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When Sally was a little girl growing up in the big city of Seattle, World War II was going on! Jack spent his young life fishing the small stream that ran past the farm, cutting hay and milking cows.
Kasey Werner, Class of 2016, works as an on-call Occupational Therapist after going through an intense seven years of academic work for her master’s degree in Exercise Science. Although she describes the education as stressful and exhausting at points, she enjoys the career it got her so much she can hardly narrow down what she likes about it most.
Sonja Feinberg '17, loved earning her BA degree in Sustainable Design and is now looking forward to earning her Master’s in Architecture at Portland State University. In a Q&A, she talks about what she enjoyed while taking both environmental and art classes at Pacific and how she decided on which grad school to attend. 
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.

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