University of Delaware Office of Public Relations The Messenger Vol. 5, No. 2/1996 Managing Editor Cornelia Weil Assistant Managing Editor Beth Thomas Art Director Monroe Givens Design Associate Kathlene Stegura Copy Editors John Brennan Marianna Preston Executive Editor Mary Hempel Coordinator of Photographic Services Karen Pyle Photographers Jack Buxbaum Robert Cohen Illustrators Barbara Broge Keith Heckert Advertising Coordinator Edward Stoner The University of Delaware community values both personal and academic freedom. All members of the campus community have the personal responsibility to promote an atmosphere of civility in which the free exchange of ideas and opinions can flourish. We do so by learning from individual and collective differences and respecting every human being. The University of Delaware Messenger (USPS 010-743) is published quarterly by the University of Delaware Office of Public Relations, in cooperation with the Office of Alumni and University Relations. Inquiries should be addressed to Cornelia Weil, Managing Editor, University of Delaware Office of Public Relations, 150 South College Ave., New Castle County, Newark, DE 19716-7201, telephone (302) 831-2791, fax (302) 831-1440, e-mail to TheMessenger@mvs.udel.edu. For information on advertising policies and rates, please call Edward Stoner at (302) 831-2791. Second-class postage paid at Newark, DE 19711 and at additional mailing offices. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to The Messenger, 150 South College Ave., Newark, DE 19716-7201. The University of Delaware is committed to assuring equal opportunity to all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran status, age or disability in its educational programs, activities, admissions or employment practices as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and other applicable statutes. Inquiries concerning Title IX, Sections 503 and 504 compliance and information regarding campus accessibility and Title VI should be referred to the Affirmative Action Office, 307 Hullihen Hall, telephone (302) 831-2835. The University of Delaware Messenger is printed on recyclable paper.