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

Ethnobotanist Nancy Turner to speak at Linfield 

Nancy Turner ethnobotanistAcclaimed ethnobotanist Nancy Turner will present a lecture and help kick off an upcoming anthropology exhibit at Linfield College. 

Turner, emeritus professor of environmental studies at the University of Victoria, British Columbia, will present “Well Grounded: Traditional Management of Root Vegetables in Northwestern North America” on Tuesday, March 5, at 7 p.m. in Ice Auditorium, in Melrose Hall.   Continue reading