PRISM - American Society for Engineering Education - Logo - OCTOBER 2004 - VOLUME 14, NUMBER 2

Corinna WuCorinna Wu wrote this month's cover story about nanotechnology, "Sweating the Small Stuff," beginning on page 26. She is a writer and radio producer at the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Her work has appeared in U.S. News & World Report, Science News, and the syndicated radio program Science Update. She has a B.A. in chemistry from Swarthmore College, an M.S. in materials science and engineering from Stanford University, and a graduate certificate in science communication from U.C.-Santa Cruz.

Prism's new technology columnist Mary Kathleen Flynn is a print and broadcast reporter who has covered technology for more than 15 years. Her column, "Tech View," appears on page 22. She is currently writing and editing articles for a variety of publications, including Newsweek, the New York Times, and U.S. News & World Report. She has also reported on technology for both CNN and MSNBC.

Jo Ellen Meyers SharpIn this month's issue, Jo Ellen Meyers Sharp writes about programs that teach students how to teach engineering. You can read "Branching Out" beginning on page 42. Sharp is a freelance writer living in Indianapolis. A former newspaper reporter, she covered state and national higher education issues for nearly 10 years at the Indianapolis Star.

Jim HaveyJim Havey, who photographed engineering professor Jackie Sullivan for the story, "True Grit," beginning on page 36, has been a photographer and documentary film maker for more than 20 years. His work has won recognition for excellence in a variety of competitions, including top honors from the Art Directors Club of Denver, Association for Multi-Image International, Business Marketing Association, Public Relations Society of America, and Telly Awards.

Stuart BradfordStuart Bradford is responsible for the beautiful illustration in "East Side Story," which is about the digital divide in Europe and begins on page 32. He enjoys just about any form of surrealism including instruction manuals. His clients include the New York Times, American Bar Association, Stanford University, Fortune, and Johns Hopkins University.


Sweating the Small Stuff - By Corinna Wu
East Side Story - By Thomas K. Grose
True Grit - By Mary Lord
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Tech View - By Mary Kathleen Flynn
Branching Out - By Jo Ellen Meyers Sharp
On Campus: Leadership Loud and Clear - By Robert Gardner
Research: Protecting the Home Front - By Randolph Hall
On the Shelf - By Wray Herbert
LAST WORD: Paper or Plastic? - By Mary Kasarda


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