Sperling Named Individual Artist Fellow by Oregon Arts Commission 

Reinkemeyer and SperlingThe Oregon Arts Commission has announced its 2019 Individual Artist Fellowships, and Abigail Sperling, instructor of flute at Linfield College, has been named as a Fellow. 

Sperling will use the $3,000 award to commission a new piece for flute and piano from composer Andrea Reinkemeyer, assistant professor of music composition and theory at Linfield.   Continue reading

Linfield students study sports management related careers

Sports Management classReprinted with permission of the News-Register. By Starla Pointer, January 24, 2019. Sports is the sixth-largest industry in the U.S., a $500-billion business reaching all ages, interests and skill levels, from children involved in recreational leagues to college and professional athletes to fans. It’s also a rich field for careers, from coaching to marketing to broadcasting to making athletic apparel.

With that in mind, Linfield College created a sports management career minor in 2012 and last fall added a major in the subject. It’s one of only a few schools in the Northwest to offer the interdisciplinary program to undergraduates, said Denise Farag, who teaches business law and oversees the sports management program. Continue reading

José Angel Araguz is Oregon Book Awards finalist

Jose AraguzJosé Angel Araguz, assistant professor of English at Linfield College, is a 2019 Oregon Book Awards finalist for a collection of his poetry, “Until We Are Level Again.”  

The Oregon Book Awards and Fellowships honor the state’s finest accomplishments by writers who work in poetry, fiction, drama, literary nonfiction and literature for young readers. Winners will be announced Monday, April 22.  Continue reading

Linfield online bachelor’s degree in top 100 nationally

Online educationLinfield College was ranked in the top 100 of national online bachelor’s degree programs, according to the 2019 U.S. News & World Report list released Tuesday. Linfield has the highest-ranked online bachelor’s degree program among private liberal arts colleges in Oregon.   Continue reading

News-Register includes Linfield in top 10 stories of 2018

Linfield College aerial shotReprinted with permission of the News-Register. Jan. 2, 2019.

6) Major highs and lows at Linfield

Linfield College started 2018 with huge boost to its wine studies program and ended with redoubled efforts to increase enrollment and stabilize the budget.
 In the middle, President Thomas Hellie retired after 12 years and Miles Davis became Linfield’s 20th president in July. Continue reading

Murdock College Science Research Conference features Linfield presenters

27th Annual Murdock ConferenceFrom the electrical properties of two-dimensional materials to copper modulation to effect yeast lifespan, Linfield College students presented a wide range of research Nov. 9-10 at the 27th Annual Murdock College Science Research Conference in Vancouver, Wash.   

Twenty-one Linfield students presented their research at the conference, which was co-hosted by the M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust and Linfield College. There were 545 attendees from colleges throughout the Pacific Northwest.   Continue reading

Pinning ceremony welcomes nurses to the profession

Pinning Fall 2018More than 80 students were honored with a traditional pinning ceremony after completing requirements for a bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) degree from the Linfield-Good Samaritan School of Nursing Dec. 15.  

Of the 88 graduates, 55 are preparing to become registered nurses (RNs) and 33 are working nurses who completed the online RN to BSN program.  Continue reading

E. L. Wiegand Foundation boosts research at Linfield College 

Linfield scienceState-of-the-art laboratory equipment will soon be installed at Linfield College, thanks to a grant from the E. L. Wiegand Foundation of Reno, Nevada.

The grant of $53,500 will fund equipment needed for year-round research in molecular genetics by three Linfield faculty in collaboration with undergraduates. The purchase will include a new fluorescence microscope system, microcentrifuge, thermocycler and incubator.   Continue reading