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Monthly Archives: May 2012

Grandson joined by grandparents in commencement walk

Barrett Zetterberg ’12 had special visitors when he graduated this week. His grandparents, Ted ’54 and Marilyn Zetterberg ’55 from Milwaukie, were invited back to their alma mater as Golden Grads and took their commencement walk again, with their grandson.

Nursing student claims national pole vault title

This week nursing student Catherine Street ’12 graduated, and claimed a second national pole vaulting title. Her teammate, Misty Corwin ’12, became a two-time All-American with her eighth-place finish.

Linfield College says goodbye to almost 600 students

Linfield said goodbye to almost 600 graduating seniors at this year’s Commencement Ceremony, held Sunday, May 27, in the Oak Grove on campus. U.S. Senator Ron Wyden delivered the commencement address.

Student bloggers go green

Students in Professor Rob Gardner’s class have taken sustainability online, creating a blog that educates readers about social, economic and environmental issues related to sustainability.

Linfield’s new wine history archive makes contribution to OPB documentary

Linfield’s Oregon Wine History Project played a role in “Grapes of Place,” a new documentary about early Oregon winemakers that was produced by Oregon Public Broadcasting.

Wildcats fall one game shy of national title

Linfield battles through the losers bracket before falling one game short of repeating as Division III national champion. The Wildcats won three consecutive elimination games to reach the championship final for the third straight season.

Linfield College, Afghan students debate human rights via Skype

Students at Linfield College bridged a 12-hour time gap and a centuries-old cultural gap to connect with college students in Afghanistan.

Huffington Post pays tribute to Linfield’s wine history archive

The Oregon Wine History Archive at Linfield College was praised in a recent Huffington Post column.

Linfield Opera Theater to present ‘Mozart Celebration’

The Linfield Opera Theater will present “Mozart Celebration” on Sunday, May 20, at 7 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium, located in Melrose Hall at Linfield.

Linfield softball headed to nationals

The Linfield College softball team is headed to nationals after capturing its third straight and fifth regional championship since 2006, beating host Illinois Wesleyan 6-2 in the championship game Sunday, May 13.