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The first woman to graduate from Pacific University was Harriett Hoover Killin in 1869.  At the time Harriet attended Pacific, three years worth of college curriculum were required for women to earn a degree, in comparison to four for men.
This Women's History Month we have been highlighting important Pacific women in our history. This week, we look back to Ladies Hall, later named Herrick Hall, and how it provided more women with the opportunity to attend Pacific. 
As she prepares to retire this spring, Juliet Brosing invites friends, students and alumni to join her in a celebration of her career and in contributing to the future success of Pacific students.
Timm, who served as the Boxers' Sports Information Director from 1999-2015, received one of the highest honors presented by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). Chamberlain was named one of two Rising Stars within the profession.
Jocelyn Carbonara, Class of 1995, has a passion for helping people determine and communicate their driving message in business. Read more about what she does to aid organizations, entrepreneurs, and authors, as well as what it takes to do her job.
Physics Professor Juliet Brosing will retire this spring following 30 years at Pacific University, where she has been an award-winning teacher, researcher, textbook author, and student advocate and mentor. Save the date for a special celebration of her career the evening of May 5.
Pacific University College of Optometry alumna Jen Keller OD ‘11, became part owner of Vision Source Eye Clinics of Park Rapids and Walker on Jan. 5, just six years after first starting her career there.
Velarde, who majored in music education at Pacific, sang for the Tara Novellas before going solo.
John Medeiros, PT, PhD, Distinguished University Professor, Pacific University, School of Physical Therapy and Tony Rocklin, PT, DPT, COMT, Partner at Therapeutic Associates Physical Therapy team-up to investigate new methods to improve patient care
Twenty Pacific University alumni named to Portland Monthly's peer-nominated list of top doctors and nurses in January 2017, including many graduates of the physician assistant program.

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