Kim Dupree Jones, professor of nursing and medicine at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU), will take the helm as dean of the Linfield-Good Samaritan School of Nursing beginning in August.
Linfield College will establish a chapter of the Kappa Tau Alpha (KTA) honor society to recognize academic excellence in journalism and mass communication. Starting at the 2018 Commencement, the Department of Mass Communication will award KTA honors to graduating seniors in the upper 10 percent of the major. KTA inductees will be recognized in the Commencement program.
“Wine Business Monthly” has named Professor Gregory V. Jones, director of wine education at Linfield College, as one of its 48 Top Wine Industry Leaders for 2017.
Most people aren’t asked about their genitals when seeking treatment for a sore throat. But that was the experience of a transgender person, who shared on Twitter using the hashtag #transhealthfail.
“So you’ve had all the Surgeries [sic]?,” the Twitter user recounted the doctor asking. “I’m here because I have the flu,” the person responded.
Linfield College named Su-Yen Wong ’89 to its Board of Trustees over the weekend and created four new endowed scholarships.
For the second year in a row, Linfield College was ranked as the top liberal arts college in Oregon and Washington on Washington Monthly’s “Best Bang for the Buck” list.
Linfield College will step to the beat of a different drummer in fall 2018 when it launches a new marching band. The band will support the entire Wildcat community, including the football team, renowned for its string of 61 consecutive winning seasons.
—U.S. News & World Report cites college for diversity and liberal arts program—
For the second year in a row, Linfield College is tied for the No. 1 spot among Pacific Northwest liberal arts colleges for “Best Ethnic Diversity,” according to the 2018 U.S. News and World Report list released today.
Jennifer Moranchel ’19 keenly remembers her freshman orientation at Linfield College. Her parents, natives of Puebla, Mexico, had a hard time keeping up with all of the complex information and schedules being discussed in English.