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(DEA), discussed the controversies involved in legalizing marijuana. On April 15,
Raúl Muñoz Leos, Director General of Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex), delivered
the 2004 Broyhill Executive Lecture, “Democratic Values and the Development
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Anna Quindlen, well known for her presti-
gious “Last Word” column in Newsweek and her best-selling novel Blessings, gave the
Founders’ Day Convocation address on February 19 in Wait Chapel. Provost Emeri-
tus Edwin G. Wilson received the Medallion of Merit, the University’s highest honor.
James Cotter (Calloway School) received the Kulynych Family Omicron Delta Kappa
Award for Contribution to Student Life. The Award for Excellence in Research was
presented to Clifford Zeyl (Biology), and the Reid-Doyle Prize for Excellence in
Teaching was awarded to Hugh Howards (Mathematics). Michael Green, Bess and
Walter Williams Distinguished Chair in Law, was awarded the Joseph Branch Excel-
lence in Teaching Award. Michelle Roehm, Associate Professor of Marketing, and
Michael Lord, Associate Professor of Management, were presented the Cowan Fac-
ulty Research Prize, and the Kienzle Teaching Award was presented to Ram Baliga,
John B. McKinnon Professor of Management.
Three faculty were appointed as Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation Fellows: Marga-
ret Bender (Anthropology), Miles Silman (Biology), and Angela Hattery (Sociology).
Cindy Gendrich (Theatre and Dance) was appointed a Junior Faculty Fellow.
Filmmaker Magazine named Brett Ingram (Communication) one of the top
“25 New Faces of Indie Film 2003.” He directed Monster Road, about clay animator
Bruce Bickford, which premiered and was named best documentary at the Slamdance
Film Festival in Park City, Utah, on January 21. In late September, David Finn (Art)
showed nine marble shoes, or “Ghosts,” in the windows of Huggins Shoe Repair
(formerly Hines Shoes) on West 4th Street in downtown Winston-Salem. After five
months’ work, he and several of his students finished a twenty-two-foot tower at
Diggs Elementary School. It was covered with a thousand ceramic tiles decorated by
the children, each representing an academic area of concentration, such as ecology,
math, or the arts.
Dan Locklair (Music) received a 2003–2004 award from the American Society of
Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP). His composition “The Peace May Be
Exchanged” from Rubrics, a five-movement suite for organ, was performed as part of
the organ prelude at the June funeral service of former President Ronald Reagan at
the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C.
In the History Department, Sarah Watts published Rough Rider in the White
House: Theodore Roosevelt and the Politics of Desire (University of Chicago Press) and
was promoted to Professor, the first woman to achieve that rank in the department.
Ed Hendricks completed a two-year effort to produce an electronic version of the
History of Wake Forest College book series. All four books, which spanned the found-
ing in 1834 through the end of the Tribble administration in 1967, were collected
on one CD and available for purchase at the College Bookstore and the Wake Forest
College Birthplace Society on the old campus.
David Coates (Political Science), Worrell Professor of Anglo-American Stud-
ies and co-author of the recently released Blair’s War (Polity), discussed the book
on April 22. Bill Leonard (Divinity) saw his fifteenth book, Baptist Ways: A History,