Author Martha Grover featured in “Readings at the Nick” 

Martha GroverAcclaimed Portland-based author Martha Grover will read from her book, “The End of My Career,” Tuesday, Nov. 6, at 7:30 p.m. at the Linfield College Nicholson Library. The reading is part of the “Readings at the Nick” series.  

Grover is an author, poet and artist. She is best known for her latest collection of autobiographical stories and essays, “The End of My Career,” which was a finalist for the Oregon Book Awards in creative nonfiction in 2017. Her work focuses on themes of family, childhood, place and work.   Continue reading

Linfield puts focus on first-generation

College recruiters are already telling potential freshmen about “Linfield First.” The program launches in the fall of 2019, so entering students can apply for the scholarships. Continue reading

Educational futurist Bryan Alexander to speak at Linfield College 

Bryan AlexanderNoted educational technology author Bryan Alexander will explore the future of higher education in a public lecture at Linfield College. 

On Monday, Nov. 5, Alexander will speak on “Apprehending the future in higher education: Fact and fiction.” The talk will be at 7 p.m. in 201 Riley Hall.   Continue reading

Anne McClintock to give 2018 Ericksen Lecture

Anne McClintockNoted author and Princeton University professor Anne McClintock will talk about U.S. foundational violence during the upcoming Ericksen lecture at Linfield College. 

McClintock will speak on Tuesday, Oct. 30, at 7:30 p.m. in the Austin Reading Room of the Nicholson Library on the college’s McMinnville campus.  Continue reading

Linfield Theatre presents “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde”  

Jekyll and HydeWhat happens when revolutions in science meet human depravity will be explored in the Linfield Theatre Program’s staging of “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.”   

The Linfield Theatre Program’s 99th season at Linfield and 16th season in the Marshall Theatre in Ford Hall continues with “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde,” adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher from the novella “Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” by Robert Louis Stevenson.   Continue reading

Linfield College hosts three gubernatorial candidates 

Gubernatorial candidates

Update: As Patrick Starnes, the Independent candidate, has dropped out of the gubernatorial race, Linfield College has cancelled the Nov. 1 talk. 

Linfield College is hosting three gubernatorial candidates next week on its McMinnville campus to discuss civic engagement and political participation, one week before Oregonians go to the polls.  

Nick Chen, Libertarian Party candidate, will speak on Monday, Oct. 29. Rep. Knute Buehler, Republican Party candidate, will speak on Tuesday, Oct. 30. Patrick Starnes, the Independent candidate, will speak on Thursday, Nov. 1.   Continue reading

Linfield College becomes test-optional

Linfield College becomes test-optional; debuts other recruitment initiatives 

Linfield College faculty members voted October 15 to adopt a test-optional policy for admission, joining more than 700 U.S. colleges and universities in no longer requiring prospective students to submit ACT or SAT scores. Scores are allowed as part of an admissions application; just not required.   Continue reading

Palliative care symposium named for Dr. Jan Selliken

Nursing students learn to help people “live until they die”

Jan Selliken, palliative care expertSenior nursing students at the Linfield-Good Samaritan School of Nursing participated in the inaugural symposium exploring palliative and end-of-life nursing care. 

The first Dr. Jan Selliken Life Transitions Nursing Symposium was held on Wednesday, October 3rd. 76 students and 14 nursing faculty participated. 

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Linfield student choirs present “Resistance, Revolution, and Renewal”

Linfield College ChoirLinfield College student choirs will perform music from hit Broadway musicals and well-known composers.

“Resistance, Revolution, and Renewal” will explore this year’s Program for Liberal Arts and Civic Engagement (PLACE) theme of “Revolutions” and will connect resistance and revolution in the face of war, oppression and injustice.  The Fall Choir Concert will take place on Sunday, Oct. 21 at 4 p.m. in Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium at Linfield College.

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McMinnville alums impacting ’Cat football

Wyatt SmithReprinted with permission of the News-Register. By Logan Brandon, September 24, 2018. Almost every year, the Linfield football team features a few standout players who graduated from McMinnville High School.

Two years ago, elite running back Spencer Payne headlined the Wildcats’ path to the national playoffs. Payne currently sits sixth on the Linfield all-time single season rushing list with 1,133 yards, set during his junior season. Continue reading