News

July 2014

Former University of Redlands quarterback Nick Brown chosen as 49ers stadium artist
San Bernardino Sun
A former University of Redlands quarterback and fine-art major is getting an opportunity to combine those skills at the new home of the San Francisco 49ers -- Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara.

Local Piano Students Attend Redlands Summer Piano Camp
Samona News
Petesa UTA — Three talented students from Dancing Fingers piano studio will participate in the Redlands Summer Piano Camp, which will be held on the campus of the University of Redlands School of Music in southern California. The camp...

As Big Data Gets Bigger, GIS Marketers' Place on the Map Expands
KPCC-FM
...other company other than Esri out there," said James Fee, who markets geospatial technology for the URS Corporation. "Nobody even close.” University of Redlands Business Professor James Pick has attended Esri users conferences for the past 20 years. "I've seen tremendous change and explosive growth...

Attorney John Smaha Named Among Best of the Bar 2014 by San Diego Business Journal
WBRC-TV
...represented businesses in financial transactions and litigation. His extensive background includes a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Redlands, and a Juris Doctor from the University of San Diego. He was a published member of the University of San Diego Law Review and was admitted...

Control of Redlands Mall parking may affect future uses
Redlands Daily Facts
From the perspective of Johannes Moenius, a professor in the School of Business at the University of Redlands and a founding director of the Institute of Spatial Economic Analysis, it's not the ownership of the parking but the usage rights that could…

University of Redlands women's basketball team wins academic honor
Redlands Daily Facts
The University of Redlands women's basketball team landed among the Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) Academic Top 25 for NCAA Division III...

Population growth, 'temps' impact job growth
Inland Empire News
The State Employment Development Department put the rate at 2.8 percent the past 12-months. But, the growth is being inflated by temporary jobs.

University of Redlands names Dani Spaulding head softball coach
Redlands Daily Facts
A season of continued success for the women’s softball program at the University of Redlands resulted in an official promotion for coach Dani Spaulding.

Bob Schieffer remembers Bob Pierpoint
CBSNews.com
Schieffer introduces the first biography about alum Robert Pierpoint ’47.

Broomfield Enterprise People
Broomfield Enterprise
Brittney Zec, a graduate of Broomfield High School who played on state champion basketball teams, ran cross country and track and was co-president of the class of 2012, is seeking sponsors for her entry in the Miss California USA 2015 pageant. Now a student at the University of Redlands, Zec plays basketball, is sports director for KDAWG Radio, a student ambassador, created the online broadcast program at Redlands, was named to the dean's list and was selected as First Team All SCIAC Academic.

Mild Improvement in California Job Growth Last Month
Highland Community News
A University of Redlands Institute for Spatial Economic Analysis (ISEA) monthly study finds the overall year-over-year job growth in California remains steady with no significant change in June 2014.

University of Redlands violin students attend symposium with professor
Redlands Daily Facts
A group of local violin students have recently returned home from a life-altering trip to Connecticut. Jeanne Skrocki, a professional...

Redlands mayor: Council puts community first
Redlands Daily Facts
Redlands Mayor Pete Aguilar addresses the community during the annual State of the Community Luncheon on Thursday at the University of Redlands' Orton Center. (Aguilar, a Redlands alum, is currently running for Congress.)

Erin Sanborn named president of University of Redlands' Town & Gown
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
Erin Sanborn is president of Town & Gown. As the new president of the University of Redlands' Town & Gown, Erin Sanborn hopes to strengthen the current membership base and draw in more people from the community. Sanborn was named as president following former president Shelli Stockton's move to director of...

University of Redlands Youth Choir announces auditions
Redlands Daily Facts - Online
The University of Redlands Youth Choir will hold auditions for the upcoming year on Aug. 23 in Watchorn Hall on the University of Redlands campus. The Youth Choir program, for ages 5 to 16, teaches music literacy, self-discipline...

Kyle Hnedak wins second prize in Concorso 2 Agosto music composition contest
Redlands Daily Facts
Kyle Hnedak, a recent graduate of the University of Redlands School of Music, has won second prize for his orchestral composition “Basmati” in the 2014 edition of Concorso 2 Agosto, a composition competition held in Bologna, Italy…

Retiring Solana Beach City Manager David Ott reflects on career in public service
Carmel Valley News/Delmar Times
Ott earned two bachelor’s degrees in fire administration and fire prevention technology from Cogswell Polytechnical College in Sunnyvale, Calif., and two master’s degrees in human resource management from the University of Redlands…

Moonsman named Sierra College Athletic Director
Loomis News
Moosman began his college education at Los Medanos Community College and from there transferred to the University of Redlands…

The Composer alive in his music
San Diego Reader
James Frimmer received his Bachelor of Music and Master of Music degrees from University of Redlands where he also served as staff accompanist and was the winner of the school's concerto competition.

A refugee in America gives back
Reuters
Patrick Manyika was born in a Ugandan refugee camp after his Tutsi family fled Rwanda. ... Now, at age 33, his life could not be more different: he lives in southern California and is starting his second master's degree.

University of Redlands unveils Center for Spatial Studies
Redlands Daily Facts
The University of Redlands opened its Center for Spatial Studies on Tuesday in Lewis Hall.

"The Star-Spangled Banner" turning 200: lyrics remembered, lyrics forgotten
Redlands Daily Facts
The revival of interest in the fourth verse, with its mention of a country "blest with vict'ry," could attribute to the song's coming 200th anniversary, said Katherine Baber, assistant professor of music history at the University of Redlands, adding that recitals across the country are including "The Star-Spangled Banner" in its entirety.

Redlands Fourth of July Parade celebrates "The Good Old Days"
Redlands Daily Facts
The festivities continued into the afternoon and evening, with flyovers by vintage World War II-era planes and fireworks at the University of Redlands' Ted Runner Stadium.

Lugo named Upland district assistant superintendent
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
The Upland Unified School District has hired Ellen Lugo to oversee the district's elementary schools following the recent addition of a new assistant superintendent for secondary education. ... She also has administrative services credentials from National University and the University of Redlands.

University of Redlands Announces the Opening of Center for Spacial Studies
San Francisco Chronicle
The Center for Spacial Studies at the University of Redlands will support faculty and students' efforts to integrate spatial thinking and technologies into instruction, research and service.

The Unforgettables Foundation names new Chairman of the Board
Highland Community News
Eileen Hards chairs the Pick Board Developmnent Training Program that teaches young professionals to become effective board members. Eileen works at the University of Redlands as the Marketing Coordinator where she project manages numerous marketing campaigns. She also coaches the school's cheer team.


What started as a freshman prank in 1913?
The giant R

The giant "R" seen on the mountain north of the University that is about one-third the size of the Quad.

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