March 2014

Redlands Sustainability Festival brings more than 1500 out to University of Redlands 
Redlands Daily Facts
Other event highlights included remarks by U of R President Ralph Kuncl and Mayor Pete Aguilar, local school art contest awards and other school ...

REDLANDS: U of R Senior Art Show Hanging 
Press-Enterprise - Online
University of Redlands students hang their senior projects in the University Art Gallery for the show titled "Sleepless in the Studio" to prepare for the gallery opening April,1 2014 at University of Redlands

Second annual Redlands Sustainability Festival to be held at ...
Redlands Daily Facts
The University of Redlands will partner with the Redlands Sustainability Network to co-host the second annual Redlands Sustainability Festival ...

Univ. of Redlands men’s golf wins big
Redlands Daily Facts – Online
The University of Redlands men’s golf team didn’t conquer the grueling Jack Nicklaus Signature Course during its two-round stay this week at Goose Creek Golf Club in Mira Loma. But the Bulldogs did the next best thing, they impressively maneuvered their way around it and topped a talented field to win the West Cup Invitational.

‘Bless Me, Ultima’ book ban to be discussed at A.K. Smiley
Redlands Daily Facts – Online
The A.K. Smiley Public Library will host a talk about the banning of the book “Bless Me, Ultima” at 6 p.m. Monday in the library Assembly Room, 125 W. Vine St., Redlands. Priya Jha, a professor of English at the University of Redlands, will facilitate the talk about banned books as part of The Big Read, a program of the National Endowment for the Arts.

COLLEGE: Local college roundup, March 25 
Press Enterprise – Online
The University of Redlands took the spot as they finished round three of the West Cup with a total score of 904. The Bulldogs’ day-three total was 313. Redlands golfer Bobby Holden finished the tournament off at first with a round-three score of 75 and total score of 215.

Redlands swimmer overcomes unusual start to earned three All-American honors
San Bernardino Sun
It was a little bit of an unnerving start to a major meet for University of Redlands swimmer Jeff Depew. The junior had just finished his prelim race in the ...

University of Redlands faculty member Ralph Angel to give reading
Redlands Daily Facts
The University of Redlands Creative Writing Department's Visiting Writers Series will present a reading by Ralph Angel at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in Hall of ...

'Small' show for Redlands Symphony Orchestra still a big success
Redlands Daily Facts
This season's smaller-scale concert, presented Saturday night in the University of Redlands Memorial Chapel, featured music for strings with a few ...

Can an Otter Take Down a Human
Outside Magazine Online
"Otters are very hard to see in the wild in most areas and try to avoid human presence," says Lei Lani Stelle, a biology professor and otter researcher at California's University of Redlands. "They usually detect us before we detect them."

Fontana School Board Member Shannon O'Brien runs for State Senate seat
Fontana Herald News
Robles, a member of the Grand Terrace City Council, was born and raised in San Bernardino

Redlands author Diana Adams celebrates release of new book, 'Two Hands to Love You' 
Redlands Daily Facts
Adams has lived in Redlands since graduating from the University of Redlands in 1982. She currently teaches children's literature and writing courses ...

University of Redlands' Jeff Depew takes fifth at nationals 
Redlands Daily Facts
University of Redlands junior Jeff Depew followed his national championship in the 200 individual medley with a fifth-place showing Thursday in the ...

University of Redlands speaker discusses politics of food 
Redlands Daily Facts
Tackling some of those questions Wednesday night in the Orton Center at the University of Redlands was Professor Marion Nestle from New York ...

Spanish guitar concert at Edwards Mansion in Redlands 
Redlands Daily Facts
Daniel Weston earned Bachelor (Union College '86) and Master of Music (University of Redlands '93) degrees before turning professional in Northern ...

University of Redlands swimmer three-peats as national champion
Redlands Daily Facts
Three members of the University of Redlands swim program kicked off Wednesday's first day of the 2014 NCAA Division III Championships in style, ...

University of Redlands School of Music announces this summer's Pokorny Low Brass Seminar
Redlands Daily Facts
The University of Redlands School of Music's Pokorny Low Brass Seminar is garnering attention from journals in the industry. The seminar, now in its ..

Organ is the focus of upcoming symphony performance
... March 22, is the centerpiece of the University of Redlands campus. And central to the Chapel is the Casavant organ, a masterpiece in its own right.

Dorthea Hazard
Dorothea (Dottie) Hazard, a former teacher in the Westport school system, died March 17. A Weston resident for 47 years, she taught in the Westport Hillspoint and Greens Farms Elementary schools.

Committee hears update on Rail to Redlands project
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
San Bernardino Associated Governments will be going to bid in April or May for the final design of the Redlands Passenger Rail Project -- a 9-mile route that would extend Metrolink service from downtown San Bernardino to the University of Redlands...

