on Jan. 1, 2018 — or sooner if IID officials have their way — the sea faces a sudden, dramatic reduction in size, creating what University of Redlands professor and Salton Sea expert Timothy Krantz called an “untenable situation” and an “air quality disaster... exposing more than 140 square miles of lake bottom sediments to the desert wind.”

Governor Brown announces appointments
Imperial Valley News
Stanley Weisser, 70, of Redlands, has been appointed to the Board of Pharmacy, where he has served since 2007. He has been an associate clinical professor of pharmacotherapy and outcomes science at Loma Linda University School of Pharmacy since 2006. He served as president and chief executive officer of Network Pharmaceuticals Inc. from 1969 to 2000. He is a member of the boards of trustees for Redlands Community Hospital and the University of Redlands.

Council asks staff to revisit townhome project
Redlands Daily Facts
The prospect of a 36-unit townhouse development near the University of Redlands had some residents and councilmen divided. At its Tuesday night meeting, the Redlands City Council voted 4 to 1 to ask staff to review plans for the Crystal Court Townhomes, planned off of Occidental Drive…

New library window honors longtime Redlands teacher, volunteer
Redlands Daily Facts
Arthur received a teaching credential from the University of Redlands, then became a teacher at Lugonia Elementary School " and...

Erin Brinker named THINK Together’s Executive Director, Inland Empire
Brinker earned a master’s degree in business administration at the University of Redlands School of Business…

U of R ZIP-code analysis reveals rich poor rarely live in same areas
Redlands Daily Facts
Recent discourse about income inequality has been a hot-button issue for many Americans. The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released a report in October 2011…

Trombone Christmas features big Redlands names
Redlands Daily Facts
A visit from Jack Frost did not discourage the many friends, neighbors and family members from experiencing the sixth annual Trombone Christmas on a lawn in Redlands. ... players, which included Andrew Glendening, dean of music at the University of Redlands ...

Redlands adds Visual and Media Studies major 

University of Redlands professor research is basis for Hopi Petroglyph Preservation Project website
Business Wire, more than 25 sources
Dr. Wesley Bernardini from University of Redlands along with CyArk, WMF, and the Hopi Cultural Preservation Office work together to launch a Digital Preservation Hopi Petroglyphs website.

Unemployment rates drop in Inland Empire
Oakland Tribune, Redlands Daily Facts, San Bernardino Sun, 8 total sources
What we are seeing is good news," said Johannes Moenius, director of international business initiatives at the University of Redlands School of Business. "But I want to be cautious. It is probably not as good as it looks," he said.

Michel Nolan: A cheerful Christmas comedy
San Bernardino Sun, Redlands Daily Facts, 5 total sources
Leading the cast of players are Aaron Stevenson and Dimyana Pelev (both University of Redlands students) in the roles of secret pen-pal lovers...

Burrage Mansion hosts holiday party for low-income kids, teens
Redlands Daily Facts
MEChA, sororities from Cal State San Bernardino and the University of Redlands and Redlands Unified School District also provided assistance ...

Another View: New strategies for the Salton Sea
The Desert Sun,
Timothy Krantz, a University of Redlands environmental studies professor, was shocked to hear the water level around Mullet Island was so low. "I thought we had a foot or two of water left," he said. "That's already serious enough to take emergency measures."

Senegal: Peace Corps volunteers installing 52 water pumps in rural Senegal
Peace Corps volunteers Marcie Todd (Redlands alumna) of Citrus Heights, California, and Garrison Harward of Ojai, California, are installing 52 water pumps over the course of a year in villages across Senegal.

Public Works Professionals: Profiles that edify: Nate Holt
Mr. Holt received his bachelor’s degree in business management from the University of Phoenix, master’s degree in business administration from the University of Redlands …

Plan casts dying sea as energy hub
The Desert Sun
Timothy Krantz, an environmental studies professor who has spent the past 14 years working on solutions at the Salton Sea, presented his Integrated Water Management Plan at the Salton Sea Authority's meeting Thursday at the North Shore Yacht Club.

Forum invokes Christmas memories
Redlands Daily Facts
While fruitcakes may have gone out of vogue, the holiday dessert is a central element in Truman Capote's "A Christmas Memory," a recollection of his boyhood.

Redlands has recipe for political movements
Redlands Daily Facts
Regardless of what their views are, Redlands has a number of different vocal and visible political groups giving opinions on the country's problems, and solutions. (Renee Van Vechten quoted in this story)

County continues slow population growth | population, county ...
VV Daily Press
Nothing is happening in the economy to attract people or business to California, said Johannes Moenius, associate professor at the University of Redlands …

U of R professor's work on Mars
Redlands Daily Facts
Very few people can say they have something they've made on Mars. University of Redlands Professor Tyler Nordgren can, though. Nordgren and a group of six scientists, astronomers, educators and artists worked together to create a digital camera …

Editorial: New strategies for the Salton Sea
Desert Sun
Timothy Krantz, a University of Redlands environmental studies professor, was shocked to hear the water level around Mullet Island was so low. “I thought we had a foot or two of water left,” he said. “That's already serious enough to take emergency measures.”

Marin Readers' Forum for Dec. 4
Marin Independent Journal
I attended the University of Redlands in 1959 as a freshman. Redlands required all students to complete a two-year, four-semester, series of lectures on the civilization of man, from the beginning to the present.

Nation's jobless rate falls to 8.6%
Redlands Daily Facts
University of Redlands economist Johannes Moenius also was not very impressed. A reduced labor force means the drop in the unemployment rate was not solely the result of hiring, Moenius pointed out.

Barber shop celebrates 'Movember'
Redlands Daily Facts
Men all over the world, but particularly in Redlands, grew facial hair in November as part of a worldwide effort to raise awareness about men's health, and prostate and testicular cancer. Wilson's Classic Barber Shop set up shop on the University of Redlands campus Nov. 30 to shave off the many beards and moustaches the students and staff grew.

Professor Confirms: Rich are Getting Richer, While Poor Suffer
Loma Linda Patch
A professor at the University of Redlands speaking during a teach-in hosted by Occupy Redlands says we have entered a new era of inequality.


How large is the main campus?
160 acres

The campus of the University of Redlands covers 160 acres.