May 13, 2000
Irma Lemus HILLSIDE DISTRICT -- Woodbury University's fashion collection, which consists of about 1,000 garments from the late 1850s to 20th century fashions, has a new permanent home. The Judith Tamkin Fashion Center, which opened in April, provides an exhibition area for the collection. The center was realized through a donation from Tamkin and her husband, S. Jerome Tamkin. Tamkin is a Woodbury alumna and trustee. The opening exhibit, which replicates a living room in post World War II Southern California, features garments by Elsa Schiaparelli, James Galanos and Hattie Carnegie.
September 27, 2000
Irma Lemus HILLSIDE DISTRICT -- An estimated 2,000 Latino architecture students from 24 countries will visit Woodbury University as part of the International Conference of Latin American Students in Architecture. The architecture students will visit the campus at 4 p.m. Monday. During the visit, students will tour the campus and hear two prominent architects speak. Jon Jerde, founder of The Jerde Partnership International, a Southern California architectural design firm responsible for the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas and Universal City Walk, will speak.
June 21, 2000
Erin Park HILLSIDE DISTRICT -- Woodbury University has announced that Heather Kurze has taken over as dean of the School of Architecture and Design. Kurze succeeds Louis Naidorf, who retired in May and is best known for designing the Capitol Records building in Los Angeles. Kurze will oversee the architecture, fashion design, graphic design, animation arts and interior architecture departments, school officials said. Kurze served as director of the undergraduate program at the Southern California Institute of Architecture until 1998, teaching architectural design at both graduate and undergraduate levels.
August 14, 2002
Foundation accepting grant applications BURBANK -- The Burbank Health Care Foundation is accepting applications for its 2003 grants, for health care purposes to local nonprofit organizations. Past recipients are the Burbank Unified School District and Woodbury University. A complete application must be received by the foundation no later than Oct. 31. Grant applications can be obtained by contacting the office of Robert N. Jensen, Jr. at 848-5585.
March 11, 2009
First international film festival at Woodbury The first Burbank International Film Festival will be from March 22 to 29 at Woodbury University, 7500 Glenoaks Blvd., Burbank. There will be an opening night inauguration ceremony and filmmaker press night, film screenings and seminars featuring industry professionals. The closing ceremony and award show, on March 29, will feature a live performance of movie themes, composed by Academy Award-nominated film composer John Debney, as well as a live acoustic performance by multi-platinum vocalist Mark Slaughter (from the band Slaughter)
June 9, 2004
An article on Page A3 in the weekend edition of the Leader, "Certifying a new set of leaders," should have identified the Burbank Chamber of Commerce, Burbank Unified School District, the city of Burbank and Woodbury University as the organizations that co-founded Leadership Burbank. This year's program was also sponsored by the Bob Hope Airport, Burbank Development Co. Inc., Committee to Elect Todd Campbell, SCA Appraisal, Zelman Development Co., Crown Realty and Development Inc., Warner Bros.
May 2, 2001
Gary Moskowitz HILLSIDE DISTRICT -- Richard King, dean of Woodbury University of Business and Management, is stepping down from his post, but not before delivering the commencement address at the school's graduation ceremonies Saturday. King, chairman of the United States/China Business Institute, will discuss the new global economy and the increasing role of spirituality and quality-of-life issues in the workplace. King also is founder and director of the Hong Kong Assn.
September 29, 2001
Gary Moskowitz HILLSIDE DISTRICT -- The Burbank Unified School District will host a college and career fair today for students interested in learning more about college education. The college and career fair will be from 9 a.m. to noon at the upper field at Woodbury University, 7500 Glenoaks Blvd., Burbank. More than 100 colleges, universities and career schools will be represented, including several of the University of California and California State University schools.
May 7, 2005
State of Schools breakfast upcoming The State of the Schools breakfast and award presentation is at 7:15 a.m. May 26. Supt. Greg Bowman will address guests about the progress of Burbank schools and what to expect in the next year. The event is at the Castaway Restaurant, 1250 Harvard Road. Seats are $20. For reservations, call (818) 846-3111. Graduation today at Woodbury Woodbury University has its commencement ceremonies starting at 9 a.m. today on the school's campus, 7500 Glenoaks Blvd.
September 17, 2005
Pancake breakfast and fundraiser The choirs from John Burroughs High School will have a car wash and pancake breakfast fundraiser from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at the school on 1920 W. Clark Ave. There is no charge for the car wash, but donations to the choir program will be accepted. The Burbank Kiwanis will sponsor the breakfast. Tickets for the breakfast are $5. For information, contact Connie Trimble at (818) 269-7043. Career fair set for Woodbury The Burbank Unified School District will hold a college and career fair from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. today at Woodbury University, 7500 Glenoaks Blvd.