In 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.
Miles 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.”
The young artists and international faculty of the Castleman Quartet Program will present four free programs of chamber music in August during the program’s summer-in-residence at Linfield College.Continue reading →
Reprinted with permission of the News-Register. By Starla Pointer, June 22, 2018.
Top vocal students from around the country will come to McMinnville in July to study and put on several public performances, including two full-staged operas, “The Marriage of Figaro” and the recently rediscovered “La Chute de Phaeton.” They will take part in the new Aquilon Music Festival, which organizer and Linfield College voice professor Anton Belov hopes to make a community tradition.
“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 →
2018 Faculty Award recipients (l-r): Patrick Cottrell, Rob Gardner, Sonia Ticas, Reshmi Dutt-Ballerstadt and Anna Song
Five Linfield College professors were honored for scholarly achievement, creative achievement, international scholarship and exceptional impact on the life of the college during a faculty award ceremony May 17. Continue reading →
Reprinted with permission of the News-Register. • By Starla Pointer, May 21, 2018
Linfield College students displayed their projects, from paintings to performances to research in partnership with professors, Friday at the school’s annual symposium, “A Celebration of Scholarship and Creative Achievement.” Continue reading →
Robert Lisac ’12 graduates this week from the University of Central Florida College of Medicine, completing his journey from cancer patient to cancer doctor.
“Say your goodbyes. He’s not going to be here with us in the morning,” the doctor said.
Fourteen-year-old Robert Lisac lay in the ICU on a ventilator in a medically-induced coma, his family gathered at his bedside. His leukemia, diagnosed two years earlier and followed by 18 months of chemotherapy, was back with a vengeance.
His body was rejecting a bone marrow transplant from his older brother. His lungs were filling with blood. Doctors gave him only a 2 percent chance of surviving.