December 2013

Métier intern Jordan Vega one of the 'best and brightest'
Santa Rosa Press Democrat
Jordan Vega, seen here working at his laptop at the University of Redlands in December, was chosen...

University of Redlands Town & Gown honors four
Highland Community News
The University of Redlands annual Town and Gown Awards of Distinction will be held Feb. 1 at Orton Center on campus. The theme of the event is ...

Trailing Christopher Columbus and a total eclipse in the Atlantic
L.A. Times
The daily lectures were full of surprises like that. And this: "How many of you have seen the Milky Way?" astronomer Tyler Nordgren asked in his first talk. All hands went up, mine included. "You're unusual," Nordgren said. Because of light pollution, "Sixty percent of people living in the United States and Europe have never seen it."

Local roundup: University of Redlands women’s basketball ekes out three-game sweep
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
The University of Redlands women’s basketball team completed a 3-game sweep of their New York opponents with Saturday’s 74-72 win at Staten Island.

'Giver' author will have dinner with public in Redlands
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
REDLANDS— Newbery Medalist author Lois Lowry will speak at a dinner at 6 p.m. Jan. 24, as part of the annual Charlotte Huck Children's Literature Festival at the University of Redlands. After the dinner, sponsored by University of Redlands Town & Gown...

SBCCD installs new officers
Highland Community News
Ferracone received her Nursing Diploma from Queen of Angels School of Nursing in Los Angeles, Bachelor of Vocational Education from CSU San Bernardino and a Master of Arts in Educational Administration from the University of Redlands.

NAC&U Summer Institute to be held at University of Redlands
New American Colleges - Online
The New American Colleges and Universities' Summer Institute, held for faculty and administrators from member colleges and universities, provides a unique opportunity for professional development, discussion of issues common to our member institutions, and neworking.

U.S. News & World Report Names NAC&U Members as Best Colleges for Veterans
New American Colleges - Online
U.S. News & World Report has named seven NAC&U members among the nation's best colleges for veterans. ... The University of Redlands, Pacific Lutheran University and St. Edward's University took the top three spots in the regional rankings for the west.

Promise Scholars paving way for a college education
Daily Bulletin - Online
Promise Scholars is helping to make dreams come true. The nonprofit is a partnership among the University of Redlands, Ontario/Montclair School District, Chaffey Joint Union High School District, Chaffey College, Cal State San Bernardino, Cal Poly Pomona, Citrus College, UC Riverside, Crafton Hills College, San Bernardino Valley College and the University of La Verne.

Guest commentary: Much has been accomplished in the past year
San Bernardino Sun - Online
I also created a Rail to Redlands Working Group in an effort to bring local business leaders, public officials and other stakeholders together to discuss the Redlands Passenger Rail Line project. ... The partnership of the University of Redlands and ESRI shows the commitment of the ara in seeing this project come to fruition.

Warm winter gear sought for charity
Press-Enterprise - Online
The third and final collection date for a winter wear drive in Redlands is Wednesday, Dec. 11. Wrm winter gear may be dropped off at the University of Redlands ...

Newbery Award winning author to speak at Huck Children’s Literature Festival
Highland Community News - Online
Children’s literature enthusiasts from around the country will attend the 18th annual Charlotte Huck Children’s Literature Festival taking place on Jan. 24 and 25, 2014 at the University of Redlands. Featured speakers will include Candance Fleming, Paul Janeczko, Eric Rohmann, David Wiesner, Eugene Yelchin, Dinah Stevenson and two-time Newbery Award winner Lois Lowry.

U of R to host workshop on technology and collaboration
Highland Community News – Online
The Center for Educational Justice at the University of Redlands School of Education will host the Second Annual Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) Workshop titled “Technology + Collaboration = Communication and Access” on Dec. 7 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Casa Loma Room at the University of Redlands campus.

SCIAC honors for Redlands men’s water polo trio
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
Three members of the University of Redlands men’s water polo team garnered All-Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) honors for their efforts during the recently completed season.

REDLANDS: Feast of Lights begins Dec. 6
Press-Enterprise – Online
The sound of Christmas music echoed through the University of Redlands Memorial Chapel on Thursday night for the dress rehearsal for the 66th Feast of Lights.

REDLANDS: Feast of Lights returns this weekend
The University of Redlands will present its annual Feast of Lights from Friday through Monday, Dec. 6-9. Performances will be held at 8 p.m. Friday, Saturday, ...

Ways to help the Redlands community
Redlands Daily Facts
Volunteer cooking teams taking responsibility for one Saturday include students from the University of Redlands and teams from the following churches: Advent ...

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