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November 2012

Empire Moon literary event includes University of Redlands professor and student
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
...present Empire Moon, a reading and networking event for the literary arts community east of Los Angeles, 7-10 p.m. Saturday at Ace Hotel and Swim Club, 701 E. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs. The reading lineup features Greg Bills and Rachel Reynolds...

Playwrights, inmates create 'painful honesty' in stage productions at University of Redlands
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
Students at the University of Redlands didn't know what to expect when they enrolled in a Playwrights Ensemble course at the beginning of the school year. Once the course was defined, however, it turned into an experience of a lifetime.

REDLANDS: University holds inaugural LENS Symposium
Press-Enterprise - Online
On Oct. 31, the University of Redlands hosted the first annual "LENS: Mapping People Symposium," generously supported through a grant from the W.M. Keck Foundation. Approximately 75 Geographic Information System (GIS) practitioners and graduate students...

REDLANDS: Professor is Counselor Advocate of the Year
Press-Enterprise - Online
Dr. Janee Both Gragg has been recognized for her inspiring work as the chair of the School of Education's School Counseling program at the University of Redlands as a recipient of the California Association of School Counselor's Counselor Advocate of the Year...

University of Redlands men clobber Caltech, now gearing up for Pomona-Pitzer
Redlands Daily Facts - Online

REDLANDS: Speaker's Bureau series helps prospective homebuyers
Press-Enterprise - Online
Speaker's Bureau series to help prospective homebuyers.

Bulldogs set to open SCIAC play against woeful Caltech
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
The University of Redlands women's basketball team was supposed to be down this season. Apparently, somebody forgot to tell the Bulldogs. Redlands is on a roll.

Kimberly Taylor takes over award-winning Citrus Valley High choir
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
...anxiety would not be surprising in a new teacher taking over a successful program, but Taylor sees advantages in her situation. She is new to her school, but her roots are deep in local school music circles. She holds bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Redlands.

Local athletes: LAUREN CAMPBELL University of Redlands Swimming
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin - Online
The lowdown: The senior standout excels in the distance freesyle events.
Hometown: Dana Point
High school: Dana Hills, 2009
Major: Philosophy
Most memorable sports moment: In a practice we were given an unusually hard set on which most of my teammates gave up. One teammate and myself did not. It consisted of about 80 laps and we swam right next to each other, stroke for stroke. We were the only two to finish. Afterward we felt a huge sense of accomplishment and respect for one another's work ethic that we still have years later.

Local Colleges: The Sun's College Five
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SB Sun/Daily Facts
The University of Redlands women's basketball team graduated two players who were the foundation of the team for four years. But the Bulldogs already have earned a couple of big wins, one of them a 66-63 upset of No. 2 George Fox.

Low-income students get crash course in college preparation
Los Angeles Times
Each summer a handful of students from Sylmar and 11 other L.A. Unified schools who are considered "better than their numbers" -- a reference to their test scores and grades -- attend a weekend-long College Summit boot camp at a nearby university. They then return to their campuses as peer mentors and share what they learned with fellow students. Perez said the days he spent at the University of Redlands in 2010 didn't just hone his focus on college, they changed his life.

REDLANDS: Autism conference on communication to be held
Press-Enterprise - Online
A conference on “Improving Communication for Individuals with Special Needs Using Augmentative Communication” will be held on Saturday, Dec. 1, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the University of Redlands, Orton Center.

Garcia Named SCIAC Defensive Player of the Year as Redlands Football Collects 13 All-SCIAC Awards
D3Football.com
The Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) announced on Wednesday afternoon that the University of Redlands football program garnered 13 All-SCIAC selections, headlined by senior linebacker Jordan Garcia (Carlsbad, CA) as the 2012 Defensive Player of the Year.

University of Redlands primed to play No. 2 George Fox following strong tournament showing
Redlands Daily Facts – Online
University of Redlands Marika Staton will be in the lineup on Wednesday when the Bulldogs face George Fox.

