May your season be filled with joy and peace.
May your season be filled with joy and peace.
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Oregon Public Broadcasting featured the research of psychology Professor Jennifer Linder, whose study sheds light on family interactions during the holidays, and the rest of the year.
“Anomalies,” featuring recent works by ceramicist and painter Nils Lou, is on display through Jan. 28 in the Linfield Gallery at Linfield College.
Linfield College will host the annual William Stafford memorial poetry reading Wednesday, Jan. 11, at 7:30 p.m. in the Austin Reading Room of the Jereld R. Nicholson Library.
Ryan Harris ’00 spends his days at the beach designing eco-friendly surfboards. He sometimes wears a wetsuit to work, and surfing is mandatory. VIDEO
Melissa Galloway ’06 found herself on the opposite side of the chemistry podium at Linfield College recently.
Head baseball Coach Scott Brosius led the USA team to victory in the Pan-American championships in Colombia.
Shane McCrae ’02 recently received a 2011 Whiting Writers’ Award. The prestigious $50,000 award, one of the most coveted prizes in the nation, recognizes 10 young writers for extraordinary talent and promise.
A total of 115 candidates for degrees will be presented at the Linfield College fall commencement exercises Sunday, Dec. 18, at 2 p.m. in the Ted Wilson Gymnasium.
The Oregonian published a moving essay by Professor Eric Schuck, a Navy Reserve lieutenant, who paid tribute to his grandfather, and to the sailors and Marines who served in Pearl Harbor.
A holiday insert from The Oregonian featured the history of the Oregon wine industry, and summed up the multi-page story with a plug for Linfield’s Oregon Wine History Archive.
Professor Martin Dwomoh-Tweneboah was recognized by Graca Machel Mandela, wife of Nelson Mandela, for his efforts to improve higher education standards and distance learning in Africa.
The Linfield Chamber Orchestra will present an intimate concert that highlights the strings section and features works ranging from the Baroque era to the 20th century. The performance will be Friday, Dec. 2, at 8 p.m.
When Dakota Witzenburg ’00 and his business partner created their custom design studio specializing in cabinetry and furniture, they didn’t envision that a Hollywood movie would give one of their chairs a starring role. Read the story in the Los Angeles Times.
Seven Linfield College music ensembles will present the annual chamber music recital on Tuesday, Dec. 6, at 4 p.m. in the Delkin Hall of the Vivian A. Bull Music Center at Linfield.
Students at Linfield’s Portland Campus responded anonymously to the question: What are you thankful for this season? Here’s what they said.
Professor Brian Winkenweder offered an art historian’s perspective on the Occupy Wall Street uprising.
The Linfield College Jazz Choir and Jazz Band will present a Jazz Night on Friday, Dec 9, at 8 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium located in Melrose Hall at Linfield.
As part of a community health course, students at Linfield College’s Good Samaritan School of Nursing spearheaded a clothing drive for some of Portland’s most vulnerable citizens.
The Linfield College Department of Music will present the annual Christmas Choral Concert on Wednesday, Dec. 7, at 7:30 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield.
Linfield College students will display their original artwork in the 2011 Annual Juried Student Exhibition Nov. 28 through Dec. 18 in the Studio Gallery in the Miller Fine Arts Center at Linfield.
Sophomore Timmy Marl ’14 is toe tapping his way to hoped-for fame in a global dance contest.
Chelsea Janzen, a vocal performance major at Linfield College, will present her senior recital Sunday, Dec. 11, at 7:30 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield.
Kayla Wilkens, a vocal performance major at Linfield College, will present her senior recital on Sunday, Dec. 4, at 4 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield.
Eric Schuck, economics professor at Linfield College, will share his 11-month experience as a naval reservist in Kuwait on Monday, Dec. 5, at 3 p.m. in Jonasson Hall in the lower level of Melrose Hall at Linfield College.
Members of the Linfield College dance ensemble will present the annual Fall Dance Showcase on Saturday, Dec. 3, at 8 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium, located in Melrose Hall at Linfield.
Mark Stroh, spokesman and press officer at the U.S. Embassy in Islamabad, Pakistan, will present “Practicing Public Diplomacy Amid Contested Nation Building: Insights from Pakistan and Afghanistan” on Monday, Nov. 28, at 7 p.m. in the Austin Reading Room, Nicholson Library at Linfield College.
Del Smith, a trustee emeritus of Linfield College, was honored for his long-time support of the college when the Board of Trustees approved the naming of the softball stadium as “Del Smith Stadium.”
