February 2013

Redlands Sustainability Network seeks poets for festival
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
The Redlands Sustainability Network is seeking poets and poems for its sustainability festival to be held March 9 at the University of Redlands.

REDLANDS: Lilly Ledbetter to speak at Memorial Chapel
Press-Enterprise - Online
Equal rights activist Lilly Ledbetter will speak at the University of Redlands' Memorial Chapel...

Efforts help preserve Redlands' allure
San Bernardino Sun
Adaptively used buildings like the one that houses Romano's Restaurant maintain Redlands' distinctive character. (Courtesy Photo) The Morey House is on it, the Burrage Mansion is not. The Fox Theatre is on it, the Mill Creek Zanja is not. Memorial Chapel on the University of Redlands campus is on it, the university's Administration Building is not

Lilly Ledbetter to give talk at University of Redlands
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
A woman who pursued the promise of equal pay for equal work to the Supreme Court and beyond, and whose name is now associated with legislation that smoothed the path for lawsuits based on pay discrimination, will tell her story at the University of Redlands...

November lockdown spurs new Redlands Unified security measures
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
To prepare for a potential shooting, the Police Department in April will take part in a drill simulating a mass shoot...

Redlands theatre department presents ‘Stop Kiss’
Stop Kiss by Diana Son is a serious, comic love story set in New York City. Callie, a jaded traffic reporter, and Sara, a newly arrived grade school teacher, meet over a cat, explore Greenwich Village, enjoy gourmet food and cautiously flirt…

Kristen Cameron, Diane Jennings, Renata Quijada perform for Spinet in Redlands
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
Cameron, a past president of The Spinet, received her Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Redlands.

REDLANDS: Council considers fixing up downtown underpasses
Press-Enterprise - Online
...will create a hospitable and engaging atmosphere, Bachiu said. "I think it's great from an economic development standpoint," Councilman Bob Gardner said. The staff report also states that at a Geodesign workshop attended by officials from the city...

Mary Jane Auerbacher to receive 'Hero of the Arts' honor in Redlands
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
...serving as a board member, she provided dinner for the board meetings and cooked, baked and served a veritable feast for the (association's) annual Major Donor Reception," Noerr said. Auerbacher grew up in Los Angeles and studied piano and organ at the University of Redlands...

Redlands 125th Anniversary: Larry Burgess directed Redlands Smiley Library through remodel
Redlands Daily Facts - Online in exchange for making it open to the public. Their descendants owned parts of the land until 1962. Burgess calls the development of that land a "failure of vision." Burgess is also a graduate of and history teacher and board trustee at ...

Funding farming futures for vets
Orange County Register - Online own and manage his own urban farm in the middle of Los Angeles and Maria Ozvatic, 31 who gave up a job in the Riverside County District Attorneys office to join the program. The mother of a three-year-old son is earning a master's in business from the University of Redlands...

University of Redlands students stage re-enactment of Montgomery bus boycott
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
The African American Association (AAA) at The University of Redlands hosted a project honoring the Montgomery Bus Boycott of 1955 on Thursday. The event is in celebration of Black History Month which lasts the month of February.

REDLANDS: Children's literature festival set for university
Press-Enterprise - Online
...Children's literature festival set for university.

The Inauguration of the 11th President of the University of Redlands
Redlands Daily Facts/San Bernardino Sun/San Jose Mercury News newspapers

New University president Ralph Kuncl inaugurated
Riverside Press-Enterprise

First Look: Inauguration of President Kuncl
Stay tuned as more photos and footage is added.

Redlands 2013 Awards of Distinction recipients announced
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
Formerly the Women of Distinction, the award is now for both genders Now is the time for University of Redlands Town & Gown to announce the honorees for its Women of Distinction award - but this year one of them is a man, so the event at which the group...

HR Directors note: Ledbetter to speak at U of R, March 6
Highland Community News
Equal pay activist and author Lilly Ledbetter will speak on issues of pay discrimination at the University of Redlands Chapel, 1200 E. Colton Ave., March 5 at 7:30 p.m. This is a free event and open to the public. Ledbetter who was employed as…

REDLANDS: University club sets Black History Month event
The University of Redlands student club, African American Association, will host its first re-enactment of the Montgomery Bus Boycott of 1955. The event will take place on Thursday, Feb. 21, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. This project is in celebration…

Montgomery Bus Boycott to be relived at University of Redlands
LANG sources
The African American Association (AAA) of the University of Redlands will hold a reenactment of the 1955 Montgomery Bus Boycott from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday on campus. The event - held in celebration of Black History Month - is ...

