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Monthly Archives: July 2010

Prof advocates new approach to physical education

First Lady Michelle Obama launched a major initiative to combat child obesity, but it won’t be successful unless schools take a leading role, says Jeff McNamee, health and human performance professor at Linfield College.

When you see the world, you care about it, says Study Abroad student

An original essay by Jordan Marcelo Jacobo ’12 about his study abroad experience won first place in Linfield’s International Programs essay contest.

The Power of a Small College

Linfield College is a small school with a large vision and a far-reaching impact. Here’s the good news …

Student research finds CSA farmers lament lack of community

Many small farmers want to use food as a vehicle to create community, says Beth Satterwhite ’10, who surveyed 12 Portland-area farmers this spring for her senior thesis.

Linfield students share health care insights with state officials

The Oregon Department of Human Services invited Linfield nursing students to share the results of interviews with local immigrants.

Linfield student one of seven U.S. youth selected for international summit

Melissa Greenaway ’12 was selected as one of seven American college students to represent the U.S. at My Summit 2010, a working conference for students held in Canada alongside the official G8 and G20 Summits.

Linfield art students paint the town

McMinnville’s News-Register featured Linfield students, who got a firsthand lesson in collaboration and public art when they painted a mural in McMinnville’s downtown historic district.

Linfield student picked for top slot with national Latina leadership program in D.C.

Following a nationwide search for 22 potential Latino leaders, Christina Perez-Camarillo ’13 was selected for participation in the National Hispana Leadership Institute in Washington, D.C.