‘Twas the night before a Linfield Christmas … VIDEO
‘Twas the night before a Linfield Christmas … VIDEO
Thanks to kindhearted people with the Linfield Employee Association, 38 families will receive Christmas dinner and gifts from Santa.
Linfield College will host the annual William Stafford memorial poetry reading Wednesday, Jan. 16, at 7:30 p.m. in the Austin Reading Room of the Jereld R. Nicholson Library.
In Mulieribus, a female vocal ensemble directed by music Professor Anna Song, was featured on Performance Today, which airs on public radio stations across the country.
The Portland Tribune and Sherwood Gazette profiled music Professor Anton Belov, a nationally renowned baritone who has wowed audiences throughout the United States.
Political science student Miriam Corona celebrated her letter from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, allowing her to stay in the U.S., and at Linfield College.
ASIANetwork featured the research of Linfield students, who examined one of the most complicated migration crises in the world.
Professor Randy Grant provided insights for Inside Higher Ed about Rutgers University’s move to the Big Ten Conference.
The Linfield College Computer Science Club finished among top teams at a recent programming competition, the 2012 Pacific Northwest regional qualifier of the International Collegiate Programming Contest (PacNW ICPC).
Two new endowments, established through gifts from generous alumni, will strengthen creative writing and political science programs at Linfield College while cultivating the intellectual vitality of the faculty.
Physical education Professor Jeff McNamee is kick-starting a 70-mile bike trail that will connect Willamette River greenways and local wineries. Read more in the Statesman Journal.
Local vets suffering from PTSD are getting some help through a nonprofit organization founded by business Professor Michelle Nelson, says The Oregonian.
Cornerback Michael Link snags two interceptions deep in Linfield territory, helping the Wildcats defeat North Central and reach the NCAA quarterfinals for the fifth time in 10 seasons.
Each year at Thanksgiving, students at Linfield’s Portland Campus make a list of things they are thankful for. Here’s what they said.
The baroque ensemble Risonanti will present a recital on Saturday, Dec. 8, at 7 p.m. in Delkin Recital Hall in the Vivian A. Bull Music Center at Linfield College.
Though Linfield College struggled on offense, the Wildcats forced five Pacific Lutheran turnovers to win a wild 27-24 first-round NCAA playoff game.
Nursing Professor Melissa Jones shared insights in a Salem Statesman Journal article about end-of-life story telling.
A fall chamber music recital featuring winds, strings, percussion, voice and piano will be presented Thursday, Dec. 6, at 4 p.m. in Delkin Recital Hall in the Vivian A. Bull Music Center at Linfield College.
The Linfield College Jazz Band will present a concert Friday, Dec. 7, at 8 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield College.
Linfield dance students will present their fall Dance Showcase Saturday, Dec. 1, at 8 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield College.
Three Linfield College vocal groups will be featured during the annual Christmas choral concert on Wednesday, Dec. 5, at 7 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield.
Linfield’s Student Alumni Association (SAA) has been busy celebrating National Philanthropy Week, Nov. 11-17.
Paul Apostolidis, political science professor at Whitman College, will present lectures on immigration workers and racial biopolitics, and the work of Karl Marx on Thursday, Dec. 6, at Linfield College.
Upcoming events at Linfield College for the month of December.
The Oregonian published a touching opinion column written by economics Professor Eric Schuck, whose father served in the Vietnam War.
Linfield College will host the annual Christmas candlelight service on Sunday, Dec. 2, at 7:30 p.m. in Delkin Recital Hall in the Bull Music Center at Linfield.
Northwest Conference rivals Linfield College and Pacific Lutheran have been rematched in the first round of the NCAA Division III playoffs.
A lecture about the effects of animals as mascots for sports teams will be featured by Joan Forry, visiting assistant professor of philosophy, Thursday, Nov. 29, at 7 p.m. in 219 T.J. Day Hall at Linfield College.
Professor Liz Obert was featured in a new media collective for her photograph collection, “The Beach Goers.”
Linfield College graduate Tony Carpenter ’98 trained for the New York City Marathon for months, but when it got cancelled due to the storm, he created his own marathon, to raise funds for storm victims. VIDEO
An artist talk by video artist Daniel Heffernan will be Wednesday, Nov. 7, at 5 p.m. in Room 127 of the Nicholson Library. A reception will follow at 6 p.m. in the Linfield Gallery.
The Linfield Chamber Orchestra will present the first concert of its 2012-13 Season on Sunday, Dec. 2, at 2 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield College.
A debate examining the issues surrounding same-sex marriage will be held Monday, Nov. 26, at 7:30 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield College.
