News

July 2013

Politico calls Redlands Mayor Pete Aguilar one of top 50 to watch
Redlands Daily Facts
Redlands Mayor Pete Aguilar has been named one of "50 Politicos to watch 2013" by the Washington-based news organization, Politico. In the annual feature, Politico details Aguilar's 2012 election loss in the redrawn 31st Congressional District

Fontana Unified school board members see more cooperation
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
... She became an adjunct professor at the University of Redlands, working with students seeking teaching credentials. A 20-year veteran teacher in the Rialto Unified School District, she was promoted to instructional lead, a mentoring job, which included helping other teachers with lesson planning and delivery of that information.

Business briefs: Tourism group picks executive director
Ventura County Star - Online
He has lived in Ventura County for 38 years and in Thousand Oaks for the past 13 years. Carey graduated from Royal High School and received an Associate of Art degree from Moorpark College and a bachelor's degree from the University of Redlands...

REDLANDS: University to lead discussions on Muslim issues
Press-Enterprise - Online
The University of Redlands Armacost Library is among 125 libraries and state humanities councils selected to receive grants for "Let's Talk About It: Muslim Journeys," a scholar-led reading and discussion project funded by the Endowment for the...

Redlands Symphony trumpeters listed in book of greats
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
...With his own entry in "Trumpet Greats," Dave Scott is an orchestral and jazz musician who serves as principal trumpet for the Redlands Symphony Orchestra, the San Bernardino Symphony and the Riverside County Philharmonic. He is a professor of music at the University of Redlands...

University of Redlands library one of 125 institutions to get grant
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
REDLANDS -- The University of Redlands Armacost Library is among 125 libraries and state humanities councils selected to receive a grant for Let's Talk About It: Muslim Journeys, a scholar-led reading and discussion project made possible by a grant ...

Redlands Art+Film Lab: A Travelogue From the LACMA9 Film Outpost
KCET-TV - Online
At an hour-and-a-half distance outside of Los Angeles, Redlands has developed its own distinctive culture and community beloved by the townspeople. The lovely, progressive Department of Campus Diversity and Inclusion at the University of Redlands...

Chuck Baker remembered at Redlands High School with tree, plaque
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
...Monday through Saturday," he said. "It wasn't hard. It was just how we were. We just had that kind of relationship." His father returned to RHS after three years, Baker said, and stayed until he retired. Chuck Baker was recruited to play football at the University of Redlands ...

Carole Beswick first woman to lead University of Redlands trustees
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
Beswick With a reputation for setting and achieving big goals at local and regional levels, former Redlands Mayor Carole Beswick said she looks forward to seeing what she can do in her new assignment as chairwoman of the University of Redlands' 35-member...

Children learn ins and outs of geography at day camp in Redlands
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
Kids learn about where states fit in the United States during the annual Geography Kids Camp at the University of Redlands. Learning about world and local geography was what Saturday was all about for students from two ...

REDLANDS: Teens learn about careers in emergency services
Press-Enterprise - Online
Now in its 15th year, RESA is a joint effort between the Redlands Police and Fire departments, with funding coming from the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians. Crafton Hills College and the University of Redlands also are involved.

Big Read activities set for Redlands, Yucaipa
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
REDLANDS >> The Big Read is coming. Thanks to a partnership between the University of Redlands, A.K. Smiley Public Library and Crafton Hills College, the program of the National Endowment...

University of Redlands' Feast of Lights dates announced
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
WHAT: Feast of Lights, a service of worship and celebration expressed in music and word WHERE: University of Redlands Memorial Chapel, 1200 E. Colton Ave., Redlands 92373 WHEN: 8 p.m. Dec. 6, 7 and 9; 4 p.m. Dec. 8

University of Redlands listed in 2014 Fiske Guide
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
Congenial campus living, flexibility of academic programs, easy access to professors and generous financial aid are some of the attributes that earned the University of Redlands its place in the pages of the prestigious Fiske Guide to Colleges 2014

U of R receives Big Read Grant
Highland Community News - Online
The University of Redlands, in partnership with A.K. Smiley Public Library and Crafton Hills College, has received a grant of $12,000 to host The Big Read in the cities of Yucaipa and Redlands where many Highland students attend school.