Linfield College nursing students travel to India to offer health care in some of the country’s poorest, and sickest, neighborhoods. But they’re no slackers when it comes to taking care of their Portland neighbors, too.
Biology Professor John Syring and students Leah Rensel ’13 and Rebecca Soderlind ’12 participated in a fossil dig for 12,000-year-old extinct ground sloths.
Janice Thompson of Common Cause Oregon will speak on “Options for Campaign Finance Reform in the Wake of Citizens United,” Monday, Nov. 14, at 12:30 p.m. in the Pioneer Reading Room at Linfield College.
The Linfield College theatre program invites the public to a special Veterans Day benefit performance of “Fifth of July” on Friday, Nov. 11, at 7:30 p.m., at the Marshall Theatre in Ford Hall at Linfield.
Don’t underestimate the value of independent schools, said Linfield President Thomas Hellie in a Salem Statesman Journal opinion column.
In late October, students and staff contributed 500 hours of service throughout the community, and even visiting student families joined in.
Linfield’s resident Shakespeare expert, Professor Daniel Pollack-Pelzner, discussed the controversial new movie about Shakespeare, and the social trends that influence people to question the Bard’s authorship.
Undergraduate students from across the Northwest will compete in the 81st annual R.D. Mahaffey Memorial Forensics Tournament Nov. 11-13 at Linfield College.
Cristina Muro ’11 has provided health care to Oregon’s migrant community and plans to pursue graduate studies that will allow her to advocate for Hispanic health care needs. Her poignant essay was published by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
A singer, composer and scholar of Turkish music and folklore will present a lecture and concert at Linfield College.
An author and historian who is also an authority on pinot noir will describe what it’s like to be a wine historian on Tuesday, Nov. 15, at 7:30 p.m. in 222 T.J. Day Hall at Linfield College.
Students can obtain a quality education while combining courses with work and family responsibilities with Linfield’s new online marketing degree.
The Linfield College Music Department will present a fall band concert, “Songs of Sea, Air, Storms, Love and Friendship,” featuring the Linfield concert band and percussion octet Tuesday, Nov. 8, at 7:30 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield.
A Linfield College history professor will share insights about Northern Ireland during an upcoming presentation at Linfield.
Professor Jackson Miller is a featured guest with Oregon’s Conversation Project, joining some of the state’s most respected humanities scholars to facilitate community conversations across the state.
Bruce Fein, a constitutional lawyer and provocative critic of the war on terrorism, will deliver two public lectures on the state of American civil liberties on Wednesday, Oct. 26, at Linfield College. The date marks the 10th anniversary of the signing of the USA Patriot Act.
Four Linfield College students who faced natural disasters while studying abroad will tell their stories during “When the Worst Happens Abroad” Thursday, Nov. 3, at 3 p.m. in Jonasson Hall, lower level of Melrose Hall at Linfield.
Molly Johnson, whose first book was released in October from RainTown Press, will present a reading Monday, Nov. 7, at 7:30 p.m. in the Jereld R. Nicholson Library at Linfield College.
Lissa Wadewitz, assistant professor of history and environmental studies at Linfield College, will present “The Nature of Borders: Salmon, Boundaries and Bandits in the Salish Sea” Wednesday, Nov. 9, at 7:30 p.m. in 201 Riley Hall at Linfield.
Linfield College theatre students will explore the disillusionment of the Vietnam War through the eyes of the Talley family with the production of “Fifth of July,” written by the late Lanford Wilson.
“A Poet’s Love,” a vocal and piano concert featuring the works of Robert Schumann and other composers, will be presented Saturday, Nov. 5, at 2 p.m. in Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield College.
Biology Professor Chad Tillberg says “dinosaur ants” are not so different from humans when it comes to the haves and have-nots. His research was covered by news outlets in the U.S., Argentina and China.
Last weekend, Linfield students attended class within the walls of the Oregon State Penitentiary, where they engaged prison inmates in debate about the economy, healthcare reform, and scholarships for inmates.
Local children will be offered a safe and fun way to celebrate Halloween this year at Linfield College. Linfield students will host the annual trick-or-treat tour of campus on Friday, Oct. 28, from 4-7 p.m.
Members of various Linfield College choral ensembles will perform in the Fall Choral Concert on Sunday, Oct. 23, at 4 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield.
Recent graduate Marci Klimek ’10 was the women’s winner of the Portland Marathon, a 26.2-mile race through downtown Portland.
