My name is Calynda Meister and I am a junior at Linfield College. During this holiday season I would like to thank you for your support. (VIDEO)
My name is Calynda Meister and I am a junior at Linfield College. During this holiday season I would like to thank you for your support. (VIDEO)
This year 114 international students from 25 countries call Linfield home. The college Taiko Drummers gave them an enthusiastic send-off at a recent farewell reception. (VIDEO)
When Joseph Medicine Crow ’38 received a Presidential Medal of Freedom last summer, the halls of the White House reverberated with the sounds of his drum as he sang the president an honor song.
A recent decision by the state to reduce Oregon Opportunity Grant awards to Oregon students has many colleges and universities scrambling. In response, Linfield College sent a letter to grant recipients early this morning, with a promise to make up the shortfall in financial aid.
A poetry reading celebrating and commemorating Oregon’s late poet laureate, William Stafford, will be held Tuesday, Jan. 12, at 7:30 p.m. in the Austin Reading Room at the Jereld R. Nicholson Library at Linfield College.
Health sciences Professor Michael Leahy and nursing Professor Vivian Tong addressed an audience of more than 3,000 medical practitioners in China.
Linfield looks like a small East Coast college plunked down in the West, complete with red-brick colonial dormitories and a bell tower that chimes on the hour. There’s one difference, according to The Times …
The nation’s premiere sports magazine gave Linfield a sendoff, as the undefeated football team travels to Wisconsin Saturday to meet unbeaten UW-Whitewater in the semifinals of the NCAA Division III playoffs.
Guest editorialist David Sumner, professor of English and environmental studies, said the issue of gay marriage would be less controversial if states got out of the marriage business, offered civil unions to gay couples, and left marriage rites to the churches.
Linfield College will host the annual Christmas candlelight service on Sunday, Dec. 13, at 7:30 p.m. in Jonasson Hall, lower level of Melrose Hall.
A total of 111 candidates for degrees will be presented at the Linfield College fall commencement Sunday, Dec. 20, at 2 p.m. in the Ted Wilson Gymnasium.
Local cancer research just got a boost. Jacob Nolte ’12, a music student who pitches baseball at Linfield, organized a benefit concert that raised $8,000 for a cause that has become close to his heart.
Linfield College will host a dance concert on Saturday, Dec. 5, at 8 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall.
A year-long stay in Beijing is the focus of an upcoming lecture by a Linfield College faculty member. Jim Diamond, professor of chemistry, will present “Beijing Bang!” Tuesday, Dec. 1, at 3 p.m. in Jonasson Hall, lower level of Melrose Hall.
Linfield College will host the annual Christmas concert featuring holiday music and traditional carols. The Linfield Concert Choir, Women’s Vocal Ensemble and Wildcat Men’s Glee Club will perform in “Snow: A Christmas Concert” on Wednesday, Dec. 9, at 7:30 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall.
An exhibition of student work will be featured Dec. 2-19 in the Linfield Fine Art Gallery in the James F. Miller Fine Arts Center. An opening reception will be held Wednesday, Dec. 9, at 6 p.m. in the gallery. Gallery hours are Tuesday through Saturday from noon to 5 p.m.
Linfield College Professor Peter Richardson was featured in articles in the News-Register and The Oregonian for being named Oregon Professor of the Year by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education.
Six Linfield College students participated in Battle of the Brains, a regional computer programming competition that applied knowledge to real-world situations.
Jazz music from the Swing Era is the focus of an upcoming concert at Linfield College. The Linfield Music Department will host Jazz Night, an event featuring the Jazz Band and Double Vision, the vocal jazz ensemble, on Friday, Dec. 11, at 8 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall.
Theta Chi Fraternity at Linfield College will collect donations for Yamhill Community Action Partnership (YCAP), a local charitable agency, when they kick off their annual “Theta Chi 12 Days of Christmas” Nov. 30-Dec. 11 at the college.
An innovative Latino Initiative at Linfield College addresses the disparity between Oregon’s growing Hispanic population and the scarcity of Hispanic nurses.
