'Cats post another big win at finalsAlmost graduated, looking back …Dear diary: Yikes! I’m graduatingEconomics prof says age is a factor in farmers’ water useLinfield College students selected for top national scholarshipsLinfield students travel to Mexico for conference‘Comedy of Errors’ takes modern tone at LinfieldWildcat elimination game scheduled for Memorial Day
May 31, 2010

Wildcats knock off No. 2 Heidelberg in national championship

Linfield senior Rhett Fenton clubbed a grand slam home run in the eighth inning to knock off No. 2 Heidelberg, vaulting Linfield to Tuesday’s championship round.

May 30, 2010

Wildcat elimination game scheduled for Memorial Day

Illinois Wesleyan continued its unbeaten run through the postseason by rallying from a 3-1 deficit to knock off tournament favorite Linfield.

Congratulations to 525 Linfield College graduates!

Linfield College said farewell to 525 students at its 2010 Spring Commencement Sunday, May 30, at 10 a.m. in the Oak Grove on the McMinnville Campus.

May 29, 2010

‘Cats post another big win at finals

The Linfield baseball team scored runs in all but two innings and ran away with a 25-11 victory over SUNY-Cortland Saturday at the NCAA Division III Championships in Appleton, Wis.

May 27, 2010

Dear diary: Yikes! I’m graduating

They’ve logged their last all-nighter and taken their final final, packed up their apartments and turned in their keys. And for the class of 2010, each “last” packed a poignant punch as seniors said goodbye to Linfield. Andrew Platon ’10 and Krista Foltz ‘10 recorded some of the challenges and exhilaration of their final year […]

May 24, 2010

Linfield Reports, 5/24/10

Linfield Reports will resume in the fall.

May 23, 2010

Money Watch gives Linfield a thumbs up

The CBS financial site highlighted 15 colleges, with a special recommendation for four, including Linfield.

Linfield prof shares new literary work with KBOO Community Radio

Portland’s community radio station broadcast an interview with English Professor Reshmi Dutt-Ballerstadt about her book, The Postcolonial Citizen: The Intellectual Migrant.

May 20, 2010

OPB, Oregonian and Portland City Club say Linfield research changes debate about bike trails in Portland’s Forest Park

Nancy Broshot has recorded tree health in Portland’s Forest Park for 17 years, and her findings are especially relevant now.

May 19, 2010

Wildcats reach title game, but fall 5-4 in bottom of seventh

After beating Eastern Connecticut State to remain alive for the national title, Linfield builds a 4-2 lead on East Texas Baptist but can’t hold on as the Tigers rally to capture the 2010 NCAA championship. Linfield ends its season with a record of 42-7.

May 17, 2010

Linfield Reports, 5/17/10

May 16, 2010

Linfield College students selected for top national scholarships

Four Linfield graduating seniors have been selected for Fulbright grants, with two students selected for Udall and Boren scholarships.

May 13, 2010

Linfield chemistry club recognized by national organization

Linfield College chemistry students were recognized by the American Chemical Society (ACS) with two awards at a national conference in San Francisco, Calif., March 21-25.

Princeton Review names Linfield one of nation’s top green colleges

The Princeton Review and the U.S. Green Building Council recognized Linfield College’s commitment to sustainability in their recently released guide to green colleges.

May 12, 2010

Talk to focus on European disease in colonial Mexico

Kevin Terraciano, professor of history and chair of the Latin American Studies Program at UCLA, will present “The Unspeakable Cocoliztli of Colonial Mexico: How People Talked about Disease in the Age of American Epidemics” on Wednesday, May 12, at 7:30 p.m. in 201 Riley Hall.

May 10, 2010

Climatologist to address question of climate change

Michael Mann, a climatologist and a leading figure in research on climate change, will speak on “Dire Predictions: Understanding Global Warming” Tuesday, May 11, at 7:30 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall. 

Student art on exhibit

Two Linfield College art shows celebrate the work of 2010 thesis students and 2010 portfolio students. Both shows are on display now through May 28 in the James F. Miller Fine Art Center.

Linfield music groups present chamber music recital

The Linfield College Department of Music will present a Chamber Music Recital Tuesday, May 18, at 4 p.m. in the Delkin Recital Hall in the Vivian A. Bull Music Center at Linfield.

Anthropology exhibit showcases homeless youth in Yamhill County

Ragged pieces of cardboard line the walls of the Linfield College Anthropology Museum, a backdrop for the latest exhibit, “Runaways and Throwaways: Homeless Youth in Yamhill County.”

Linfield students compete in Japanese speech contest

Two Linfield College students earned awards in the annual Toyama Cup Speech Contest held at the World Trade Center in Portland April 18.

Linfield Reports, 5/10/10

May 6, 2010

‘Comedy of Errors’ takes modern tone at Linfield

“The Comedy of Errors” by William Shakespeare will be performed May 6-8 and 13-15 at 8 p.m. and May 9 at 2 p.m. in the Marshall Theatre in Ford Hall.

Canadian professor to present two philosophy lectures

Edward Slingerland, associate professor of Asian studies and Canada research chair in Chinese thought and embodied cognition, will present the 39th annual Walter Powell-Linfield College Philosophy Lectures Monday and Tuesday, May 17 and 18, at Linfield College.

May 4, 2010

Retiring professor to present “last lecture”

Kenneth Ericksen, professor of English at Linfield College for more than 45 years, will present a “last lecture” Thursday, May 13, at 7 p.m. in Jonasson Hall, lower level of Melrose Hall.

Band and vocal ensemble group present jazz night

Two Linfield College jazz groups, the Linfield College Jazz Band and Double Vision, the vocal jazz ensemble, will present Jazz Night Friday, May 14, at 8 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield.

Linfield presents spring choral concert

Three Linfield College choral groups will come together to perform in the spring choral concert Sunday, May 16, at 4 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield. The concert is free and open to the public.

Linfield students travel to Mexico for conference

Linfield College seniors Lauren Loepp of Hillsboro, Nadia Abraibesh of Portland and Ashlee Hockett of Springfield presented research with Professors Jennifer Linder and Tanya Tompkins at the regional Western Psychological Association (WPA) conference in Cancun, Mexico, April 22.

Economics prof says age is a factor in farmers’ water use

In spite of the drought in Western states, older farmers may opt out of water conservation systems, Professor Eric Schuck told news outlets.

Almost graduated, looking back …

College is unlike any other time in your life, says Hannah Michelotti ’10.

May 3, 2010

Linfield Reports, 5/3/10