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Arthritis, Diet, and Activity Promotion Trial (ADAPT) one of the ten greatest advances
of 2004. Stephen Messier, Professor of Health and Exercise Science, was the principal
investigator. The study was a joint effort with Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.
As film studies became a minor, the University premiered two documentary
films produced by Communication Department faculty in October. The first, The
Life-Giving Gift of Acknowledgment, was produced by Michael Hyde, Mary Dalton,
and Steve Jarrett and directed by former faculty member and award-winning film-
maker Brett Ingram. It incorporated the theme from the 2003–2004 academic year,
Fostering Dialogue. The second documentary, Building Pro Humanitate: A Video
Diary of Service in Vietnam, was again produced by Dalton and directed by Ingram.
It centered on twelve students who took a service trip to Vietnam, teaming up with
Vietnamese students to build a school in a remote village, and touring cultural sites
around the country during their second week.
The University also hosted a film forum on actor Pat Hingle January 15–16
in Pugh Auditorium. Hingle, who lived in Wilmington, North Carolina, had been
in more than 110 motion pictures and numerous television shows since the early
1950s. Curtis Gaston, visiting lecturer in Communication, organized the forum,
co-sponsored by the Communication Department and the Film Studies Program.
On January 19, following the opening weekend of Paramount’s Coach Carter, star-
ring Samuel L. Jackson, Ken Carter himself spoke on “Average Is Just Not Good
Enough. PERIOD!” He was famous for locking his undefeated, state-play-off-
bound high school basketball team out of the gym and forcing them to hit the
books and “rise as a team.”
The Center for International Studies hosted a six-week series of lectures and
discussions on current foreign policy. Great Decisions Forum 2005 was coordinated
by Yomi Durotoye (Political Science). In the Babcock Leadership Series, Jeffrey Hol-
lender, President and Chief Executive Officer of Seventh Generation, delivered a lec-
ture on “What Matters Most” on January 31 in the Worrell Professional Center. He
was followed the next day by William Johnson, Chair, President and Chief Executive
Officer of H.J. Heinz Company.
William Glasser, an internationally known psychiatrist and author of Reality
Therapy, led a workshop on February 21. He created reality therapy in 1965.
Tim Tyson, an expert on twentieth-century black freedom movements in the
U.S. South and author of Blood Done Sign My Name, spoke on March 15 in Wait Cha-
pel. Clifford Will, one of the world’s leading authorities on Albert Einstein’s theory
of general relativity, spoke on March 17 in Pugh Auditorium, sponsored by the Phys-
ics Department, as part of the 2005
World Year of Physics, a celebration
commemorating the one hundredth
anniversary of five papers by Ein-
stein that influenced all areas of
modern physics.
Steven Feierman, an expert on
the history of health and healing in
Africa, presented the Clonts Lecture
in History on March 21. The next Ananda Mitra
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