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Jaye Cee Whitehead '00 came to Pacific from rural Wyoming. 'I got here and I had no idea what I was doing," she said. Today, she is an associate professor of sociology, ready and willing to help other first-generation students find their way.
The first in his family to attend college, Bob Fitzmorris '08 is a recent Pacific University graduate — who's a visiting professor at his alma mater.
A high-school counselor once doubted Jennifer Hardacker's ability to attend college. Hardacker was the first in her family to go to college and has gone on to earn a master of fine arts, become an award-winning filmmaker, and teach at Pacific University.
Jeff Grundon '80 was the first in his family to attend college. Today, he recruits other students to Pacific University.
Road north of Forest Grove will be closed for four months to construct roundabout at Highway 47 intersection.
Dawes is mapping the mysterious sounds to try and help find their cause.
A National Institutes of Health grant will provide funding for Dr. Bowen and others to treat affected women with post-traumatic stress disorder who also developed substance use disorders.
ERIK GESCHKE: AMALGAM | Referencing elements of architecture, industrial design and human physiology, Amalgam explores issues surrounding mortality, dystopia and modernism.  Often depicted as fragments of something larger and through a shifting of physical scale; the works in this exhibition seek to create new combinations, connections and interpretations.
School of Pharmacy Assistant Professor Ashim Malhotra has been awarded a grant of $108,000 from the Elsa U. Pardee Foundation to research overcoming the resistance of pancreatic cancer to chemotherapy.
Dr. Ashim Malhotra and his team will investigate the regulation of proteins in cancerous cells to try and improve the effectiveness of treatment drugs.

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