News

January 2013

Evolving exhibit will continue at library, play host to two guest artists-lecturers
The Independent Collegian
Tyler Nordgren, an artist and astronomer, will display 16 of his astronomy-themed photographs taken from various national parks in the CVA’s Clement Gallery from Feb. 15 through March 15. A full professor of physics and astronomy at the University of Redlands, Nordgren will also lecture at Ritter Planetarium Feb. 13 a, 7 p.m. His lecture is titled “Capturing Natural Night,” which will cover photographing the night sky. “When people get to the national parks you can actually see a truly natural dark sky with the Milky Way overhead,” Nordgren said. “This artwork is capturing what we professional astronomers see all the time but what the average public never gets to see.”

Human Relations forum in Redlands brings youth needs to light
San Jose Mercury News /LANG sources
University of Redlands President Emeritus James Appleton gave a presentation about an upcoming Community Leadership Program. He discussed the need for new leadership, specifically for more diversity and representation of North Redlands...

CFO moves
Cfomoves.com
Legal Life Plans, Inc. (OTC: LLFP) announced that Terry Kupfer was appointed as the Chief Financial Officer and a member of the Board of Directors. Mr. Kupfer was an audit partner and Audit Practice Director – Arthur Anderson LLP, 1970 – 1997, Los Angeles, CA. Mr. Kupfer is currently a member of the Board of Trustees for the University of Redlands (CA).

Williams to replace Ramos on board
LANG sources
This is Williams' second time on the board: In 2006, he served as a student trustee to the board while a student at San Bernardino Valley College, prior to earning a bachelor's degree in business from the University of Redlands. Williams has also served on the San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board and was appointed by Gov. Jerry Brown to the California State WIB.

REDLANDS: Sierra Club chapter to meet Feb. 5
Press-Enterprise - Online
Professor Monty Hempel of the University of Redlands will present the documentary film he produced, Spirit of Place on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013 at the San Gorgonio Chapter of the Sierra Club meeting at the San Bernardino County Museum in Redlands.

Obituary: The Rev. Elwyn Gibbs ministered to tough neighborhoods
Sacramento Bee - Online
Elwyn Duane Gibbs was born in 1936 in Loyalton and raised in Northern California. He graduated from University of Redlands and Colgate Rochester Divinity School in New York. He was a caring man and "a really fine listener," longtime friend Sheila Saxby said. He worked to solve social problems with enthusiasm and connected with people.

Bilingual Learning
89.3 KPCC
The science, options and dilemma of dual language education.

SAN BERNARDINO: Joseph Williams chosen for college board
Press-Enterprise - Online
Williams is CEO of the Youth Action Project and previously worked for San Bernardino County in inmate services and workforce development. He was student trustee on the board in 2006. Williams has a bachelor's degree in business from the University of Redlands…Similar story in Highland Community News: SBCCD Selects New Board Member

Episode 47: Father of 3. Economics Major. Tight End?
"Say Something"-The Chronicle of Higher Education
In this episode, we hear from Daryl Andersen, a junior at the University of Redlands who owns a construction company and competes on the Division III football team. He describes how he balances work, family, and school—and how playing football has changed his career goals.

Larry Burgess retires with fanfare at Redlands Country Club
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
Three toasts were delivered to honor Burgess: The first, past Mayor Carole Beswick represented the community of Redlands; for the second, professor of history Jim Sandos represented the community of scholars;...

Ensemble XXI to present choral evensong at University of Redlands memorial Chapel
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
Ensemble XXI, directed by Jeffrey H. Rickard, will present a service of choral evensong for the Epiphany season at 7:30 p.m. Sunday in the University of Redlands Memorial Chapel.

Temple Grandin's presentation on autism at University of Redlands packs house
San Bernardino County Sun/Redlands Daily Facts
The Memorial Chapel at the University of Redlands didn't have an empty seat or parking space Tuesday night when Temple Grandin took the stage to discuss her life as a successful autistic.

Dress sale at U of R to help state pageant
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
A dress sale to benefit the Ms. Wheelchair California Pageant will be held...

