December 2012

University of Redlands rolls out program to fight drunken driving
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
The University of Redlands and Recording Artists Against Drunk Driving, or RADD, are partnering against student drinking and driving. U of R will partner with local bars and restaurants that students frequent to offer incentives and rewards.....

Highland, Yucaipa swap deputies
Highland Community News - Online
Griswold is single, plays golf (a little), likes to work on old cars and ride his Harley in his spare time.
He also is a student in the Master’s program at the University of Redlands.

University of Redlands praised for academic programs
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
The University of Redlands recently received national kudos for its achievements by students who pursue and excel at global academic opportunities while enrolled as undergraduates at the university.

INLAND JUDGES: Judicial appointments for San Bernardino, Riverside counties
Press-Enterprise – Online
Similar story in Highland Community News
She earned her law degree at the McGeorge School of Law at University of the Pacific, and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Redlands.

REDLANDS: Business school offers scholarship to adult students
U of R is giving a Success Scholarship of $2,600 for adults to finish a degree or go after a master's. The University of Redlands is offering a Success Scholarship to adult business students. To help adult students who want to earn a business degree, ...

Financial controls lacking at state jobs agency
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
…said Jeffery Smith, associate professor and director at the Banta Center for Business Ethics and Society at University of Redlands in the greater Los Angeles area.
"The fact that you wouldn't have this agency, which is essentially a trustee of public funds, for them not to take seriously the importance of very diligent financial reporting seems to me at best ironic and at worst a breach of what we would expect as transparency when it comes to public interest," Smith said.

University of Redlands business students complete holiday drive
LANG sources
Toy and food drives put together for families in need are usually the front-runners during the holidays. There are other needs, however, and students at the University of Redlands - specifically the School of Business - addressed an important…

Bill Moore, former University vice president, dies
LANG sources
William "Bill" Joseph Moore, a dean at San Bernardino Valley College, vice president at University of Redlands and president of Crafton Hills College died Dec. 13 at 80. He was a strong person, and developed a strong political science program at Valley College, according to his brother-in-law Kent Hayden.

EDITORIAL: Hits and misses
Press Enterprise
But as Redlands residents lament his recent decision to retire at the end of the year, they also should celebrate his plan to continue promoting and raising funds for the library as an unpaid director emeritus. He’ll also continue to nourish the community as an educator at the University of Redlands and UC Riverside, and as a writer and speaker.

Scientists in the Spotlight: Dr. Tyler Nordgren
Huffington Post
Did you catch the news from NASA last week? We have an amazingly complicated, nuclear-powered rover on Mars that is fully functional in every way and ready to do super-sensitive chemical experiments in one of the most exciting places to look for the ingredients of life.

New federal gun control laws not a sure thing after Sandy Hook killings
LANG sources
"I think the chances of something coming through the House are pretty good, but whether there is significant reform remains to be seen," University of Redlands political scientist Renee Van Vechten said. "We'll probably get symbolic legislation but probably not true reform."

University of Redlands students heavily involved in community
San Bernardino Sun/Redlands Daily Facts
The student body at the University of Redlands has become something of a force where reaching out to the community is concerned.

REDLANDS: Police lieutenant retires after 32 years
Press-Enterprise - Online
...department. He even served as a guest TAC officer at the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Academy. He also constantly strove to increase his skills and knowledge through education. Lt. Garcia earned his bachelor of arts with a major in political science ...

In Memoriam - John Willets
During that time, he attended the University of Illinois and received two Masters Degrees and a Ph.D. in Psychology. He then moved back to California to teach at Redlands University. While there, he was ordained as an Episcopalian Deacon by the Archdiocese of Los Angeles.

University of Redlands hosts candlelight vigil for shooting victims
Redlands Daily Facts, other LANG sources
University of Redlands sophomore Danielle Hillyer spent most of Friday trying to make sense of the mass slayings in Connecticut. In the midst of finals, Hillyer, 19, was struggling to do so.
"I saw the courage of the teachers who tried to help the kids," she said. "They have inspired me to be strong. It is still tough to see." Hillyer was one of about 50 students to attend an impromptu candlelight vigil Friday night in the university's chapel.

REDLANDS: Smiley Library announces new archivist and curator (Gonzales is visiting archivist at the University)
Press-Enterprise - Online
...program in history at UC Riverside and completed his masters in 1999. He earned a doctorate there in 2006. "My first professor in graduate school was Larry Burgess," Gonzales said. "I had only been to Redlands once in my life at that time…

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      INLAND COLLEGES: Duo heads south for All-Star game
      Press-Enterprise - Online
      University of Redlands' quarterback Chad Hurst scrambles past Cal Lutheran defenders during a game earlier this year. It 's not a playoff game, but University of Redlands senior linebacker Jordan Garcia and senior quarterback...

      Thurber dressed up for the holiday
      The folks at the University of Redlands shared this photo of the campus mascot, Thurber the bulldog, with his holiday hat on. It’s too cute not to share. I’m just like everyone else who can’t resist an adorable dog photo. Thanks, U of R, for the holiday smile.

