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Maya Angelou called on the students in the room to keep learning so they could tear down “walls of ignorance.” "The truth is," she said, “human beings are more alike than we are unalike. Let them know this is their world, let them know in this institution of higher learning, to rid themselves of illusions of ignorance."  Maya Angelou (1928-2014) during her fourth visit in 2011 at the University of Redlands.

Maya Angelou called on the students in the room to keep learning so they could tear down “walls of ignorance.” "The truth is," she said, “human beings are more alike than we are unalike. Let them know this is their world, let them know in this institution of higher learning, to rid themselves of illusions of ignorance." Maya Angelou (1928-2014) during her fourth visit in 2011 at the University of Redlands.

Angelou read to the audience her poem, “A Brave and Startling Truth” written to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the founding of the United Nations. She asked that it be posted to the University’s website for all students to read.  Maya Angelou (1928-2014) during her fourth visit in 2011 at the University of Redlands.

Angelou read to the audience her poem, “A Brave and Startling Truth” written to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the founding of the United Nations. She asked that it be posted to the University’s website for all students to read. Maya Angelou (1928-2014) during her fourth visit in 2011 at the University of Redlands.

harambe gorilla younger | Eyewitness says seeing gorilla shot dead at zoo 'was the most horrific ...

harambe gorilla younger | Eyewitness says seeing gorilla shot dead at zoo 'was the most horrific ...

Elsa on a campbed with additional sketch of one paw.  I have this beautiful watercolor signed by Joy Adamson in a bamboo frame in our guest bedroom.  I love it!  Joy was such a gifted artist!

Elsa on a campbed with additional sketch of one paw. I have this beautiful watercolor signed by Joy Adamson in a bamboo frame in our guest bedroom. I love it! Joy was such a gifted artist!

Joy Adamson and Penny the leopard (Joy Adamson Museum) - Joy's Camp in Shaba National Reserve, Kenya

Joy Adamson and Penny the leopard (Joy Adamson Museum) - Joy's Camp in Shaba National Reserve, Kenya

Elsa the Lioness with Joy

Elsa the Lioness with Joy

The Emperor Scorpion, like the one pictured above, is the largest in the world. And this one has had 25 babies! (trying not to throw up in my mouth)

The Emperor Scorpion, like the one pictured above, is the largest in the world. And this one has had 25 babies! (trying not to throw up in my mouth)

Dr. Jane Goodall, DBE, world-renowned conservationist, ethologist and UN Messenger of Peace, will return to the University. She last visited the University in 2011 when she addressed a sold-out audience in the Memorial Chapel, and will this year offer the keynote address at the College of Arts & Sciences ceremony. 2016

Dr. Jane Goodall, DBE, world-renowned conservationist, ethologist and UN Messenger of Peace, will return to the University. She last visited the University in 2011 when she addressed a sold-out audience in the Memorial Chapel, and will this year offer the keynote address at the College of Arts & Sciences ceremony. 2016