Art Professor Nils Lou invited Linfield students to help fire his unique “Dragon Kiln” at his studio in the coastal mountains. VIDEO
Political magazines have found a new way to be opinion leaders during this election, in just 140 characters, Professor Susan Sivek said on PBS Media Shift.
More than 150 students, professors and staff spread out through the community to offer enthusiastic volunteer support on Make a Difference Day.
The Linfield College Concert Band will be joined by the Linfield Concert Choir to present a fall concert Tuesday, Nov. 13, at 7:30 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield.
Linfield faculty members Nicholas Buccola and Lissa Wadewitz will read from and discuss their recently published books Monday, Nov. 12, at 7:30 p.m. in the Austin Reading Room of Nicholson Library.
Professor Malcolm Greenlees appeared on NPR-affiliate Jefferson Public Radio to share insights about Oregon’s casino gambling initiatives.
Game theory in popular culture will be the topic of an upcoming faculty lecture by Jennifer Nordstrom, professor of mathematics, Wednesday, Nov. 14, at 7 p.m. in 201 Riley Hall at Linfield.
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 Wednesday, Oct. 31, from 4 to 7 p.m.
Research on medicinal plants in Peru will be the topic of a student presentation by Linfield College seniors Anna Sours and Susana Fajardo.
Undergraduate students from across the Northwest will compete in the 82nd annual R.D. Mahaffey Memorial Forensics Tournament Nov. 9-11 at Linfield College.
Poets Chris Anderson and Stephanie Lenox will introduce Oregon’s only cooperative publisher, Airlie Press, along with their latest work during a reading Thursday, Nov. 8, at 7:30 p.m. in the Austin Reading Room of the Jereld R. Nicholson Library at Linfield College.
The Wildcats boast six wins and no losses, despite the most challenging schedule among 239 NCAA Division III programs.
Upcoming events at Linfield College for the month of November.
A newly installed exhibit created by recent graduate Rosa Gimson ’12 captures the rich and significant history of Linfield’s School of Nursing.
This fall Linfield College experienced a 12 percent increase in enrollment in its online programs, and consistent with national trends, Linfield students favor health care degrees.
More than 150 members of the Linfield College community, including students, families, faculty and staff, will canvas Yamhill County on Saturday, Oct. 27, to volunteer their time, energy and talents during Make A Difference Day.
The Portland Tribune and Forest Grove News-Times paid tribute to the Oregon Wine History Archive at Linfield College.
The Linfield College Music Department will present a faculty recital featuring pianist Chris Engbretson Saturday, Oct. 27, at 3 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield.
The arbitrary U.S.-Canadian political border contributed to international tensions and led to a fierce competition that almost decimated the salmon industry, says history Professor Lissa Wadewitz in a new book.
Aimee Palacios of McMinnville, a senior at Linfield College, works at Nicholson Library, participates in Concert Choir and majors in education. Her Linfield education is made possible, in part, by the Partners in Progress (PIP) campaign that supports scholarships to students from Yamhill County.
Welsh culture and academic programs will be the topic of a student presentation by Clara Martinez, a junior at Linfield College.
Linfield College celebrates Homecoming Weekend. Check out the activities, and enjoy a photographic tour through Linfield history.
A series of homecoming events for students and alumni are planned at Linfield College.
The importance of financial literacy for young adults will be the focus of a reading Thursday, Oct. 25, at 7:30 p.m. in the Austin Reading Room of the Jereld R. Nicholson Library at Linfield College.
Linfield College will host a fall choral concert, “Lalela,” Sunday, Oct. 21, at 4 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield.
A piece of Linfield College history has been restored and will be unveiled Friday, Oct.12, at 11:30 a.m. in Fred Meyer Lounge in Riley Hall at Linfield College.
A unique two-year project by Linfield College students and faculty chronicling the Pacific City dory community will culminate in a world premiere theatre production.
Students spread out throughout the community during Linfield’s Taste of Service Day, helping children read, sprucing up McMinnville’s historic downtown, cleaning parks, working at a community garden and sorting food for hungry families, along with other activities.
Linfield College junior Max Milander of Seaside received a scholarship from the Oregon Association of Broadcasters.
Linfield College students welcomed community members to campus to celebrate the fifth annual Hispanic Heritage Day Saturday, Sept. 22, in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month.
This year, visitors from 124 countries and all 50 states visited Linfield’s online research archive, DigitalCommons@Linfield. The repository now preserves more than a thousand scholarly and creative works of Linfield students and faculty. VIDEO
The community is invited to explore the arts and how they relate to changes in society with a number of events offered by the Lacroute Arts Series at Linfield College.
In an interview on Jefferson Public Radio, economics Professor Eric Schuck explained why neglect of a recent farm bill will harm farmers, citizens and the environment.
