October 2012

Monthly Mural Wrap: A Dozen Tags for October 2012
Another version of street art: University of Redlands in San Bernardino County has an 18 feet by 23 foot mural fronting their administration building.

REDLANDS: Professors win grant to study meditation
Press-Enterprise - Online
Three University of Redlands faculty members have received a $5,000 grant to conduct research on the impact of meditation curriculum on stress, well-being and academic success.

Redlands Father, 30, Proves It's Never Too Late To Play Football
CBS Local
... 30-year-old Inland Empire man has started his football career more than a decade later than his counterparts. Balancing football, school and raising his three children makes Daryl Andersen an inspiration to his University of Redlands teammates...

University of Redlands panel explores campaign financing
Redlands Daily Facts
Greg Thorson, public policy professor for the department of government, was joined by Renee Van Vechten, associate professor of government, in a discussion about the difference between contributions made in past election cycles to those made after the landmark Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission decision by the U.S. Supreme Court.

University of Redlands professors receive meditation research grant
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
Three University of Redlands faculty members, Fran Grace, professor of religion; Lisa Olson, associate professor of biology; and Celine Ko, assistant professor of psychology; have received a grant of $5,000 to fund research on…

University of Redlands presents Animals and Society lecture series
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
The University of Redlands continues its Animals and Society lecture series, co-sponsored by the Human-Animals Studies Program, Biology, Environmental Studies, Philosophy, the Johnston Center for Integrative Learning…

University of Redlands Orchestra will perform
Redlands Daily Facts
The University of Redlands Orchestra will present "Eroica! Music of Progress," a program of music closely aligned with progressive movements from the 19th and 20th centuries, 8 p.m. Tuesday in the university's Memorial Chapel.

Memorial services to be held for Los Angeles City Fire Department's first Black Assistant Chief Paul Orduna served 33 years in LAFD, including during the racially tense 50's and 60's in So. Los Angeles
L.A. Watts Times
With the goal of becoming Assistant Fire Chief, Paul returned to school and obtained a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Management from the University of Redlands. In February 1986, he became the first Black Assistant Fire Chief in the history of the Los Angeles Fire Department.

New mural at University of Redlands
Redlands Daily Facts/San Bernardino Sun
Homecoming at the University of Redlands was made a bit more special by a group of volunteer students. About 40 students, guided by the university's student president and an art instructor from Redlands East Valley High School, painted a mural…

Astronomy Apocalypse
Huffington Post—Science
As an astronomer I've been inundated with 2012-apocalypse questions more than three years now (I got my first question from the guy slicing cheese at the supermarket).

Paul Brubacher, former University of Redlands administrator, dies at 74
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
Paul W. Brubacher, former vice president of Student Affairs at the University of Redlands and a longtime resident who made a difference as an advocate for the YMCA of the East Valley, died from…

U of R silent film showing to offer look at cinema stars of eight decades ago
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
Two movies from the Silent Film era will be screened starting at 7:30 p.m. Friday in the Memorial Chapel.

Andersen honored to be named to team
Redlands Daily Facts - Online 
Things couldn't have gone much better for University of Redlands junior tight end Daryl Andersen on Saturday night, and so far, this week hasn't been too bad either.

OUR VIEWS: Hits and misses
Press-Enterprise - Online
The University of Redlands is again making good citizenship part of its mission. The university, which has given nearly $800,000 to the city over the past 15 years, is stepping up with an $80,000 donation to back library programs, buy a patrol car and firefighter equipment, and fund an internship that employs university students.

Perez to host 'Chalk Talk' 
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
The University of Redlands' Town & Gown and Bulldog athletics are inviting the community to "Chalk Talk" with head men's soccer coach Ralph Perez on Oct. 22.

Pundits disagree on role Friday's sharp drop in unemployment rate will have on the national election
Los Angeles Daily News - Online
University of Redlands economist Johannes Moenius said some aspects of the new jobs numbers are confusing, but he doesn't see signs of outright falsehood. One reason the report can be hard to understand is that while one survey used to produce the data showed an increase of 114,000 nonfarm jobs, another survey of households, showed total employment rose by 873,000 persons last month.

FOX 11 Morning News at 5AM (no link, FYI)
Television broadcast
The real estate market in the inland empire is going to stay flat for the next couple years. The University of Redlands study looked at San Bernardino and Riverside counties.

Nun who penned 'Dead Man Walking' speaks in Redlands
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
Sister Helen Prejean, author of the book "Dead Man Walking," spoke Wednesday evening in the Memorial Chapel at the University of Redlands.

Southland real estate forecast worse than nation
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
For Southern California real estate, experts agree no recovery is in sight. According to a recent housing price study by the Institute for Spatial Economic Analysis at the University of Redlands, the real estate market in San Bernardino and Riverside counties will remain flat for at least two years. "That doesn't mean that it will be better in two years," said Johannes Moenius, director...

Court to tackle affirmative action and gay marriage
Inland News Today
It’s the first Monday in October and the US Supreme court is opening a new session. University of Redlands Professor of Government Renee Van Vechten is studying the court docket. “Probably the most-watched case has to do with affirmative action. It involves race-conscious admission policies and whether they should be allowed.”

New endowed chair in writing appointed at University of Redlands
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
New endowed chair in writing appointed at University of Redlands

What started as a freshman prank in 1913?
The giant R

The giant "R" seen on the mountain north of the University that is about one-third the size of the Quad.

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