350 The History of Wake Forest
New Testament message of Paul to the Galatians from the perspective of modern
African Americans. Margaret Bender (Anthropology) wrote Signs of Cherokee Cul-
ture: Sequoyah’s Syllabary in Eastern Cherokee Life (University of North Carolina
Press), based on her extensive fieldwork among the Eastern Band of Cherokee in
western North Carolina. The book explained how their writing system was used in
special and subtle ways to shape a shared cultural identity.
David L. Faber (Art), co-authored a top-selling drawing textbook, A Guide to
Drawing (6e), by revising more than 40 percent of the content for a new edition.
David Lubin, Charlotte Weber Professor of Art, presented a slide show and lecture on
April 23 in the Scales Fine Arts Center. Following on the publication of his Shooting
Kennedy: JFK and the Culture of Images (University of California Press), he showed
and discussed photographs and film stills of Jack and Jackie from the time of their
courtship in 1953 to John’s death and funeral ten years later. Lubin pointed out the
influence of these images on American art, popular culture, and history. The event
was sponsored by the Euzelian Society.
Mary Dalton (Communication) made a local artist the focus of a fifteen-minute
documentary that aired on UNC-TV September 21. Sam McMillan: The Dot Man
revealed the passion behind the artwork he produced and the life he led.
The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation awarded the Calloway School of Busi-
ness and Accountancy a $47,300 grant to foster undergraduate entrepreneurship. It
was used to support the Center for Undergraduate Entrepreneurship, an interdisci-
plinary hub that provided physical facilities and business mentoring to undergradu-
ate liberal arts students. Also in the Calloway School, Gordon E. McCray (’85) was
named Associate Dean. Paul Juras was again named PricewaterhouseCoopers Profes-
sor for Teaching Excellence, while Page West was named Benson-Pruitt Professor
and Director of the Business Degree Program. Lee Knight was appointed Director of
the Accounting Program; James Cotter, Director of the Analytical Finance Program;
and Bruce Lewis, Director of the Information Systems Program. Yvonne Hinson
joined others in Forsyth County to form the Forsyth Working Families Partner-
ship, a coalition of local nonprofit organizations formed to educate the community
about the Earned Income Tax Credit, a tax refund available to working families with
incomes around $32,000 or less.
Composer-in-Residence and Professor of Music Dan Locklair wrote an original
piece in honor of retired University Chaplain Ed Christman (’50, JD ’53). The piece
was commissioned by Mary Ann Hampton Taylor (’56, MD ’60), former Director of
the Student Health Service, and her husband, Gerald Taylor (’58), a retired dentist.
“O Sing to the Lord a New Song” set Psalm 96, Christman’s favorite, as a five-minute
composition for chorus and piano. It premiered on December 4, 2002, at the Holi-
day Choral Concert under the direction of Brian Gorelick. A second performance
was held three days later at the annual Love Feast in Wait Chapel. The Louisville
Orchestra in Kentucky premiered Locklair’s Symphony No. 1, Symphony of Seasons,
inspired by “The Seasons,” a collection of poems by eighteenth-century British poet
James Thomson, in October.
Under the direction of rare-books librarian Sharon Snow of Z. Smith Reynolds
Library and with a $23,500 grant from the federal Institute for Museum and Library
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