      University of Redlands' Grady represents Redlands on AFCA All-America team
      Redlands Daily Facts - Online
      Junior University of Redlands kicker Kevin Grady has landed on the American Football Coaches Association Division III All-America team for his contributions during the squad's 6-3 season. He is the fifth Bulldog in Redlands history to receive...

      Our Readers Say: Feast of Lights recognizes diversity
      Redlands Daily Facts
      Under the visionary direction of Dr. Nicholle Andrews and Chaplain John Walsh, the genius of this ecumenical service is not that it recognizes diversity as a new concept (consider that Judson's stained glass masterpiece depicts a gathering 2,000 years ago consisting of "a variety of social types - rich and poor, young and old, ecclesiastical leaders, and Roman soldiers") but that its thoughtful narrative is articulated to reach hearts and minds whose belief systems may be less traditional but no less in need of its message of illumination.

      Redlands Fire Capt. Richard Sessler named Firefighter of the Year 2012
      Sessler's "ability to coordinate and lead firefighters on an extremely stubborn timber fire in tremendously difficult terrain was noted by his branch director," Redlands Fire Chief Jeff Frazier said in a statement. "His actions and leadership saved multiple residences and thousands of acres of precious watershed." (Sessler is a student in the School of Business at the University)

      University of Redlands reloaded, ready to swim to glory
      Redlands Daily Facts - Online
      University of Redlands' David Ortyn swims during practice Wednesday at the Thompson Aquatic Center in Redlands. REDLANDS -- Where to from here? That's the question members of the University...

      University of Redlands volunteer center busy for holidays
      Redlands Daily Facts - Online
      REDLANDS - The Volunteer Center at the University of Redlands is reaching out to the community in a big way during the holiday season. U of R students are coordinating a Warm Coat Drive that ends Wednesday.

      Layoffs planned at San Bernardino hospitals
      LANG sources
      Experts at the University of Redlands and Cal Poly Pomona have said that eventual economic recovery will not end suffering in hard-hit areas like the city of San Bernardino. Barron said the hospitals have worked hard to make sure the cuts affect as few...

      Fighting spirit fuels Forni
      He was teaching and coaching at the high school he graduated from in 1998. He had played football and basketball at Casa, was a tight end at the College of Marin, a wide receiver at the University of Redlands…

      Frances Aileen Kintner Boozer
      90, died peacefully on December 1, 2012 at the Carolina Village Medical Center. … Frances received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology and Psychology in 1946 from the University of Redlands in California.

      Redlands women no match for hot-shooting powerhouse Lewis and Clark
      Redlands Daily Facts - Online
      REDLANDS - Parrying the Pioneers' attack was always going to be a daunting challenge, and when push came to shove, the Bulldogs just weren't up to scratch. The University of Redlands women's basketball team didn't have the firepower to hang with…

      University of Redlands women field three honorees
      Redlands Daily Facts - Online
      Freshman midfielder Savannah Laursen was named NSCAA second-team All-West Region. She and two other University of Redlands players made the All-West Region list.

      University of Redlands to present “Blank Slate” project
      Redlands Daily Facts
      The University of Redlands theater arts department presents "The Blank Slate Project" at 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday in the university's Frederick Loewe Theatre.

      University of Redlands Lee Fulmer Memorial Tournament
      Redlands Daily Facts
      Due to the expansion of the SCIAC, which required additional competition dates for conference games, the Lee Fulmer Memorial Tournament was condensed to a two-day classic this season, which will mark the 65th annual event.

      REDLANDS: Late jazz legend Dave Brubeck played locally
      Dan Murphy, a professor of music at the University of Redlands, said the school has photos from the early 50s of Brubeck performing at the chapel on campus. “In the ‘50s, they were popular on campus,” Murphy said of Brubeck and his band. “He was on the cutting edge. His was the hip music of the times.”

      Four University of Redlands Bulldogs capture All-West region awards
      Redlands Daily Facts
      On offense, junior kicker Kevin Grady headlined the group by landing on the first team, while senior guard Peter Kinney earned second-team accolades and junior kick returner Taylor Irwin was selected to the third team. Senior linebacker Jordan Garcia, who was the SCIAC Defensive Player of the Year, also represented the Bulldogs' defense with a spot on the second team.

      Olympian makes stop at University of Redlands
      San Bernardino Sun
      Boudia told a enthusiastic University of Redlands crowd on Tuesday that he indeed has begun training for a run at his third straight Olympiad - the 2016 games in Rio.

      University of Redlands' Marquez honored as All-American
      Redlands Daily Facts
      When the National Soccer Coaches Association of America announced that junior Richie Marquez had been named an All-American on Tuesday ...

      Former San Manuel Chairman ready to tackle economy/jobs as San Bernardino County supervisor
      San Jose Mercury News/other LANG sources
      And now, Ramos, 45, will be sworn in today as the first San Manuel tribal member elected to the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors. 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…

      Beswick elected as President of Redlands Country Club
      Highland Community News
      Beside serving as the Redlands Country Club president, Beswick currently serves on the University of Redlands board of trustees.

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