April 2012

University of Redlands students share European highlights
San Bernardino Sun
Three University of Redlands students participating in this year’s Salzburg Semester communicated live on Skype recently, reporting on their various experiences living in Salzburg, Austria.

Wage and hour legal actions increasing
Ethics Professor Jeffery Smith comments on complaints for unpaid overtime in California.

Student show called ‘Hipster Trap’
Washington is putting her creative talents on public view in an art show titled “Hipster Trap.” It will feature her own work along with that of seven fellow U of R artists, each of whom has been labeled a “hipster” at some point.

Prayer's Breakfast planned for Thursday
San Bernardino County Sun
The Redlands Area Interfaith Council will hold its 16th annual Mayor's Prayer Breakfast Thursday at the University of Redlands. The event, also sponsored by the Chaplain's Office at the U of R, is held on the first Thursday in May, also known as the National Day of Prayer.

Can California’s desert miracle be saved?
Tim Krantz on the Salton Sea

Charity football game slated for Saturday
San Bernardino County Sun
To say Eddie Herrera plays in charity football games simply because of the love of the game isn't necessarily true. It's much more than that.

Planning Commission OKs Wal-Mart Supercenter
Press-Enterprise - Online
Residents will have more opportunities to comment on a proposed Wal-Mart Supercenter as the project moves to the City Council for final approval. (Keith Osajima quoted)

Plans for passenger rail from San Bernardino to Redlands outlined
LANG newspapers
The project, proposed by San Bernardino Associated Government, the county's transportation planning agency, would have stops by Esri, one by the Krikorian Redlands Cinema 14 and one by the University of Redlands.

Three University of Redlands students receive Fulbright Awards
SF Gate
University of Redlands students Kevin Jamison, Ricardo Anzar and Emily Brown have been selected as Fulbright scholars…

SANBAG to discuss rail line study
San Bernardino Associated Governments staff will hear suggestions about issues that should be studied as an environmental impact report is prepared for a rail line from San Bernardino to Redlands.

Is creating your own major the best way to secure a job?
USA Today College
College prepares you for the rest of your life. Not only does it provide you with exponential knowledge on a variety of subjects, it teaches you how to think about, and interact with, the world you live in.

Hundreds come out for the 100th annual flower show in Redlands
San Bernardino County Sun, other sources
REDLANDS - Despite sweltering temperatures, hundreds showed up Saturday afternoon for the first day of the Redlands Horticultural and Improvement Society’s…

HEMET: ‘Ramona’ has new musical director
The Press-Enterprise
Joyann Gongaware, who retired last year as the choir director at West Valley High School, will make her debut as the musical director for “Ramona” when the outdoor play kicks off its 89th season today. She previously taught at the University of Redlands, forming the school s Young Musicians and Community Orchestra...

Sylvan House to be revitalized as part of Day of Service
San Bernardino County Sun, other sources
... house was removed last week by students and faculty from the University of Redlands as well as representatives from the Optimist Club and Kiwanis.

Region gains jobs in past year
The Inland Empire's unemployment rate rose to 12.7 percent from February to March, with the region adding only 100 non-farm jobs, for a total of 1.1 million jobs in the region. Johannes Moenius, an economist with the University of Redlands, said that while the 10,500 job increase in the past ...

Students protest proposed Cal Grant cuts
Students and staff from private universities are protesting Governor Jerry Brown's proposed cuts to the Cal Grant program. Some appeared today at a Senate budget sub-committee hearing ...

University of Dallas names Robert Scherer dean of College of Business
The Dallas Morning News
The University of Dallas has named Robert Scherer as dean of the UD College of Business. Scherer is a professor of management and dean of Cleveland State University’s College of Business and a graduate of the University of Redlands.

Children are instrumental at Redlands Symphony family concert
San Bernardino Sun/Redlands Daily Facts
Amanda Weinland, a University of Redlands student at the School of Music, helps Sophia Tucker, 6, of Redlands, play the trumpet at an Instrument Petting Zoo hosted by the Redlands Symphony on Sunday.

University of Redlands hosts annual Bulldogs in Service Day
San Bernardino Sun
Volunteers Caroline and Spencer Thompson and their parents, Danny and Kimberly Thompson of Yucaipa, help package food for the "Kids Against Hunger" project on Saturday at the University of Redlands during the fifth annual Bulldogs in Service Day.

