Portland Taiko drumming ensemble performs at Linfield Sept. 26

Portland Taiko performs on stage

Photo by Rich Iwasaki

Linfield University hosts a special performance by Portland Taiko, a Japanese drumming ensemble, at 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 26 on the university’s Intramural Field. Admission is free and guests are invited to bring chairs and blankets to enjoy the show. Face coverings are required at all Linfield events. Continue reading

Readings at the Nick return Sept. 21

The Readings at the Nick series returns to Linfield University with J.T. Bushnell ’02, senior instructor of writing and literature at Oregon State University. Bushnell will be reading from his debut novel “The Step Back” at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 21 in the Jereld R. Nicholson Library Austin Reading Room. The event is free and open to the public. Face coverings are required at all Linfield events. Continue reading

Performance art piece “Ground Zero: 2021” commemorates legacy of 9/11

Linfield Theatre returns to live, in-person performances this season, beginning with “Ground Zero: 2021,” an original set of performance art installations, from 1-5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 18 in the Ford Hall courtyard. The event is free and will take approximately 30-45 minutes to visit all the installations. “Ground Zero: 2021” will happen, rain or shine, as the installations are protected from inclement weather. Face coverings are required for all in-person campus events. Continue reading

Wildcat Guardian app debuts for Linfield community

Hand holding phone displaying Wildcat Guardian appWith the start of a new academic year, safety is top of mind. As part of the Linfield University’s ongoing commitment to campus safety, Linfield Public Safety has partnered with Rave Mobile Safety to create Wildcat Guardian, a free mobile app that turns any smartphone into a personal safety device. By downloading this free safety app, members of the Linfield community can enhance their personal safety both on and off campus. Continue reading

Art, music and a fandango debut at Linfield Gallery

Photo embroidery piece by Lucia Torres

The Mexican Tetzkatlipoka tradition of Nawi Ollin Teotl, or the movement of four energies, is on display throughout September at Linfield University. “Xiuhmekatl,” a new exhibition by multidisciplinary artist Lucia Torres runs from Sept. 6 – Oct. 2 at the Linfield Gallery located in the James F. Miller Fine Arts Center. The gallery is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 12-5 p.m. on Saturdays. Continue reading

President Davis welcomes students back for a new academic year

President Davis addresses the crowd from a podiumEditor’s note: this message was sent to Linfield students, employees and retirees on August 26 in The Linfield Ahead newsletter.

Dear Linfield community,

The start of another academic year is approaching quickly. Fall classes begin Monday, orientation and athletics are already in full swing, and a refreshing energy is palpable on both of our campuses. This is one of my favorite times of the year, and I hope you’re feeling similarly enthusiastic. Continue reading