In her first children’s book, “Believe You Are Beautiful,” which won first place in the children’s category in the Idaho Top Author and the North American Book Awards in 2014, Sandy Spurgeon McDaniel ’63 addresses bullying and the importance of valuing who you are on the inside.
Last summer, David Espinoza ’16 was busy fabricating new medicinal compounds and evaluating their reactions to tumor cells. “We were synthesizing and characterizing metal complexes in hopes of discovering one that can be used in emerging forms of chemotherapy,” said Espinoza, who was selected to participate in the Summer Science Research program, a valuable, hands-on opportunity funded by generous supporters.
Philanthropy takes many forms, and at the University of Redlands endowed gifts are given as a way to honor loved ones, support the institution and better the lives of students. When an endowed scholarship, chair or deanship is created, it makes a lasting impact on the University.