January 27, 2010
On the eve of a closely watched Oregon election, political analyst Jackson Miller shared his expertise with The Oregonian and Oregon Public Broadcasting. The controversial ballot initiatives received national attention as a possible snapshot of the mood among voters.
January 26, 2010
Art students in Totem Shriver’s class painted a tipi as part of an Arts and Visual Culture course, after a local woman, descended from the Lakota Sioux tribe, offered it as an art project.
January 22, 2010
In a story picked up by international news networks, Professor Patrick Cottrell says, “The Olympic Games are often perceived as a symbol of peace, but ironically also serve as venues for intense political contention.”
January 18, 2010
Linfield students are lighting up for a good cause. No, this student-initiated project doesn’t involve smoking, but walking door to door in McMinnville, asking if they can change people’s light bulbs. For free. Without a catch.
It’s Jan Term at Linfield, and for many students that means study abroad.
Cherrish Beals and Cara Nicole Bruner, both 2009 Linfield College graduates, were team members during their senior capstone course, Strategic Management, this fall. But it was only before the fall commencement ceremony that they met face-to-face for the first time.
Barbara Drake, professor emerita of English at Linfield College, will read from her latest collection of poems, “Driving One Hundred,” Tuesday, Feb. 16, at 7:30 p.m. in the Jereld R. Nicholson Library at Linfield.
January 17, 2010
A book by a Linfield modern languages professor explores the cultural links between Japanese and Chinese writers in the period between the two World Wars.
January 12, 2010
On Jan. 18 students from colleges across Oregon will recognize Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. through community service. I invite you to join us. (VIDEO)
January 11, 2010
A Musical Tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. will be presented Monday, Jan. 18, at 7 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield College.
Kim Barnes’ memoir “In the Wilderness: Coming of Age in Unknown Country,” is this year’s selection for MacReads, a community-wide book reading and discussion that culminates in a presentation by the author.
January 7, 2010
In December, 111 students said goodbye to Linfield as part of the Linfield College Fall Commencement. Graduates originated from countries as far flung as Spain, Vietnam, Malaysia and Japan.
January 6, 2010
Linfield ranked 84th in Washington Monthly’s 2009 college guide, which rated liberal arts schools based on their contribution to the public good. America’s best colleges, the magazine says, are those that encourage students to give back to their country.
January 3, 2010
The National Wildlife Federation’s Campus Ecology program released its “Generation E” report and held a national teleconference that addressed the ways students are leading sustainability programs at U.S. universities and colleges, including Linfield.