University invited to conference in Vancouver
The Press-Enterprise
The University of Redlands has been invited to present at the American Educational Research Association’s (AERA) annual conference, running through Tuesday in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Local historian must be a super sleuth
The Press-Enterprise
Ann Deegan spends a good part of her work day as a sleuth, but she doesn't work for the police department or a government agency. As a historian for the Smiley Library Heritage Room, she combs through files and research materials to identify thousands of photographs that have been donated to the ...

University of Redlands Hunsaker Center to get major renovation
San Bernardino Sun, Redlands Daily Facts
The University of Redlands in partnership with Bon Appetit Management Co. will begin a $6.5 million renovation on its Hunsaker Center beginning May 1. Included in the renovation will be a new retail area with a market place featuring fresh produce grown in the campus garden and will be designed for …

Cinco de Mayo bus tour and fiesta honor Mexican heritage
San Bernardino County Sun
Inland Mexican Heritage and the University of Redlands Office of Diversity Affairs will present a Cinco de Mayo Mexican Heritage bus tour May 5.

University of Redlands student putting on art show for senior project
San Bernardino County Sun, Redlands Daily Facts
A local college student means to see if an art show can bring people together. In the 1940s, the label "hipster" often was used to describe people who loved jazz, which was somewhat of a counterculture, an attitude, back then.

University of Redlands forms Trayvon Martin committee
Redlands Daily Facts
Interest and outrage over the slaying of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, a Florida high school student shot and killed by a neighborhood watch captain just over one month ago, has reached Redlands. A Trayvon Martin committee was formed by students...

Lawmakers get back to work in Sacramento
Daily Bulletin
Republicans are going to continue their traditional role as the "party of no," said Renee Van Vechten, political science profession at the University of Redlands.

University of Redlands students spend spring break helping rebuild tornado-ravaged Missouri town
KABC-7 NEWS (Video)
Spring break is usually a chance for college students to get away and go somewhere tropical. But some local co-eds had something different in mind. Sure they got away, but they headed for the heartland for a spring break they'll never forget.

Angels, Dodgers intriguing off the field
UR professor comments on the state of southern California baseball.

Inland Empire beginning to recover from recession's job losses
San Bernardino Sun
University of Redlands economist Johannes Moenius also spoke at Friday's conference and said
it would be wrong to be too let down by the government's news.

Symphony to perform world premiere
Redlands Daily Facts
The Redlands Symphony will perform the world premiere of Francisco Castillo's "Rhapsody for Oboe, English Horn, and Orchestra...

Home going for Dorothy Inghram
Black Voice News
An overflowing audience packed St. Paul AME Church in San Bernardino for two days for the home going celebration of the last surviving member of the church's founding family, Mrs. Dorothy Inghram, the 106-year-old leader in local education.

University presents two plays by Sarah Ruhl
Olivia Spirz and Alyssa Good perform in "Dead Mans Cell Phone" at the University of Redlands. The productions runs through April 7, 2012.The University of Redlands Theater Arts Department presents two plays by MacArthur Genius and Pulitzer Prize...

Film explores of challenges of Arab-American Muslims
Press Enterprise
...challenges of Arab-American Muslims will be portrayed in the film “Fordson: Faith, Fasting, Football” at a special screening on Thursday at the University of Redlands. Rashid Ghazi, the film's director, will present his award-winning documentary and will participate in a question-and-answer session following...

Artist's 'Nature of Things' at Crafton Hills College
Artist Raul Acero holds one of the ceramic heads that form part of his imaginary world, being shown at Crafton Hills College in an exhibit titled "The Nature of Things."From the moment Raul Acero opened a bar...

U of R professor Johannes Moenius to speak at economic conference
Redlands Daily Facts
Johannes Moenius, associate professor of the School of Business and the William R. and Sue Johnson Endowed Chair of Spatial Economic Analysis and Regional Planning at the University of Redlands will be one of the speakers at the Inland Empire Economic Part...

Colleges team up for opera 'Orfeo ed Euridice'
The University of Redlands and Crafton Hills College will join forces in a production of Christoph Willibald Gluck's ground-breaking opera.

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