One of the most exciting and innovative chamber music ensembles will be performing classic pieces and new compositions at Linfield College.
The American Chamber Players will perform Thursday, Oct. 4, at 7 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall on campus. The program includes “Adagio and Rondo Concertante in F Major for piano and strings, D. 487” by Franz Schubert, “Three Watercolors for flute, cello, and piano” by Philippe Gaubert and “Quartet in E-flat Major for piano and strings, Op. 87” by Antonin Dvorák. The concert will also feature a new composition written for the group, “Hevenu shalom aleichem – Variations and Theme for flute and piano quartet” by Max Raimi. Continue reading
Reprinted with permission of the News-Register. By Starla Pointer, September 24, 2018. When it was time to enroll in higher education, Cason Cunningham looked for a school that not only met his academic interests, but also would accept the G.I. Bill and offer other supports specific to his unique needs as a military veteran.
He found the right combination at Linfield College. Continue reading
The PhD Project, an award-winning program to increase diversity in management, has announced the 2018 inductees into The PhD Project Hall of Fame. They are: Dr. Mary Gilly, Senior Associate Dean and Professor of Marketing at the Paul Merage School of Business, University of California, Irvine; Dr. Miles Davis, President of Linfield College; Dr. Quinetta Roberson, Fred J. Springer Endowed Chair in Business Leadership, School of Business at Villanova University. Continue reading
The Linfield College Theatre Program kicks off its 99th season of plays with the zombie story, “Night of the Living Dead.”
The play, Lori Allen Ohm’s stage adaption of George Romero and John Russo’s 1968 film of the same name, has seven people trapped in a farmhouse attempting to defend themselves from a growing onslaught of zombies. The pressure of the situation reveals the best and worst of human nature. The film was revolutionary in its aesthetics, representation of race and role in launching the $5 billion-a-year zombie industry. The production links the monstrous to racial oppression in the United States and examines what has — and hasn’t — changed since the Civil Rights Movement. Continue reading
Johnandrew Slominski, assistant professor of music at Linfield College, will celebrate the work of two newly-minted octogenarians at his solo piano recital.
Slominski will perform work from American composers William Bolcom and Philip Glass. Additionally, Slominski will perform the works of Johannes Brahms, Franz Liszt and Mozart. The recital will be held Friday, September 14 at 7 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall on campus.
Reshmi Dutt-Ballerstadt, professor of English at Linfield College, will review some pertinent and controversial issues when she discusses free speech and its role on college campuses as part of a faculty lecture series on Wednesday, Sept. 19, at 7 p.m. in the Fred Meyer Lounge in Riley Hall at Linfield. Continue reading
–U.S. News & World Report cites college for diversity, value and liberal arts program–
For the third year in a row, Linfield College holds the No. 1 spot among Pacific Northwest liberal arts colleges for “Best Ethnic Diversity,” according to the 2019 U.S. News and World Report rankings released today.
Linfield College will observe Constitution Day with an event on the relationship between civility and inclusion.
The Frederick Douglass Forum on Law, Rights, and Justice and the Program for Liberal Arts and Civic Engagement (PLACE) will hold a “Conversation about Civility, Diversity and Inclusion” on Tuesday, Sept. 18, at 4:30 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall.
The U.S. college with the first interdisciplinary wine studies degree will now be the first U.S. college with a five-year program leading to both bachelor’s and master’s degrees in wine studies.
Linfield College, with campuses in McMinnville and Portland, Ore., is teaming up with Ecole Superieure d’Agriculture (ESA) in Angers, France, for the initiative. Students who complete the program will receive a bachelor’s degree in wine studies from Linfield and an international vintage master’s degree from ESA. Continue reading
Reprinted with permission of the News-Register. By Starla Pointer, August 27, 2018. Most of Linfield College’s new students — about 375, including both freshmen and transfers — attended the traditional opening convocation Friday along with parents, staff and other college community members. Classes started Monday.
Linfield’s new president, Miles Davis, opened his part of the convocation with a shout.