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Austin: Order in all the craziness

Thanksgiving break is over, and finals season is upon us. Last week I traveled home to Idaho and spent a relaxing week with my family. There was a lot of sleeping, movie watching, and eating… and not enough homework, so really it was an effective break. It was so nice to have a week of […]

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Austin: Murdock Research Conference 2013

  Last weekend I was very fortunate to travel to Vancouver, Washington to attend the Murdock Charitable Trust Undergraduate Research Conference, co-hosted by Lewis and Clark College. Part of the mission of the Murdock Charitable Trust is to fund physical and life science research laboratories across the Pacific Northwest in order to “strengthen the region’s […]

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Austin: What did you learn at school today?

October has come and past, the sidewalks across campus are overflowing with leaves, and layers of jackets are becoming a necessary prerequisite before going outside. My Ecology midterm went well, and I’m right in the thick of some big lab reports due, as well as in the midst of starting the 6th novel in my […]

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Austin: Colloquium and Academic Advising at Linfield

  One of the activities that I am involved with this year works through the Academic Advising office, in a program called Colloquium. Colloquium is a 1 credit class taken by students during their first semester at Linfield, and it is co-taught by a peer advisor and a faculty advisor. The focus of the course […]

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Austin: The Ecology of Hope and Devastation

Dr. Gary Machlis from the University of Idaho, and who is the science adviser to the National Parks Service, recently visited Linfield, and gave a lecture entitled: The Ecology of Hope, and Devastation. His lecture tied perfectly into the Program for Liberal Arts and Civic Engagement (PLACE) theme this year, which is Legacies of War. […]

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