Geologist Scott Burns will present “The Mystery of Terroir in Oregon: The Relationship of Geology, Soil and Climate to Wine” on Tuesday, May 1, at 7:30 p.m. in T.J. Day Hall at Linfield College. A reception will follow.
The Linfield College Music Department will present the annual Spring Chamber Music Concert on Tuesday, May 15, at 4 p.m. in the Delkin Recital Hall located in the Vivian A. Bull Music Center at Linfield.
Students in Professor Totem Shriver’s art class created and then set fire to a two-story sculpture in a spring transformation ritual. VIDEO
For the third consecutive year, Linfield students won top spots in the highly competitive Japanese language speech contest. Winners included Ariel Lillico ’12, Leah Sedy ’12 and Lucian Battaglia ’12.
Maxine Sheets-Johnstone, professor of philosophy and institute of advanced study fellow at St. Mary’s College and Durham University, will present two lectures as part of the annual Walter Powell-Linfield College Philosophy Lectures May 7-8 at Linfield College.
More than 100 Latino youth from Oregon recently got their first taste of the college atmosphere and sharpened leadership skills at a daylong institute at Linfield College.
Linfield College was featured in the new issue of The Princeton Review’s Guide to Green Colleges.
The Linfield Choir joined the festivities at Tuition Free Day with a flash mob.
The creation of web comics will be the focus of a student reading Monday, May 7, at 7:30 p.m. in the Austin Reading Room of the Jereld R. Nicholson Library at Linfield College.
Susan McWilliams, professor of politics at Pomona College, will present “Redeeming Democracy in America” on Monday, May 7, at 2:30 p.m. in Jonasson Hall, located in the lower level of Melrose Hall at Linfield College.
Molly Gloss, author of the award-winning book The Jump-Off Creek, will read from her book Monday, April 30, at 7:30 p.m. in Nicholson Library at Linfield College. The reading is a culmination of this year’s MacReads program.
Celebrate Linfield alumni contributions to the college and its students during Alumni Appreciation Week, April 16-20. Visit the alumni website daily or follow Linfield College on Facebook to learn more about some incredible alumni.
Eric Maskin, co-winner of the 2007 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics, will be the keynote speaker at the Oregon Nobel Laureate Symposium at Linfield College. The public is invited to the free lecture, held Thursday, April 26, at 7:30 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall.
Linfield student Catherine Street ’12 is juggling classes and nursing practicum shifts at a children’s hospital while training for a possible slot in the pole vault competition at the U.S. Olympic Trials.
Members of the Linfield College Dance Ensemble will present “Dance Dance Revelation,” two dance showcases, Friday, May 4, at 8 p.m., and Saturday, May 5, at 2 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium, located in Melrose Hall at Linfield.
Nationally renowned marine biologist and activist Wallace J. Nichols will speak on environmental issues tied to the ocean on Monday, April 23, at 8 p.m. in the Ted Wilson Gymnasium at Linfield College.
Six Linfield students accompanied four professors to the American Chemical Society meeting, where they gave professional presentations alongside their mentors.
An opening reception for “Artifacts of Memory,” featuring a room-sized installation by Crystal Schenk, will be Saturday, April 7, from 3-5 p.m. at the Linfield Gallery.
In a front-page Oregonian story, English Professor David Sumner said liberal arts graduates develop an intellectual agility that allows them to create their own jobs. Linfield graduate and entrepreneur Dakota Witzenburg ’00 (pictured) was profiled in the feature story.
The Linfield Chamber Orchestra will present the final concert of its 2011-12 season on Friday, May 4, at 8 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in McMinnville. The orchestra will be joined by the Linfield Concert Choir.
Students from Xi’an International Studies University and the Linfield College Forensics Team will face each other in a public debate Tuesday, April 10, at 7 p.m. in the Pioneer Hall Reading Room at Linfield.