ABOUT THE AUTHORS
Angela Smith is a sophomore and majors in business at JCU. She plays
soccer for the university and is planning on studying abroad in China this
summer. Angie is a Wadsworth High School graduate. Besides creating excellent
web pages, Angie likes to spend her time volunteering, working out, and being
Katie Hyduk is the youngest of two, and claims Michigan as her home,
where she lives with her parents, her sister and her dog. She is currently
in the midst of her second year at John Carroll, where she plans on majoring
in English, possibly history, and minoring in French. Aside from designing
a web page on the Silk Road, she plays tennis, volunteers for different
groups, and does large quantities of homework.
Justin Turk is a senior accounting major at Carroll. He enjoys sports
and long walks on the beach. His focus for this topic was on the items traded
along the Silk Road. He enjoyed working and getting to know the members
of the group.
Niki Steusloff helped contribute to the religious aspect of the web
site. She is a Middle Childhood Education major at John Carroll University.
She enjoys karaoke and one day hopes to be a rock star.
Annie Matthews is a native of Canton, Ohio. She is a sophomore psychology
major at John Carroll University. Upon graduation from John Carroll, Annie
hopes to attend graduate school and pursue her doctorate in psychology,
practice clinical psychology, and become a university professor. On those
RARE occasions when Annie is not doing homework, she enjoys running, sailing
playing basketball, listening to music and engaging in mentally stimulating
Sandy Esber is a Religious Studies major at John Carroll, and is
a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner at MetroHealth Medical Center. She hopes
to some day sing back-up vocals for Niki. Photo not currently available.
to the following:
Dr. Wendy Shapiro for her artistry in putting together our web project.
She is like a master quilter who takes the myriad of scraps of fabric that
are given to her, and sews together a beautiful quilt.
Dr. Paul Nietupski for resource material, and massive amounts of encouragement.
We are especially grateful for the loan of the gorgeous tapestry for our Introduction
Computer lab crew for all of your patience and expertise in helping
us download all of our material.