Linfield College invites the community to celebrate the holiday season with the Portland Baroque Orchestra. The ensemble will perform Wednesday, Dec. 2, at 7:30 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall.
Mike Fitzpatrick ‘09 learned a thing or two about tenacity and perseverance during his 21-year pursuit of a Linfield degree. Juggling demands of career and family, he took breaks in his schooling along the way, but always returned to Linfield to continue his education. Fitzpatrick took his final class over the summer, and earned a [...]
A Fall Chamber Music Concert will be held Tuesday, Dec. 8, at 4 p.m. in Delkin Hall in the Vivian A. Bull Music Center at Linfield College.
Rwanda: Beyond the Deadly Pit, a moving documentary produced by a survivor of the 1994 Rwandan genocide, will be presented Monday, Nov. 16, at 7 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield College.
A new spin on a traditional play will create a unique viewing experience for theatre audiences at Linfield College.
Oregon native and Linfield College graduate Scott Brosius has been invited by the New York Yankees to throw out the ceremonial first pitch prior to Game 6 of the World Series tonight.
McMINNVILLE – The Linfield College Forensics Team triumphed last week with ten top ten finishers, two finalists and two semifinalists.
McMINNVILLE – Linfield College will host the 79th annual R.D. Mahaffey Memorial Forensics Tournament Nov. 20-22.
McMINNVILLE – A classical guitarist at Linfield College will present a faculty recital featuring South American music. Pamela Goldsmith, adjunct faculty of music at Linfield, will perform Saturday, Nov. 14, at 7 p.m. in the Delkin Recital Hall in the Vivian Bull Music Center.
McMINNVILLE – A Linfield College professor has revolutionized methods for teaching introductory biology to students. Christopher Gaiser, professor of biology, will present “Teaching Introductory Biology – A Historical Approach,” on Wednesday, Nov. 11, at 7:30 p.m. in 201 Riley Hall at Linfield.
In conjunction with Linfield College Theatre Program’s production of Henrik Ibsen’s “A Doll’s House,” a post-show discussion, “The Changing Face of the American Workforce: Women, Careers, Family and Sacrifices,” will be held Friday, Nov. 6, and will include panelists from the college and the McMinnville community.
The Oregonian praised sophomore Jacob Nolte for his support of cancer research.
Virtuoso string ensemble Red Chamber and world music artist Randy Raine-Reusch will perform Saturday, Nov. 7, at 7:30 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium on the Linfield College campus in McMinnville. “Red Chamber: Secrets of the Chinese Court, Passions of the West” is free and the public is invited.
McMINNVILLE – Ancient ceramic artifacts are on display through Dec. 15 at the Linfield College Anthropology Museum, located in 121 Walker Hall at Linfield.
McMINNVILLE – Linfield College senior Nadia Abraibesh will discuss Libyan engagement, wedding and post-wedding traditions during “A Libyan Wedding,” Tuesday, Nov. 10, at 3 p.m. in Jonasson Hall, lower level of Melrose Hall at Linfield.
McMINNVILLE – Linfield College music students will present a Student Sampler Recital Tuesday, Nov. 3, at noon in the Delkin Recital Hall in the Vivian A. Bull Music Center at Linfield College.
A listing of upcoming events at Linfield College.
Linfield College’s small size eases the transition for international students, according to a recent feature in The Chronicle of Higher Education.
Virtuoso string ensemble Red Chamber and world music artist Randy Raine-Reusch will perform Saturday, Nov. 7, at 7:30 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium on the Linfield College campus. “Red Chamber: Secrets of the Chinese Court, Passions of the West” is free and the public is invited.
McMINNVILLE – Preparation for an annual fall concert is complete with the addition of a nationally recognized tuba soloist. The Linfield College Concert Band will perform with guest tuba soloist Tony Clements in a concert on Friday, Nov. 13, at 7:30 p.m. at McMinnville’s First Baptist Church, 125 SE Cowls Street.
English Professor Lex Runciman was recognized by The Oregonian for his poetry collection, Starting from Anywhere.
