Acclaimed 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 →
Reprinted with permission of the News-Register. By Starla Pointer, October 22, 2018. Linfield College is starting a new scholarship and support program designed to meet the unique requirements of first-generation college students — those whose parents didn’t graduate from four-year schools and, therefore, can’t advise their offspring about filling out forms, seeking help from professors, living in a dorm or other aspects of college life.
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 →
What 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 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; 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 →
Linfield 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.
Reprinted 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 →