Faculty recital features works by Bolcom and Glass 

Johnandrew SlominskiJohnandrew Slominski, assistant professor of music at Linfield College, will celebrate the work of two newly-minted octogenarians at his solo piano recital.   

Slominski will perform work from American composers William Bolcom and Philip Glass. Additionally, Slominski will perform the works of Johannes Brahms, Franz Liszt and Mozart. The recital will be held Friday, September 14 at 7 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall on campus.

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Dutt-Ballerstadt lecture discusses “Things Falling Apart: Free Speech and the (In)Civility of Disruptions on College Campuses“   

Reshmi Dutt-Ballerstadt, professor of EnglishReshmi Dutt-Ballerstadt, professor of English at Linfield College, will review some pertinent and controversial issues when she discusses free speech and its role on college campuses as part of a faculty lecture series on Wednesday, Sept. 19, at 7 p.m. in the Fred Meyer Lounge in Riley Hall at Linfield.    Continue reading

Constitution Day event planned

Constitution DayLinfield College will observe Constitution Day with an event on the relationship between civility and inclusion.  

The Frederick Douglass Forum on Law, Rights, and Justice and the Program for Liberal Arts and Civic Engagement (PLACE) will hold a “Conversation about Civility, Diversity and Inclusion” on Tuesday, Sept. 18, at 4:30 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall.  

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Linfield president touts liberal arts

Linfield Convocation 2018-7980Reprinted with permission of the News-Register. By Starla Pointer, August 27, 2018. Most of Linfield College’s new students — about 375, including both freshmen and transfers — attended the traditional opening convocation Friday along with parents, staff and other college community members. Classes started Monday.

Linfield’s new president, Miles Davis, opened his part of the convocation with a shout.

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‘Red, White and Black’ to be screened at Linfield College 

The poster for Red, White & BlackIn the documentary “Red, White and Black,” Jarod Sleet, a black winemaker and member of the cellar team at Argyle Winery, says purveyors who come into the winery ask him if he knows someone who works there. 

“Red, White and Black” chronicles the struggles and successes of minority winemakers in Oregon. It will be shown on Thursday, Sept. 13, at 7 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield College.  

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Convocation address to answer ‘Why we need liberal arts education more than ever’ 

Linfield College President Miles DavisMiles K. Davis, Linfield College president, will present the keynote address at opening convocation on Friday, Aug. 24, at 9:30 a.m. in the Ted Wilson Gymnasium at Linfield. The talk is entitled “Why we need liberal arts education more than ever.”  

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Aquilon Music Festival: Opera, classics come to Mac

“We want to make sure every concert, every lecture is open to the public,” he said. “This is not just about education; we want people to enjoy it, too.” Continue reading

A day of new beginnings as Linfield College observes its 2018 commencement 

Commencement, Class of 2018, President Hellie's final commencement.Linfield College held Commencement exercises Sunday under a cloudless sky in the Oak Grove on its McMinnville campus, conferring Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Science in Nursing degrees upon more than 640 students.   Continue reading