Doug Peacock, a nationally known author and a disabled Vietnam veteran, who speaks widely about wilderness and veterans’ issues, will present a reading and a lecture at Linfield College on Tuesday and Wednesday, Oct. 23 and 24.
A master class and trombone recital featuring Peter Ellefson, 1984 Linfield graduate and Distinguished Alumnus of the Year, will be held at Linfield College.
NPR Radio followed Professor Jackson Miller and his students as they went inside the Oregon State Penitentiary to debate with prisoners.
A postcolonial perspective on the events of 9/11 will be the topic of a lecture by Amitava Kumar, professor of English and the Helen D. Lockwood Chair at Vassar College, Tuesday, Oct. 16, at 7:30 p.m. in the Austin Reading Room of Nicholson Library at Linfield College.
Campus and community members are invited to view historic photographs of McMinnville and Yamhill County at the Linfield College library.
A robust lineup of classical music, along with an innovative new lively arts series, is slated at Linfield College in the coming months.
Linfield College was ranked 112 in the recently-released U.S. News & World Report survey of the nation’s best liberal arts colleges.
Linfield College faculty and students who conducted summer research in Thailand will share their experiences during “In Limbo” Monday, Oct. 1, at 3 p.m. in Jonasson Hall, lower level of Melrose Hall at Linfield.
Linfield College nursing students learned first-hand about the therapeutic effects of animals on patients when therapy llamas Smokey and Rojo paid a visit this week.
Linfield College will host the fifth annual Hispanic Heritage Day on Saturday, Sept. 22, from 2-5:30 p.m. on the intramural field behind Pioneer Hall on campus.
Laura Rodgers, Linfield College professor of nursing, will discuss adjustment issues for college students in an upcoming faculty lecture, “Stress, Cortisol and Adjustment Disorder Among College Students” Wednesday, Oct. 3, at 7 p.m. in 201 Riley Hall at Linfield.
In a News-Register column, alumna Kathleen Bernards ’76 says Linfield College and the community support each other in a symbiotic way and urged support for Linfield’s Partners in Progress campaign.
The Linfield College Music Department will present a faculty recital featuring vocalist Natalie Gunn, pictured left, and pianist Susan McDaniel.
Editor’s Note: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED. A lecture by Gregg Andrews, distinguished professor emeritus of history at Texas State University, originally set for Thursday, Oct. 11, has been cancelled.
Victoria E. Bynum, distinguished professor emeritus of history at Texas State University, will speak on her latest book, “The Long Shadow of the Civil War,” Wednesday, Oct. 10, at 7 p.m. in Jonasson Hall, lower level of Melrose Hall at Linfield College.
Chris Ballard, senior writer at Sports Illustrated, will speak about writing, sports and his new book, Wednesday, Oct. 10, at 6 p.m. in the Austin Reading Room in Nicholson Library at Linfield College.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) recently awarded almost a quarter of a million dollars to science programs at Linfield College.
The Mayan calendar and indigenous prophecies will be featured in an upcoming theatre production, “B’aktun 13,” performed by Teatro Milagro of Miracle Theatre at Linfield College.
Professor Eric Schuck told Oregonian readers that farmers, consumers and the environment will suffer without passage of an important agricultural bill.
James Miller, chair of liberal studies and professor of politics at the New School for Social Research, will speak on “Examined Lives: From Socrates to Nietzsche” Tuesday, Sept. 25, at 7:30 p.m. in the Austin Reading Room in the Nicholson Library at Linfield College.
Nursing Associate Dean Neal Rosenburg and nursing Professor Kim Kintz spent part of their summer in health care clinics in Africa, trying to stem the HIV/AIDS epidemic.
Linfield College students will open the 2012-13 theatre season with the annual Student Icebreaker. “Old Saybrook” will be presented Sept. 20-22, at 7:30 p.m. in the Marshall Theatre in Ford Hall at Linfield College.
The Music Department and the International Programs Office hosted music educators from Iraq last week on campus.
Supporters of Linfield College athletics are invited to attend a rededication ceremony of the newly renovated Linfield Athletics Hall of Fame at noon on Saturday, Sept. 8.
Nursing Professor Laura Rodgers offered recommendations for fixing the nurse educator shortage in a Huffington Post column.
Upcoming events for September at Linfield College.
A debate on “Has the War on Terror Undermined the U.S. Constitution” will be the focus of this year’s Constitution Day program on Friday, Sept. 21, at 11:45 a.m. in 201 Riley Hall at Linfield College.
T.J. Day Hall at Linfield College recently received a LEED Gold certification for sustainable building, awarded by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).
