News

June 2012

Martinez honored with Division III West Region Under Armour Athletic Director of the Year award
Redlands Daily Facts, other sources
The National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics has announced the University of Redlands' Jeff Martinez is its NCAA Division III 2011-12 West Region Under Armour Athletic Director of the Year.

Cracking the silence of autism
Press Enterprise
She runs a teen and young adult group of autistic people and is helping to organize a conference on adaptive communication Dec. 1 at the University of Redlands.

City plans for development around rail stations
Press Enterprise, Inland Politics.com
The guidelines would vary from station to station, Orci said. At the University of Redlands, they likely would cater to the student lifestyle and recommend retail and residential projects.

University chaplain leads student trip to Cuba
Redlands Daily Facts, San Bernardino Sun
A group of University of Redlands students traveled to Cuba on in May to learn about international relations between our two countries.

H. Jess Senecal, 81
Pasadena Star-News, Long Beach Press Telegram, other sources
H. Jess Senecal, Senior Partner with the Pasdena law firm of Lagerlof, Senecal, Gosney and Kruse died June 6 at the age of 81. A member of the Board of Trustees of the University of Redlands for 33 years, Mr. Senecal was a dedicated leader and fundraiser.

Lisa Santos Tabarez: Excelling to the Top
Imperial Valley Press
At some point my school counselor found this out, called me into her office and told me, ‘You are going to a four year university.' I decided to trust her. I went to the University of Redlands and received a degree in communications and creative writing.”

Who is Prince Ahmed Bin Abdul Aziz?
Gulf in the Media
Prince Ahmed traveled to the United States for studying at the end of 1961, and studied English and some science subjects at the University of Southern California (USC). He moved to the University of Redlands in southern California where he was awarded a bachelor’s degree in political science in 1968. He was also awarded a doctorate degree in humanities from the University of Redlands in 1999.

Redlands Magazine Summer 2012
Read about Dr. Appleton’s retirement and student athletes.

Viewpoints: Where is the transparency in California's budget process?
Sacramento Bee
Commentary by Kenneth Hall who serves on the Board of Trustees for the University of Redlands. He was chief deputy director of finance for Gov. Ronald Reagan, and was founder and chairman emeritus of School Services of California.

A gift of music for Redlands museum
Redlands Daily Facts
Wayne Bohrnstedt, retired director of the University of Redlands School of Music and Division of Arts, recently donated two symphonic scores and other music he composed to the Redlands Historical Museum.

University gets new president
Press-Enterprise
His friends at the University of Rochester tease him that he just wants to get away from winters with 110 inches of snow. But for Ralph Kuncl (rhymes with "pencil"), his selection last week as president of the University of Redlands is a homecoming ...

MORENO VALLEY: Residents question consultant’s objectivity
Press-Enterprise
“Basically, the city’s consultant does a cross check on the work of the developer,” Moreno Valley Mayor Richard Stewart said. “(Krantz’s) experience and reputation is so good. He is one of the most well-thought-of environmental experts in his field. It’s his job to be sure that whatever work (the developer) does is done properly. We don’t want it to be flawed.”

Musician, alum and adjunct professor Kirk Sharp dead at 56
TheSpectrum.com
He excelled in music in high school and won many awards and a scholarship to the University of Redlands School of Music. He received two masters degrees in Performance and Conducting. He also received a Masters of Arts degree in Music Theory and Literature.

Redlands to get opera company
San Bernardino County Sun, 5 other sources
Two University alums found Redlands Opera Theatre to add to the area’s rich arts culture.

The allure of risk: Are humans hard-wired to be drawn to death-defying stunts?
National Post
“It’s not really about whether he can do it, it’s about whether he lives or dies doing it. He is still doing something really cool but the real risk of danger is no longer there,” said Catherine Salmon, associate professor of psychology at the University of Redlands in California.

Walker picks up service award
Redlands Daily Facts
University of Redlands' former faculty athletic representative, Dr. Christopher N. Walker, recently received the SCIAC Distinguished Service Award. According to Bulldog football coach Mike Maynard, it was a well-deserved honor.

Fulbright Awards
Redlands in the NAC&U

Redlands appoints Ralph Kuncl as next president
Redlands in the NAC&U
The University of Redlands Board of Trustees elected Dr. Ralph W. Kuncl as the 11th president of the University. Kuncl, currently provost and executive vice president of University of Rochester, succeeds retiring President James R. Appleton and will assume his duties in mid-August 2012.

Bulldog football team to host annual camp
Redlands Daily Facts
The University of Redlands football team will once again hold its Southern California Bulldog Football Camp. The camp will take place at the program's campus facilities and will run from July 6 to 9.

Redlanders view Venus transit at University of Redlands
Redlands Daily Facts, San Bernardino County Sun, Daily Breeze
It was no accident that dozens of people lined up under a two-story sundial to watch Tuesday's transit of Venus across the Sun. "More like a happy coincidence," said Tyler Nordgren, professor of astronomy and physics at the University of Redlands.

University of Rochester Provost Ralph Kuncl takes new position in California
Wayne Post
Ralph Kuncl, who has served as provost and executive vice president of the University of Rochester since August of 2007, was named Saturday as president of the University of Redlands in California.

UR provost to become president at University of Redlands
Rochester Business Journal
The University of Rochester’s provost is leaving to become president of the University of Redlands in California, UR officials announced. Ralph Kuncl, who for the past five years has served as provost and executive vice president at UR, is to leave Aug.

UR provost named president at Univ. of Redlands
Democrat and Chronicle
Ralph Kuncl, who has served as provost and executive vice president of the University of Rochester for the past five years, has been named president of the University of Redlands in California.

Ralph Kuncl confirmed as university president
Press Enterprise
The University of Redlands Board of Trustees officially selected Dr. Ralph W. Kuncl to be their 11th president on Saturday, June 2.

Ralph W. Kuncl will be new president of University of Redlands
Los Angeles Times, also L.A. Times blog
Kuncl, 63, is a neurology professor who has been the provost and executive vice president at the University of Rochester. He assumes his post in mid-August.

University of Redlands appoints Ralph W. Kuncl as new president
San Francisco Gate, 22 other sources
Ralph W. Kuncl, a highly regarded educational leader and native of Southern California has been named the 11th president of the University of Redlands.

University of Redlands selects Ralph W. Kuncl as new president
Daily Bulletin, San Bernardino County Sun, Redlands Daily Facts, other LANG sources
The job description for Ralph W. Kuncl's position as a university provost in New York did not require interaction with students, yet today many students and alumni refer to Kuncl and his wife as second parents.


Design through Math
Appleton Hall

The back of the University of Redlands own Appleton Hall contains a mathematically designed ‘Echo Chamber’ that uses calculated angles to refract sound.

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