Ralph W. Kuncl's inauguration set for Wednesday
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
Ralph W. Kuncl will be inaugurated as the 11th president of University of Redlands on Wednesday. The ceremony will take place at the Memorial Chapel of the Redlands campus at 2:30 p.m., and will be followed by a reception at Orton Center.

Redlands gets sole possession of title, top seed
San Bernardino Sun - Online
It was only two years ago that University of Redlands and Claremont-Mudd-Scripps shared the SCIAC title in men's basketball. It was part of a run in which CMS won or shared four in a row.

Political meetings
Highland Community News - Online
Dr. Monty Hempel, a University of Redlands professor, documentary film maker and author, will be the featured speaker at the Redlands Area Democratic Club (RADC) regular monthly meeting on Saturday, Feb. 16, at Napoli Restaurant, 24960 Redlands Blvd.

Marina Ensemble will perform at Redlands First United Methodist Church
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
Pianist Rae Kate Shen is coordinator of the Suzuki program and an instructor in the University of Redlands Community School of Music and the Arts.

State of the Union: Obama's job ideas lacking
San Bernardino Sun - Online
Howard Hurlbut, an emeritus professor at the University of Redlands, wrote, "We are seeing the entrenchment of Islamist-liberal cleavage in the Arab world. This has become the fundamental divide in Arab politics and will be the case for the foreseeable future."

REDLANDS - The University of Redlands announces the appointment of Walter Hutchens as the new Endowed Chair of Global Business
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
In this new position supported by a gift from longtime University of Redlands benefactors Rich and Ginnie Hunsaker, Hutchens will teach courses in global business and develop external connections for University of Redlands students, including internships.

REDLANDS: University announces global business position
Press-Enterprise - Online
The University of Redlands has appointed Walter Hutchens to the newly endowed chair of Global Business.

Char Burgess, UR VP, discusses school's history
Redlands Daily Facts
The video is part of the city's 125th celebration series.

Trestles closer to historic status
Union Tribune San Diego
"It is my understanding that the consultation process is just that. You need to consult. ... In the end you can say we're hitting the beach," said Donn Grenda, a commissioner and adjunct professor at the University of Redlands.

Library event will be one for the books
LANG sources
Patricia Geary, who teaches at the University of Redlands, won the prestigious Phillip K. Dick Award for Science Fiction for her second novel "Strange Toys."

Whale watches turn into whale warnings
Easy Reader
Lei Lani Stelle, Associate Professor of Biology at the University of Redlands, said that without a motor the whale does not know where the water-sport enthusiasts are.

"A lot of people are out there for the right reasons," Stelle said. "And whales will try to avoid contact with humans. But one wrong turn could kill somebody. It's only a matter of time, I think, until someone gets killed and, unfortunately, the whales will get blamed for it."

Redlands girl wants to start group to fight bullying
Redlands Daily Facts
The young Redlander has been working diligently with students from the business department at the University of Redlands to start a nonprofit organization called "Team Peace."

REDLANDS: University library gets Muslim history materials
Press-Enterprise - Online
The University of Redlands Armacost Library is one of 842 libraries and state humanities councils selected nationwide to receive the Muslim Journeys Bookshelf, a project of the National Endowment for the Humanities' Bridging Cultures initiative.

Zach Wahls, whose YouTube speech supporting gay rights went viral, to speak at University of Redlands
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
Zach Wahls, known to millions as the teen who testified in support of his two moms before an Iowa House committee in January 2011, will speak at the University of Redlands at 7 p.m. on Feb. 18.

Play based on Proposition 8 center stage at University of Redlands
Redlands Daily Facts, other LANG sources
California's battles for and against same-sex marriage have traveled a circuitous route from the ballot box to the judge's chambers to the playbill. On Saturday, the topic will take center stage at the University of Redlands Glenn Wallichs Theater as local dignitaries read from the play titled simply, "8."

New Partnership for Redlands
The University of Redlands has announced a new partner school for its engineering combined degree program. The engineering program started last year as a partnership with Columbia University and now Washington University at St. Louis has been added.

University of Redlands welcomes Kurt Brown to Visiting Writers’ Series
Redlands Daily Facts
The creative writing department announces its first Visiting Writers Series event of spring 2013, the Edith R. White reading with poet and editor Kurt Brown Thursday. Brown is the author of several poetry collections, including "Future Ship," "No Other Paradise" and "Time-Bound."

There are more than 1,700 trees on the University of Redlands campus.

In April 2010, it was designated a Tree Campus USA by the Arbor Day Foundation. Redlands is among just three other colleges or universities in California to receive this designation.

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