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Monthly Archives: January 2010

Communication prof offers insight for OPB, Oregonian

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.

Tipi painting brings students and Native Americans together

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.

Comments of politics prof featured on international news networks

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.”

Students ‘light up’ for a good cause

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.

Around the world in 30 days

It’s Jan Term at Linfield, and for many students that means study abroad.

Cyber classmates now fast friends

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.

Drake to present reading at Linfield College

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.

Professor explores bridges between Japan and China

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.

Eleven colleges and 1,200 students, and you’re invited

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)

Musical Tribune to Martin Luther King Jr. planned at Linfield

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.