Few are finding anything to be optimistic about in today’s economy, but one exception lies in the field of higher education, where enrollments are actually growing. People see college degrees as crucial to being more valuable in their jobs and to equip them for landing those jobs.
In this issue of DENVER WOMAN we meet three women who reflect this optimism from their positions in higher education. Share the thoughts of Lynn Gangone, dean of The Women’s College of the University of Denver; Patricia Moritz, dean of the College of Nursing at the University of Colorado, Denver; and Sandra Haynes, dean of the School of Professional Studies at Metropolitan State College of Denver.
Profile introduces Sherri Vasquez, producer and host of Latin View. This PBS show, which examines issues relevant to the Hispanic community, airs on over 40 stations with national distribution.
Women in Business zeros in on four outstanding women chefs, who bring creativity and passion to the food they prepare. They are also mindful of using fresh local produce and seafood that is sustainable. Read about what motivates Elise Wiggins of Panzano, Sheila Lucero of Jax Fish House, Jennifer Jasinski of Rioja and Bistro Vendome and Yasmin Lozada-Hissom, pastry chef at Duo and Olivea.
Take a virtual tour of a 1929 bungalow in Congress Park that has been decorated with imagination and spirit by the granddaughter of the home’s original owners. Kristi Dinner started her interior design business there and enjoys calling it home.
ArtBeat features globetrotting artist Carla Wright, who has settled into a gallery in the Santa Fe Art District. And Role Model takes us into the world of midwifery with a tour by nurse midwife Jennifer Whalen.
If you, or someone you know, is looking for a job, be sure to read Dollar & Sense, which outlines updated search techniques for today’s job hunt. Your Wardrobe offers hints on investment dressing for a professional image plus fall fashion trends.
There are also articles on dining at Elway’s, how shoes affect foot health, high-tech fitness and the rites of passage that are part of family life.
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