An artist reception for “Blind Corners, Portals and Turning Points,” featuring works by Linfield art Professor Ron Mills de Pinyas, will be Saturday, Oct. 15, from 2-4 p.m. at the Linfield Gallery. The exhibition opens Oct. 10 and runs through Nov. 12.
Author Tamara Metz will present “Untying the Knot: Marriage, the State and the Case for Their Divorce,” on Monday, Oct. 17, at 6 p.m. in the Austin Reading Room of Nicholson Library at Linfield College.
Linfield’s four national championship football teams, from 1982, 1984, 1986 and 2004, were welcomed into the Hall of Fame in September.
The Linfield College Theatre will present “Lot O’ Shakespeare,” featuring actor Timothy Mooney, Friday, Oct. 14, at 7:30 p.m. in the Marshall Theatre in Ford Hall at Linfield. The production will feature one monologue from every Shakespeare play.
Jackson Miller, associate professor of communication arts, will present “The Voters Have Spoken: A Consideration of the Past Accomplishments and Present Challenges of Initiative and Referendum System in Oregon,” on Wednesday, Oct. 12, at 7:30 p.m. in 201 Riley Hall at Linfield College.
A series of homecoming events for students and alumni are planned the week of Oct. 3 at Linfield College.
A presentation on Kabul, “The Kabul I have Come to Love” by Rachel Mills, has been rescheduled for Monday, Oct. 24, at 3 p.m. in Jonasson Hall at Linfield College.
One year ago, Linfield College launched the DigitalCommons@Linfield, an online archive that now preserves almost a thousand scholarly and creative works of Linfield students and faculty. Almost 7,000 works have been downloaded.
Professor David Sumner is a featured guest with Oregon’s Conversation Project, joining some of the state’s most respected humanities scholars to facilitate community conversations across the state. VIDEO
Thor Hanson, author and biologist, will present a reading from his newest book, “Feathers: the Evolution of a Natural Miracle,” on Monday, Oct. 10, at 7:30 p.m. in the Austin Reading Room in Nicholson Library at Linfield College.
Lindsey Thomas, a Linfield College senior, reads books to homeless children, sophomore Ashlee Carlson distributes backpacks filled with food to local schools, and senior Krystal Lum helped organize a community connection event for low-income residents.
“Wine Wars: A Tale of Curses, Miracles and Revenge” will be the focus of a lecture by Mike Veseth, an economist, author, editor or co-author of more than a dozen books.
The Linfield Chamber Orchestra will perform Friday, Sept. 16, at 8 p.m. at Linfield College.
Linfield College was ranked 121 in the recently-released U.S. News & World Report survey of the nation’s best liberal arts colleges.
Ben Rarick ’96 has been tapped to oversee all public schools in Washington.
Linfield College will host the fourth annual Hispanic Heritage Day on Saturday, Sept. 17, from 2-5 p.m. on the intramural field behind Pioneer Hall at Linfield.
The Linfield College theatre will present Anton Chekhov’s comic shorts including “The Proposal,” translated by George Malko, and “The Bear,” adapted by Brian Friel. Chekhov pokes fun at love, marriage and the battle of the sexes for audience members in his two satires.
Washington Monthly named Linfield College one of the top 100 liberal arts schools that make a vital contribution to society.
New historical archive, research, signifies maturing of Oregon wine industry McMINNVILLE, Ore. — A new Oregon Wine History Archive is one more indicator that the once-fledging Oregon industry has come of age. Second-generation growers are now managing wineries and vineyards, while their first-generation predecessors have become the subject of research and historical preservation efforts — [...]
Jessica Prokop ’13 spent the summer getting real-life experience as an intern with the competitive Charles Snowden Program for Excellence in Journalism.
While campus was quiet last summer, children from the nation’s first “I Have a Dream” school paid an overnight visit to Linfield. Check out the VIDEO and read an Oregonian story about Principal Paz Ramos ’84, a Linfield alum who directs the project.
The Class of 2015 arrived on campus and had a few event-packed days before classes started this week. PHOTOS
Award-winning poet and Portland native Matthew Dickman will present a reading Monday, Sept. 19, at 7:30 p.m. in the Austin Reading Room of the Jereld R. Nicholson Library at Linfield College. It is part of the “Readings at the Nick” series.
A talk on tuition pricing by Jeff Summers, professor of economics, will kick off the Linfield College faculty lecture series Wednesday, Sept. 14, at 7:30 p.m. in 201 Riley Hall at Linfield.
“Out of Language,” the work of Atlanta artists Josh Smith and Jenene Nagy, will be on display through Oct. 1 at The Linfield Gallery. An artist’s reception will be held Saturday, Sept. 3, from 2-4 p.m. at the gallery, located in the James F. Miller Fine Art Center .