Martin Luther King service a rekindling - San Bernardino County Sun
San Bernardino Sun/Redlands Daily Facts
Every year I attend the Martin Luther King Day observance at the University of Redlands. Years ago there was an afternoon service, that ended with a short march. The past few years it's been an evening service in the Memorial Chapel. Everybody sits on the stage and the seats always fill up. The Rev. Dr. John Walsh, U of R chaplain, leads the ceremony.

California Job Growth Remains Steady
Highland Community News – Online
California Job Growth Remains Steady For the month of December 2012, the University of Redlands Institute for Spatial Economic Analysis (ISEA) study finds the overall year-over-year job growth in California remains steady with most areas showing moderate job growth.

Reading of the play “8” set
Press Enterprise
A reading of the play “8,” which explores California’s decision to overturn Prop. 8, the voter initiative that restricts the rights of gay and lesbian Californians to marry, will take place at 8 p.m. Feb. 9 at Glenn Wallichs Theatre on the University of Redlands campus…

Redlands chamber honors outstanding individuals
Redlands Daily Facts - Online/other LANG sources

The city's firefighter of the year was Capt. Richard Sessler, who was lauded for both his work with the Redlands Fire Department as well as for his community involvement.

Observances planned in and near Redlands for Martin Luther King Day
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
The federal holiday honoring King's life and work is on Monday, but the University of Redlands will present its tribute on Sunday because of another important Monday event: President Obama's inauguration. "We didn't think we should compete with that," said U of R Chaplain John Walsh."

University of Redlands to stage 'A Chorus Line'
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
The University of Redlands' musical theater company will present "A Chorus Line" at 8 p.m. Jan. 25 and 26 and 2 p.m. Jan. 27 at the Glenn Wallichs Theatre...

Temple Grandin, autistic adult named on TIME's most influential people list, to speak at University of Redlands
San Bernardino Sun/Redlands Daily Facts
Dr. Temple Grandin, an accomplished adult with autism will present "Thinking in Pictures: My Life With Autism" at 7 p.m. Jan. 22 in the Memorial Chapel at the University of Redlands.

REDLANDS: Autism and animal welfare activist to speak
Press Enterprise
University of Redlands Campus Diversity and Inclusion and the Ad-Hoc Working Group on Disability Issues will host autism and animal welfare activist Dr. Temple Grandin on Tuesday, Jan. 22 at 7 p.m.
Grandin is the most accomplished and well-known adult with autism in the world. A professor of Animal Sciences at Colorado State, Grandin is a highly sought speaker, lecturing around the world on autism and livestock handling.

Sue Ann (Best) Brenner
Los Altos Town Crier - Online
...2012 at the age of 75 due to complications from Parkinson's Disease and Dementia. Sue was born to parents Ralph Best and Rose Daniels in Redlands, CA, and she spent her childhood on an orange ranch with Rose and her older brother Bob. After graduating from University of Redlands...

Science themes explored in evolving exhibit
Independent Collegian - Online
Tyler Nordgren, an artist and astronomer, will display his astronomy-themed photography in the CVA's Clement Gallery from Feb. 15 through March 15. A full professor of physics and astronomy at the University of Redlands...

Wind, icy roads cause problems throughout Inland Empire
San Bernardino Sun/Redlands Daily Facts and other LANG sources
...through the weekend, spreading sand on canyon roads, Citrus Avenue at Judson and Lincoln streets and Palo Alto Drive near Country Club Drive. At least four weather-related car crashes were reported in the city, Baker said. Frost was seen Monday morning on University of Redlands orange groves...

University of Redlands student going to D.C. for Presidential inauguration
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
University of Redlands student Evelyn Terry will join thousands in Washington, D.C. on Sunday to attend the inauguration of President Barack Obama. Terry, a native Redlander, applied to be a part of the celebration through...

Two Redlands landmarks were featured on Huell Howser's 'Gold' series
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
...they saw the shrine on 'California Gold.' People who have come years after the broadcast said it was their reason for the visit," McCue said. After the expansion of the shrine in the early 2000s, Howser was invited to speak at the Wallichs Theater at the University of Redlands…

Big names in children's books coming to Redlands for Charlotte Huck festival
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
The 17th annual Charlotte S. Huck Children's Literature Festival, set for March 1 and 2 at the University of Redlands, will bring together authors...

