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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Award-winning wine writer Jancis Robinson featured in virtual lecture

Jancis Robinson, one of the world’s leading wine writers, joins Greg V. Jones, director of the Linfield University Evenstad Center for Wine Education, for a special virtual conversation on all things wine at 9 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 28. Pre-registration is required at https://linfield.edu/wine/wine-lecture-series.html.

The event, which is free and open to the public, is part of the annual Marka and Thomas Hughes Endowed Wine Lecture Series at Linfield University.

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Linfield names new vice president for university advancement

Joseph Hunter, vice president for university advancementJoseph Hunter has agreed to join Linfield University as vice president for university advancement.

He will report to President Miles K. Davis, is responsible for designing and implementing comprehensive university advancement programs and serves as one of the five members of the President’s Leadership Team.

Hunter’s first day will be January 11. Continue reading

Linfield history professor receives top honors

History professor Lissa Wadewitz receives honors from Western History AssociationLissa K. Wadewitz, professor and chair of the Linfield University Department of History, received top honors by the Western History Association for her article, “Rethinking the ‘Indian War’: Northern Indians and Intra-Native Politics in the Western Canada-U.S. Borderlands.” The article was named the 2020 recipient of the WHA’s Oscar O. Winther Award, which recognizes the best article to appear in “Western Historical Quarterly” each academic year. Recipients are selected by the publication’s Board of Editors. Continue reading

Board of Trustees November meeting updates

Message sent on behalf of Miles K. Davis, President of Linfield University

Dear Linfield community,

The weight of decision-making leaders must carry is never heavier than during times of great anxiety and uncertainty. This year, above all else, has provided a significant amount of anxiety and uncertainty amid a global pandemic, unprecedented regional wildfires, divisive national elections and our own change from Linfield College to Linfield University. Continue reading