McMINNVILLE – A new spin on a traditional play will create a unique viewing experience for theatre audiences at Linfield College. “A Doll’s House” by Henrik Ibsen will be performed Thursday through Saturday, Nov. 5-7, and Nov. 12-14, at 8 p.m. in the Marshall Theatre in Ford Hall at Linfield. Another performance will be offered [...]
McMINNVILLE – Award-winning author John Daniel will share his journey through life when he reads from a collection of personal essays, titled “The Far Corner: Northwestern Views on Land, Life and Literature.” The reading will be held on Monday, Nov. 2, at 7:30 p.m., in the Austin Reading Room of Nicholson Library at Linfield College.
McMINNVILLE – Local children will be offered a safe and fun way to celebrate Halloween when Linfield College students host the annual trick-or-treat tour of campus, Friday, Oct. 30, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
McMINNVILLE – One hundred and fifty Linfield College students, faculty and staff will volunteer their services throughout Yamhill County on Saturday, Oct. 24, during Make A Difference Day.
Editor’s Note: Bert Waugh, from Beaverton, will be honored this week with a Distinguished Alumnus of the Year Award from Linfield College. He will be recognized for his humanitarian work with homeless youth. McMINNVILLE — Empty bedrooms are hard to come by in the Waugh household. Bert Waugh and his wife Susy share a passion [...]
Editor’s Note: Bernie Turner of McMinnville will be honored with the Walker Service Award for his community-focused fundraising efforts during Homecoming festivities Oct. 16 at Linfield. McMINNVILLE – Thinking back over his life, it’s hard for Bernie Turner to remember a time when he wasn’t lending a hand. Turner, a retired pastor, has spent the [...]
Editor’s Note: Kristine Oller of Glendale, Calif., will be honored with the Linfield College Alumni Service Award during Homecoming festivities Oct. 16 at Linfield. McMINNVILLE, Ore. – At age 14, Kristine Oller’s idea of fun was to clean her sister’s room. Some things never change. Oller, a 1993 Linfield College graduate, organizational expert and career [...]
Editor’s Note: Michelle Johnston Holthaus of Portland will be honored as the Linfield College Outstanding Young Alumna for her distinguishing work in the technology industry during Homecoming festivities Oct. 16 at Linfield. McMINNVILLE – Just reading the resume of Michelle Johnston Holthaus is intimidating. All those abbreviations and technical terms: CPSD, channel strategy, OEM, RPG…
Tara Lepp, health and human performance professor, appeared with student Liz Waddell ’10 on a Fox 12 television broadcast that showcased their volunteer outreach in Kenya.
McMINNVILLE – The musical genius of Herbert Howells, Alexander Glazunov, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Jean Cras will grace Linfield College through a performance by the Kama Ensemble.
McMINNVILLE – The Linfield College Music Department will host the Fall Choral Concert on Sunday, Oct. 25, at 4 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield.
McMINNVILLE – Homecoming festivities for Linfield College students and alumni will be held the week of Oct. 12.
MCMINNVILLE, Ore. Linfield College will present “Squeezed and Confused: America at an Energy Crossroads” Tuesday, Oct. 20, at 7:30 p.m. in Ice Auditorium on the Linfield campus. The lecture is free and the public is invited.
McMINNVILLE – Amy Orr, associate professor of sociology at Linfield College, will discuss “Gendered Capital: Sex-Role Socialization and the ‘Boy Crisis’ in Education,” on Wednesday, Oct. 14, at 7:30 p.m. in 201 Riley Hall at Linfield.
“After Hours,” an exhibition of the private work of the McMenamins artists, will be on display Oct. 13 through Nov. 21 at the Linfield College Fine Art Gallery.
McMINNVILLE – Linfield College students and faculty will have the opportunity to learn about the life and works of an award-winning poet and novelist. Marilyn Chin will present her latest novel, “Revenge of the Mooncake Vixen,” and poetry on Thursday, Oct. 15, at 7:30 p.m. in the Austin Reading Room in the Jereld R. Nicholson [...]
