CREIGHTON, who wrote "The
Science of Fun" in this month's issue, works
as a freelance writer and photographer. For 10 years she was
on staff at U.S. News & World Report, where she wrote
and photographed cover stories and week-to-week coverage.
Creighton, who has won numerous awards for her writing and
photography from the White House News Photographers Association
and the National Press Photographers Association, has written
and photographed articles for Prism as well as several chapters
of books published by U.S. News & World Report. A graduate
of Randolph-Macon Woman's College in Lynchburg, Va.,
she is married and has a daughter.
created the art for both the cover, "Hands-on Mentoring,"
and the inside story, "Lending
a Hand." Dewar grew up in a small fishing town on
the east coast of Scotland and attended art school in Glasgow.
Since then, he has lived in Prague, London, and on a sheep
farm in the English Lake District. Currently, Nick resides
in New York City. His work has appeared in magazines and books,
and on billboards. He admires the work of sculptor Tom Friedman
and graphic artist Earl Oliver Hurst.
artist LEIGH WELLS
illustrated the article, "Measure
for Measure," which is about assessment in higher
education. After several years in New York City, Wells is
back in San Francisco creating images for advertising, design,
publishing, and editorial clients. Her work has been recognized
by major organizations such as the American Institute of Graphic
Artists and the Society of Illustrators and has appeared in
the illustration annuals of Communication Arts and American
Illustration. Her client list includes some of the nation's
top publications: the New York Times, Newsweek, Rolling Stone,
Travel & Leisure, House & Garden, and the Washington