A popular literary magazine interviewed Professor Daniel Pollack-Pelzner for a story that marked the bicentennial of Charles Dickens.
Two Linfield College professors will explore the use of the term “eco-terrorism” during the first faculty lecture of the year Wednesday, Sept. 12, at 7 p.m. in 201 Riley Hall at Linfield.
Professor Hillary Crane shared insights with newspapers in Asia and Europe about Buddhism’s stance on gay rights.
An opening reception for “Social Landscapes: Two Views,” featuring the work of Liz Harris and Katharine T Jacobs, will be Saturday, Sept. 8, from 3-5 p.m. at the Linfield Gallery at Linfield College.
Almost 500 new Linfield College students have arrived on the McMinnville Campus this week for the first day of classes.
Linfield’s iFocus orientation gave new science students an early introduction to field and lab work, while First C.L.A.S. students immersed themselves in community service. PHOTOS
Linfield College was named one of the region’s top schools by The Princeton Review and recognized for academic strength, engaging professors and the sense of community on campus.
Linfield College English Professor Anna Keesey will read from her widely acclaimed debut novel, Little Century, on Thursday, Sept. 13, at 7:30 p.m. in the Austin Reading Room at the Jereld R. Nicholson Library at Linfield.
Multicultural Director Michael Reyes Andrillon was featured on Portland’s KUNP Univision TV program, talking about leadership and engagement to a Spanish-speaking audience.
Nursing students Jessica Blume, Eli Falk, Amy Frankel, Jacob Prinz and Peter Sunderland have been awarded scholarships by a prestigious national foundation that promotes diversity in the health care industry.
Professor Nicholas Buccola’s new book about the political thought of Frederick Douglass was referenced by Andrew Sullivan in his widely-read Daily Dish column.
Linfield College student Alex Lazar ’13 will serve on the student advisory board of the Oregon Campus Compact, where he will help inspire civic engagement among college students across the state.
Ruth Faden, executive director of The Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics, will present the keynote address at the Linfield College Opening Convocation Friday, Aug. 24, at 11 a.m. in the Ted Wilson Gymnasium at Linfield.
Professor Anna Keesey’s new book, Little Century, was praised by the New York Times and numerous other news outlets. Read more about her in the Statesman Journal.
Public access to the Oregon Wine History Archive, housed at Linfield College, will receive a boost, thanks to an $8,000 Cultural Development Grant from the Oregon Cultural Trust.
Katharine Holm ’13 has been serving her hometown community in California this summer as an intern with Linfield’s new Deborah M. Olsen Public Service Internship.
Newspapers across the country featured comments from Professor Patrick Cottrell about politics, money and protest at the Olympic Games.
Two Linfield College students and one alumnus have been selected for upcoming experiences abroad through the Fulbright Program.
The Goethe-Institut New York awarded its prestigious 2012 Gutekunst Prize to alumnus Daniel Clausen ’08 for his translation work.
Wine and food lovers from around the world are gathering on the beautiful Linfield College campus this weekend.
Professor Randy Grant provided insights for the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review about the Penn State fine levied by the NCAA.
McMINNVILLE, Ore. — Athletes from around the world are descending on London for the Summer Olympics, and so are the protesters, says Patrick Cottrell, politics professor at Linfield College in Oregon.
Philosophy Professor Jesús Ilundáin-Agurruza was honored with the Samuel H. Graf Faculty Achievement Award in recognition of outstanding teaching, scholarship and service to the Linfield College community.
Linfield College sophomores Cody Purchase of Boise, Idaho, and Terran Sobel-Smith of Canby have been selected for the prestigious Kemper Scholars Program.
Professor Tom Love was honored with the Allen and Pat Kelley Faculty Scholar Award in recognition of outstanding scholarly achievement.
Fifty high school students are staying on campus this month, learning skills that will help them navigate the road to college.
History instructor Deborah Olsen was honored with the Edith Green Distinguished Professor Award in recognition of contributions to the intellectual growth and academic success of Linfield College students.
Linfield faculty, students and staff recently hosted 90 children from Alder Elementary School in Portland.
Kent Van Cleave ’12 had a special visitor when he recently graduated from Linfield.
McMINNVILLE, Ore. ― The debut novel from Linfield College Professor Anna Keesey came out this month and has already landed on Oprah’s Top 16 Best Books for June.
Catherine Lever ’12 had a special visitor when she graduated from Linfield College in May. Her grandmother, 74-year-old Linfield alumna Joanna Lever ’60, was invited back to her alma mater as a Golden Grad, and marched again, this time with her granddaughter.
Lindsey Thomas ’12 created her own capstone course for her last semester at Linfield College, developing and carrying out a health education program for more than 350 children in one of the poorest regions of Mexico.
