Spring 1984, Volume 1
Notes on Contributors


Robert J. Arway is Director of Honors and General Studies and Professor of Child and Family Studies at Weber State College. He has also taught philosophy at universities in New York, Kansas, and North Carolina. He is the founder of the famous "Think Break" at Weber State.

Mark Biddle, Assistant Professor of Art, directs the Graphic Design program at Weber State College. He has had a wide commercial and academic experience in design and contributes to the professional skills of his students through a program of cooperative work experience.

LaVon B. Carroll, Professor of English at Weber State College, was first prize winner of the Morgan/Pehrson Poetry Book Contest of Utah in 1982. The poem printed in this issue is from her book The Shrouded Carousel. She also received the Presidential Distinguished Professor Award for teaching excellence at Weber State.

Gerald E. Halliday teaches at Clearfield High School and is an adjunct faculty member of the Weber State College English Department.

Nikki Hansen is Associate Dean of the School of Arts and Humanities at Weber State College and Associate Professor of English. She teaches dramatic literature. In an informal capacity, she also teaches basic English, remedial French, and German invective to her parrot.

Michael Herbert, Assistant Professor of Art, teaches photography at Weber State College. He has had wide commercial and academic experience and has also taught at the University of Arizona. His credits include exhibits in Arizona, California, Texas, and Utah.

William W. Lew, an Associate Professor and Curator in the Department of Art, obtained grants to bring the Roger Shimomura exhibit to Weber State College. He has also taught at universities in Ohio, Kansas, and Kentucky.

Carl D. Marti, Professor of Zoology at Weber State College, is widely known for his work with barn owls and their environment, and for developing the professional skills of his students.

Donald K. Sharpes is a Professor of Secondary Education and the former director of the Combined Master of Education Program at Weber State College. fie enjoys writing and foreign travel in a professional capacity.

John R. Sillito is an Archivist and Instructor of Library at Weber State College, and chair of the faculty Research and Professional Growth Committee. He is an assistant editor of Sunstone and The Sunstone Review.

Rebecca M. Smith is a professor in the Department of Child Development and Family Relations, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, where she is actively engaged in research. She delivered one of the keynote addresses at the 1983 Family Education Conference at Weber State.

Jeannie Young is a photographer and videographer in Ogden, Utah. Her credits include a series of educational filmstrips on Indian alcoholism and photos for historical publications. She has taught courses in educational media, communication, and cinematography for the University of Utah and Weber State College.

Special thanks to those students who have contributed their skills to the design and typesetting of this publication: Ken Wooten, Jeff Larsen, David Harmon, Kristie Jenson, and the Signpost, Weber State College Newspaper.