Nursing professor to discuss the effects of climate change on healthcare

portrait of Gary Laustsen

Gary Laustsen, professor of nursing at Linfield University, presents a conversation about the effects of climate change on healthcare at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 21. The event, which is open to the public, will be held on Zoom. Registration is required at https://inside.linfield.edu/faculty-resources/faculty-lecture-series.html. Continue reading

Wildcat dancers return to stage for Spring Dance Showcase

hip hop dancers on stageAfter a busy two semesters of preparation, the Linfield Department of Music will present “Celestial,” the Spring Dance Showcase on April 9 and 10 at 7:30 p.m. The showcase features 15 student and faculty choreographed performances in various dance forms such as ballet, contemporary, hip-hop, jazz and more.   Continue reading

Linfield allows limited number of spectators by invite

Masked softball player throws a ballIn concert with the Northwest Conference (NWC), Linfield University Athletics will allow spectators on a limited basis and by invitation only, under state and local guidance, and following campus visitation policies as of April 10.

This latest policy pertains only to spring sports classified at Intermediate and Low Risk. Those sports include baseball, golf, lacrosse, rowing, softball, tennis (outdoor only), and track & field. High-risk sports and indoor sports, including indoor tennis, will not be allowed to have any spectators for the remainder of the academic year. Continue reading

Linfield joins New American Colleges and Universities (NACU)

Linfield University banner with spring bloomsOregon-based Linfield University has joined the New American Colleges and Universities (NACU) consortium. Founded in 1995, NACU is a trusted network of private, comprehensive colleges and universities that brings together progressive thinkers and innovative agents of change across higher education to share ideas and create unique opportunities for its campuses. Continue reading

Books by two Linfield faculty named award finalists

Joe Wilkins poses with Thieve

Joe Wilkins

If they weren’t already on your “to-read” list, here’s one more reason to download or pick up copies of the latest books from two of Linfield’s leading faculty authors.

On Monday, March 29, Literary Arts announced that recent publications from Linfield University’s Nicholas Buccola and Joe Wilkins were named finalists for the 2021 Oregon Book Awards. “The Fire Is upon Us: James Baldwin, William F. Buckley Jr., and the Debate over Race in America” by Buccola is a finalist for the Frances Fuller Victor Award for General Nonfiction, and Wilkins’ book, “Thieve,” is a finalist for the Stafford/Hall Award for Poetry.

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Final free recital from Portland’s Fear No Music residency on April 5

Jeff Payne holding keyboardLinfield University’s Department of Music presents the fourth and final in a series of events this spring featuring the Portland-based chamber music ensemble Fear No Music.

Pianist Jeff Payne performs a 30-minute streamed recital highlighting the works of Black composers at 7;30 p.m. Monday, April 5, 7:30 p.m., followed by a panel discussion at 8:15 p.m. Continue reading