Three Linfield College professors have been selected as recipients of faculty awards at the college. Tom Love, professor of anthropology, Jesús Ilundáin, associate professor of philosophy, and Deborah Olsen, instructor in history, have each been honored.
Bob Zuleger ’53 joined his grandson Carson Crepeaux ’12 for the commencement ceremony at Linfield College. The Golden Grad was invited back to his alma mater to march a second time.
This past semester 16 students in business Professor Tyler Laird-Magee’s marketing course gained real-world learning at four Yamhill County businesses.
Eleanor Evans ’12 had a special visitor when she graduated from Linfield College in May. Her 87-year-old grandfather, Austin Robert ’48, was invited back to his alma mater as a Golden Grad, and marched again, this time with his granddaughter.
Amy Frankel became a Linfield nursing student this summer, and also got a marriage proposal that was videoed and went viral, attracting 12 million viewers, worldwide media coverage and an appearance on the Today Show.
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.
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 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.
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 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.
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.
Students at Linfield College bridged a 12-hour time gap and a centuries-old cultural gap to connect with college students in Afghanistan.
The Oregon Wine History Archive at Linfield College was praised in a recent Huffington Post column.
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.
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.
Linfield’s recent “Artifacts of Memory” show was a favorite in a Wall Street Journal review, which praised the “truly poetic stunner.”
The Oregonian profiled student Robert Lisac ’12, whose battle with cancer has shaped his professional aspirations. The Dean’s List student hopes to pursue cancer research and serve as a physician, saving the lives of children just as his doctors saved his life.
Climbing a 16-foot ladder with theatre lights in hand is how Linfield College senior Katie Grainey takes a break from her school work.
Linfield College celebrated its milestone 40th annual Lu’au celebration last weekend with 85 students yelling war cries and doing slap dances, fire-knife dances and hulas. VIEW VIDEO
The Linfield forensics team is hosting an exhibition debate with Afghan students Tuesday, May 8, at 8 p.m. in Ford Hall.
Three award-winning artists will speak on The Arts and Social Change during a three-day symposium and mini-residency, the inaugural event of the Linfield Lacroute Arts Series at Linfield College.
Linfield College mass communication students will present research on the history of McMinnville as represented in the mass media 100 years ago on Tuesday, May 15, at 7 p.m. in the Austin Reading Room of the Jereld R. Nicholson Library at Linfield.
Mass communication student Ivanna Tucker brought so many fresh ideas to her first day of class that the school newspaper editor tapped her to be features editor for the Linfield Review, a high-level editing position rarely held by a freshman, said The Portland Observer.
Linfield College advanced directing students will showcase their talents in Springfest: Student-Directed Theater Shorts, May 10-12, at 7:30 p.m. in the Marshall Theatre in Ford Hall at Linfield.
The Linfield College Music Department will present its annual Spring Choral Concert, “LaLela!” on Sunday, May 13, at 4 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium, located in Melrose Hall at Linfield.
The Linfield College Hawaiian Club will host its milestone 40th annual lu’au, “Na a’a Hawaii: The Roots from Which We Grow,” on Saturday, May 5, in the Rutschman Field House and Ted Wilson Gymnasium at Linfield.
The Linfield College Music Department will host a Jazz Night concert Friday, May 11, at 8 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield.
The value behind the interdisciplinary field of sport management will be the focus of a lecture by Robert Schneider, faculty member at The College at Brockport, State University of New York, Tuesday, May 15, at 11:45 a.m. in 222 T.J. Day Hall at Linfield College.
Geologist Scott Burns will present “The Mystery of Terroir in Oregon: The Relationship of Geology, Soil and Climate to Wine” on Tuesday, May 1, at 7:30 p.m. in T.J. Day Hall at Linfield College. A reception will follow.
The Linfield College Music Department will present the annual Spring Chamber Music Concert on Tuesday, May 15, at 4 p.m. in the Delkin Recital Hall located in the Vivian A. Bull Music Center at Linfield.
Students in Professor Totem Shriver’s art class created and then set fire to a two-story sculpture in a spring transformation ritual. VIDEO
For the third consecutive year, Linfield students won top spots in the highly competitive Japanese language speech contest. Winners included Ariel Lillico ’12, Leah Sedy ’12 and Lucian Battaglia ’12.
Maxine Sheets-Johnstone, professor of philosophy and institute of advanced study fellow at St. Mary’s College and Durham University, will present two lectures as part of the annual Walter Powell-Linfield College Philosophy Lectures May 7-8 at Linfield College.
More than 100 Latino youth from Oregon recently got their first taste of the college atmosphere and sharpened leadership skills at a daylong institute at Linfield College.
