Linfield launching new sustainable investing certificate

Dr. Jennifer Madden, dean of the Linfield University school of business, teaching in a classroom on the McMinnville campus.

Dr. Jennifer Madden, dean of the Linfield University school of business, teaching in a classroom on the McMinnville campus.

A new initiative at Linfield University and a generous gift from a Washington-based investment firm is creating pathways to sustainable legacies for all.

As new emphasis is placed on the environmental and social impacts of investing, Linfield is launching a new sustainable investing certificate.

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Welcome the holidays with Linfield performing arts

Members of the Linfield concert choir perform in October 2021.

Members of the Linfield concert choir perform in October 2021.

Linfield University’s performing arts students are hosting a slate of performances on the McMinnville Campus in early December. Choral and instrumental performances are all part of the line-up.

Admission is free to all events. Masks, proof of vaccination, or a negative covid-19 test result, are required for entry.

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Linfield returns to the stage with “Treasure Island” Nov. 11-20

Ford Hall

The stage is set for an exciting and swashbuckling return! Linfield University’s Theatre Program is producing Bryony Lavery’s adaptation of “Treasure Island,” running Nov. 11-20. The adventure sets sail with performances at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 11-13, 18 and 19 with 2 p.m. matinees on Sunday, Nov. 14 and Saturday, Nov. 20. “Treasure Island” marks Linfield’s return to Marshall Theatre with a live audience for the first time since 2019. Continue reading

Linfield hosts a month full of in-person concerts and guest musicians

Linfield Concert Choir perform during Homecoming Weekend

Linfield’s Concert Choir joins the Wildcat Men’s Glee Club and Cascara Voce in a Nov. 2 concert

Choirs and bands, original works and timeless classics – the Linfield University Department of Music has something for every music lover during the month of November. Face coverings and proof of vaccination are required for all events.  Continue reading

Two award-winning authors featured at Oct. 26 Readings at the Nick

Todd Davis stands outside

Todd Davis

Linfield University welcomes two award-winning authors for Readings at the Nick. Poet Todd Davis and author Joe Wilkins will read from their latest collections at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 26 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.

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Lecture explores perceptions of truth in mainstream and alternative media

Jennifer Rauch holds a newspaperMany people today say they trust alternative media as news sources more than they trust the traditional, legacy press. But what do people mean by “alternative media” and why do they perceive them as being more credible than mainstream news organizations?

Jennifer Rauch, visiting professor of journalism and media studies at Linfield University, explores the answers to these questions in “Partisan Perceptions of Why Mainstream Journalism is Unreliable and Why ‘Alternative Media’ Are Better” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 20 on the Linfield University YouTube channel. Continue reading

Murals of Theodore A. Harris on display at Linfield Gallery Oct. 11-Nov. 20

Mixed media collage titled Vetoed Dreams by Harris

Theodore A. Harris / Vetoed Dreams / mixed media collage

The late art historian David Craven was a world-renown expert in Latin American art and using art as an expression of cultural critique. An exhibition dedicated to the Craven’s work by Philadelphia-based artist Theodore A. Harris runs from Oct. 11-Nov. 20 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

Concert Choir premieres alumni works at Oct. 8 “Homecoming Concert”

The Linfield University Concert Choir premieres original music from alumni composers Alex Zhang ’14 and Zach Gulaboff Davis ’14 in their upcoming homecoming-themed event.

The “Homecoming Concert,” a part of the university’s 2021 Homecoming celebration, takes place at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 8 in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall. Continue reading