In an interview on the Jefferson Exchange program, Professor Amy Orr linked poor performance to narrowly defined gender roles. She also spoke about changing family patterns in a Statesman Journal article.
Two leading constitutional scholars will present “Health Care Reform and the Constitution” on Wednesday, Sept. 14, at 3 p.m. in 201 Riley Hall at Linfield College.
The recent rehabilitation of Linfield College’s historic library led to the selection of radiant ceiling panels for both heating and cooling, one of only four such systems in Oregon.
Margaret Ngai ’12 will hone her leadership skills this year as vice president of the National Student Nurses Association, a 56,000-member professional organization.
Meet Susan Agre-Kippenhan, new Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty. VIDEO
Linfield College was named one of the nation’s “Top Colleges” by Forbes. Four Oregon schools, including Linfield, were included in the top 200 institutions that serve undergraduates.
Music Professor Joan Paddock and student Jessie Goergen ’12 performed with the Linfield College Festival Brass in Brookings, Ore., as part of the American Music Festival.
A $250,000 grant from the W.M. Keck Foundation will boost summer collaborative research and move findings directly into Linfield College classrooms.
Jonathan Haidt, author of The Happiness Hypothesis: Finding Modern Truth in Ancient Wisdom, will present the keynote address at the Linfield College opening convocation Friday, Aug. 26, at 11 a.m. in the Ted Wilson Gymnasium at Linfield.
Jade Severson ’11 and Craig Geffre ’11 have been selected for prestigious Fulbright scholarships.
Zachary Gulaboff-Davis ’14 and his 11-year-old rescued Pembroke Welsh corgi have received the most American Kennel Club titles of any junior handler or dog team in the U.S.
Professor Dawn Nowacki visited Jordan with a contingent of 14 U.S. professors to learn more about the situation of women in the Middle East.
Jade Severson ’11 has been selected for a Fulbright scholarship to teach English to students in Germany.
Linfield’s Michael Hampton provided tips for job seekers in a recent TIME story.
Lacey Dean ’11 is heading back to Dakar, where she studied abroad, for another stint of humanitarian outreach. She shared her thoughts with KCNR 1460 AM Radio in Redding, Calif.
Poetry posts, looking like mailboxes, have sprung up across Portland, and Linfield’s Richard Lewis has been posting the work of aspiring homeless poets.
Reprinted from the Curry Coastal Pilot Jessie Goergen ’12 has earned quite a few honors for a 21-year-old college student. She’s won countless music competitions, including the 2010 Oregon State Fair Talent Search, the Linfield College solo competition, and is a two-time winner of the Pleasant Hill Jazz Festival’s outstanding soloist competition.
Linfield is one of two Pacific Northwest schools, and 16 nationwide, to receive prestigious Kemper Scholarships. Joseph Gladow ’14 is one of this year’s two Linfield recipients.
The Gresham Outlook featured Twyla McKinney ’10, who conducted health outreach and studied barriers to AIDS prevention in Kenya as part of her senior project.
The National Fastpitch Coaches Association has named head softball Coach Jackson Vaughan and Assistant Coaches Erica Hancock, Greg Herman and Shelley Vaughan the Division III National Coaching Staff of the Year.
Lizzie Martinez ’09 is back at Linfield, but this time she’s serving with Volunteers in Service to America (VISTA).
Linfield graduates are making news as they head across the country in a brightly painted, carbon-neutral school bus, dubbed the Self Express.
Now that he’s picked up his diploma, finance and religious studies student Timothy Wagar ’11 will head to law school at the University of Washington.
Craig Geffre ’11 has been selected for a prestigious Fulbright scholarship to teach English to children in Thailand. He will also offer English lessons to Buddhist monks.
Linfield College was named to the 2010 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. This is the third consecutive year that the school has been included.
While leading Division III in five statistical categories and breaking two NCAA records, Emilee Lepp ’12 helped carry Linfield to the 2011 Division III softball championship.
The Linfield-Good Samaritan School of Nursing won its third major grant award from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) through the RWJF New Careers in Nursing Scholarship Program (NCIN).
Yuhong Cao ’11 will head to Stanford University to study materials science.
Seventy-two percent of all Linfield students participate in study abroad experiences. Check out their winning photos and essays.
Linfield College said farewell to 499 graduating seniors at its 2011 Spring Commencement Sunday, May 29, in the campus Oak Grove.