University of Redlands concerto competition winner Anthony Ribaya will solo with Redlands Symphony
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
The Redlands Symphony Orchestra will present pianist Anthony Ribaya, 18, in his orchestral debut as he performs Shostakovich's Piano Concerto No. 2 in F major, op. 102, at 8 p.m. Jan. 19 in the University of Redlands Memo...

Sculpture exhibit continues at U of R
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
Michael Darling's sculpture exhibit "Mine: I Have Something to Show You," is on display at the University of Redlands until Jan. 30. An opening reception will be held today from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at the Ann Peppers Gallery and will include a question-and- ...

Williams promoted to deputy chief
Highland Community News
He has continued his education with a criminal justice degree, a degree in business administration and in 2009, he graduated from the FBI Academy. He is working on a Master’s degree at the University of Redlands.

2012 was a good year for Redlands education
Redlands Daily Facts/San Bernardino Sun
Kuncl received a unanimous recommendation from the university's presidential committee and was elected to the position by the university's board of trustees.

Albert Calero, 65
The Oregonian
He completed his education by earning a master’s degree in business from Redlands University and spent most of his career in telecommunications. Al retired from Verizon eight years ago, and enjoyed golf, spending time with his wife and friends and exploring the Northwest.

University of Redlands concerto competition winner Anthony Ribaya will solo with Redlands Symphony
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
The Redlands Symphony Orchestra will present pianist Anthony Ribaya, 18, in his orchestral debut as he performs Shostakovich's Piano Concerto No. 2 in F major, op. 102, at 8 p.m. Jan. 19 in the University of Redlands Memo...

Lt. Rogelio Garcia retires from Redlands Police Department after 32 years
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
...and serve people," he said. Garcia was born in Guanajuato, Mexico, but came to Redlands with his mother in 1968 when he was in his mid-teens. In 1972, he graduated from Redlands High School and had his sights set on law school when he enrolled at the University of Redlands ...

Redlanders who made a difference died in 2012
Redlands Daily Facts/other LANG sources
Recap of 2012 obituaries including individuals connected to the University.

The Rev. Kim Nelson is new pastor at First Presbyterian Church of Redlands
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
The Rev. Kim Nelson began serving as senior pastor of First Presbyterian Church of Redlands on Wednesday. Nelson is a graduate of the University of Redlands with a bachelor of arts degree in religion.

Debbie Franklin takes Banning’s top position
Record Gazette
Franklin, 61, holds a bachelor’s degree in sociology from the University of Redlands’ Johnston College. The fifth of eight children, two of her sisters – older sister, Ernie, and younger sister, Jackie – were attending Redlands at the same time she was.

Redlands Conservancy receives grant from SoCal Gas Co.
Redlands Daily Facts
James Blauth, a University of Redlands professor, and Kathy Havert, a curriculum developer for outdoor education, are working with Leonard to develop the curriculum for the youth and the training program for the senior stewards who will work with the youth....

New employees welcomed to Redlands Police Department
Redlands Daily Facts
Two part-time research assistants were hired to assist the department's criminologist. Niki Ables is working toward her master's degree in communicative disorders at the University of Redlands. She also works as a graduate speech language pathologist and plans to graduate in 2014.

Capt. Richard Sessler is Redlands Firefighter of the Year
San Bernardino Sun/Redlands Daily Facts
…he completed his master's degree in administration and management from the University of Redlands and was nominated by his peers to join the Whitehead Leadership Society.

Redlands Educational Partnership Foundation presents grants to teachers
Redlands Daily Facts
John Gann, a music teacher at Clement Middle School, was awarded $2,100 to allow 110 students at Clement to get advanced instrument instruction from music professors from the University of Redlands and…

Meet Page Howe
San Francisco Chronicle
Howe was born in Burbank California in 1963, and he studied management at a nearby liberal arts school, University of Redlands. He took a lot of economics, political science, anthropology and sociology courses, and he really excelled in classes that focused on taxes. This helped him land his first job out of school at a financial planning company for doctors, Perkins & Zures.


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