Reaching Out to Hispanics: Sherri Vasquez

Reaching Out to Hispanics: Sherri Vasquez

Producer/host Sherri Vasquez strives to make Latin View balanced and timely. Sherri Vasquez is a classic Latina beauty proud of her heritage and the producer and host of Latin View, a PBS program that airs on over 40 stations with national distribution. The show...
Three leaders in Higher Education

Three leaders in Higher Education

As the recession drags on and most industries are either retrenched or flailing, it would stand to reason that higher education would be suffering as well. Plunking down tuition when money is tight might seem like yet another luxury to skip. Surprisingly, though, it...
Nurse midwife Jennifer Whalen honors her patients’ choices

Nurse midwife Jennifer Whalen honors her patients’ choices

Welcoming Baby. Sometimes Jennifer Whalen finds herself crawling into the hospital bed, her hands underneath an expectant mother in labor, waiting to catch a baby about to be born. As a nurse midwife, she’s literally hands-on. After nearly 20 years of bringing new...
Rights of Passage

Rights of Passage

Why we need to mark transitions in the human life cycle. Our world today is changing rapidly. Our economy is very fragile. We are at war. Terrorism is a national threat. Our planet is in peril with the specter of pollution and global warming looming. The anxiety that...