M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust funds new professor of biology at Linfield

Associate Professor of Biology Chad Tillberg and a few students perform summer research.M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust continues investment in science education, research with new professor of biology at Linfield College

The M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust continued its decades-long investment in scientific education and research in the Pacific Northwest with the approval of six grants totaling $180,000 from its “New Faculty Start-up Grants” program to help fund new science faculty positions at five universities in Oregon and Washington – including $30,000 for a new biology professor at Linfield College. Continue reading

Linfield in top four colleges in Oregon for getting a job 

Linfield College academic quadAccording to Zippia, Linfield College isn’t one of the top four colleges in Oregon for getting a job after graduation — it’s two of them.

Zippia, a California-based career website, has released its list of the 10 best colleges in Oregon for job placement after graduation. Linfield College has taken both the No. 3 and No. 4 spots, earning recognition for the School of Nursing and the McMinnville campus, respectively.  Continue reading

Linfield College to inaugurate Dr. Miles K. Davis 

Linfield College President Miles DavisLinfield College will inaugurate Dr. Miles K. Davis as its new president on Friday, March 8, capping a week of celebration around the theme “Global thinking, local engagement.”  

The ceremony will take place at 3 p.m. in the Ted Wilson Gymnasium in the Health, Human Performance and Athletics building on the college’s McMinnville campus. It will include a speech by award-winning performing artist Phylicia Rashad.  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

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

Grand Prize for Intercollegiate Wine Business Invitational awarded to Linfield

Wine being pouredA team of six Linfield College students has been awarded the Grand Prize in the inaugural Intercollegiate Wine Business Invitational (IWBI), taking top honors against teams from Penn State University, Michigan State University, Washington State University, the University of Houston and Florida International University.   Continue reading

Only pet-friendly residence hall in Oregon coming to Linfield

A student walks a cat on a leashSoon, a Linfield College student’s checklist for his or her on-campus room might read: bedding, headphones, laptop, a backpack — and Fluffy.  

In the fall of 2019, Linfield College will designate the Jane Failing residence hall as “pet-friendly” and students can apply to bring their pet to campus. This makes Linfield College one of only a few colleges nationwide, and the only one in Oregon, to allow many types of pets — not just fish and small caged animals — in a residence hall.  Continue reading