Linfield College was featured in the new issue of The Princeton Review’s Guide to Green Colleges.
The Linfield Choir joined the festivities at Tuition Free Day with a flash mob.
The creation of web comics will be the focus of a student reading Monday, May 7, at 7:30 p.m. in the Austin Reading Room of the Jereld R. Nicholson Library at Linfield College.
Susan McWilliams, professor of politics at Pomona College, will present “Redeeming Democracy in America” on Monday, May 7, at 2:30 p.m. in Jonasson Hall, located in the lower level of Melrose Hall at Linfield College.
Molly Gloss, author of the award-winning book The Jump-Off Creek, will read from her book Monday, April 30, at 7:30 p.m. in Nicholson Library at Linfield College. The reading is a culmination of this year’s MacReads program.
Celebrate Linfield alumni contributions to the college and its students during Alumni Appreciation Week, April 16-20. Visit the alumni website daily or follow Linfield College on Facebook to learn more about some incredible alumni.
Eric Maskin, co-winner of the 2007 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics, will be the keynote speaker at the Oregon Nobel Laureate Symposium at Linfield College. The public is invited to the free lecture, held Thursday, April 26, at 7:30 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall.
Linfield student Catherine Street ’12 is juggling classes and nursing practicum shifts at a children’s hospital while training for a possible slot in the pole vault competition at the U.S. Olympic Trials.
Members of the Linfield College Dance Ensemble will present “Dance Dance Revelation,” two dance showcases, Friday, May 4, at 8 p.m., and Saturday, May 5, at 2 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium, located in Melrose Hall at Linfield.
Nationally renowned marine biologist and activist Wallace J. Nichols will speak on environmental issues tied to the ocean on Monday, April 23, at 8 p.m. in the Ted Wilson Gymnasium at Linfield College.
Six Linfield students accompanied four professors to the American Chemical Society meeting, where they gave professional presentations alongside their mentors.
An opening reception for “Artifacts of Memory,” featuring a room-sized installation by Crystal Schenk, will be Saturday, April 7, from 3-5 p.m. at the Linfield Gallery.
In a front-page Oregonian story, English Professor David Sumner said liberal arts graduates develop an intellectual agility that allows them to create their own jobs. Linfield graduate and entrepreneur Dakota Witzenburg ’00 (pictured) was profiled in the feature story.
The Linfield Chamber Orchestra will present the final concert of its 2011-12 season on Friday, May 4, at 8 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in McMinnville. The orchestra will be joined by the Linfield Concert Choir.
Students from Xi’an International Studies University and the Linfield College Forensics Team will face each other in a public debate Tuesday, April 10, at 7 p.m. in the Pioneer Hall Reading Room at Linfield.
Cecilia Tang, visiting professor of Chinese language at Linfield College, will present “Biking on the Rooftop of the World” Monday, April 9, at 3 p.m. in Jonasson Hall, lower level of Melrose Hall at Linfield.
This week Linfield College students, faculty and staff are trading their spring break vacation for a life-changing week of service and learning in three communities across the nation.
Sylvia Griffith has always wanted to become a nurse, but missed out on her dream until this week, when she became nurse for a day at the Linfield-Good Samaritan School of Nursing.
Hundreds of students, professors and staff ride bikes, many of them thanks to Linfield’s student-run Bike Co-Op, which provides free loaner bikes and bike maintenance.
Linfield College music faculty member Sherill Roberts will present a cello recital Sunday, April 15, at 7:30 p.m. in the Delkin Recital Hall in the Vivian A. Bull Music Center at Linfield College.
The sight of communicative hands in motion filled Linfield College senior Erika Helm-Buckman with comfort as she visited The Center for the Deaf during her 2012 January Term class in the Bahamas.
A Linfield College alumna, Heidi (Vanden Bos) Edmonds, will return to her alma mater to present “What is Music Therapy?” Wednesday, April 4, at 3:30 p.m. in Delkin Hall in the Vivian A. Bull Music Center at Linfield.
Members of interACT, a California State University performance troupe, will present “Say What You Really Want To Say!” on Thursday, April 5, at 6:30 p.m. in the Pioneer Reading Room at Linfield College.
Linfield College theatre students will take audience members on a rollercoaster ride of unforeseen encounters with death, relationships and technology in the upcoming production, “Dead Man’s Cell Phone.”
David Price, professor of anthropology and sociology at Saint Martin’s University, will present “Weaponizing Anthropology: Social Science in Service of the Militarized State” on Tuesday, April 24, at 7 p.m. in 201 Riley Hall at Linfield College.
