Impact of “High Risk” guidelines on Linfield’s campuses

Linfield University banner on campusAs of Friday, Feb. 26, both counties in which Linfield operates – Multnomah and Yamhill – move to the “High Risk” category of the State of Oregon’s county risk levels. This is the first time since the risk levels were implemented in December 2020 that both locations will be in the “High Risk” instead of “Extreme Risk” category. These risk levels will be in place from Feb. 26 to March 11.

With this change, certain restrictions on Linfield’s campuses will be modified.

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Free music series continues with March 1 recital by flutist Amelia Lukas

Portrait of flutist Amelia Lukas

Flutist Amelia Lukas, Fear No Music

Linfield University’s Department of Music presents the second in a series of events this spring featuring the Portland-based chamber music ensemble Fear No Music.  

Flutist Amelia Lukas performs a 30-minute recital highlighting Black composers at 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 1, followed by a panel discussion. The event is free and open to the public.

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Linfield nursing professor to discuss disability and the COVID-19 pandemic

Elizabeth StrausElizabeth Straus, visiting assistant professor of nursing at Linfield University, will present “Disability and the COVID-19 Pandemic” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 17. The event is available to the public via Zoom. Pre-registration is required at

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Linfield celebrates Black Brilliance with month of free online events

Black winemaker event

Chevonne Ball of Dirty Radish wine tours at a Black winemaker event in 2020. Ball returns to Linfield virtually for Women & Wine discussion Feb. 23.

Linfield University has planned several events throughout February to celebrate Black Brilliance during Black History Month. All events start at noon via Zoom, unless otherwise noted, and are open to the public. Zoom meeting links are available at  

Events highlight nonprofit advocacy groups, Black winemakers, music and literary events, and discussions about social justice issues.   Continue reading

Linfield’s online bachelor’s program No. 1 among Oregon private colleges

keyboard with Linfield logoFor the eighth year in a row, Linfield University has the highest-ranked online bachelor’s degree program among private colleges in Oregon. Linfield ranked 86th in the U.S. News & World Report’s 2021 edition of the “Best Online Bachelor’s Programs.” The annual report evaluates schools based on engagement, services and technologies, faculty credentials and expert opinion when deciding the online program rankings. No other private college in Oregon was ranked in the top 100. Continue reading

Fear No Music highlights Black composers in Linfield music series

Portraits of Fear No Music performers

Linfield University will present a series of events this spring featuring the Portland-based chamber music ensemble Fear No Music.

Join Linfield’s Department of Music for 30-minute streamed recitals followed by panel discussions, as well as two masterclasses. All events are free and open to the public. Pre-registration for each event is required.

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