News

March 2012

University of Redlands receives $75,000 Fish & Wildlife grant
Yahoo! News
Redlands Institute to create a spatial analysis system that maps the impacts of projects on wildlife.

Cutting funding to Cal Grants is a bad move
Redlands Daily Facts
Ruben Gonzales is a biology major at the University of Redlands who wants to work in physical therapy. He is proud to be the first member of his family to attend college and hopes to be an example to his younger siblings. If it weren't for his financial...

Multicultural Festival celebrates 22 years
Redlands Daily Facts
The University of Redlands' Multicultural Center, ASUR Executive Director of Inclusion and the Office of Campus Diversity and Inclusion announces the 22nd Annual Living on Common Ground Multicultural Festival. The Multicultural Festival brings together ...

University to screen documentary about North Korea
Redlands Daily Facts
The Asian Studies Program at the University of Redlands invites the public and the university community to an educational/social justice presentation Tuesday on the humanitarian crisis in North Korea by representatives from the non-profit organization...

California job growth is slightly more widespread
Highland Community News
Highland among job leaders. ISEA study investigates year-over-year job growth.

Legacy of Dorothy Inghram
Black Voice News
For 106 years Dr. Dorothy Inghram has been an advocate for students, education and public libraries. She has also held the title of "community treasure". Indeed she is a California treasure. Dr. Inghram was named California's first Black Superintendent of ...

Lieutenant following in leader's footsteps
Desert Sun
While working in the casino, Grubbe earned a bachelor's degree in information systems from the University of Redlands…

City Dark program set at county museum
Press-Enterprise
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.

Students, faculty respond to Kony 2012 video
Washington Square News (New York University)
University of Redlands student Stephen Bachner said the goal of stopping social injustice is personal. Bachner, who is the president of the Invisible Children club at his school, is the grandson of a Holocaust survivor. "I could not stand idly by and watch hundreds of thousands of innocent people brutally murdered, kidnapped and forced to commit atrocities, or become displaced because of the conflict," Bachner said. "As a human being, I have a moral obligation to ensure atrocities like the ones occurring in Africa are stopped."

REDLANDS: Inland Empire Regional Forum planned for Wednesday
Press-Enterprise
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.

Logic of deviance
Frontline (India’s national magazine)
A tribute to James Q. Wilson, whose “broken windows” theory on criminal behaviour applies significantly to the situation in India.

STATE: Legislators should reject Brown’s bid to trim college aid
Press-Enterprise
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.

Occupy Redlands plans teach-in Monday
Redlands Daily Facts
The teach-in will be led by the director of the Institute for Spatial Economic Analysis, Johannes Moenius, who holds a master's degree in management science from the Bamberg University. Moenius also holds the William R. and Sue Johnson Endowed Chair of Spatial Economic Analysis and Regional Planning at the University of Redlands, School of Business.

Education honorees announced
Press-Enterprise
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.

Inghram recalled as ‘amazing woman’
San Bernardino Sun
In 1934, Dorothy started attending the University of Redlands and graduated from there two years later with a bachelors' degree in music.

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

Dorothy Inghram, San Bernardino County's first black teacher, dies at 106
LANG newspapers
Dorothy Inghram, the San Bernardino educator who became San Bernardino County's first black school teacher, died Wednesday at age 106.

Annual Vintage Redlands Tour set
Redlands Daily Facts, other LANG publications
Citrograph Printing Co. owners Al Hernandez and Ryan Bailey are at it again hosting their 10th annual Vintage Redlands Walking Wine and Beer Tasting Tour in historic downtown Redlands on April 27. In support of the students at the University of Redlands, Hernandez and Bailey are hosting this tour with proceeds benefitting the Citrograph Scholarship Fund. This self-guided tour takes guests to different shops and businesses where they are invited to taste wine, beer and food while enjoying live entertainment throughout the tour.

Redlands Conservancy plans annual membership meeting
Redlands Daily Facts
Jim Blauth, professor in the Environmental Studies Department at the University of Redlands, will make a brief presentation about the research his students have been conducting this past winter at the San Timoteo Nature Sanctuary, the property held by the Redlands Conservancy along the San Timoteo Creek. This is the first research project on the land and demonstrates how the sanctuary can be an asset to the community.

U of R professor awarded Fulbright Scholar Grant
Redlands Daily Facts
Katherine Baber, a visiting professor at the University of Redlands School of Music, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar grant, the Fulbright-Botstiber Visting Professor of Austria-America Studies, to lecture and research…

Dr. Erick Witherspoon to discuss accelerating achievement through cultural proficiency and differentiated instruction
eSchool News
Kaplan K12 Learning Services is hosting a free webinar on Thursday, March 15 at 4 p.m. ET on “Eliminating the Achievement Gap with Cultural Proficiency and Differentiated Instruction,” led by Erick E. Witherspoon Ed.D., principal of Lena Preston Elementary School in Rialto, Calif. Witherspoon is a University alum and an adjunct professor in the School of Education.

U.S. jobless rate remains at 8.3 percent, but economy shows evidence of growth amid uncertainties
Press-Telegram, other LANG sources
University of Redlands economist Johannes Moenius quoted on jobless rate.

California job growth continues
Highland Community News
Report from Bing Bai, faculty fellow at ISEA, University of Redlands School of Business

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.

Local women honored at Redlands luncheon
San Bernardino Sun, Redlands Daily Facts
Ten local women were honored by the University Town & Gown on Saturday, March 10.

AAUW hosts annual math-science conference
Highland Community News
Dr. Appleton spoke to the 600 eighth-grade girls at this event.

A lesson in music
Recordnet.com
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.

Area students help convince lawmakers to block financial aid cuts
San Jose Mercury News
Area college students got a lesson in political activism that may save them—and 4,000 students at private colleges in the Inland Empire—more than $4,000 a year in financial aid. Students from 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.

Acclaimed composer bring whimsy to university
Press-Enterprise - Online
A composer who helped make ragtime cool for concert halls is working with music students at the University of Redlands this week…

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…

Memorial service to be held for San Bernardino teen and his mother killed in deadly crash
San Jose Mercury News - Online
A public memorial service will be held Friday for San Bernardino resident Jonathan Valenzuela and his mother Claudia, after the two died in a car crash while on their way to visit family in Mexico Feb. 18.

Artist paints Buddhist symbols with light
Redlands Daily Facts
Mandalas, used in meditation, will be in gallery at U of R Redlands artist Terry Long will hold a solo art show at Peppers Gallery at the University of Redlands, Wednesday."

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.

Rev. Boyle draws crowd at UR
Redlands Daily Facts
A near capacity crowd gathered inside the University of Redlands Chapel on Tuesday to hear and meet the Rev. Greg Boyle. The crowd of 1,400 wasn't disappointed.

New laws are intended to benefit gays
Record-Gazette
Beaumont High School alumna Thomas, who is co-director of Safe Space Allies at the University of Redlands which trains members of the campus to be allies of the lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender community, sees opportunity for the educational community in SB 48.

Fire chief thanks university for donation
Redlands Daily Facts
The Redlands Fire Department personally thanked the University of Redlands for its donation to the new city ladder truck Monday.

University officials to protest Cal Grant cuts
Press-Enterprise
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
Press-Enterprise
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
Press-Enterprise
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.


Athletics are an important part of student life.
softball player

The University softball field was modeled after the one in "Field of Dreams."

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