David Wolman, author, award-winning journalist and a contributing editor for Wired magazine, will speak on “Digital Dissidents: Inside Egypt’s Youth Movement, 2008-2012” Tuesday, April 17, at 7 p.m. in Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium at Linfield College.
Linfield College was named to the 2012 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll in recognition of outstanding leadership in civic engagement and service learning during the 2010-2011 school year.
The Linfield College Concert Band will perform its annual spring concert “Of Heart and Home” on Tuesday, April 24, at 7:30 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield.
Business Professor Michelle Nelson and students Danny Brown ’12, Kathie Byers ’14, Aziza Jappie ’14, Heather McClellan ’12, Robby Richardson ’13 and Greg Schockelt ’12 developed marketing materials for an initiative that connects Latino farmers with consumers.
Michael Barnett, university professor of international affairs and political science at The George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs, will speak about his most recent book, “Empire of Humanity: A History of Humanitarianism,” on Monday, April 16, at 7 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield College.
Patrick Cottrell, assistant professor of political science, will present “Constructing the Peace: Nuclear Disarmament, Climate Change and the Politics of Zero” on Wednesday, April 11, at 7 p.m. in Riley 201 at Linfield College.
Members of the Linfield College Concert Choir will present a performance on Wednesday, April 4, at 7:30 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield.
Poet Brittney Corrigan will present a reading from her book Navigation on Wednesday, April 18, at 7:30 p.m. in the Austin Reading Room of the Jereld R. Nicholson Library at Linfield College.
Samuel Yamashita, the Henry E. Sheffield Professor of History at Pomona College, will present “Wartime Japan and its Discontents” Thursday, April 5, at 7:30 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield College.
Student Aaron Good ’13 spoke out on church-state separation in an eloquent opinion column in The Oregonian.
Nursing student Catherine Street ’12 became the third Linfield woman to capture a national championship in track and field, winning the pole vault at this week’s NCAA Division III Indoor Track & Field Championships.
Professor Susan Currie Sivek serves as the magazine industry correspondent for PBS MediaShift, where she informs a national audience about our transition to the digital age.
Kappa Sigma Fraternity is collaborating with McMinnville Wastewater Services Division to help protect local streams and rivers.
Stephen Dennis ’11 graduated in creative writing. Now he has headed to Germany to play pro-basketball, hoping to combine both his passions.
The Oregonian printed a guest column about barriers to college, written by Professor Jeffrey Summers.
Jan Selliken, Linfield College associate professor of nursing, will present “Serving As Midwives to the Dying: Exploring the Parallels Between Birth and Death” on Wednesday, March 14, at 7 p.m. in 201 Riley Hall at Linfield.
An upcoming lecture on bias and racism will offer educators an opportunity for professional development. Jean Moule, Oregon State University professor emerita, will present “Understanding Unconscious Bias and Unintentional Racism” on Tuesday, March 13, at 6:15 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium located in Melrose Hall at Linfield College.
Dawn Nowacki, Linfield College professor of political science, will discuss the current politics, gender relations and unrest of Jordanian society during an upcoming lecture at Linfield.
Linfield College will host Reed College professor Pancho Savery for a discussion on the censorship of literature Tuesday, March 13, at 3:30 p.m. in 219 T.J. Day Hall.
Students in Professor Gennie Harris’ inquiry seminar got a bit of a surprise on a recent field trip. Read more in the student newspaper, the Linfield Review.
Catch Friday night events associated with the “Church of Totem” exhibit, created by Linfield teacher and artist Totem. The EVENTS, held at 7 p.m., are free-form, collaborative gatherings that feature discussion, music and art.
If you missed Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist Leonard Pitts when he visited campus last week, you can catch him on KBOO Community Radio Friday, March 1, at 11:30 a.m.
This week the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) is featuring Linfield College on its homepage and in a national e-newsletter.
Linfield College senior Amanda Summers will present a student recital Sunday, March 11, at 7 p.m. in the Delkin Recital Hall in the Vivian A. Bull Music Center at Linfield.
Foreign policy scholar Christopher Preble will present “Solving America’s Power Problem: Why a More Modest Foreign Policy and a Smaller Military Will Keep Us Safe and Free” on Thursday, March 15, at 3 p.m. in Riley 201 at Linfield.
Grant Miller, assistant professor of medicine at the Stanford School of Medicine, will present “Women’s Suffrage, Political Responsiveness and Child Survival in American History,” on Thursday, March 15, at 7:30 p.m. in the Pioneer Reading Room at Linfield College.
Millions of potential college students aren’t sure how to navigate the system of higher education, but it’s possible for anyone to go to college, says Michael Reyes, a multicultural program director at Linfield’s Portland Campus. Read more in El Hispanic News.