Rebecca Coffelt ’12 walked away with the Grand Prize in the Toyama Cup Speech Contest, and she and Michael Colby ’11 won first and second place in the advanced division.
Colin Jones ’11 is saying goodbye to the best friends of his life. Now he’s joined Oregon Campus Compact, where he’ll help college students across the state form their own friendships.
A passing storm proves timely as the Wildcats use a home run to knock off Christopher Newport 6-2 in the championship game of the NCAA Finals.
Creative writing and business major Rachel Mills ’11 will head to Afghanistan for nonprofit work.
Two Linfield College seniors earned top paper awards at recent regional conferences. Samantha Mack, communication arts major, and Grace Beckett, psychology major and theatre minor, both received certificates and monetary awards.
Stephen Dennis ’11 says his favorite college memory was meeting friends every Wednesday night. They created an informal intentional community, sharing dinner and talking for hours on end.
Linfield College will hand out 496 diplomas at this year’s Spring Commencement Ceremony. Graduates come from 20 states and seven countries, including China, Vietnam, Nepal, Iran, Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines.
Chemistry and biology graduate Christopher Jenness ’11 will begin a graduate program in molecular cell and developmental biology at Rockefeller University in New York City.
Graduating senior Lacey Dean ’11 studied in Dakar, and is now heading back to Africa to find a career path that revolves around humanitarian outreach.
Linfield is one of two Pacific Northwest schools, and 16 nationwide, to receive prestigious Kemper Scholarships. Blake Densley ’14 is one of this year’s two Linfield recipients.
Linfield College has been chosen as one of two Pacific Northwest schools to enter the Kemper Scholarship Program, offered to only 16 schools throughout the nation. Joseph Gladow ’14 (right) and Blake Densley ’14 (left) are this year’s recipients.
Graduating senior Kelley Hungerford ’11 shares her favorite Linfield memory (it took place in a forest) and her future goals.
Jesús Ilundáin-Agurruza was a guest on KBOO’s Bike Show this month, sharing insights from his cycling book and offering suggestions for spring bike routes.
Two student symposiums, the fifth annual Student Collaborative Research and Creative Projects Symposium and the 18th annual Linfield College Science Symposium, will be held together on Friday, May 13, in the Jereld R. Nicholson Library.
Retiring music professor Gwen Leonard will be honored during an Opera Theatre Gala featuring scenes from opera and Broadway musical theatre Saturday, May 21, at 8 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield.
Linfield College music students will be featured in a spring chamber music recital Tuesday, May 17, at 4 p.m. in the Vivian Bull Music Center Delkin Recital Hall at Linfield.
Six Wildcat teams will compete at national tournaments or championship events this month, with national honors within reach for the baseball, softball, men’s golf and women’s tennis teams, and the men’s and women’s track and field squads.
Students from Hawaii who coincidentally met up at Linfield are bringing their island reggae to campuses and luaus up and down the West Coast.
Emilee Lepp ’12 leads the nation in home runs, and she and teammates Staci Doucette ’12 and Emily Keagbine ’11 are the top three home-run hitters in NCAA Division III. Linfield leads all divisions of the NCAA with 87 home runs this spring.
Linfield College choral ensembles will be featured in the Spring Choral Concert Sunday, May 15, at 4 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield.
The Linfield College Music Department will host a Jazz Night concert Friday, May 13, at 8 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield.
The seventh annual MacReads program will feature award-winning author and New York Times columnist Nicholas D. Kristof Monday, May 2, at 7:30 p.m. at the McMinnville Community Center, 600 N.E. Evans St.
The importance of incorporating anthropology in foreign affairs will be the topic discussed by William Beeman, professor of anthropology at the University of Minnesota, in a lecture at Linfield College.
Six Oregon colleges, including Linfield, were featured in the new issue of The Princeton Review’s Guide to Green Colleges.
Linfield students created an immense sculpture that was “built to burn,” and that’s exactly what happened last week in a celebration of whimsy and spring. VIDEO
“Reading Obama: Dreams, Hopes, & the American Political Tradition” will be the topic of discussion when the book’s author meets a critic of his work Monday, May 16, at 7:30 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield College.
Student artwork will be on display in the Linfield College Fine Art Gallery in May.
In editorials in The Oregonian and The Christian Science Monitor, Nadia Abraibesh ’10 makes an eloquent plea for American support of Libya, where she has family.
Linfield students, staff and faculty are helping construct affordable housing for people in our community and across the nation. VIDEO
Sophomore ’13 Chris Forrer and Darren Valenta ’11 walked away with honors at a recent national forensics tournament.
