Linfield faculty identifies a key enzyme to repair broken DNA 

Sreerupa RayIn a new study, lead author Sreerupa Ray, assistant professor of biology at Linfield College, demonstrated how a key enzyme works in repairing damaged DNA.  

Ray and her co-authors showed that the enzyme DNA polymerase beta (Pol β) plays a role in DNA double strand repair. The study was published Nov. 17 by Nucleic Acids Research.     Continue reading

Fulbright scholar Daniel Oross to speak at Linfield 

Daniel OrossYouth political participation will be the topic of an upcoming lecture at Linfield College. Daniel Oross, a visiting Fulbright scholar, will present “Comparing Political Participation by Youth in the US and EU” on Thursday, March 22, at 7 p.m. in the Austin Reading Room in the Nicholson Library at Linfield. 

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Daniel D. Hutto to present annual Powell philosophy lectures  

Daniel D. HuttoProfessor Daniel D. Hutto, visiting from Australia, will navigate topics such as narrative practices as a cornerstone of human social life and new ideas in the area of cognitive science in two upcoming lectures.  

Hutto will present two lectures as part of the annual Walter Powell Philosophy Lecture series March 19-20 at Linfield College. Hutto will present “Making Sense of Ourselves and Others: Narratives not Theories” on Monday, March 19, at 7 p.m. in Jonasson Hall on the lower level of Melrose Hall at Linfield. He will then present “Radical Enactivism: Rethinking Basic Minds” on Tuesday, March 20, at 7 p.m. in Jonasson Hall.  Continue reading

Linfield Reports 3-12-18

“No Madness in Mexico” guest lecture planned

Dr. Laura SheltonAs part of Women’s History Month, Laura Shelton, associate professor of history at Franklin and Marshall University, will present “No Madness in Mexico: Understanding Infanticide Trials in the Nineteenth Century.”  The lecture will take place Monday, March 12, at 7 p.m. in the Austin Reading Room in Nicholson Library.

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Laura Shelton presents “No Madness in Mexico” for Women’s History Month

As part of Women’s History Month, Laura Shelton, associate professor of history at Franklin and Marshall University, will present “No Madness in Mexico: Understanding Infanticide Trials in the Nineteenth Century.”  The lecture will take place Monday, March 12th at 7 p.m. in the Nicholson Library Reading Room.

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Grace and Ken Evenstad Pledge to Revolutionize Wine Education with $6 Million Gift to Linfield College

—Domaine Serene founders Grace and Ken Evenstad make the largest gift in support of wine studies in state history—

Wine Studies class tours Domaine Serene winery.

Domaine Serene Winery founders Grace and Ken Evenstad have pledged $6 million to Linfield College, the largest gift in Oregon history in support of wine education. The gift is also one of the largest donations in Linfield’s history and will allow the college to significantly expand its wine education program, which already offers the first interdisciplinary liberal arts bachelor’s degree in wine studies in the United States.

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