Malcolm Greenlees, the Glenn L. and Helen S. Jackson professor of business, will present “Culture, Countries and Casinos” on Wednesday, Feb. 29, at 3 p.m. in Jonasson Hall at Linfield College.
Professor David Sumner advocated a balance between humans and wolves in an op-ed in the Statesman Journal.
The Linfield College Music Department will present a faculty recital featuring guitarist Pamela Goldsmith and guest pianist Rhonda Ringering Saturday, Feb. 25, at 7 p.m. in the Delkin Recital Hall in the Vivian A. Bull Music Center at Linfield.
Linfield students shine a light on female archaeologists who have contributed to the field. The Willamette Heritage Center exhibit is free for members of the Linfield community.
A screening of the film “Miss Representation” will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 28, at 6 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium at Linfield College. The viewing will be followed by a panel discussion.
Richard H. Waring, distinguished emeritus professor of forest ecology at Oregon State University, will speak on the effects of climate change Wednesday, Feb. 29, at 7:30 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield College.
Kathleen Kennedy Townsend will speak at Linfield College on Tuesday, March 6, at 7:30 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall. The lecture is free and the public is welcome.
Being with a partner you trust has a maturing effect, says Linfield College psychology Professor Yanna Weisberg.
Jeff Peterson, associate professor of sociology, will present “X-treme Housing Assessment in Guatemala” on Wednesday, Feb. 15, at 7 p.m. in 201 Riley Hall at Linfield College.
Professor Nicholas Buccola says that California’s Proposition 8 ruling comes down to a question of morals.
Noted historian Richard W. Etulain, the 2012 Linfield College Ericksen lecturer, will present two upcoming talks at Linfield College.
Annika Yates’14 and Collin Morris ’13 recently produced “Tap That,” a documentary that advocates a ban on bottled water.
An exhibit featuring historical Arctic items, “Expressions of Arctic Traditions,” will kick off with an opening reception Thursday, Feb. 16, at noon in the foyer of Walker Hall at Linfield College.
The Linfield Chamber Orchestra will feature celebrated organist Craig Cramer on Friday, Feb. 24, at 8 p.m. at Linfield College. He will present a pre-concert discussion at 7 p.m., and a reception will follow the concert. Linfield students are admitted free with student ID.
Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Leonard Pitts will present “Owning What You Know,” a lecture about “truthiness” in the media, Thursday, Feb. 23, at 7:30 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield College.
The award-winning book “The Jump-Off Creek” by Molly Gloss will be the featured selection for this year’s MacReads program.
Kayla Wilkens ’12 will compete in “Young Artists Debut,” a performance that features top classical musicians from the region.
Linfield’s $100 application fee will be waived for adults who wish to return to school, if they apply before Feb. 20.
A two-page spread in Oregon Humanities Magazine was devoted to Linfield’s Dory Fleet Project, a two-year oral history project spearheaded by Professors Brenda DeVore Marshall, Tyrone Marshall, Jackson Miller and Kathleen Spring, along with students Casee Clark ’12, Chris Forrer ’13, Caitlyn Olson ’13 and Stephanie Raso ’13.
Ronni Lacroute, Linfield trustee and co-owner of WillaKenzie Estate Winery, was named Oregon Wine Person of the Year in recognition of her philanthropic outreach to nonprofits throughout the state, including Linfield.
Linfield College will welcome about 350 speakers from more than 25 Oregon and Washington high schools as they gather on the campus for participation in the 80th annual Singletary High School Invitational Forensics Tournament Feb. 3-4.
An opening reception for “Church of Totem,” featuring recent works by Linfield teacher and artist Totem, will be held Friday, Feb. 10, at 7 p.m. The first of a series of audience-inspired collaborative performances scheduled for the duration of the exhibition will begin at 7 p.m.
The Linfield College football team was praised in the cover story in Coach and Athletic Director magazine.
Linfield College will host a number of speakers on campus this spring.
Talented baritone and music Professor Anton Belov made the journey from Russia to America, and then to Linfield College, where he is sharing his talents.
Hilda Escalera ’11 and Linfield students from Latinos Adelante have been reaching out to local Latino families, advocating for education.
Linfield College students and Yamhill County youth will join together for a day of service to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Monday, Jan. 16, at Linfield College.
This year Linfield student volunteers spent 52,000 hours in the community, offering the gift of service.
Linfield has invited wine growers from across the state to donate historical materials for preservation in the school’s Oregon Wine History Archive.
A book by nursing Professor Joanna Rowe has helped shape the way nurses approach health care.
Jessica Milnes wrote about her health outreach in Africa in an op-ed column in the Statesman Journal. (VIEW PHOTOS)