The Linfield College theatre will present Emily Mann’s docudrama “Execution of Justice,” taking audience members to a divided San Francisco in the 1970s as the city transitions from conservative to a more liberal social and political climate.
Professors Gudrun Hommel-Ingram and Katherine Kernberger and their students hosted a visit from composer Libby Larsen, whose world premiere of her “Moabit Sonnets” was performed at Linfield last weekend.
The debate behind the moral duty to vote will be featured in a lecture and commentary Thursday, May 5, at 7:30 p.m. in the Austin Reading Room of the Jereld R. Nicholson Library at Linfield College.
Traditional Hawaiian food and entertainment will be featured at this year’s 39th annual Linfield College Hawaiian Lu’au Saturday, April 30, in the Rutschman Field House and Ted Wilson Gymnasium at Linfield.
The Linfield College Concert Band will present a spring concert featuring small wind ensembles Tuesday, April 26, at 7:30 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium, located in Melrose Hall at Linfield.
Members of the Linfield College Dance Ensemble will present a dance showcase, “Electrify your Movement!,” Friday, May 6, and Saturday, May 7, at 8 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium, located in Melrose Hall at Linfield.
Bill Apel, professor of religion at Linfield College since 1975 who will retire in June, will present a “last lecture” Thursday, April 28, at 7 p.m. in Jonasson Hall, lower level of Melrose Hall at Linfield.
Regional and local newspapers and radio stations featured the gallery’s powerful “Bearing Witness” exhibit, on display through the end of April.
The Gould Piano Trio and clarinetist Robert Plane will perform Friday, April 29, at 8 p.m. at Linfield College. The concert is sponsored by the Linfield Chamber Orchestra as part of the 20th Anniversary Season.
Margaret Ngai ’12 was elected VP of the 56,000-member organization at the group’s national convention.
Larsen shared the thought processes that culminated in her composition, “Moabit Sonnets,” premiering Friday and Saturday at Linfield.
Former high school teammates Laura Ekstrom ’12, Chelsei Hall ’14 and Lisa Ekstrom ’14 are now competing at the college level on the Linfield lacrosse team.
A discussion on the current unrest in Libya will be presented by a Linfield graduate, part of the Linfield College series “Pizza and Politics.”
The world premiere of “Moabit Sonnets,” written by one of the world’s most performed living composers, will be performed at Linfield College on April 15 and 16.
Larsen, in residency for a week in mid-April, will present a world premiere on campus. Catch a preview of her work and thoughts on Portland’s All Classical FM Radio on April 7 and 9.
The life of Mary Frances Kennedy Fisher will be captured in a reading by author and Linfield alumna Anne Zimmerman Wednesday, April 27, at 7:30 p.m. in the Austin Reading Room of the Jereld R. Nicholson Library at Linfield College.
The risks and benefits of exercise will be the topic of a faculty lecture by Janet Peterson, associate professor of health and human performance, Wednesday, April 20, at 7:30 p.m. in 201 Riley Hall at Linfield College.
March Madness fans can’t have it both ways, says Professor Randy Grant. Grouse about the unfairness, or just sit back and enjoy the games.
Oregon’s Keizertimes featured Julia Huffman ’12, who analyzed the economic challenges faced by Australia’s native inhabitants while pursuing research Down Under about the country’s cane toad invasion.
Saturday, April 2, from 3 to 5 p.m., marks the opening reception of a remarkable Linfield Gallery exhibit featuring the portraits and words of former Abu Ghraib detainees.
Over spring break, 33 Linfield students, staff and faculty helped provide affordable housing for families and individuals in the region, and across the nation.
The annual Cultural Show featuring Linfield College international students will be presented Saturday, April 9, at 3 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield.
The Linfield softball team has won 15 of 17 games so far and is ranked No. 1 in the latest National Fastpitch Coaches Association poll.
The Linfield center gives a new twist on how learning happens, at college and in the community.
Nadia Abraibesh ’10 just got home from Benghazi, where she participated in history being made. OPB Radio, FOX 12 News and KATU Channel 2 News aired stories.
At Linfield College the classroom extends as far as a passport can take you. The Institute of International Education ranked Linfield 21st among U.S. baccalaureate institutions for participation in study abroad.
Clemens Starck, author of “Journeyman’s Wages,” which won the Oregon Book Award and the William Stafford Memorial Poetry Award, will present a reading with musical accompaniment Thursday, April 7, at 7:30 p.m. in the Austin Reading Room in the Jereld R. Nicholson Library at Linfield College.