Former student remembers University of Redlands music professor John Golz
Redlands Daily Facts
When I reflect on John Golz (violinist and longtime University of Redlands professor of music who died Sept. 30), I remember that he influenced me in personal ways as well as musical ones. In the hyper-competitive and stressful world of classical music…

2012 Olympian to speak at University of Redlands
Redlands Daily Facts - Online

Four NAC&U Members Named Top Producers of Fulbright Students
NAC&U
Nazareth College, Pacific Lutheran University, the University of Scranton and the University of Redlands were named to the list of Top Fulbright Producers among masters level universities in a list published in The Chronicle of Higher Education.

International Exchange Increasing
Inside Higher Ed
There are 33 colleges – most of them small baccalaureate institutions -- that send 70 percent or more of their students abroad. Eleven doctoral-granting universities exceed the 50 percent mark, as do 12 master’s-level colleges. Blumenthal pointed to these institutions as proof that increasing study abroad enrollment dramatically is possible.

REGION: Local literary arts networking event set
Press-Enterprise - Online
To showcase the area's writing-program talent, the reading lineup for Empire Moon features Tod Goldberg and Maggie Downs from UC Riverside (Palm Desert); Greg Bills and Rachel Reynolds from the University of Redlands...

Carole Beswick becomes first woman president of Redlands Country Club
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
Besides serving as the Redlands Country Club president, Beswick also serves as a board trustee at the University of Redlands…

REDLANDS: Smiley Library Director Burgess to retire
Press-Enterprise - Online
"If I'm just going to start working again then why would I retire?" Burgess said. "This will allow me to do things at my own pace." He said he plans to continue teaching classes…

Memorial services announced for Old Lady Daniel
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
Daniel attended North Texas State University where she received a college degree and her teaching credentials three years later. In the 1980s, Daniels would earn her master’s degree for education from the University of Redlands...

Moveable Feast to include a sit-down dinner at University of Redlands
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
If You Go—Moveable Feast Casa Loma Room, University of Redlands. When: 5:30 p.m. Nov. 30. Cost: $36 (Town & Gown members), $40 (non-members), $61 preferred seating (T&G members), $65 (non-members)…

Larry Burgess, longtime director of the Redlands' A.K. Smiley Library, announces retirement
Redlands Daily Facts – Online
A.K. Smiley Public Library Director and University of Redlands board trustee announces retirement.

University of Redlands' Walker wins Knight award
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
Dr. Christopher Walker was recently recognized as the 2012 winner of the David Knight Award for outstanding service, as selected by the Faculty Athletics Representatives Association during its annual symposium in Indianapolis."This award means a great....

REDLANDS: Victoria School students will grow, harvest, cook from garden
Press-Enterprise - Online
...Difference Day in late October, some 60 volunteers converged on Victoria to make headway on the garden project, organized by THINK project volunteer Alexander Drey-Mulari. The volunteers represented three groups: Beta Phi Delta fraternity at UC Riverside, the University of Redlands Office of Community Service Learning...

ANDERSON, VICTOR CHARLES March 31, 1922 to November 3, 2012
U-T San Diego
He majored in physics at the University of Redlands, where his father Elam was president. In 1943 he entered graduate school at UC Berkeley, where he was invited to join the Manhattan project.

University of Redlands women's basketball team gauges its strength with two tournament wins
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
There was no secret about the University of Redlands women's basketball team's change of appearance, but there were plenty of questions concerning just how well coach Rich Murphy's 2012-13 squad would make use of it.

University of Redlands' 'Cabaret' sexy, moving
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
I attended opening night of "Cabaret" in the Glen Wallichs Theater at the University of Redlands on Wednesday night. I dragged my parents along. ...

Our View: William J. Thornburg's campus legacy given greater recognition
Imperial Valley Press - Online
A graduate of IVC, Thornburg would join the family business upon graduating from the University of Redlands and eventually return to the campus first as a trustee, then as an instructor and lastly as a vice president.

SAN BERNARDINO: Mayor won't seek third term
Press-Enterprise - Online
Jack Brown, chairman and CEO of Stater Bros. Markets, has known Morris for 56 years, since the future mayor was studying at the University of Redlands.