Pokorny leading Low Brass Seminar
Highland Community News - Online
Native Californian Gene Pokorny, the tuba player of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, is presenting a seminar/workshop for low brass players at the University of Redlands which will wrap up July 13. Pokorny is joined by his trombone colleagues of the

REDLANDS: Dates set for Feast of Lights
Press-Enterprise - Online
The 66th Feast of Lights will take place Dec. 6-9 in the Memorial Chapel at the University of Redlands, university officials have announced. The U of R School of will present the worship service, which celebrates the birth of Jesus Christ

Summer Institute examines social justice at University of Redlands
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
The ninth annual Summer Institute on Educational Justice at the University of Redlands on Tuesday examined issues of social justice in teacher training.

Redlands Conservancy offers Dinner With an Archaeologist party
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
...the National Register of Historic Places as part of the Santa Fe Depot District. The Aug. 3 party starts at the SRI building where Grenda will present a show about the company's work and issues specific to modern archaeological studies.

Redlands Bowl starts season with 'A Little Reed Music'
Highland Community News - Online
...thoughtful and inspired performances delighted the near-capacity opening night audience. Fetta, who has been involved with the Bowl for over 30 years, told the audience the concert was given in line with the Double Reed Society's conference being he...

REDLANDS: Seminar for low-brass players underway
Press-Enterprise - Online
Recitals and master classes will be held at the University of Redlands' Memorial Chapel July 8-12 as part of a seminar/workshop for low brass players. Gene Pokorny, a tuba player with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, is presenting a seminar/workshop for ...

Kimberly Cubs send letters to Redlands soldier in Afghanistan
Redlands Daily Facts
University of Redlands student Holly Fowler, 21, who is Specialist Offerman's girlfriend and a volunteer at Kimberly, suggested to the class that ...

REDLANDS: Center for Educational Justice to host conference
Press-Enterprise - Online
The University of Redlands School of Education's Center for Educational Justice will host its Summer Institute on Tuesday, July 9, at its Redlands campus. The conference, now in its ninth year, will feature a keynote address by author Marilyn...

University of Redlands lauded for preparing teachers
Redlands Daily Facts
Most California universities' schools of education received low grades in a recent report about teacher training from the National Council on Teacher Quality, but the University of Redlands School of Education is one of four listed as doing well ...

University of Redlands graduates Katie Gaffrey and Todd Montemayor marry in Redlands
Menafn.com
Arnette and David Schoen, godparents of the bride, and Judith and Craig Fukushima, godparents of the groom, performed the traditional Filipino veil and cord ceremony. The bride graduated from Monache High School in Porterville in 2007 and…

Crowd enjoys the July 4th show(s) at Redlands stadium
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
Irelynn Vincent, 11, of Redlands, is all smiles while celebrating the Fourth of July Thursday July 4, 2013 at Ted Runner Stadium at University of Redlands in Redlands

A better way to train teachers
Los Angeles Times - Online
...two-thirds of our nation's new K-12 teachers, so what they do matters a lot. But fewer than 10% of them earned at least three stars in this report's four-star rating system. Just four of those are located in California: UC Berkeley, UC San Diego, UC Irvine and University of Redlands...

Report: Great Recession shifted distribution of wealth in U.S.
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
The Institute for Spatial Economic Analysis at the University of Redlands released a report that analyzes income distribution across U.S. zip codes. The great recession has brought substantial changes in wealth and income distribution to U.S. households...

SOFTBALL: More honors for Redlands' Beeman
Press-Enterprise (blog)
University of Redlands senior outfielder Sarah Beeman was named to the Easton® Fastpitch All-America Non-Division I Team, becoming just ...


Thurber, an English bulldog, is the University's mascot.
Thurber

He is named after Clarence Howe Thurber, University president from 1933-37.

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