Acclaimed artist Daniel Heyman, whose recent work includes portraits of former Abu Ghraib detainees, will present the Frazee lecture and panel discussion, Tuesday, April 5, at 7:30 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield College.
Members of the Linfield College Concert Choir will perform a concert on Friday, April 1, at 7:30 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield.
An ancient-style kiln, built by art Professor Nils Lou, has attracted hundreds of artists and students and spurred a ceramic renaissance in the Pacific Northwest, according to an Oregonian feature.
Nobel Prize winner Harold Kroto will speak at Linfield College on Thursday, April 14, at 7:30 p.m. The event is free and the public is invited.
Linfield was recognized in the 2011 College Access & Opportunity Guide for support of low-income, first-generation college students.
“’It’s Alive’: The Monster and Manuscript of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein” will be the topic of a lecture by Charles E. Robinson, professor of English romanticism at the University of Delaware, Thursday, March 31, at 7:30 p.m. in the Jereld R. Nicholson Library at Linfield College.
An opening reception for “Bearing Witness,” the first Pacific Northwest exhibition of Daniel Heyman’s portraits of former Abu Ghraib detainees, will be Saturday, April 2, from 3–5 p.m.
Linfield Chamber Orchestra will feature the world premiere of “Moabit Sonnets,” written by one of the world’s most performed living composers, Libby Larsen.
Art Professor Brian Winkenweder co-edited Dialectical Conversions: Donald Kuspit’s Art Criticism, just released by Liverpool University Press.
Linfield College invites the public to learn about the male singing voice in a class taught by David Wakeham, British-based baritone, Monday, March 14, at 8 p.m. in Delkin Recital Hall in the Vivian Bull Music Center at Linfield.
Araceli Ortiz ’09 learned English, found her calling, and graduated last year from college.
Linfield College has been chosen as one of two Pacific Northwest schools to enter the Kemper Scholarship Program, offered to only 16 schools throughout the nation, says Catherine Jarmin Miller, director of Foundation and Corporate Relations at Linfield.
Distinguished philosophy Professor Larry Hickman will present two lectures for the 40th annual Walter Powell-Linfield College philosophy lectures on Monday, March 14, and Tuesday, March 15, at 7:30 p.m. in Jonasson Hall in the lower level of Melrose Hall at Linfield.
The Linfield College Music Department will present a trio concert Friday, March 11, at 7:30 p.m. in Delkin Recital Hall in the Bull Music Center at Linfield.
The exhibit “Inspiration and Imagination: Art Intersecting Anthropology” will open Tuesday, March 8, at noon at the Linfield Anthropology Museum in Walker Hall at Linfield College.
OPB broadcast an interview with Nadia Abraibesh ’10, who is documenting protests in the streets of Benghazi, the city that led the revolt against Gadhafi.
The high-stakes realm of organized crime sets the foundation for author Peter Laufer’s reading Thursday, March 17, at 7:30 p.m. in the Austin Reading Room of the Jereld R. Nicholson Library at Linfield College.
Aviation and history will come together in a reading by local author Laurel Adams Tuesday, March 15, at 4 p.m. in the Austin Reading Room of the Jereld R. Nicholson Library at Linfield College.
Linfield College students will combine palm readers, engagements and murder for a comedic performance of West Moon Street.
Portland artist Damien Gilley has installed his most ambitious project yet, says the Oregonian. His installation is on exhibit until March 12 at the Linfield Fine Art Gallery, curated by museum Director Cris Moss.
Students Bridget Grant ’13, Morgan Christiansen ’13 and William McHenry ’13, and Professors Professor Patrick Cottrell and Michael Jones, were featured in a front-page Oregonian story about Cottrell’s month-long course in Vietnam.
Washington’s Sammamish Review profiled Lian Yuen ’11 and Johnna Furcini ’11, who studied abroad as part of January Term courses taught by business Professor Michelle Nelson and nursing Professors Fred Calixtro and Sherry Archer.
The Linfield College Music Department will present a lecture and demonstration of Ghanaian Ewe religious and ceremonial music and rituals Saturday, March 12, at 4 p.m. in Delkin Recital Hall in the Bull Music Center at Linfield.
The Linfield campus was covered in a rare blanket of snow. Join us for snow angels, and check out our winter wonderland photos.
“Death by Design,” a new play by Rob Urbinati, will have its first public reading at Linfield College Saturday at 4 p.m. in the Ford Hall lobby.