Area colleges notebook: Plenty of locals headed to NCAA Division III swimming and diving ...
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
The University of Redlands will send senior David Ortyn and juniors Jeff Depew and Chandra Lukes. Depew will be looking to three-peat in the 200 IM ...

University of Redlands offers leadership development program
Redlands Daily Facts
The School for Continuing Studies at the University of Redlands will host a seven-week leadership development program beginning March 27.

Spike in heroin overdoses lead to crackdown
Press Enterprise
In a private ceremony Friday, March 14, Redlands officers Kelli Bishop and Patrick Leivas are scheduled to receive the U.S. Attorney’s Award, presented once annually to recognize officers who make significant contributions to crime deterrence in the district that comprises in the counties of Riverside, San Bernardino, Orange, Los Angeles, Ventura and Santa Barbara. (Leivas is a current student at the University.)

President Obama announced his intent to appoint the following individuals to key Administration posts
The White House
Peter C. Groff, Appointee for Member, Commission on Presidential Scholars Peter C. Groff is the Principal of MCG2 Consulting, a position he has held since 2011. Mr. Groff served as a Visiting Fellow for the Johns Hopkins University School of Education from 2011 to 2012... Mr. Groff received a B.A. from the University of Redlands and a J.D. from the University of Denver College of Law.

University of Redlands will present Chekhov's 'The Seagull'
Redlands Daily Facts
The University of Redlands theater arts department will present “The Seagull” by Anton Chekhov, opening at 8 p.m. Thursday…

Panel discussion on hydraulic fracking planned at University of ...
Redlands Daily Facts
The University of Redlands Banta Center for Business, Ethics and Society will presents a panel discussion on …

University of Redlands golfers on a roll
Redlands Daily Facts

REDLANDS — Butch Edge has a golf team on his hands. ... Edge, in his fifth season as golf coach at the University of Redlands...

Falling in love with the dark
Nautilus Magazine
“If you see a car along that road,” Tyler Nordgren warned me, “don’t look at the headlights. It’ll ruin your night vision for 2 hours.” Nordgren and I had pitched our tents under the brow of Mount Whitney in the Alabama Hills, a field of boulders near Death Valley. … When he is not lecturing at the University of Redlands, a Calfornia liberal arts college, Nordgren is a much sought-after itinerant preacher intent on bringing people revelation of the stars they have, almost everywhere, lost sight of.

University of Redlands freshman Alison Smith earns SCIAC honor
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
The opening Multi-Dual meet of the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) season proved to be a breakout moment for University of Redlands freshman Alison Smith.

New report boosts job growth
Inland News Today – Online
Another report confirms the sudden job growth around parts of Riverside and San Bernardino counties. The University of Redlands School of Business found that the year opened with a gain of 3.08 percent on an annual basis.

Folsom hires seven new firefighters
El Dorado Hills Telegraph – Online
The Folsom Fire Department’s newest employees are all state-qualified firefighters and licensed paramedics, according to city officials. … Gary LaRussa was previously employed as an apprentice firefighter in Sonoma County and with AMR Ambulance in Monterey County. He is a liberal studies/business administration graduate of the University of Redlands.

Summer Institute Registration Now Open
The New American Colleges & Universities News and Notes - Online
NAC&U’s 2014 Summer Institute will be held at the University of Redlands, Redlands, CA from June 25-27. “Creating Community Through Collaboration” will focus on how we can provide opportunities for students and faculty by fostering unique collaboration among NAC&U members.

Kudos to Athletes Throughout NAC&U
The New American Colleges & Universities News and Notes - Online
Best wishes to University of Redlands soccer standout Richie Marquez who recently signed a contract with the Philadelphia Union.

Women veterans honored at the University of Redlands
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
REDLANDS—Melissa Sparks of San Bernardino had never been to a luncheon that focused on women military veterans before. So when she received an invitation to attend Saturday's Women Veterans Appreciation Luncheon at the University of Redlands…

California Starts the New Year with Rapid Job Growth
Highland Community News - Online
For January 2014, a University of Redlands Institute for Spatial Economic Analysis (ISEA) study finds the overall year-over-year job growth in California has improved to a great extent compared to December 2013.

Mesmerizing Photos Of What The Night Sky Is Supposed To Look Like
But in 2007, the University of Redlands professor also undertook another huge project: A year-long quest to photograph the dark skies of national parks.

University of Redlands soccer standout Richie Marquez signs MLS contract
Redlands Daily Facts
University of Redlands soccer standout Richie Marquez was signed by the Philadelphia Union of Major League Soccer on Wednesday. Marquez was selected 44th overall...

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

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

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