Camille Palmer developed her technical skills from the first day of basic sewing class
at Stephens. A six-week summer internship at Jerell, a Dallas-based manufacturer
of apparel, opened her eyes to the possibility of making technical design her
For girls who are the bookworm sort - and any true devotee of the often 500-page-plus Potter books probably qualifies as one - Hermione is the kind of heroine who gives flight to their imaginations, who inspires and serves as a role model.
Today more women are attending college than men; many older, nontraditional students are earning degrees while raising families; and financial aid, scholarships, federal loan programs, and changed policies have opened collegiate doors for students of all income levels and cultural backgrounds.