Revisit the Renaissance at Linfield College. In Mulieribus, a professional female vocal ensemble, will perform works from the Medieval and Renaissance periods Sunday, March 6, at 4 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield.
Gudrun Hommel, Linfield College associate professor of German, will reflect on learning as a teacher during an upcoming faculty lecture at Linfield.
Twelve students from Linfield College threaded through throngs of people, cows, elephants and camels on India’s congested roads last month, traveling the country to study health care.
Linfield College student Rachel Mills ’12 has been selected as one of 50 semifinalists for the National Students in Service Award.
Linfield College student nurses participated in the Oregon Nurses Association Nurse Lobby Day at the Oregon State Capitol in Salem.
Urban planning isn’t new, according to Sharon Bailey Glasco, whose new book examines urban planning from an earlier century.
Historian and cultural critic Thaddeus Russell will present “A Renegade History of the United States” Wednesday, March 2, at 7:30 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield College.
Katie Main ’13 and other Linfield students provided free healthcare and food for thousands of impoverished and malnourished Kenyans, including orphaned children, as part of a service-learning course taught by Professors Tara Lepp and Michael Leahy.
Gerardo Ochoa, associate director of financial aid at Linfield’s Portland Campus, told El Centinela there are sources of support for Latino students who want to go to college.
A public debate featuring the Linfield debate team and university debaters from China will be held Tuesday, Feb. 8, at 7 p.m. in the lobby of Ford Hall at Linfield College.
Staci Doucette ’12, an All-America softball player at Linfield, was selected as the female recipient of the Ad Rutschman Small College Athlete of the Year Award at the Oregon Sports Awards.
Although chemistry is generally the most dreaded course on college campuses, Professor Brian Gilbert’s “Art and Science of Brewing” chemistry class has a waiting list, and students even ask for extra homework.
Two actors will portray African-Americans and their contributions to American history during “Portraits of Courage: African-Americans You Wish You Had Known” on Tuesday, Feb. 15, at 7:30 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield College.
Nicholas Buccola, assistant professor of political science, will present “In Pursuit of Liberty: The Political Thought of Frederick Douglass” on Wednesday, Feb. 16, at 7:30 p.m. in 201 Riley Hall at Linfield College.
The News-Register profiled Professor Chris Keaveney, who developed Linfield’s Asian Studies program into one of the strongest in the Pacific Northwest.
Called the “rock stars of chamber music” by the New York Times, the energetic husband-wife team of cellist David Finckel and pianist Wu Han will perform Friday, Feb. 18, at 8 p.m. at Linfield College.
Pets suffer from seasonal affective disorder too, says psychology Professor Mary Lee Nitschke, who outlined steps to protect pets from winter depression.
Masterplexed, a new installation by Damien Gilley, will run through March 12 at the Linfield College Fine Art Gallery.
“Finding Your Voice: The Keys to Your Greatest Potential” will be presented by Charles Holt Tuesday, Feb. 8, at 7:30 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield College.
Caleb Kearns ’08 wrote his first book after graduation and a backpack through Europe.
Mass communication Professors Brad Thompson and Lisa Weidman weighed in on a recent story about Portland Metro practices.
Linfield College will welcome speakers from more than 25 Oregon and Washington high schools as they participate in the 79th annual Singletary High School Invitational Forensics Tournament Feb. 4-5.
The seventh annual MacReads program will feature award-winning author Nicholas D. Kristof with this year’s selection “Half the Sky.” MacReads is a community-wide book reading and discussion that culminates in a presentation by the author. Schools, book clubs and residents throughout Yamhill County are encouraged to participate in the program.
It’s January Term at Linfield, and for many students that means study abroad.
A groundbreaking study by Professor Scott Smith reveals a complex picture of the struggle for power in Russia after the revolution of 1917.
U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) will hold a town hall meeting Sunday, Jan. 16, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield College. The town hall is part of a series conducted by Wyden in each of Oregon’s counties. Sunday’s meeting will serve Yamhill County, but [...]
Professor Reshmi Dutt-Ballerstadt explored themes of citizenship and belonging in “The Speakeasy,” an hour-long radio special on Oregon Public Broadcasting.
On Jan. 17 more than 100 Linfield students will join students from eight Oregon colleges to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., through a united day of service.
Does the Ducks’ athletic prowess boost the University of Oregon brand? Ask Professor Randy Grant.
Linfield’s January Term is only one month long, but a lot gets packed in, as students study, not only on campus, but around the world.
Professor Pat Cottrell’s guest column was featured in a full-page spread in the international newspaper.