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Kevin Jordan and Tom Walter

Inside Pitch

more than a life-threatening illness, transplant surgery and a fifth year of college to make up for lost time to put the brakes on Kevin Jordan’s dream of playing professional baseball. The Atlanta Braves cap on his head, with its distinctive red “A” logo, hits such a notion out of the park. In the inspirational […]

Hu Womack plays an integral role in campus life.

Red backpack, bold personality

Librarian Hu Womack (’90, MBA ’00), recipient of the University’s 2015 Martin Luther King Jr. Building the Dream award, has “good days and great days.”

Joy Liu (MSA '14) says drawing is her stress reliever.

Convergence of cultures

The Deacon meets The Dragon in Joy Liu’s (MSA ’14) creative illustration.

Allison Orr ('93) surrounded by female professional baseball players in Kyoto.

Choreographing a common language

Dance on the diamond: Allison Orr (’93) collaborates with female baseball players in Japan to choreograph ‘Play Ball Kyoto.’

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Connecting boys sole to soul

Ashley Brown Armistead (’91) founded Let Me Run, a wellbeing program that inspires boys to be themselves, to build healthy relationships and to live an active lifestyle.

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Ted Gellar-Goad and the Secret of the Sphinx

on’t gasp when you hear that Ted Gellar-Goad teaches naked. The young Latin scholar is always appropriately clothed in suit and tie. It’s his teaching style that bares all in a classroom stripped of laptops and other electronic devices, leaving students and teacher exposed to face-to-face learning. Videos? No. Skits based on Roman plays featuring […]

Jane Patton Williams says her art is a way of giving back to Wake Forest.

Food for the soul, from the heart

Handmade pottery by Jane Patton Williams (MAEd ’76) brings food for the soul to campus dining hall.

Kevin Shorter, wife, Allison, and their daughters explore pagodas in China.

Help, hope for orphaned Asian girls

His family’s vision, says Kevin Shorter (MBA ’06), is to keep orphaned Asian girls off the street and out of the sex trade.

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Strong Is the New Pretty

Former soccer player Kate T. Parker (’98) is a mother and photographer whose new project shows young girls’ strength, power and confidence.

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Kitchen Chemistry

Bread that doesn’t rise. Gravy that won’t thicken. Scrambled eggs that stick to the pan. Most home cooks have been there. In our quest to determine what went wrong we questioned the recipe, the quality of our ingredients, the oven or even the weather. But often what leads us down the path to burnt cookies […]