GIS Day: Redlands educators, students, media highlight usefulness of mapping technology
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
Organizations across the Redlands area, including Redlands High School, the University of Redlands as well as the Redlands Daily Facts, gave presentations to 80 people on how they use GIS maps at A.K. Smiley Library on Wednesday.

Teen starts tutor center at Redlands FSA
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
...Elementary School in San Bernardino. Gillespie's daughter Rachel also helps out with tutoring, which takes place each Tuesday and Thursday from 3 to 5 p.m. She, and some others from Citrus Valley High School have helped out. Also, some students from the University of Redlands...

Redlands Starts Webisode Series Starring its New President
NAC&U
The University of Redlands has been chronicling President Ralph Kuncl's first months in office, creating "webisodes" of his adventures.

Former San Manuel chairman James Ramos ready to tackle economy, jobs as new San Bernardino County supervisor
San Bernardino County Sun/all LANG sources
He credits education as the single most important factor in his success and the success of his tribe. "Education paved the way not only for the tribal government, but for the community as a whole," said Ramos, who holds an MBA from the University of Redlands..

Mars talk offered at Redlands RC campus
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin - Online
A talk on Mars, space travel and teamwork will be offered at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Rancho Cucamonga campus of the University of Redlands School of Business. The Redlands Speaker's Bureau series talk will be by Redlands professor Dr. Tyler Nordgren...

Redlands Huck Festival organizers looking forward to 2013 event
Redlands Daily Facts
The Charlotte Huck Festival, a resounding success back in March, put children's literature in the spotlight - it drew educators, students, illustrators, authors, librarians and editors.

University of Redlands to stage 'Cabaret'
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
...followed war and economic collapse, a time that promised social and political equality and justice. No, it's not America's 2008 presidential election; it's the 1920s, the heady times of the Weimar Republic in Berlin, just before the Nazis rose to power....

GIS Day to show how mapping technology is important in daily life
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
GIS can make our world more sustainable, reduce diabetes and obesity rates, and help poor populations get the resources they need."We can use maps to come up with answers," said Carroll. Presenters will include Esri,...

University of Redlands President Ralph Kuncl stars in new Web series
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
To celebrate his first month as the newest president of the University of Redlands, Ralph W. Kuncl is currently starring in a four-part YouTube Web series that highlights campus life and its history.

Char Burgess, Lori Rhodes speak
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
Burgess is vice president and dean of student life at the University of Redlands. Rhodes is superintendent of Redlands Unified School District. They presented Redlands' response to AAUW national's paper "Crossing the Line: Sexual Harassment and Bullying in...

REDLANDS: Animals and Society Lecture Series continues
Press-Enterprise - Online
The University of Redlands continues its 2012 Animals and Society lecture series, co-sponsored by the Human-Animals Studies Program, Biology, Environmental Studies, Philosophy, the Johnston Center for Integrative Learning, and the National Museum...

Och Tamale—The tradition at the end of the University of Redlands “R” hike and brush clearing
YouTube
Concert will be memorial to University of Redlands music professor John Golz
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
A concert honoring the memory of John L. Golz, a longtime professor of music at the University of Redlands, will be at 5 p.m. Nov. 12 in the Frederick Loewe Performance Hall in the university's Watchorn Hall.

University of Redlands students, active duty servicemen and veterans, to be recognized at Reign game
Redlands Daily Facts - Online

Students to help Loma Linda Children's Hospital
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
A University of Redlands co-ed fraternity plans to help hospitalized children next week. Alpha Phi Omega Sigma Beta chapter will be making blankets for the sick children at Loma Linda Children's Hospital and making inspirational cards for...

Redlands' Andersen has unique football mosaic
San Gabriel Valley Tribune - Online
...Andersen's fingernails were covered in a sooty shade of black on a recent afternoon. Manual labor will do that to a man. "This is from grouting this morning," he said. "I added this dark color and it just doesn't come off."


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