March 2012

City Dark program set at county museum
Visitors will watch the film, “The City Dark,” and see a presentation by Dr. Tyler Nordgren, author of “Stars Above, Earth Below: A Guide to Astronomy in the National Parks.” The program is sponsored by the San Bernardino Valley Amateur Astronomers and the museum's education division, and is included with museum admission.

Teach-In asks what led to economic mess
Loma Linda Patch
Occupy Redlands is scheduled to host a Teach-In titled, A Walk on the Wild Side - Neo-liberalism Unbound. Speaker University of Redlands professor Dorene Isenberg looks at what led to the recession.

Mars and the Mojave Festival draws hundreds to Death Valley
Needles Desert Star
Dr. Tyler Nordgren of University of Redlands offering an impassioned appeal for preserving natural darkness in the National Parks and beyond.

Redlands students, staff, administrators band together to fight Cal Grant cuts
Redlands in the NAC&U
Students, administrators and staff from the University of Redlands have met with state officials about proposed Cal Grant budget cuts that provide financial aid for students who attend independent, non-profit universities. With a proposed reduction of $4,236 per student per year, the budget cut could potentially impact 23 percent of the student body in the College of Arts and Sciences.

How does Redlands relate to sustainability?
Loma Linda Patch
Katherine Noble-Goodman, an instructor at the University of Redlands, took over and explained there would be three break-out sessions for participants.

REDLANDS: Inland Empire Regional Forum planned for Wednesday
A coalition of business and policy organizations from Riverside and San Bernardino counties have joined with the California Stewardship Network and California Forward to promote the Inland Empire Regional Forum at the University of Redlands on Wednesday.

bid to trim college aid
At a time when our region’s economy is already perilously off track, Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposal to slash 44 percent of Cal Grant aid to students at independent nonprofit colleges and universities has the potential to send our Inland Empire hopes for the future packing.

Education honorees announced
Thirty eight honorees were announced, including Carol Ann Franklin, professor emerita, University of Redlands, Excellence in Education/Education Professional.

Rogers Severson dies at 72; creator of spinal cord injury fund
Los Angeles Times
Born Nov. 1, 1939, in Pensacola, Fla., to a career Marine Corps aviator and his wife, Severson led the University of Redlands tennis team to championships and majored in business and finance, according to the 2007 book "You've Gotta Fight Back!" He earned his bachelor's degree in 1962.

Pioneer black educator dies
Dorothy Ella Inghram, a San Bernardino native who became the first black superintendent of a school district in California, has died. She was 106.

Redistricting and open primary shake up local 2012 election races
Daily Bulletin, San Jose Mercury News, Contra Costa Times
Renee Van Vechten, political science professor at the University of Redlands, talks about upcoming primary.

A lesson in music
Alum David Wilson traces the history of acoustic guitar with performance.

Richard Milanovich was key to growth of Agua Caliente tribe in Palm Springs society scene
Desert Sun
The tribal chairman was an alum of the University of Redlands.

Cal Grant funding cuts rejected after students, faculty protest in Sacramento
Huffington Post
"To put this into perspective, such a cut would impact 23 percent of the undergraduate student body in our College of Arts & Sciences. We already provide more than $40 million in financial aid out of our annual budget to approximately 90 percent of these students and there is no more room in our budget to cover additional aid," James R. Appleton, president of the University of Redlands, told The Huffington Post.

University's President's honor recital set
Press-Enterprise – Online
Seven winners will perform Sunday afternoon on the prestigious President's Honor Recital at the University of Redlands. The recital will take place at 2 p.m. in the university's Memorial Chapel…

Photographer ‘paints’ with light in show on U of R campus
Press Enterprise
Redlands photographer Terry Long has created a technique called “Mandalas of Light” to be displayed at UofR Art Gallery.

Head of elementary ed gets big promotion
Thousand Oaks Acorn
The deputy superintendent chose her career as a student at the University of Redlands.

University officials to protest Cal Grant cuts
A delegation from the University of Redlands will travel to Sacramento on Wednesday to meet with state officials about proposed cuts to the Cal Grant program that aids students at independent non-profit colleges.

Gang intervention expert speaks today
Greg Boyle is set to speak at 7 p.m. today at the University of Redlands Chapel as part of the "Tattoos on the Heart" event. A meet and greet will take place in the Casa Loma Room next to the chapel from 5:15 to 6:45 p.m.

Children meet their favorite poet at festival
Students from Valley Prep School in Redlands met poet J. Patrick Lewis at Charlotte S. Huck Children’s Literature Festival.

Help for high-schoolers
Coastline Pilot
Pilon, who has a master's in educational counseling from the University of Redlands, previously worked at San Gorgonio High School in San Bernardino.


The Sustainable University of Redlands Farm (SURF) is a natural farm in its beginning stages, but already grows and sells fresh vegetables to Bon Appetit, the food management company on campus.

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