FRIDAY, OCT. 2 CHAMBER ORCHESTRA: The Linfield Chamber Orchestra will kick off the 2009-10 season with Concert 1: Infatuation on Friday, Oct. 2, at 8 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield College. For more information, call 503-883-2275.
McMINNVILLE – For one Linfield College professor, summer vacation was an opportunity to examine agricultural and economic issues abroad. Eric Schuck, an associate professor of economics at Linfield, will share his experience teaching in Lebanon in his lecture, “Kefar, Hello, Ca Va – Living Learning and Lecturing in the Levant,” on Tuesday, Oct. 6, at [...]
McMINNVILLE – Linfield College students will kick-off the 2009-10 theatrical season with the annual Student Icebreaker. Performances will be held Thursday through Saturday, Sept. 24-26, at 8 p.m., and Friday, Sept. 25, at 8 p.m. and midnight in the Marshall Theatre in Ford Hall at Linfield. The theatre will open 45 minutes early for participants to [...]
McMINNVILLE Controversy surrounding the freedom of press in post-World War II America is the focus of an upcoming lecture by journalism historian Ed Alwood at Linfield College. Alwood will read from “Dark Days in the Newsroom: McCarthyism Aimed at the Press,” on Thursday, Oct. 8, at 7:30 p.m. in the Austin Reading Room in [...]
McMINNVILLE — Local business leaders and representatives from Linfield College will look back to the future for the launch of the 36th annual Partners in Progress campaign. The campaign, a long-standing partnership between Linfield and the McMinnville community, will return to a week-long blitz, similar to the structure of early PIP campaigns. The community fund [...]
In 2004, while driving to Linfield College for a college tour, Kristen Damazio ‘09 and daughter Heather Burk ‘09 heard a radio ad promoting the Linfield adult degree program. Though the tour was planned for Burk, Damazio listened with interest to the radio advertisement. “That planted the seed,” said Damazio, then a student in another [...]
McMINNVILLE – Inspiration from everyday life is at the core of a new collection of poetry by award-winning Northwest author Lex Runciman. Runciman, Linfield College English professor, will read from “Starting from Anywhere” on Tuesday, Sept. 15, at 7:30 p.m. in the Austin Reading Room in the Jereld R. Nicholson Library at Linfield. The event, [...]
PORTLAND – For a second year, the Linfield-Good Samaritan School of Nursing has received $120,000 for scholarships from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) through the RWJF New Careers in Nursing Scholarship Program. Grants provided through this competitive program will build upon Linfield’s previous efforts to increase the number of students enrolled in its accelerated [...]
“Assembly, line, image, system”, an exhibition of work by Portland artist Bean Gilsdorf, will open Wednesday, Sept. 2, in the Linfield College Fine Art Gallery in the James F. Miller Fine Arts Center.
McMINNVILLE – A Linfield College mathematics professor will kick off this year’s faculty lecture series. Chuck Dunn, associate professor of mathematics, will present “Linfield College and the Willamette Valley Mathematics REU-RET” on Wednesday, Sept. 9, at 7:30 p.m. in 201 Riley Hall at Linfield.
McMINNVILLE – Linfield College students, faculty and staff, along with local residents, now have access to a car sharing program. Linfield is among the first colleges in the Pacific Northwest to partner with U Car Share, a program that allows members to use a car for an hour or a day.
He’s been a father figure to thousands of Linfield College students but Dave Hansen takes his parental role in stride. As dean of students and vice president for student services, Hansen oversees student life while maintaining an active role in the administration and regularly teaching. Hansen’s position will change at the close of the 2009-10 [...]
McMINNVILLE – Andrew Revkin, a prizewinning reporter and author, will be the keynote speaker at opening convocation at Linfield College Tuesday, Sept. 1, at 2:30 p.m. in the Ted Wilson Gymnasium. Revkin’s presentation will reflect themes in the Linfield common reading selection, “Field Notes from a Catastrophe: Man, Nature, and Climate Change” by Elizabeth Kolbert. [...]